Saturday, March 20, 2010

Blog Urge

My shop! Shielou

After several months of blog silence I finally had the urge to update my blog. ^__^ I've had so many ideas come across my mind since opening Shielou, but I never really had the time to bring those ideas to life until now.

Now, I LOVE Alice In Wonderland, but there's just so many Alices on Etsy that I wanted to be different so I came up with Alex In Wonderland instead. If Alice had a little brother or something, it would be him. Cute, blond and blue eyed. I've also been working on the following paintings since last year. Alex and the White Rabbit are still in progress but I wanted to show you a sneak peek. I've also opened up a Zazzle account where you can purchase my digital artwork on t-shirts, mouse pads, mugs, etc. I plan on selling prints at Shielou as well, but it won't be until summer or fall since I'm still saving up to buy a fab printer. ^__^

Coffin rings!! Now, you are definitely not going to find these ANYWHERE! They're definitely a Shielou exclusive because I made the rings myself. ^__^ These are non adjustable so they're custom fitted, and the sizes are completely different from your typical ring sizes. I go by diameter in millimeters (18mm, 19mm, 20mm) rather than standard ring sizes (size 8, size 9, size 10) because I don't have a ring sizer thingy-a-majig. I know! They're like $5 but I just never got around to purchasing one. -__- I know, bad Shy. Anyway, the actual "coffin" is around 1 1/2, so quite large for most but I think they're the perfect size given all the details on the actual charm. I'm taking customs for these now so please convo me through Etsy for more info, etc. ^__^

When I told Laina about my plans to make sculpture themed shoes there's was silence and confusion. O__o And so I wanted to make it just so I could prove to her that it wasn't such a weird concept. :) I've always found stilettos to be very sexy. Unfortunately, I can't walk in them to save my life. The first one is the Mad Hatter shoe. The tea cups were the most difficult things to make, believe it or not, and using them as part of the shoe's stiletto was even harder. But I really enjoyed making this piece, especially the toast and jam as well as the spilled tea that reminds me more of acid with all the metallic swirls. But I guess it's fitting. ~__^

The second shoe sculpture is of course the White Rabbit shoe. I wanted something a little sexier compared to the Mad Hatter shoe. I love the pink ruffles around the heel as well as the watch and gold chain in the front. It's also a little steampunk with the watch parts and gears but I think it adds a touch of whimsy to the overall piece.

I've always been fascinated with the steampunk movement and after a year of buying steampunk supplies I finally have use for all my accumulated materials, thus Vintage Key Steampunk Guns. Say that 10 times fast. :P Honestly, guns freak me out. They're heavy, they smell funny and they're dangerous. Lucky for me, these ones aren't. ^__^

As I said, I'm taking custom orders now so please send me an email or convo! Will be working and concentrating more on more originals in the future. Questions, concerns? Let me know!!


My shop! Shielou

PS: My White Rabbit Stiletto Shoe has just been added to evagirl12's Treasury List. Pretty nifty! ^__^

(Currently obsessing on Dr. Horrible Sing Along Blog. Joss Whedon is a genius!)


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