Elysian Field Originals

Art and Adornment inspired by Nature & Fantasy

Something to think about

I saw something the other day I haven’t been able to get out of my mind.  Driving home from watching my grandsons, I saw some commotion in the road ahead of me. There in the middle of this two lane busy road was a tiny Yorkshire Terrier running back and forth in the road!! Cringing [...]

Tiffany Leaf earrings on Polymer Clay Daily

Nothing nicer on a sunny Friday morning than sipping a cup of coffee, checking emails, and finding out I am featured for Friday’s artist on Polymer Clay Daily. Many thanks to Cynthia Tinapple for the feature. She’s someone I have followed and admired for years so it was a real honor. Happy Friday all! Valerie

Faerie Slumber

I thought I’d share a new little piece I’ve been working on.   It’s a faerie child wrapped in a maple leaf and asleep in an oak leaf cradle.  The faerie is 3″ long and was sculpted using Kato clay with Genesis heat set oils for added color.  I really prefer this clay now for [...]

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 [...]

Vintage Hearts and Flowers

I’ve taken these awesome vintage Lucite heart and flower beads and up cycled them into a pair of gorgeous earrings. The beads are a soft frosted clear and will take on the color of whatever you are wearing. The ear wires and findings are sterling silver, and I’ve accented the earrings with Czech foiled clear [...]

Aphrodite’s Fire

Arts In RI team members decided to creatively challenge one another to embrace the season of love with Valentine themed products. Between now and Valentine’s Day we will share some of these “lovely” designs with you here on our blog. Let us know how you feel about our art by leaving a comment. Everyone who [...]

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