Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Hand-made and Hand-painted Mug Collection by Fauna Clay

The artist behind Fauna Clay creates beautiful ceramic pieces specializing in mugs. Despite we all have our favorite mug to sip our morning coffee from, a lovely mug never fails to catch our attention. Russia based ceramist creates mugs and hand-paints them with natured inspired illustrations.

The collection of mugs feature woodland animals - owls, beavers, squirrels, and deer surrounded by tree branches, moss, ferns, and mushrooms. The color palette is in the harmony with the theme, often consisting of greens and browns that make the illustrations pop on plain background. The artist mostly paints animal inspired mugs with variety of themes. The mugs can be ordered from her Instagram page that's packaged with an eco-friendly materials.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Stephanie Fogel Paints Striking Subjects On Wooden Panels

Stephanie Fogel also known as Steph Littlebird is an indigenous artist, writer, maker and an activist from Portland, Oregon. In 2015, Stephanie graduated in painting and printmaking from the Pacific Northwest College of Art Oregon. Her work often depicts animals and birds inspired by her traditional totem style with contemporary materials. The subject matter are painted in bold lines and striking color palette on gorgeous wood panel.

"Art enables us to explore our wildest dreams and ideas and if we’re lucky – maybe even manifest them."

Her work has been featured by the United Nations, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), The Oregon Bee Project, and the U.S. Postal Service. Stephanie is a recipient of 3 grants of the Art + Sci Initiative. She is presently a registered member of Oregon’s Grand Ronde Confederated Tribes.

She is currently working for an exhibition. Her online store - Steph Littlebird - will reopen on June 15th.