It’s March, what does that mean?
Time really does speed up as you get older? Yes.
Spring is in the air? Yes.
It also means that it’s my birthday in a couple of weeks, so this post is all about me!
I would guess that most of you have seen the “3 for 5” art challenge around facebook. It’s where you post three photos of your artistic creations every day for five days.
It’s been great to look at everyone’s work and see how people evolve as artists. It was also interesting for me at a time when I am trying to shift my focus away from plush a little. Not that I will ever give up plush but sometimes you have to try new things to keep the old things fresh.
I thought I would share my 3 for 5 with you.
Day 1 shows a group of Pickle Punks, one of these was my very first sell on Etsy. It’s my one very early design that I still love.
Also pictured is “Oh La Talulah” she was made for a plush team challenge which had an “Iron Chef” theme. We were each given ingredients that we had to include, mine was faux fur. I don’t know why she has pasties, I think it was because she was going to be bare breasted! The third picture for day one is a 2010 edition of Stuffed magazine where two of my plush appeared on the cover.
On day 2 I chose to feature a plush graffiti wall, made as a gift for someone. The sarlacc pitlow which was made for a gallery show called “Stitch Wars”, the photo of it went a bit viral and not all comments about it were complimentary!! Then there is the plush bike, made for a local bicycle themed show.
Day 4 shows my blender, which blended (eye roll) my love of plush, fruit, sparkle vinyl, retro things and small kitchen appliances all in one. I added my Yoda who was my first prototype for Funko and a group of mushrooms.
for the last day I chose Audrey II, I still have some coffee tins waiting to be filled with little Audreys here and Little Shop of Horrors is one of my all time favourite films. Of course I had to add I the plush totem pole
, even if it wasn’t designed by me at 9 feet tall it was still a feat of engineering! Then lastly and still my favourite piece ever was the gumball machine…if you can accurately guess how many gumballs are in it I will send a small prize..
Happy Birthday to me!!