acid etching

Morricone Martyr

I have an insane love of Westerns and Easterns, not in that order. I love movies in general especially older ones. So much of my screen love has been musically illustrated by Ennio Morricone. I had to make a piece in honor of his genius. Not wanted to. NEEDED to. I had found these really […]

Sylvia Gerrish and Amy Tan Said Brooches

These were my first two brooches and my first photography attempts. I like including the early pieces so that you can see the progression of my work if you are a beginner. Sylvia Gerrish¬†was known as the “Girl with Poetical Legs” back in 1880. I had no idea. I had stumbled across this cool cigarette […]

For The Lantern Girl

I envision a girl. She is an introspective girl, given to sideways smiles, meandering walks in mountain meadows, and thin¬†books of piercing truths. She lives with her extended family in a large home sitting in the dusky embrace of a larger mountain. She, as everyone in the house blood, found, or kept, has her chores. […]