Paper Quilled Purple Jellyfish

Paper Quilled Purple Jellyfish

I was trying to find ways to use up scrap paper and this is something that popped into my head late last night. The end result was this paper quilled purple jellyfish. The concept was to make a 3D jellyfish – testing out the methods 

Roadkill Mixed Media Art

Roadkill Mixed Media Art

I had a mixed-media obsession mid-summer of 2017 and this was one of my projects. I have no idea what inspired this roadkill mixed media art, nor why I even bothered. Part of me thinks I was just experimenting, trying new things. I had just 

Damariscotta Mills Quilled Alewife

Damariscotta Mills Quilled Alewife

I grew up in Maine and this had a huge impact on my childhood. It formed my interests and tastes. Luckily, I had parents and grandparents who appreciated the natural world and thereby instilled in me a love for nature. Some of my fondest memories 

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 Frog Dissection | Frog Autopsy

Paper Quilled Frog Dissection | Frog Autopsy

I’ve always been a huge science buff, so it wasn’t a huge leap to create my paper quilled frog dissection piece. I also call it the Frog Autopsy, though I understand that technically speaking it’s a necropsy since it’s an animal. During the spring of 

Paper Quilled White Stallion

Paper Quilled White Stallion

Starting 2017 off with my epic Roaring Lion piece gave me so much momentum that I just began cranking out extreme quilled pieces like this Paper Quilled White Stallion. At the time I wanted to try out something painterly and since I love horses, it 

Paper Quilled Roaring Lion

Paper Quilled Roaring Lion

On January 7, 2017, I finished my first truly elaborate piece: Paper Quilled Roaring Lion. It was a labor of love – taking me well over forty hours to complete. I worked on it obsessively throughout much of my Christmas vacation. I remember the rush 

Quilled Scrollwork Red Fox

Quilled Scrollwork Red Fox

Some animals look amazing quilled with scrollwork, and this darling Quilled Scrollwork Red Fox is no exception. There is something about his body shape that lends so well to the scrolls. Some day I would like to try him out again but in larger size 

Paper Quilled Rainbow Trout

Paper Quilled Rainbow Trout

This paper quilled rainbow trout is part of a series of hybrid pen & ink slash quilled animals I did in late 2016. I made several creatures, the last of which was this trout. I really liked this guy when he was done, though the