One more post for The Cherry Arts’ “The Snow Queen”

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The Wicked Sprite who truly causes all the mischief! He is another of the shadow puppets, and in designing him I tried to pull in some of the same design elements from the Battle Sprites they had me do last year:

And in a less-spritely scene, we had a backdrop of a line of suitors looking to charm a certain princess….

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Finally, two houses, as the story starts with! These were the last thing I was asked to do, and I think they came out pretty well (my fellow Ithacans may recognize some of the architecture!).

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Today’s the last day, everyone, so if you’re local please come check it out!

And again, so grateful and blessed to have been on this show. Here’s to even more magic and whimsy next season!

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Only one more weekend of The Cherry Arts’ “The Snow Queen” this year!

In case I hadn’t mentioned it before, we’re also featuring a coloring book based on the show ❤ It is only available for purchase at the performances, and features 7 new illustrations as well as linework of the design work I did for the puppets and shadow puppets!

Here is the cover image, and two of my favorites of the bonus illustrations:

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To see the rest, come check out the show! Only three more performances – Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and at 7pm. Click here for tickets!

(And obviously no worries if you can’t, but this is perfect holiday magic and I so hope to get to share it with all of you, if I can!

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More Snow Queen work again!

This year’s production involves shadow puppetry, which I was lucky enough to get to design as well (and the frames for those puppets, too!). In order to expedite the process, the director filled in most of the space with black digitally, so in designing I filled those spaces with pencilwork to indicate what should be darkened, and what shouldn’t. Linework as usual kept the boundaries and finer details.

These are just a couple examples of the work I did for this section of the story – for more, check out the show 🙂  Click here for more information and tickets! I hope very much that you all get to enjoy it.

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Time for more Snow Queen work!

This year’s production involves shadow puppetry, which I was lucky enough to get to design as well (and the frames for those puppets, too!). In order to expedite the process, the director filled in most of the space with black digitally, so in designing I filled those spaces with pencilwork to indicate what should be darkened, and what shouldn’t. Linework as usual kept the boundaries and finer details.

Performances resume tonight and continue tomorrow and Sunday, as well as next weekend! Click here for more information and tickets! I hope very much that you all get to enjoy it.

As it says, I’ve been busy at work on designs for The Cherry ‘s “The Snow Queen” lately, and since they gave me such a lovely shoutout on the page for this year’s show, I thought I should share again the work they had me do last year!

I’m so very pleased and honored that they’re having me back, not only to use these designs again, but to push the magic even further! I’ll share what I can of that when I can, but for now I hope you enjoy revisiting these – AND if you’re in the central NYS area, please click here to get tickets to the show!

Hope to see you there!

P.S. Don’t worry, today’s Gnomevember will be posted shortly.

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Art show time again!

My work will be on display at the Hilton Garden Inn, Ithaca NY starting October 1st, bringing Faerie Light there through the end of October!

Some of the pieces I’ll be showing have not been posted online yet, either – that will probably be happening sometime next month, after show prep is over, BUT if you want a sneak peek and you live in the CNY area please come to take a look! Also, the evening of October 6th there will be a reception from 5 to 8pm – so come partake of some delicious snacks while you view some beautiful art!

Also a great chance to meet me and ask any questions you have about my work 😀

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Look guys, I’m having a show!

Details above, as you see. If you’re in the Central New York area, please feel free to visit! Some new pieces will be featured, as well as some established favorites and some of my needlefelted faerie dolls, too ❤