Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Inspired by Daffodils

Inspired by daffodils, I am at work in my new studio....

...with able assistance.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Hail the New Year, Lads and Lasses

(Woodland Nutcracker mice, closeup)
  "Come, Scotland's dearest holiday,
Auld-fashioned, hearty Hogmanay!
How foul or fair the weather be
A kindly welcome waiteth thee;"
William Thom, 1799-1848
Happy New Year to all!

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas

Fairy Advent Tree
The fairies' Advent tree, assembled.
A very Merry Christmas to all!

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Monday, December 23, 2013

Twenty Fourth day of Advent - Christmas Eve

Twenty Fourth day of Advent
"Rejoice and be Merry"
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Twenty Third day of Advent - Mother and Child

Twenty third day of Advent
"This fairy mother and child wear the traditional crowns 
of holly and mistletoe to welcome the New Year."
The Illustrated Fairy Gazette, A Christmas Celebration

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Twenty Second day of Advent - Jack Frost

Twenty Second day of Advent
"As the days grow shorter and colder, Jack Frost arrives one night in a cloud of snowflakes.  He dances in a magical flight, throwing handfuls of snow crystals n the air, which fall in enchanted sparkling patterns on the trees, bushes and window panes."