My own little monkey king! Isn't he the most precious thing you've ever seen? My plan had been to add him to a good luck charm for my bedroom doorknob, but now I just want to carry him around in my pocket and feel his exuberance. How can you not be drawn in by his happy-go-lucky expression that was created by the fantastic Cynthia Thornton of Green Girl Studios!
As an artist, Cynthia can take the simplest of concepts and make them magical. Like with Aqua Cat, how did she know that two of my favorite things -- mermaids and kittys -- belong together? Because of Cynthia's charming vision of the world, I'm starting to believe there are more mermaid-cat ladies out there just waiting to be discovered!
What tickles me the most is Cynthia's endlessly spiraling creativity that goes way beyond her sculpting talent. Lucky for all of us, through her new book Enchanted Adornments: Creating Mixed-Media Jewelry with Metal Clay, Wire, Resin & More we are about to get a glimpse into her creative heart through stories, journaling, design sketches, watercolor illustrations, and 20 unique jewelry projects.
How often do we get to discover the wandering path an artist from the beginning of an idea to the birth of the answer? It's like getting a chance look into Leonardo da Vinci's sketchbook.
Enchanted Adornments, Cynthia Thornton
Cynthia's new book is one special moment in time that you don't want to miss, so be sure to sign up for pre-orders on Amazon. If you want to be a part of the fun leading up to book publication, join the Facebook page for Enchanted Adornments, where you can participate in Green Girl Studio bead giveaways.
I hope you join me in celebrating the magic of stories, creativity, and jewelry though the amazing spirit of Cynthia Thornton!