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Beautiful Clay Creatures By Ellen Jewett

Ellen Jewett creates these amazing and painstakingly intricate animal sculptures. Each piece is entirely handmade, beginning with  a handmade metal armature over which light weight clay is sculpted. The painting is done with acrylic pigments and the embedded eyes are glass. When complete the whole piece is glazed to intensify color and strength. Each piece is unique and can’t be molded or replicated.

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Ellen was born in Markham Ontario and raised among mildew and snails. She took to shaping three dimensional forms naturally at a young age. To Ellen sculpting has always been about life, biological narratives and cultural statements. The tedious hours of labor act as the mysterious foundation from which each sculptures’ personality springs forth. (via Etsy)

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For more info on Ellen’s work, you can visit her Etsy profile.

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