Familiar Spirits

https://www.inveraritygallery.com/product/familiar-spirits/

My latest art doll is now exhibiting and available to buy at the fabulous Inverarity Gallery, in ‘nine lives- the return of the cat’!

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The little witch is made from clay over a wire  and fabric frame, and is handpainted. She is wearing little faux leather boots and stripey stockings under vintage cotton bloomers. Her grey dress has embroidered and lace details. Her hat is made from cotton, trimmed with lace and has a hand made little crow skull attached to it. She wears a tiny planchette with an all-seeing eye around her neck and is holding another planchette  in her hand, and in  the centre of her forehead is a light catching shiny silver star. Her two ‘familiars’ are needle felted over wire frames and are both wearing little bells on ribbons and bows around their necks. The black and grey cat has a half moon on his forehead. They are seated in a glass dome, on a wooden base- handpainted Ouija board. The dome can be removed and the doll can be taken off the base, but she is fixed in a kneeling position. Beware , one of the cats is a bit grumpy!

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Cat Exhibition

🖤🐈🖤A little WIP peek at a witchy girl and her two kitties I have been busy working away on for a fabulous cat inspired exhibition= ‘Nine Lives’, which begins next month at the Inverarity Gallery 🖤🐈🖤

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Stay tuned for updates 🖤

Armel the little black bear in his party hat…

My first make of the year was a little clay and needle felt faux trophy head…Armel. Armel is now sold, but I am busy working on more clay and needle felt creatures… including a little creepy-cute bat…

The Goonies, ‘Hey, You Guys!’

My original graphite drawing for the final Bad Apple’s Art Auction of 2018 – themed ‘Cult Classic Movies V Old Master’s Paintings’ is available now to bid on and buy…great Christmas Gift for an 80’s film lover or a Goonies / Sean Astin/ Josh Brolin / pirates fan🖤☠️

Pop over to the Auction now to see all the amazing original artworks…to take part just write your bid in the comments below the picture are interested in 🖤☠️

Spectral & Sepia Exhibition

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🎃👻Another fabulous reason why I love October….👻🦇 I am sooo excited to have three pieces of work – an art doll, and two drawings, in the 👻‘Spectral and Sepia’ exhibition at the wonderful Inverarity Gallery alongside all these AMAZING artists 👻 🖤🖤 🖤

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I have seen some sneek peeks and oh my goodness!!! It’s going to be soooooo good👻🙌🖤🦇🎃

My tea-party Alice piece is also available to buy at the gallery 🖤

 

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Omega, the little witch

My latest painting Omega, the little witch, acrylic and gold leaf on an A4 oval birchwood board, is now available as signed, A5 ( 148 x 210 mm ) sized  high quality giclée prints, on lovely hahnemuhle bamboo 290 gsm paper on my Etsy shop

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Don’t forget to use the discount code

HALLOWEEN20

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SamsCuriousCreatures?coupon=HALLOWEEN20

On all originals and giclee prints throughout this Halloween month xxx

Alice exhibition = Through The Looking Glass

IMG_20180803_120144_585❤️💀🖤I can finally show you the large(A2), Alice inspired, Mad Hatter’s tea party, graphite drawing that I have been working on for an amazing ‘Through the looking glass’ exhibition at The INVERARITY GALLERY

£750.00(unframed) – £850.00(framed)

Please message the gallery to ask about payment plan options.

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Alice in Wonderland exhibition.

A few peeks at little pieces of the large Alice inspired drawing I have been working on for a Through The Looking Glass exhibition at the Inverarity Gallery this summer.IMG_20180606_144231_880IMG_20180613_143345_395IMG_20180630_134633_198

Bloom v Burlesque

Artemis, my A4 graphite drawing with gold leaf embellishments – inspired by Frida Kahlo ( I was also lucky enough to get to see the Frida Kahlo: making herself up exhibition at the V and A museum)is part of this month’s  The Bad Apple Artists Collective Auction 

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I have joined the Bad Apple Artists Collective

fb_img_1527606997613The Bad Apple’s have invited me to join them, so exciting ♥️♥️♥️@TheBadAppleArtistCollective

This means I will now be joining them in their monthly Facebook auctions, and creating an artwork inspired by the monthly themes to sell via the auctions. This month’s theme was song v poem.

My A4 graphite andagold leaf piece was inspired by a Syd Barrett song, Golden Hair.fb_img_1527509596202received_20054726297180882