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New Project: Ties

Okay… here’s my new thing.  I make ties.  I started with cute short girl ties (pictured below) and over the weekend I made my first full scale version (that’s me wearing it right there.)   I really like the short ones but the standard length is fun too.   Who wants one? I’ll make one special just for you or the person/thing of your choice.

Drop me a line at angela.alverson (at) gmail     


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One of my fish postcards has a new home… on the refrigerator of Ms. Linzi Corbett of Anchorage, Alaska.

with a very cool sock monkey magnet no less…

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Fish postcards

More fun with watercolor postcards:

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My latest doll…is a doll/bible hybrid.

She may not have a soul but her torso is a French bible.

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Watercolor project – postcard homage to an illustration by Doug Skinner.

This picture is Mr. Skinner sitting on a park bench singing to the crows and crickets.  Doug wrote a song about this and in the last line he intentionally misspells his name “Skimmer”.  I attempted to recreate this park bench scene on a postcard sized piece of watercolor board.

Top is the original by Doug Skinner, followed by the front and back of the postcard I painted. I’ll pop this bad boy in the mail. I hope Mr. Skimmer enjoys it. Check out his site: here

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more dolls

here’s some stuff I’ve been working on:

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more dolls!!!

The doll project is getting bigger and better…more artsy…less craftsy.  My inventory has swelled to about 150 dolls and I have tons of ideas on how I plan to transform them from abandoned toys to wonderful creepy objects.  Here’s a selection of “before” shots of dolls I’ve recently acquired.

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