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And now with extra ‘shrooms


Final 12 months I labored on a purple mushroom cane utilizing the colors from my Pink Palette. I began off by making a vector picture of my design in order that I might check how the sample would repeat. It took me ages to get the cane constructed as I wished to comply with my sketch fairly precisely, and I used to be happy with the completed end result.

Listed below are some completed earrings that I made utilizing my mushroom cane. I’m nonetheless tweaking the sizing for a few of these elements and refining the domed stud attachment however I’m proud of them as prototypes.

Pink mushroom themed polymer clay earrings by Cate van Alphen

This 12 months I’ve determined to decide on some items of my artwork to get printed as greeting playing cards. Whereas my mushroom vector sketch had sufficient element for use as a cane, I assumed it was just a little bland when enlarged to the scale of a card. Due to this fact I made a decision so as to add in additional particulars and a few texture to the background incorporating scans of monoprinted paper. I didn’t notably intend to make it psychedelic, however I suppose stereotypes occur for a cause! What do you suppose – is it enjoyable or bonkers?

Fly agaric by Cate van Alphen

By the way in which, I’ve executed a whole lot of the work on these tasks throughout my Tuesday morning livestreams. You might be welcome to affix me for a chat or you possibly can watch the movies on catchup (they continue to be obtainable for two weeks).


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