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May Bell African-American Art Doll

I stopped calling May Bell a rag doll because she has so much character that she falls more into the art doll category. This isn’t my usual type of doll but I have to admit, I enjoyed making her. May Bell is a beautifully elegant art doll who is handmade and hand painted. She stands […]

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Ophelia African American Handmade Rag Doll

Ophelia Rose is an 18 inch doll with big, brown eyes and soft pink lips. Her hair is long and black. When sitting by a fan it whisks across her face lightly. She’s hand painted solid black but has gold and turquoise facial details. She’s got long eye lashes and a cute little nose. All […]

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Love Bianca Bunches African-American Rag Doll

‘Love Bianca Bunches’ is a handmade and hand painted rag doll that stands 9 inches tall and is wearing a red striped dress with a green checked scarf. Her scarf has a tiny button on it. Bianca has big brown eyes with long black eye lashes with gold star dust above them. She has dimples […]

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Lily with Lavender African-American Rag Doll

‘Lily with Lavender’ is a handmade African-American primitive rag doll shelf sitter. She stands about 9 inches tall and is wearing a hand sewn dress. The dress is made of a vintage handkerchief that I stained with spots of soft blue and hints of rose. The hand painted doll has super soft yarn hair, big […]

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A New Woman Original Painting

 **SOLD ** I began tearing the wall paper remnants from an old craft table when I thought, this would be fun to paint on, so I did. A New Woman is a romantic, abstract figurative painting with ethnic overtones. It is medium textured and has been painted on pulled, up-cycled wall paper. There are even […]

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PTSD No3 Whisper

I had no idea there would be a series of paintings called PTSD but there is. . . In PTSD No3 there’s a river that flows from the sky right through the woman, past the eyes and forms the figures dress. The dress runs over the brick wall and simply stops. The paint on the […]

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Explosion of Color

What would a volcano look like if lava flowed in color? I think it would look similar to the high texture painting called Explosion of Color.

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Gathering

I ran ink, acrylic and wax together to form the painting called Gathering. It shows several Asian, African and other ethnic woman standing together with their feet covered in mists of red, green, gold and black. A large white moon glows behind them with its light caught in deep blues and gold. In this emotional […]

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Japanese Maple Leaf Art

Nature dropped it, I picked it up and put in on a painting. So, how did I do it? I layered wax, acrylic and ink to a magnet canvas then added a single red leaf from a Japanese maple bush (Acer palmatum). It’s as simple as that and very fun to do. The painting itself […]

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Crossings

This spiritual piece explores crossing over and accepting change. It’s not just about death but about life choices and reaching the other side of our choices successfully. It’s about life changes, changes we can control and those we have no control over. The painting is about not alienating ourselves or putting rifts so large we […]