Paper Quilled Poppycock

Paper Quilled Poppycock

I have a thing for hybrid artwork. And when I say “hybrid” I mean in both the sense of multi-media as well as combining two separate and unique themes. This Paper Quilled Poppycock combines quilled poppies with a quilled peacock. Two of my favorite subjects! 

Paper Quilled Baltimore Oriole

Paper Quilled Baltimore Oriole

I’ve been quilling birds almost since day one. There is something about their body shape and the texture of their feathers that really lends well to this style of art. This Paper Quilled Baltimore Oriole was the second quilled bird I created during my Christmas 

Paper Quilled Blue Jay

Paper Quilled Blue Jay

In December of 2017 we had a rain storm and it caused a lot of ice buildup. A blue jay landed on a cast-iron plant hanger I had outside and I snapped a photo of him. I entered the photo into a local contest and 

Quilled Cardinal With Holly

Quilled Cardinal With Holly

Aside from cats, cardinals are the animal that I have created the most. This Quilled Cardinal With Holly is the fourth cardinal I’ve made and actually was the last. I do hope to get time to make some more at some point as they’re always 

Paper Quilled Phoenix | Version 2

Paper Quilled Phoenix | Version 2

This is my Paper Quilled Phoenix | Version 2. I say this because it’s a replica of “Rising Phoenix” – a piece I created in December of 2014. I’m really glad I had the opportunity to recreate one of my favorite pieces, partly because it’s 

Quilled Whimsical Purple Owl

Quilled Whimsical Purple Owl

This Quilled Whimsical Purple Owl is just the sweetest little thing. I made it for a customer who wanted something fun and less realistic. Her preferred theme color was purple. I have made two other fantasy-type owls in the past and wanted to improve upon 

Paper Quilled Peacock Fish | Peafish

Paper Quilled Peacock Fish | Peafish

Sometimes I get ideas and try them out and they work. I have a particular affinity for “blended” creations. A subject that is comprised of two unique and unrelated concepts. The Paper Quilled Peacock Fish or as it was originally named “Peafish” is one of 

Paper Quilled Scrollwork Chickadee | Black-Capped

Paper Quilled Scrollwork Chickadee | Black-Capped

In December of 2017 I was in a sort of scrollwork fanaticism phase! That’s where this Paper Quilled Scrollwork Chickadee came from along with a plethora of other creatures like elephants and rainbow trout. I was trying out every animal I could think of to