and then there were 2 owls

These were the last 2 dolls I finished before I left. The owls were very popular in DC, as long as they weren’t Snowy Owls- I have 5 of those still! You just never know what people will want.

5-2-owl 1 - 1

5-2-owl 1 - 2

5-2-owl 1 - 3

5-2-owl 2 - 1

5-2-owl 2 - 2

5-2-owl 2 - 3

I am getting back into the studio and I have a list of special requests and projects that will keep me busy through May. I am mulling over my experience in DC. Every time I go out into the world, show my work, interact with people, spend the big bucks to participate; I can’t help but reevaluate everything I am doing. I know I’ll get over it as soon as I am immersed in the work again. Right now though, I am hearing all the weird or negative visitor comments in my head. Many people don’t understand or respect the fiber arts and their comments reflect that.

Things I don’t need to hear-

I saw something exactly like this at a craft show I went to last week.

I used to make dolls exactly like these 20 years ago.

My mom makes Raggedy Anns.

Can you donate one of your dolls to my cause.

And so many more, Oh well, time to get back to work!

One thought on “and then there were 2 owls

  1. He’s gorgeous, will he be put up for sale in your Etsy shop? I’d love to invest in my second piece from you. I haven’t made it to any of the shows you’ve been at in San Francisco, but I hope you also get a lot of positive comments when you show!

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