Elysian Field Originals

Art and Adornment inspired by Nature & Fantasy

A Dryad’s Dream

Winter’s here and tree spirits are slumbering. Here is a quick peek at a dryad as she sleeps in her Maple leaf.

Do You Believe?

I can’t begin to tell you how many times I am asked that question.  As a fantasy artist I live and create in a world of make believe, folk lore, and the everyday magic that is nature. A better asked question might be, “who wouldn’t want to believe in times like these?” Recent weather catastrophes, war, financial crisis’s, [...]

Leaf Art ~During~

A  few days ago I posted some pictures of assorted leaves I’d done and what they look like before I draw or paint them.  I thought today I’d show you a progression of how some look so far.  I have so many ideas and things I’d like to try but for now here are a [...]

FAE Magazine and Silas…

Musings on my exclusive feature in FAE MAgazine and the never ending antics of Silas, my grouchy house brownie…

Nouveau Tree Nymph

A unique blend of Nouveau and Nature! This tiny art nouveau style bas relief of a tree nymph is set into an imprint of a 2″ Norway Maple leaf from Rhode Island. Both are sculpted using Kato clay. The leaf has been colored with inks and mica powders and the fairy nymph is colored using [...]

Lady of the Woods

Thought I’d post a few pictures of a piece I’m working on. I went for a walk yesterday and found some beautiful Birch tree and Silver Maple leaves to imprint. I have a few more tweaks to do, then I’ll create the bail and necklace pieces. I also decided to do reversible leaf pendants, for [...]

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