A new and better picture of my handmade Octopus barrette.
On Etsy, as usual!
Hey, guys! Say ‘hi’ to the first ear wire to hit the WyckedPrettyThings store-the Green Forest Fairy Ear Wire!
This one is made in solid bronze as usual and painted a base gold with an array of green on the wings. The base of the ear wire is attached with a genuine crystal the will dangle just below the ear. The best part? No piercings are needed to wear it!
It occurred to me the other day that I need to do a simple circlet, so I did one. Couldn’t resist the sparkly bit, though.
If you’re a Sherlock fan on tumblr, you might already be aware of 221b Con, which is a convention held in Atlanta, GA at the beginning of April. Myself and the other Baker Street Babes have an open invitation to attend, as long as we can cover our own air fares. Obviously, living in the UK means it will be quite expensive for me.
I’ve saved up about 1/5 of the costs myself, and I’m hoping to make up the rest through selling some artwork online. Here we go:
Redbubble - I’ve added lots of new prints, and updated some old ones, so there are lots more to choose from! If there is anything you’d like to see more of in my shop, such as more mini characters or more specific character from fandoms like Star Trek, Sherlock, Avengers, Supernatural etc please let me know :)
Lineart - for paypal donations of £2 and over to firstname.lastname@example.org
The above lineart from my Khan on ice picture is for sale as a Photoshop and jpg file. Anyone who donates £2 or more to my paypal account (email@example.com) can add their email address to the notes, and I will send along a zipped file containing the psd, jpg, and a read me file containing the rules of purchase. If you can’t open zipped files and need another file type, please let me know in the paypal notes.
If that lineart isn’t to your taste, I’m currently working on lots more, so please watch this space!
Set of Bronze Keys based on Alice, the Madness Continues.
As usual, available on Etsy.
New Octopus Monocle. The octopus was obligatory at some point, obviously!
On etsy, as always!
Always nice to get a picture back. This one was from Gregor in Berlin; Thanks!
On etsy, as always!
A Trollkors, or Troll Cross. A Scandinavian protective amulet to protect form, you guessed it, Trolls and Evil Fae. On etsy, as usual.
Richard Nagy http://www.datamancer.net/. You know his art. You know him as Datamancer https://www.facebook.com/DatamancerLabs . You know his work if you know Steampunk. He created some of the most iconic sculptures within this artist movement. He was one of the first to do so and one of the best. Richard spent thousands of hours creating some of the most amazing art you have ever been privileged to see. He was completely self taught and he made things out of a love of classic lines and movement. Thanks to the Internet, millions of people from around the world have enjoyed witnessing the wonder of his art. It was featured on TV shows such as Warehouse 13, in books and in numerous art shows across the country and around the world. He worked tirelessly pretty much unpaid to create his work and make it where you could own his talent and use it in your house. You know his work and have most likely been inspired by it at some point or seen others who where inspired by it.
Richard Nagy passed away last week. He was young. He was amazing. He was talented. He leaves behind a lot of family and friends who cared about him. He leaves behind millions of people who his art touched.
What I want you to do is this: instead of leaving thousands of “I’m sorry” comments to this, I want you to do something productive. Something that will actually make a dent in the universe. Richard’s death is not fair. He spent years and thousands of hours on his art and for all that work he never got his due. He was never properly rewarded for his hard work, his talent, and his incredible creativity. So I want you to make certain he and his art are not forgotten. I want you to go like his Facebook fan page https://www.facebook.com/DatamancerLabs . Yes, it probably will not get any more updates, but at least you doing that will help spread him and his art around. If you ever wanted one of his keyboards, go and bid on one of the last auctions of his work still going on http://www.ebay.com/usr/datamancer. With a sudden death like this, every penny helps the family. I want you to try to make certain he and his art are not forgotten as that’s the only thing we can do now. An artist’s art are how they can stay immortal and the only way that can happen is we the living keep posting and perpetuating to others the knowledge of their talent and art. So do not let the world forget about Richard Nagy and his amazing sculptures. That is how you take back and preserve a little of what death has had stolen.
Also, if you have an artist, an author, or another kind of creative that you love, buy their stuff in the moment. Let them know you like their stuff,. Promote them. If something happens and they’re gone, they will never know you liked their art and that is one of the greatest crimes of the universe. Don’t let the world forget about Richard and his art. Never let the world forget about an artist. I’m not going to let you forget about him so do him the favor and pass that along his hard work and talent should have been rewarded more while he was with us. Do not let it fade away and be forgotten now that he has been taken from the world.
He was my friend and one of the most talented people I have been privileged to know and I am beyond mad that this has happened. Do not let him be forgotten, do not let his art fade. -Evelyn