I’ve been on rather an interesting journey with my artwork over the past 4 years. I have a store on Etsy called Curious Journey, hence the name of this page:
Below is a gallery of some of my work.
Perusing the sheet music book. “The Victorian Piano room”, made by EdwardianPiano.
The Victorian Piano Room, hand made by EdwardianPiano.
The Old Piano’s Dream: 1890s era roombox. The Piano was handmade using cardboard boxes covered with pieces of vintage book pages and a vintage music sheet.
The Old Piano dreams of the 1890s when it was loved and played…
The Old Piano’s Dream roombox.
The Old Piano sits in a cobwebbed deserted Victorian Villa, dreaming of the past…
The Old Piano, lonely and forgotten dreams of the past…
The Story Teller and Ivy Cottage
The Story Teller: paper doll
The Story Teller at night. There is a real working light.
The Story Teller weaving tales in Ivy Cottage.
The Story Teller by his window in Ivy Cottage
Inside Ivy Cottage
Ivy Cottage: roombox/dollshouse
The Lonely Piano:Edwardian era roombox
Evalina in her drawing room
Evalina by her fire
Evalina: Victorian Roombox
The Lonely Piano roombox.
The Lonely Piano roombox
The Lonely Piano and the Ghosts of the past…
Inspired by the 18th variation of Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
Done with gouache paints, inspired by Greensleeves, evoking a cottage garden on a warm summer’s day.
Fantasia: Gouache paints on canvas.
This is a response to the Raindrop Prelude by Chopin.
Inspired by Chopin’s Raindrop Prelude, evoking rain drops on an old glass window.
Retro style shadow box. The Martian Queen is in her rocket ship bound for earth. On a plate next to her is pink blancmange- her favourite food!
She is about to have some blancmange…
Close up view of the Gothic literature inspired roombox
Roombox. Inspired by Gothic literature and romance
I used the cover of a vintage paperback novel for the background in the Gothic roombox.
Miniature house of Dr. Valentine- the back view.
The home of a creepy Victorian doctor, Dr. Valentine.
“The Woodland Sprite.”
Miss Havisham paper doll/figurine
The bird is painted on canvas and glued onto a painted piece of wood. I used acrylic paints.
Roombox/diorama. Granny is made out of vintage book pages and her shawl is crochet cotton lace.
I used this vintage mini figurine of an 18th century lady to create the scene of a tragic bride whose ghost haunts an old mansion.
I call this sweet doll head Baby.
Baby dreams of being a butterfly…
If you have a rash Dr. Valentine will make you up one of his mercury ungents!
Close up of some of his “medicines” and samples.
Kidney stones and an ad the front of his cabinet.
An assemblage in a wooden box. I have an interest in creepy Victorian doctors so I made this. Dr.Valentine is a character of mine. He is in one of my poems in my poetry page.
Bottles of medicines and samples.
I turned this tin into a piano.
One of the compartments with his bottles of quack medicine.
The Muse: paper figurine glued into a heart shaped tin. Inspired by the idea of classical composers/musicians and the Muse who helps them bring their music to life.
I made this friar/monk out of vintage book pages, and painted him with acrylic paints. He’s glued onto a piece of wood that was also covered with book pages. The scene is a ruined old priory and he is a ghost haunting it.
A Victorian lady reads. She’s made out of vintage book pages.
Abstracts inspired by Holst’s Planets.
A roombox/miniature house. The ghost of a child haunts a ruined 18th century mansion.
An antique doll became the lonely Ghost. It has some playing cards scattered at its feet and a old crow comes to visit it.