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A New Fashion Forum - Join & Support My Efforts

Posted 10-21-2011 at 08:12 PM by onyxknyte (Onyx Knyte * Shop Noir~)

I now also need forum moderators for a new fashion forum I am building.

This forum will be a public extention of the fashion network, which is being revamped into more of a website for fashion. This forum will serve as a ground for graghic artists and designers, fashion designers, doll game and virtual world players, with sections for home decor , sewing, and crafts.

There are wonderful share features, including the ability to link your forum account with Facebook....
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Sands of Time - Work In Progress

Posted 05-02-2011 at 11:19 PM by parthena (Auntie Parthena's Raw Nerve)

Well, guys, I apologize for this lousy picture. I'm really starting to worry about my camera. The lighting in this house really is absolutely terrible and it's been dark and gloomy, but I've tried every setting on it and most of the pics are coming out blurry. I was in a hurry and I'll try again tomorrow, but I just wanted you to know I'm keeping to my plan of working on at least one piece per day.

This is a "sundial shell." I used these with some of my very early little...
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Remembering A Great Doll Artist

Posted 05-02-2011 at 02:18 AM by parthena (Auntie Parthena's Raw Nerve)

I've been out of the loop on my artistic pursuits for a long time, and I haven't even browsed the internet to see what all of the other artists have been up to. In the process of updating my bookmarks, I found some sad news. A wonderful artist has passed away, and it's significant that she passed away on my birthday last year.

Hannie Sarris always had an amazing, loving energy that comes through her dolls and through the way she speaks on her website. She obviously has a love for...
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Broken Ties

Posted 04-29-2011 at 09:50 AM by parthena (Auntie Parthena's Raw Nerve)
Updated 04-29-2011 at 01:29 PM by parthena

This red tiger eye stone is rather flawed, it has some deep grooves in it - but they also go in the direction of the pattern. Since I'm just warming up, I decided to go with it anyway. I loved the nearly perfect teardrop shape - this is another natural stone so that is unusual. It is thicker on one side than the other so that makes the wire wrap asymmetrical. I really wanted to use copper wire but I don't have any - or haven't found it yet. I went with the goldtone tarnish-resistant wire because...
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Forgiveness

Posted 04-29-2011 at 09:39 AM by parthena (Auntie Parthena's Raw Nerve)
Updated 04-29-2011 at 01:57 PM by parthena
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An old piece that I found in my stash. A few years ago when I did fairs, these sold like crazy. I believe this is my last one and I'm not sure they're still available for purchase, so I'm keeping it for myself. The name of the pendant charm is "Goddess of Forgiveness" and it is cast from pewter. It was on a piece of silk cord and the knots came loose. I'm going to create something else to hang it on, probably a bead and chain combination.

The glass bead came from a local...
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