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Tagged With: art

New sketches and a new t-shirt design for the Hapenny Magick Series

Besides trying to finish up the new sewing pattern for Leif, a character in Hapenny Magick, I’ve been working hard trying to finish the dummy of Bedtime for Little Owl to send it to the interested art director that I met at the New England Society for Children’s Book Writer’s and Illustrators conference. Here are … Continue reading »

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From Sketch to (almost!) Finished—-The first Illustration for Bedtime for Little Owl

I spent much of this weekend working on the first illustration for my story Bedtime for Little Owl. It isn’t quite complete yet, but it’s finished enough to get your feedback, and show you the sketch it started from. Why did I start with this panel? Well, actually, it was the only one I had … Continue reading »

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Work in Progress, more sketches for Bedtime for Little Owl

I’ve been recovering in bed for the past few days after having a stomach bug and then getting a kidney stone on top of that. (Yes, Mom, I’m drinking lots of water!) If you know me, you know that I don’t like sitting still— so if I wasn’t napping I was keeping my hands busy. … Continue reading »

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Bedtime for Little Owl

I am working on a new project, because I wasn’t busy enough (joking!) This book is a new challenge I’ve set for myself though. The story is about a little owl who wants to stay awake during the day and explore because the world looks so beautiful in the sunshine, but he discovers that there … Continue reading »

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New, hand sclupted OOAK faeries

The new hand sculpted faeries that first appeared on my Facebook page a couple of weeks ago, have finally been listed on Etsy! Here are some more in progress.                                                     … Continue reading »

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A new Fox Hollow Etsy shop!

Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall, illustrator extrodinaire and I have opened a new Etsy shop dedicated to Fox Hollow tales. The profits from this store will support our new book series, Fox Hollow Tales. Look for new products to be added soon! We’d love to hear what kinds of items you’d like to see in the store … Continue reading »

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A Beast of a Bag, new sewing pattern, now available!

You’ve been waiting for it! Here it is! A Beast of a Bag, Easy sewing pattern, PDF   Roomy and fabulous for everyday use! This beast of a bag will will grab attention everywhere you go! Full of character, this bag measures 16 1/2″ by 13″ when finished and only takes a 1/2 yard of … Continue reading »

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Light up your Faerie World!

I’ve been making these really fun faerie house night lights lately. I thought I would share them with you! I hand build each one from pottery clay and then they have to dry for about 2 weeks before being fired. The wait is agonizing! Then I get to pick them up and paint them. Here … Continue reading »

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The importance of being creative…

My life has been full of creative pursuits. It wasn’t until I was almost 30 that I finally settled on creating creatures and found a way to support my craft habit. Creating to me is like drinking water– it is not just something I like to do– but MUST do. To keep my creative mind … Continue reading »

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New! Hapenny Magick Newly Borns Sewing Pattern now available!

You can find the new sewing pattern for the Hapenny Newly Borns on Etsy and Patternmart! Happy creating! Hapenny Magick Newly Borns PMRT Newly Borns are 18″ of lovable baby. They are based on the newly born, Mabel, a character in my … Price: US$10.00

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