Miniature Teddy Bear, Emaline and New Prints in Etsy Shop

 
Emaline, miniature mohair Artist Bear

Emaline, miniature mohair Artist Bear

Emaline is a miniature mohair artist bear.  She is only 2 1/2" tall and was hand stitched.  Her mohair was hand dyed and shaded.  She is wearing a vintage lace skirt, a necklace made of vintage glass beads.  She has glass eyes and an embroidered nose and mouth.  Emaline has tiny stainless steel shot in her tummy to give her a little weight and to help her sit nicely.  She is available in my Etsy shop.

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I have  8" x 10" giclée art prints of the following paintings in my Etsy shop. "Elephant Showtime" is a mixed media acrylic painting with collage and color pencil. 

Elephant Showtime

Elephant Showtime

"Elephant with Flowers and Mushrooms" is a mixed media watercolor with charcoal, inks, and color pencil.

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"Girl with Scarf" is a mixed media acrylic painting with collage and color pencil.

Girl with Scarf

Girl with Scarf

"Ghosts are Coming To Dinner" is an oil with pencil painting.

Ghosts are Coming to Dinner

Ghosts are Coming to Dinner

I'd love for you to come visit my shop! :)

 

 

A New Ellifolks Teddy, Rabbit and Chick, and Four Art Prints in Etsy Shop

 
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Two new Ellifolks critters are now in my Etsy shop along with two new art prints.

Johnson, a mohair artist bear is hand dyed and hand shaded to give a rich, vintage coloring. I used a sparse mohair for Johnson to add to the vintage look and feel.  He has one glass eye with a wool felt edging and one vintage shoe button eye ringed with a red embroidered circle. His circle nose is embroidered with pearl cotton thread. He is stuffed with excelsior and cotton batting.

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Harriet Rabbit and Sam are a hand dyed and hand shaded pale pink rabbit and a hand dyed and hand shaded pale green chick both made of sparse German mohairs.

Harriet Rabbit is approximately 8" tall including ears and is cotter-pin jointed for a vintage feel. She is wearing a needle-felted purple polka dot hat with cotton lace trim. She has German glass eyes and a pearl cotton embroidered nose and mouth. She is stuffed with excelsior and cotton batting. She has steel shot in her tummy to give her a nice weight.

Sam Chick is approximately 4 1/4" tall including his purple glass bead legs and feet. He has a needle-felted comb and beak and German glass eyes. He is stuffed with excelsior.
 

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"Boy With Dog" is a fine art giclée print of one of my original color pencil and digital paintings.  I did a drawing with color pencils and then scanned it into my computer.  I colored it in Procreate using many layers and types of digital brushes.

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"Girl With Poodle and Flowers" is a fine art giclée print of one of my original mixed media/acrylic paintings. This was painted on a  cradled wood panel.  I started with a very textured layer of gesso and incorporated the texture into the painting.  I also used pencil and color pencils in the painting.

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"Sail" is a digital painting I made in Illustrator.  I like the combination of the clean, flat shapes with gradient color.

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"Dolls with Donuts" is a digital painting I made in Illustrator. 

Please come visit me in my shop! :)

Emaline - New Miniature Mohair Artist Bear in Etsy Shop

emaline-sidefrontarm-blog Emaline, a new Ellifolks miniature mohair teddy bear is now in my Etsy shop.  Emaline is 2 1/2" tall.  She is wearing a handmade skirt of lace trim and a bead necklace of vintage glass beads.  She has a peach-colored vintage millinery flower by her ear.

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She is all hand stitched, and I dyed and shaded her red mohair.  You can see her here.

Emaline

 

New Prints in Ellifolks Etsy Shop

I have added three new prints to my Etsy Shop. In the Afternoon print

"In the Afternoon" is a digital painting made on the iPad.  It includes some of my favorite subject matter - a chair and flowers, and has a feeling of calm relaxing in the midst of some chaos.  Here is it's Etsy page.

Get Down Cat print

"Get Down Cat!" is a digital painting also made on the iPad.  Again there is a chair and flowers.  A mischievous cat is not about to give up her comfy spot on the back of the chair. Here is it's Etsy page.

6 Doll Heads - photo collage print

"6 Doll Heads" started out as a photo of one of my original dolls taken with my iPhone.  I manipulated the photo in several photo editing apps and combined six images into one iphoneography photo collage.  Here is its Etsy page.

 

Oona Ellibeans in Ellifolks Etsy Shop

Oona Ellibeans, a little whimsical mohair doll is now available in my Etsy Shop.  You can see her here.

Oona is hand dyed and shaded.  She has a super big mohair head, a crooked smile, and a ffluffy mohair skirt.  Oona sports cotton floss pigtails.  her eyes are vintage mother of pearl buttons.  Oona has hand dyed wool felt arms that are thread jointed.  Her legs are purple hand dyed wool felt.  Please come visit her!

Wookie, Whimsical Mohair Panda in Etsy Shop

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Wookie, a whimsical mohair panda in now in my Etsy shop. Wookie is made of sparse hand-dyed mohairs. He has one glass eye bordered with a wool felt flower and one orange vintage button eye ringed with a red embroidered circle. He is about 4 3/4" tall and is wearing a linen cord collar with a rusty jingle bell.

You can see Wookie here. Please come visit if you get a chance.  Wookie has been adopted.

Wookie

 

Wookie

New Print, Meadowland, in Etsy Shop

I just added my first print of one of my paintings to my Etsy shop.  The original is an acrylic/mixed media painting on hot press watercolor paper, done in many layers and incorporating pencil and water-soluble oil pastels, too.  I will be adding more prints shortly.

I have to thank Mindy Murphy Lacefield for her wonderful online class, "Paint Your Story".  If you get a chance to take it, I highly recommend it.  She really gives you the tools and encouragement to find freedom in your art.

 

Sullivan New Miniature Mohair Bear in Etsy Shop

I have added my new little Sullivan, a hand dyed and hand shaded miniature mohair bear, to my Etsy shop.  Sullivan is 3 1/4" tall and is dyed a pretty ochre color.  He is made of a sparse Schulte German mohair with hand shaded detailing.

Sullivan has big brown glass eyes and a distressed grey-blue silk ribbon scarf.  He would love for you to visit him on his Etsy page here.

Sadie and Olivia, New Bear and Bunny in Etsy Shop

I have added a new bear and  bunny to my Etsy shop.  They would love for you to come visit. :)

Sadie is a 6 3/4" hand dyed and hand shaded mohair bear with glass eyes and embroidered nose, mouth, and claws.  Sadie is wearing a vintage rayon ribbon headband.  She is made of an aged, sparse Schulte German mohair that I dyed a dusty rose color.  You can visit her here.

Olivia is a 7 " hand-dyed wool bunny with glass eyes and embroidered nose.  She is made of a lovely short Schulte German wool that I dyed a nice tangerine shade.

She has long, curly whiskers and is wearing a vintage flower by her ear. She can stand by herself.  You can visit her here.

Lucien and Dani, New Bear and Panda in Etsy Shop and on BearPile

Lucien is a sweet hand-dyed and hand-shaded bear made of sparse Schulte German mohair.  He is 7" tall and is wearing an antiqued copper necklace with a vintage brass bell.  He is in my Etsy shop and can be viewed here and on my BearPile gallery. Lucien has been sold.

Here is Dani:

Dani is a 6" panda made of hand-dyed and hand-shaded Schulte German mohair.  She is wearing a linen string collar with a rusty jingle bell.  She is listed in my Etsy shop and can be viewed hereDani has been sold.

I hope you can come visit them!

New Bear, Aleph, in Etsy Shop -- New Rabbit, Alice, on BearPile

I have two new critters available for adoption.

Aleph is the first of my new Min-elli series.  He is 4 1/2" tall of a sparse Schulte mohair that I dyed  and hand shaded.   He is wearing a copper and sterling silver chain collar.  His limbs are cotter-pin jointed.  He is available here in my Etsy shop.

Alice is a hand dyed rabbit of a sparse German mohair that I dyed and hand shaded.  She is wearing a skirt made of vintage lace trim and a vintage lace trim scarf.  She is holding a vintage millinery carrot.  She is cotter-pin jointed.  She is available here on BearPile.

New Bear and New Panda in my Etsy Shop

Gregory

I have listed Gregory, a 9" primitive-style mohair bear in my Etsy shop.  He is hand-dyed and shaded with glass eyes, embroidered nose, mouth, and claws of pearl cotton and is stuffed with a mixture of excelsior and cotton batting.  You can visit him here Gregory has been sold.

Gregory

I have also listed Brioche, a sweet fluffy 7 1/2" mohair panda bear in my Etsy shop.  He is hand-dyed and shaded ith glass eyes, embroidered nose, mouth, and claws of pearl cotton and is stuffed with a mixture of excelsior and cotton batting.  He is wearing a vintage cotton lace ribbon scarf.  You can visit him here.

Thomas - new mohair Bear in Etsy Shop

Thomas I have added Thomas, a new mohair bear, to my Etsy shop.  Please check him out.

Thomas

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Thomas is a reddish-brown bear made of sparce, distressed German mohair and has  glass eyes with wool felt bordering.  He has a primitive, vintage style and  is hand dyed and hand shaded.  He is wearing a vintage rayon ribbon scarf fastened with a vintage vegetable ivory underwear button.  He is 8 ″ tall.  You can see his Etsy page here.

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Flurrie, Needlefelted Pink Poodle

 

Here is Flurrie, a needlefelted pink poodle.  She is made of wool fiber.  I blended two colors together for a pretty heathery pink shade.  She is 2 3/4" tall and 2 2/2" long.  Her eyes are onyx.  She has a collar of vintage glass beads with a sterling silver leash with a felt handle and glass bead embellishment. 

She is also just the right size to be a pet for a Blythe or similar sized doll and looks cute "walking on the leash" with a doll friend.

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Flurrie is now available in my Etsy shop.

Sylvie with Dolly in my Etsy Shop

 
Sylvie and Dolly artist bear with companion
Sylvie and Dolly artist bear with companion
Sylvie and Dolly artist bear with companion

Sylvie and Dolly artist bear with companion

I have listed Sylvie with Dolly in my Etsy shop.  She is made of a sparse champagne beige German mohair that I hand shaded.  I made her silk hand-dyed ribbon flower with vintage stamens which she wears over one ear. She is 7 1/2''.

Sylvie and Dolly artist bear with companion

Sylvie and Dolly artist bear with companion

I designed and sewed her dress and undies. 

I needlefelted Dolly out of cream wool. She has red and blue wool details for her face and shoes and red wool hair. She is 1 3/4'' and wears a cotton lace dress with tiny glass bead accents.

I hope you can come visit!