Send in the clowns!

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Smiling Clown Face Mask

I like clowns, be they happy friendly ones, charming sad ones, or monstrously spooky ones. I crafted this clown mask from the same mold I used to make the Simpsons masks, one I haven’t made use of in a while! It’s a fun, simple, classic design, but the result is really quite delightful!

This mask is available over on Etsy.

Unless you don’t like clowns, I guess. 🙂

Building the Red Dragon Trophy

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Finished Red Dragon Trophy

So, let’s say you really like my lizard mask, but have no real interest in dressing as a lizardperson or a dragon. Here’s something else I thought of to do with it!

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Creatures of Flame

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Creatures of Flame

This is the artwork for my exclusive print for Phoenix Comicon 2016. We’ve had a brand new, exclusive piece of artwork available for this show each year since we first vended there in 2011.

New “I Am A Dragon” Design

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I Am a Dragon Pinback Button, Magnet, or Keychain

When you want to proudly proclaim your allegiance to those grandest of scaled, fire-breathing beasts, here’s a button design just for you. It features a spiky black dragon spreading brown, leathery wings across a sea of flame, and the bold words, “I AM a DRAGON” across the front.

New Phoenix Design and Buttons

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Phoenix Pinback Button, Magnet, or Keychain

I designed this new phoenix originally for doing a silk painting project. While that didn’t completely work out, I loved how the design turned out and decided to use it for other things. The round shape naturally made it an excellent candidate for adding to my collection of buttons!

Commission: Reaper Scythe Prop

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Reaper Scythe Prop

This unique scythe prop was part of a commission I did for the Sad Grim Reaper costume based on a digital illustration of artist Annie Dunn called “Teddy Bear and the Reaper“.

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The Phoenix and the Dragon

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The Phoenix and the Dragon

This was the first time we ever did an exclusive for a convention, for Phoenix Comicon 2011. The prints were 11″ x 17″ and turned out beautifully! We made exactly 100 copies, all signed and hand-numbered. They were quite successful at the show!

The duality depicted by a phoenix and a dragon is most often seen in Asian artwork – the yin and yang, masculinity and femininity, light and dark. I really love the concept, but wanted to put my own spin on the art and use a western-style dragon and my own style of phoenix. The slightly muted color scheme gives it a slightly more antique feel, as well.

Dragon Tessellation

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Dragon Tesselation

This is a pattern of dragons created as a tessellation. A tessellation is a pattern repeated in such a way that there’s no space left in-between. Think M.C. Escher with his fish, birds, lizards, and such…

Dragons, though? Well, I do like a challenge!

Credit goes to Tessellations.org for instructions on creating complex patterns like this!