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Pinky Morning

Posted in nature with tags , , on February 3, 2011 by darcyarts

I looked up from the screen to see the morning sun reflecting on a bank of clouds.

The dawn was on fire.

Pink Pile

Posted in Art, constructions, cute, dreams with tags , , on April 1, 2010 by darcyarts

Here is the work that lies before me today.

I will stitch together a large peace sign and a couple of pink hearts. This custom order will be used in a kids clothing display in a nice upscale shop. Dude (read, amazement).

If I have time I will also stuff my rainbow curly star. It’s in this pic looking like a crazy spider, far right.

I created patterns by enlarging the symbols and stretching them in various ways to reach the 24″ on the peace sign and about 22″ on the hearts.

The heart was easy. The peace sign was more of a challenge and required lots of measuring from a chosen center, which is so close to math, but I managed.

Enchanting pinks are everywhere in the work space and I’m finding that the presence of my doll creations makes me feel like I’m finally in the right right place.

I have little eyes looking at me, smiles on faces, gentle knowing entities, scrappers.

The work on the fat pillows last week was a pleasure and this collection will be too.

The sun is out, the day is fresh. I’m listening to the radio — Toni Collette on Fresh Air.

It is Rachel Maddow’s birthday and tomorrow, mine. Whoo hoo, Aries!

I get up plenty early to make time for writing out my dreams, checking in with the biz online, and a bit of time for talking with you here on this blog.

Here are my day dreams, my efforts to bring some light and love into our world.

I’m so lucky to get to do this, to have this time and space and health to manipulate my materials. Carpel tunnel be damned. I try to go easy.

These little robins live in my laundry room/shipping and pattern hanging area. I found them and their nest at my favorite thrift store. I actually have about 10 of them. Some have eyes that weren’t placed very carefully on their little heads. I can fix them.

They may end up as companions for the bottle dolls I’ve imagined but have not yet brought into 3-D.

The bottle dolls will use recycled plastic creamer bottles that are shaped like large Victorian ladies.

I will dress them in papier mache and give them the jeweled snake grass wands I made a few years back.

I’ll find the time to realize this project soon. It’s coming.

Rainbow Redo

Posted in Art, constructions, cute, etsy, projects with tags , , , on February 8, 2010 by darcyarts

I spent most of today reworking two of my dolls.

I removed the star/abalone eyes from my first Rainbow Soft Girl and gave her new gold glitter eyes.

This is the new version of my ROY G BIV girl:

This is the former Miss Rainbow:

The star eyes were just too much. I had envisioned this Soft Girl as a sort of Rave Kid or Glammy Girl.

I like her better withthe gold eyes. Don’t you love the Hello Kitty shirt?

Just her size.

Transformation 2 was meant to fix the neck of my Pink Punky Girl.

Her head was a little fat at the bottom where the neck should have been.

I added more hair, too.

If I showed the before pix you’d never notice the difference but I just didn’t like the look of my first try at joining head to body.

I love her purple pedal pushers with little pink dots.

She has very nice embroidered lips, too.

Good work today and I’m still loving making the rag dolls. ♥  ♥ ♥

Pink, Punky, Funky

Posted in Art, constructions, cute with tags , , on January 28, 2010 by darcyarts

When the desire takes me I cannot resist. Inspired by a pair of really cool pink button eyes, I spent Wednesday morning putting together another doll head.

These buttons came from a pink coat I had originally found at the thrift store. I meant to use the coat as material for a hat. I may still do so some day.

This is my pink, punky shag girl.

I love her.

In the Pink

Posted in nature with tags , , on March 12, 2009 by darcyarts

img_6764Sunny day today. The camera will go out to record more color and light.