Altered Octopuses

These under water explorers brandish the tools of their scientific trade, as they scour the ocean floor for specimens and discoveries.

The ephemera: vintage world map, old periodic table, old French receipts from the early 1900s, illustration of ink bottle, high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of octopuses.

The found objects: antique optical lens, vintage royal typewriter parts, vintage fishing tackle, vintage nails, antique stop watch parts, tiny light bulb, vintage pen nibs.

Size: 7 inches by 7 inches

PACHAMAMA

“Pachamama South American Goddess of Fertility, Cultivation and Harvest with the ability to sustain life on Earth.”

Pachamama

The ephemera: original vintage maps, original documents from the 1800s; high quality reproductions of natural history illustrations of leaves and butterfly, original vintage dictionary pages. original vintage nautical charts, vintage post mark.

Size : 24 by 24 inches.

Fine Art Prints Available

CREARTFUL DODGER STUDIO TOUR AND SALE

COWICHAN ARTISANS 2022 SPRING STUDIO TOUR MAY 13, 14, 15. 10 am to 5 pm.

I am excited to invite you to visit my studio during the Tour weekend. Address is 1010 Redcap ST. Duncan BC. in beautiful Maple Bay on Vancouver Island.

Here is a link to the tour map.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/edit?mid=1I7HTnjJnnKjDaWiC7NO7PY8qQzt-t-wE&ll=48.75533810220193%2C-123.74256545&z=12

I have lots of exciting new works to show. There will be a sale table under the tent in the garden. You can visit my gallery and work room, explore all my unusual art supplies and learn more about Collage and Assemblage Art.

The Gallery and Workshop

A sneak peek at some of the pieces available during the tour

Something Bout A Boat

Something bout a boat sitting on the sea

out there on the wind

floating on the free

take you round the world

bring you back home

gives a man hope something about a boat.

The ephemera: original atlas maps, old french documents from the 1800s, tiny vintage flags, ration coupons, vintage stamps.

Size 16 inches by 24 inches.

Natural History Boxes

Collecting and Arranging were in her nature.

Natural History Shadow box
Naturalist Box ( SOLD before the glue was dry)

The ephemera: original antique document from the 1800s

The found objects: vintage bicycle wrench, African dancing fruit, seed pod from Costa Rica, antique key, turkey tail fungus, tomatillo skeleton, tart tin, magic slide, paper wasp nest, bird’s nest and egg, lichen, antique copper nails, vials of green china paint,antique film bobbin, antique industrial bobbin, vintage castors

Nature Collection

The ephemera: original french documents from the 1800s, vintage dictionary page

The found objects: magic slides, antique key, typewriter coil, kiwi vine, seed pods from Costa Rica, bird’s egg, butterfly wing, drift wood, bird bones, tiny antique vials

Parrots Parrots Parrots

‘Can one tire of the beauty of parrots do think Pip? ‘ she sighed.

‘ I don’t see how Ariadne old thing, they are just too damned decorative don’t you know? ‘ Pip remarked jauntily.

Parrots in the Conservatory

Parrots in the Conservatory

Parrots in the Greenhouse

Parrots in the Greenhouse

Parrots in the Garden

Parrots in the Garden

The ephemera: original vintage documents from the 1800s; original vintage calligraphy practice; decorative papers; high quality reproductions of antique natural history illustrations of parrots and budgerigars

The Size: 8 inches by 8 inches

Nature’s Treasures

Featuring beautiful Papers with a nod to Nature.

Stones and Ripples

Natural Beauty: Stones and Ripples

Shards and feather

Nature’s Beauty: shards and feather

Moths and feather : SOLD 🙂

Nature’s beauty moths and feather

The Ephemera: decorative papers, hand made mulberry paper from Hanoi, original antique manuscripts from the 1800s, vintage receipt vintage calligraphy, vintage graphs, vintage stamp.

The Found Objects: vintage microscope slide, pottery shards from France, stones, vintage silk thread, feathers

Size: 7 inches by 7 inches

Chemistry Crows

Chemistry Crows concocting curious combinations of chemicals…

calculated or chaos?

Experimental Crow
Chemistry Crow SOLD 🙂
Professor Raven

The ephemera: Original Bill Heads and Notary Documents from the 1800s, photos of crows and raven, old chemistry lab illustrations.

The found objects: Antique stop watch parts, old pen nibs, tiny light bulbs, vintage microscope slide, tiny vintage keys, 1925 royal typewriter parts, vintage Celtic pendant.

Size: 8 inches by 8 inches