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 

Bloom v Burlesque 🌸textgram_1530283203~2now sold, but prints available soon in my Etsy shop 💗img_20180624_141727_839

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Finished Frida, Goggins the ticket collector and little Birdie!

Finially finished them…

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and frida…

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Frida’s box measures 43cm/17 inch tall x 27 cm/ 10.5 inch wide and  24cm/ 9.5 inch deep. It is either free standing or can be hung on the wall.

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and is signed on the back!

and Little Birdie…in her wire bird cage…

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Birdie’s cage can either remain free standing or be hung from the hoop at the top… the cage is approx. 38 cm / 15 inches tall.  Birdie can come out of the cage if you wish to free her! as she is only tied to her swing…

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253She is made from clay over a wire frame, as is the bird in her hand. Her cage and swing are made from wire, beads and ribbon.  Her outfit is handsewn with handsewn beadwork and her feathery tail is made from fabric and beads. She is a one of a kind art doll and is not made for children due to small parts and wire!

Poor little Birdie, so forlorn, she forever gazes upwards longing to grow wings and fly…