Elysian Field Originals

Art and Adornment inspired by Nature & Fantasy

A Gift from a Dryad

Ever have a moment of drought in your creativity? A moment when no matter what you try to create falls flat? I admit to having plenty of those moments lately, and they usually happen when I stop listening to my muse and try to force a creative idea. On a walk in the woods near [...]

Wearing Two Hats

The moment I decided to support myself as an artist I began to wear two hats, one of  artist and the other as  businesswoman.  Blending the two has had its challenge to say the least.  Being creative for me is not being restricted and allowing myself to flow like a stream wearing out little nooks [...]

The Observer

Sitting at my sculpting table last week, I realized I was surrounded by more polymer clay leaves than I had a pile of in my back yard.  After time spent of mixing clay, imprinting leaves, and curing them I had a pretty substantial array…and yet, no motivation to do anything with them.  Uh oh, creative [...]

All Hail the Popsicle Stick!

A few hours ago I was playing around with some old scrap clay trying to become inspired and on my table was a popsicle stick left by my grandson, Aidan. Why a marriage of two most unlikely items could make me so happy you ask? I didn’t see clay and a stick…I saw a tool, [...]

Sylvan Sprite Earrings

Sylvan sprite’s will love to add these to their wardrobe this Spring! A recent foray into the forest produced some gorgeous imprints of Silver Maple leaves from which these luminous earrings were created. Hand sculpted leaves of Kato clay cured, hand buffed, antiqued, and accented with mica powders. The earring wires are fancy copper and [...]

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