My latest art doll is now exhibiting and available to buy at the fabulous Inverarity Gallery, in ‘nine lives- the return of the cat’!
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!
🖤🐈🖤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 🖤🐈🖤
Stay tuned for updates 🖤
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…
🖤🙌A huge huge Thank You! To the fabulous Inverarity Gallery and all the amazing buyers who adopted my work 🙏🙏 Thank you!😘😘
All the pieces sold, but I now have prints available in my Etsy shop if you didn’t manage to grab the original!💀🖤Etsy shop
🎄⭐Wishing you all – naughty or nice – a magical festive time🎅🦌
Both Vanessa and Vincent sold – Thank you all for your amazing wonderful support – you are all awesome ….
My two latest Curious Creatures – Children of the Piper, art dolls will be available to buy from 4p.m g.m.t today in my etsy shop www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SamsCuriousCreatures
but only for a limited time, as I’m in the midst of a house and studio move – yikes – and will be closing the shop in a few days time until I am set up in the new studio xxx
My two latest Children of the Piper dolls are now finished = the vampire siblings Vincent and Vanessa.
”Time really begins to drag when you’re undead; especially if you’re a child.
And making new friends is practically impossible.
Any potential candidates are usually getting tucked up into bed when you’re being dragged out of yours. Sleepovers could be a solution, but apparently no one wants to risk a sleepover at a vampire’s house. No matter how friendly Vanessa tried to make her face, or how many invitations she sent out with little hand drawn promises not to bite guests, no one ever seemed willing to accept. She’d long since given up trying. Who needed friends anyway, they just turned into adults.”
to read more of their stories and to see more pictures = /https://samcrowsculptures.wordpress.com/2016/08/11/vincent-and-vanessa-vespertilio/
I will be popping them for sale in my etsy shop on Sunday 14th August at 4p.m gmt.=
lenore the little crow girl is finished and waiting to fly away … to see more of her and to read her story visit my web site = https://samcrowsculptures.wordpress.com/
She is available for sale in my etsy shop = https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/RubyTrinket