Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Don't Forget About Our Holiday Shopping Page!

The WWAO Christmas Shopping page is a special project I started a few weeks ago. Each day I feature 25 different art items from WWAO Members' Etsy shops! Items rotate in and out so buyers can see many beautiful works of art direct from our member artists' studios!

Art makes great gifts! Shop with us today!

Here's the link:

Come on by and shop with us! :)

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Autumn Sunset

Private commission on 8" x 8" block gallery wrapped canvas.
Like this one? Enquiries are welcome!-there is still time to order someone a special painting in time for Christmas!
8" x 8" canvas paintings ( as above ) prices start from £32 (approx $65).Thanks for looking!

Monday, November 24, 2008

The Christmas Tree NFAC original Fol Art

This painting is now up on ebay! Starting at .99.Remember NFAC ends on Thanksgiving Evening (11/27), so if you’re planning to bid, please bid early or maybe use a sniping software.

The Christmas Tree Auction

thanks for looking!

Saturday, November 22, 2008

My horse, Class

I wanted to paint my horse Class, as a "Sunshine Girl". She looked so pretty as she walked toward me, the sun was shining right through her eye, turning it a golden color, like the eye of a tawny lion.

This is available as an original, or as aceo card reproductions. They'll be for sale in my etsy shop.
Donna Ridgway

Fiber Art Necklace

This textile art fibre necklace is currently for sale ( along with several others!) in my eBay store (click HERE to visit!). This one measures (approx) 21" and has a delightful heart/arrow style brass coloured clasp and is in beautful jewelled shades!

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Introducing Togo Boffin, The Hobbit

This is my own OOAK, original mixed media design, a 5" tall hobbit I've named, "Togo Boffin". He stands on a real moss covered sculptured base with a sculpted round hobbit door behind him. He holds a twisted stick. Note his hairy (real hair) hands and feet. (And notice his large feet!)

I never use molds, kits or patterns in my art works, preferring to use my own ideas and imagination.

Togo Boffin is the ONLY hobbit of his kind in the entire world! YOU can own him today. He will make a special gift for anyone (even you if you want to treat yourself) who loves fantasy, and/or Lord of the Rings where hobbits were featured.

For sale in my Etsy shop!

Thanks for looking and Togo Boffin thanks you too! :)


Monday, November 17, 2008


Mixed media painting. 'Wildflower' is on block canvas measuring 10" x 8" x 1.5" and iscurrently for sale in my ebay store CLICK HERE to visit for more details and further pictures of this very textural and interesting piece.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Poppy, Original Painting by Madelaine Fedorowich

This one has been on my easel off and on for a couple of weeks now. Flowers have been my focus lately... trying different techniques out to capture the subtle colours of the petals. White flowers have been especially challenging... but, I bought myself a small tube of cobalt blue and that seems to be the trick for me. They white poppies seem a little washed out in this scan, but there is much more subtle colour in them in real life. For more paintings visit my blog and to see what is available see my etsy store.

chickadee watercolour painting
4" x 6" watercolour
© 2008

Big Brush, more paint and water, More Fun!

In Deep

Been splashing water and paint everywhere. This rose is 12 x 16. Largest watercolor I've done this year. Maybe the most fun, too. Won't see roses blooming again until late spring, this one will last at least until then.

More "seasonal" work available HERE

Thursday, November 13, 2008


A reminder of warmer evenings? A beautful mermaid sits in the last of the sun's light combing her hair....

Original painting on gallery-wrapped (staple-free) block canvas measuring 10" x 12" x 1.5" . Currently for sale HERE in my store - visit for more details now!

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Down to Earth

Today was an earthy day... fall is starting to pass by and there is less and less colour in the trees as the leaves are falling more quickly now. I had lots of fun playing with all my earthy browns and greens... especially the granulating ones. For purchasing information on this, and other paintings, visit my etsy store. Check out my blog to see more paintings.

hummingbird watercolour painting
"Down to Earth"
2.5" x 3.5" watercolour
© 2008

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

An unusual horse, a silly filly!

I had the good fortune to photograph this horse today. She's quite beautiful, and has wonderful, black and white coloring! And how can you beat those eyes?
10X8 inch photo, double mat, and in a clear bag, for sale for $40.
Email me at to order...
What a great Christmas present for a girl who loves horses!
Donna Ridgway
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Monday, November 10, 2008

New Art Greetings Cards

Take a look at the latest Sujati Art Print Greetings cards,taken from my own original paintings and currently for sale in my store HERE!

Gothic Gisha altered art emo doll

My latest in the dime store dollies project. This was one of those truly ugly Bratz baby rip off dolls. Her head and limbs kept falling off. I remounted the head using elastics around the neck knob to hold it firm, and glued the arms and legs into place using a type of white glue, but much stronger.

She was primed and them hand painted with artists acrylics. I painted her T-shirt and added little "dance pants” striped stockings and Mary-Jane shoes in paint.

I really like the way her eyes turned out this time.

She will be available on Etsy in the near future.

Saturday, November 08, 2008

Win Free Art from Noelle Hunt!

Welcome to the very first Win Some Cool Art Work by Noelle Hunt raffle!

This weeks raffle is for my original Day or the dead Linocut Print the print will be hand pressed, signed numbered and dated.

To win, all you have to do is leave a comment!

Tell me how you wandered over to my LJ blog and if theres other stuff you might be interested in seeing here.

You can also let me know how fab you think my art work is, but it won’t get you any extra entries into the raffle.

A number will be assigned in the order of posts, and I’ll get my daughter to draw that number on Friday Nov 14 th.

The following Monday I will set up the next lottery.

No purchase necessary, one entry per individual

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Day of the Dead skull lino cut block print

I spent a part of my childhood growing up in Mexico. The Day of the dead Celebrations were an amazing thing to experience.Sugar Skulls and chocolate coffins! What more could a weird little kid like me ask for!

Although I have mixed feelings about appropriating the customs of other cultures, I have such a fondness for these images I needed to work one out.

not completely sure that I'm happy with this. I need to rework parts I think.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Functional Art - WWAO November Online Exhibit!

Worldwide Women Artists is an international collective of women artists showing and selling our original art through the worldwide web. As women artists, we give birth to our ideas in a variety of styles and media. We embrace the diversity of each others' work, celebrating the joy of creating our art and sharing it with the world.

I am very excited and extremely proud to present this month's WWAO Online Exhibit (fresh for the holidays!!!), Functional Art! Peruse, purchase - these fabulous pieces are just the tip of the creative iceberg from these wonderful artists! I know you will have a very happy shopping experience with these fabulous artists!

Don't forget to stop by WWAO for more excellent artists and fabulous gifts for a loved one AND yourself!

So...sit back and watch the slide show and then scroll down for contact information! Enjoy!

Amy L. Burns
Infinite Kindness – Mug

Stoneware Clay, $16

Sharon K. Shubert
Woodburned 3 Panel Pine Dressing Screen
Measures 4 x 6-feet, $5,000.00 plus shipping

Janine Maves
Koi Hand Painted Dupioni Silk
shawl or table runner, edged with jacquard silk
lined Dupioni silk, 18" x 74", batik, dyes

Carolyn Osborne
Bunny Ornament & Santa on the Moon Ornament
copper, beads, mica

*35% of all Carolyn Osborne's sales will go to St. Anthony's Oncology Unit in Gig Harbor, Washington in honor of her brother.*

Lava Jewelry
My Favorite Sterling Silver Earrings

Tara Robertson
The Love Mugs on a Tray in Raspberry Red
High fired stoneware clay (dishwasher and microwave safe)

Robin Hernandez
Sunny Day (tile)
Fused Glass Size: 6 1/4" x 6 1/4" x 1/4"

Carol Lago
It is a art glass inlaid serving tray. The tray itself is wood, decoupaged in imported handmade paper.

Nora Blansett
Red Hot Pepper Pixie, Maria
OOAK Doll made from fabric, wired antenna, glass beads, paint, pens, yarn, love and magic.

Linda Erzinger
Time to Upcycle
This is a clock made from upcycled Plexiglas, fabric and acrylic

Upstream Creations
Purple Spiral Earrings
These are made from upcycled Plexiglas painted with acrylic

Gayle Bell
Hummingbird Garden
A glass mosaic table, 18" round

Schar Freeman
Kauai Sands Art Vessel/Vase
Limited Handpainted Vase is made of tempered glass. The sand and shell go completely around the base of the vase. I use shell and sand that I have gathered around my island. Approximate size is 6" high and 12 inches around, rectangle.

Nancy Davenport
Hand painted notecard Watercolor on Strathmore Ivory Cards with Deckle

Cathy O Lewis
Crazy Quilt Cane
Wooden cane, hand painted with acrylics in a crazy quilt design, 2 coats of poly

Cathy O. Lewis
Personalized Tote Bag
100% cotton, machine quilted, portrait is fused applique

Staci Rose
To Be a Kid at Chanukah!
Wooden Hebrew Letter Blocks, Mixed Media Chanukah Menorah (Chanukeah)

Thank You!

Monday, November 03, 2008

Dark Alice gothic Block Print

Alice Lino Cut Print
Originally uploaded by wickeddollz
It is exciting! I was so pleasantly surprised, some of the bits like the eyes /lips were pretty detailed I wasn't sure they were going to work out.
The easy cut definitely helped with that!


To come by my Etsy shop and shop till ya drop! Here's a showcase of SOME of my items for sale. I have much more! Come on by and I'll put the coffee on. :)