Happy Friday, everyone and a wonderful long weekend! If you are in the U.S. it's 4th of July holiday and in the spirit of the Independence Day, I created this collage with the explosion of red, white and blue of owl-someness. Be safe and enjoy your long weekend. I'll see you on Tuesday!
Friday, July 1, 2011
Anna Wadham is a freelance illustrator from Norfolk, UK who has illustrated two children's picture books published by Child's Play. I love her style, use of bold colors and strong shapes in her paintings. Her owls are the coolest ever! She has a store on Etsy that's has some of her lovely limited edition prints of her artwork. To know more about her work, visit her website here.
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Thursday, June 30, 2011
Hilke Sievers writes a blog (in three languages) called El hada de papel, a blog with tons of fun activities and craft projects for children. These owl sculptures are made with only toilet paper and some color, so make as many as owlies you want!
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Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Labels: Clothing ·
Lisa Templeton is a cake decorator and owner of a company called Denheath Desserts In Timaru, New Zealand that makes cakes with mouth-watering flavors and meticulous attention to detail. She says - "I consider myself still very much a novice", but after I saw her breath-taking owl cake I would she is a cake master!
She made this hand sculpted chocolate fudge gateau 3D owl cake for a 15 year old girl who loves owls! I love those hand painted sugary eyes and beak, and tons of icing feathers. All the details are completely edible! Now, the challenge is, can you bring yourself to eat it?
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Danielle of Handy Maiden makes unique and hand painted jewelry. The winking owl brooch is ridiculously cute! Each of her pieces is one-of-a-kind, hand crafted from clay and varnished to give then shine and make them sturdy. The brooches range from tiger, to bear, raccoon, leopard, owl and more.
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Monday, June 27, 2011
This new fabric collection is called "Tree Huggers", designed by Julia Dobson Miner for Studio E Fabrics features whimsical owls and trees amongst other adorable woodland critters. The fabric is available in fun color palette of aqua, lime, brown and orange. It's perfect for all kinds of fabric craft projects including quilting, cushions and tote bags. Available here and here.
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"Night Owl Vision"
"The Fox & The Crow"
"Alice Goes to Hollywood"
"Owl with Radish Toes"
Carol Gentithes and Fred Johnston are the co-owners of Johnston and Gentithes Art Pottery Studios and potters from Seagrove, NC. Carol Gentithes's wonderful and unique animals sculptures are made from local clay and English porcelain, and then decorated with image transfers.
"To me art is a visual language. The origins of my artistic language emanate from life’s experiences, readings of literature and mythology, and visual interpretations of art history,” says Gentithes. “I leave it with the viewer to derive their personal interpretations.”
To see more of her work, visit her website here.
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