All My Children?

  Over the years I have made any number of assemblage dolls. In typical fashion I’ll start with a basic idea…like a spice can…and then go from there adding and subtracting found objects until my doll comes to “life”. Almost Frankenstein-ish!! Once finished, I might spotlight the new creation on IG but then it gets… Continue Reading


Gearing Up

The past couple of weeks have seen a flurry of activity in my Etsy shop, An Eclectic Universe, ¬†as my Artist Brushes have been selling almost as fast I have listed them! I’m so very grateful for all the support shown towards these “sticks” as I do enjoy making them…and the fact that there are… Continue Reading


Solar

An area I’ve been exploring off and on since this spring is eco-dyeing…using things naturally found to create dye baths. I’ve tried boiling kettles full of avocado pits/skins, red cabbage, coffee grounds, and the like with wonderful results. The fabrics used has included linen, cotton, and silk. As with everything I do, I tend to… Continue Reading


Brushed

I’m always amazed how “life” can dictate what one’s path should be if you’re willing to listen. Sometime ago I created the three brushes seen in the featured image to be used as props. I really didn’t have anything else in mind for them afterwards other than the fact I liked them enough to keep… Continue Reading