Monday, December 12, 2016

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe, read by Neil Gaiman


There is a wonderful story about how Neil has participated in the fundraiser every year. How he donated a copy of Stardust for the fundraiser, and what happened after, is also a good read.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dark and wonderful things

Chatting with the artist lead me to this web site with art work that made me very happy.

The artist is Bill Crisafi. The print above, Dreams in the Witch House, is on my Yule shopping list! She was summoned by Darkness is another favorite.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Lanterns

These fortune teller lanterns were on clearance at Home Decorators Collection after Halloween. They are now part of the Yule decorations.

Clear glass with a fortune telling hand on one side and a phrenology head on the other side. Testing diffusion methods with 2 different sheets of vellum. Tried white vellum and wax paper.

Final choice was tracing paper.

Nice warm glow from the flicker candles at different heights.