Meeting Guillermo del Toro and Doug Jones was that moment in my life where time stood still and I could not be anywhere, but still in that moment. As if I were meeting for the first time, a living being from the planet that I felt home to. It is in these moments that I… Continue reading Meeting Guillermo del Toro & Doug Jones ❤
Today is the last day this exhibit is up for viewing! I had the wonderful opportunity to view this show on opening day. This is one not to miss. Time and time again. Last Rites Tattoo Gallery has the best curation of art from the real working artists of our time. Truly there is… Continue reading Emil Melmoth
Why hello. Eva Pomun is an offshoot from my previous work where I had installed a life-size Eva Witch in a Witch/Crystal store window on Sunset Boulevard in the year 2012. I have unfinished business with that Witch so, I decided to reconcile my feelings about losing her and other art pieces to a… Continue reading EVA Pomun Numina…the making of
Let me first mention everything you read here is by my own experience with being Native and information i have learned and gathered on this subject. I feel the need to write about this, so you all can get on board! This involves ALL of US! A brief background of me - I am an… Continue reading Get on Board . Why you are involved with Standing Rock. And you don’t even know it!
There is something huge happening right now! Help protect our water. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuurtEX5Za4 Please take the time to consider donating to any one of these confirmed links. http://www.sacredstonecamp.org https://medichealercouncil.com/donate/ http://standwithstandingrock.net/donate/ http://www.ocetisakowincamp.org/donate Your support will help the nation of Indigenous peoples of America to continue to fight for OUR water. For the future of your children and… Continue reading Blessings for All * On this day of Mourning……Thanksgiving
The idea for this project was initiated by Shien Lee to create the effect of a woman covered in candle dripping from shoulders, chest to stomach. With live candles burning on the shoulders. I had previously created something similar a few months back using shoulders pads and a wooden board for a back piece. But… Continue reading Wax Angel Candle Sculpture How to
The Importance of Grandma Petra. (Petra translatation=Hard Rock) Strong Tough Resilent Caring Cake! Her love transcends. Caring for all that are near and dear is her number one duty. On call, on hand for all. How many cakes has she created? There is no joy in her life like making a cake for a… Continue reading Blue Loves Grandma Petra
Hello dearest ones. This evening, I would like to share my view on what is happening in my world at the moment. I am dealing with cultural appropriation, smack in the face! Some of you, may or may not know I have a day job- which is working at a very global and popular makeup… Continue reading Now that summer is here. How about let’s not….CULTURAL APPROPRIATION…
Why hello, it's that time of year once again. A time where we say happy thanksgiving to each other and tell each other how thankful we are. ... Can we do that on a regular basis and not just on this one day. Are we not thankful every day for what we have, who… Continue reading DeMystifying the Native Americans
July 11th 2015 Buck Moon Profound and the utter most brilliant channeled artwork I have ever seen was "The Kindly Ones" exhibit, this past weekend at Last Rites Tattoo Gallery. There are really no words to describe this pairing of artwork by this incredible collective of artists - known as 'David Stoupakis &… Continue reading The Kindly Ones
This never doll had been completed in the midst of MAC work, arranging Halloween Week Makeup clients, doing Halloween applications, and setting up to vend my artwork for Halloween night! I decided I should still post this even though it is from October! Amazing October! So much fury, passion, work, and progress. This work starts… Continue reading October’s Sigil – Never Doll
Thanksgiving / Thanks taking. What are we really celebrating? Ok. Here we again on this festive day, every year this occurs. Every year families gather to enjoy each other’s company. I really enjoy the fact that people make a point to get together, I just wish it wasn’t on the day of “Thanksgiving.” The word… Continue reading Thanksgiving THE NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING
Where do I come from? How did I get here? I am at present time working in New York City as a makeup artist for MAC cosmetics at the #1 MAC in the world, I am also balancing my artistic pursuits in creating one of a kind art dolls for the desecerning client. I… Continue reading What does it matter to be dead or alive?
Why am I so impatient with the art process! I am trying to catch up with what I want it to look like instead of focusing on now and how to make it more perfect. Drawing two steps ahead, grrr.. I am stunned at how 100% of Virgine Ropars creations are 100% real in texture,… Continue reading Sketching Sundays Aug 3
July 13, 2014 Full Moon In Capricorn I have never accepted Summer. Now I think I have to as we are all stuck in the mouth of the New York Dragon. Waiting in the subway station is comparable to waiting inside of a Volcano while you sweat your weeks supply of water out. Facing a… Continue reading Summer 2014 New York & Salem
"Oderus Urungus the Myth" I sculpted this piece for a very special memorial art show run by Martina & Frank Russo of MF Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. They were really close friends with him and had put together and amazing show of work in memory of Dave Brockie. Dave Brockie was one of the… Continue reading Oderus Urungus the Myth
The Blueness~ I had left my blog absent for 4 months! Eeee... I am coming back around to my creations, having the ability to bring new beings from my mind into a 3-d reality is truly my calling in life, and when I don’t do it. I feel as though there is something missing inside… Continue reading Embry Blue’s Winter & New Spring Update 2014
Nearly a month has passed, and so much has yet again transpired. In wonderful ways and very very difficult ways. I have made another journey, from the South to New York again for the fall and winter. With my art and little darlings packed we headed on our way. Another friend of mine has passed… Continue reading MF Gallery Group Toy Show – Brooklyn Fall 2013
A still and eery baby in a thrift shop here in Arkansas jumped into my lap the other week. She/he/it was sitting in a crystal cup, wearing a christmas jumper. As I picked it out of the crystal cup it began to move and play the song "Jesus love me." Of course! It must be… Continue reading How to demonize a baby.. a walk on the fun side of Fall.
ooooOOhh Beatrix. You Cheeky little sneak. This little Rabbit was so very lovely to make, I was so happy when she was in my hands. No plans on what going to become of this ball of clay. I think I found my method. To not over think? Plan? or hesitate. Just simply jump off the… Continue reading ++†† ++ BEATRIX ..ºººOº* The French Circus RABBiT ++ ††+++ºº
it was an accident. For the next procedure. + Attachment. She's coming along quit nicely.
Welcome to "Honey Willow Orphanage" Where all the ghost children are forever young and forever orphaned together in their own magical play time at The Honey Willow Orphanage. Although they have passed to another dimension they are still happy to play together. Here they are together for a portrait. Welcome Orphan Abigail, she is the sweetest… Continue reading Welcome Ghost Orphans ‘Abigail & Georgie’
Introducing Hakidonmuya, which translates to time of waiting moon in Hopi. Orphan Ghost Doll Hakidonmuya was the elder of the Ghost children. She is quite different from the others in the orphanage as she was the friend of the children in the orphanage. She would visit the children in their dreams to play with them… Continue reading Orphaned Ghost Doll “Hakidonmuya”
She is finished! Her friends from the Orphanage are following close behind. .. stay tuned The saddened Orphan Ghost Doll Mildred is forever in waiting for a friend. Left alone in her cottage many centuries ago, she sat waiting for her parents to return to her. Later found by the locals and kept at the… Continue reading Orphaned Ghost Doll “Mildred”
What an absolutely beautiful and moving animated film. My heart broke so many times through out this film. I could not believe how stressed I was to watch this creature go through so much human bullshit. Coo is the main character and he is a Kappa, which is a swamp river creature. He is so… Continue reading Summer Days With Coo
∆ Hi. These past few months have been life changing, and very very difficult to get through. After my friends passing I just haven't been able to get back to life. But I'm getting back to work and really look forward to making my life fun, happy, productive. I know he is in another place,… Continue reading ∆ Orphaned Ghost Children on the way.. ∆
It is with great sadness in my heart as I write this. It still hasn't fully come down on me that Jim, Jim! Is dead...I am completely shocked. I heard the news on the morning of July 23rd. The skies here in Arkansas were darkening. I couldn't believe it. As the news and details… Continue reading R.I.P “James Blackthorn Bentley” September 5th 1976 – July 22nd 2013 : My Eulogy to Jim
"Stalking Cat" So sad to hear of Dennis Anver's passing. I am always moved by someone who has the courage to full heartedly put their lives into what they believe in. I truly believe all people should follow their highest passion, in finding themselves and living it. He was an example of that. After all,… Continue reading RIP Dennis Anver August 27th 1958 – November 5th 2012
"King Killer Spirit & Doll" Finished! Entry into the Insidious II Competition. What a week! Many concerned looks from the folks at the River. I guess carrying around a wet doll with deamon attached look a little like a wet baby?! Oops! The Baptism is complete. Whew. This is the final image. . you can… Continue reading Insidious II Competition “In The River . . “
I've been working on quite an array of things lately. Just launched my shop on Etsy. I have a shelf full of dollies to finish off. And I can not wait to create more. I must catch these new ideas before it's too late. But before I get to them, I am working on a… Continue reading Bubble bubble Bubble.. Monsterous thing are so much trouble.
Lucien Alexandria is from a realm of delicate nature and love. A creature of the gentle touch, with the grace of stillness & understanding.
Hmm., this one is.. well, I just don't know what to say. I honestly don't know where these beings come from. Anyhow, I do believe I will actually put Tumm Tumm and Balthazaar into nesting cocoons.
Tumm Tumm Getting ready to pack up and put the ole' dolls back in the case. Here we go for round 1,000. But before I take off from here. I've aimed at creating 1 creature a day, but as time stands I can come pretty close to that. I lay before you a strange… Continue reading Creature A Day III ∆
This elegant creature is made from clay and oil paints. He has a cold and is enjoying a bit of sherry. I think I might make them into pieces to wear around the neck.
Creature A Day. I found myself stifled by the number of things going on in my life, with the matter of not having the time to put my thoughts into my work. Yes, Jonathan is still awaiting his next move, in which he will be getting a few props to play with. Oh what a… Continue reading Creature a Day
Setting up shop here in Red Hook, Brooklyn. During this current journey, I can easily see myself as the old man in Puppet Master traveling with his case of dolls. Only if I had that case! Oh the steamy concrete of New York, how I do not miss you!. Summer. Oh, great. Time to get working… Continue reading Back to New York
Chicago! Beautiful architecture, and so clean!. Trains run in between buildings. It's so clean here, there are lily's on every street! Oooh, and it's coooold. Chicago reminds me of one of my favorite films of all time...