The lovely goddess of the hearth, stands holding a "flame" mask inspired by a Brian Froud illustration.
My first realistic figure sculpted in Paperclay.
Media: Head, hands and feet of Paperclay, on a wire armature with a cloth body. Painted green eyes, long brown mohair. She wears an underskirt of dyed shredded cheesecloth. Her dress is an Indian scarf with a shredded painted bottom edge. Bodice and upper sleeves are gold-trimmed velour. Overskirt and hanging sleeves are dagged strips of dyed velour.
Props: She holds a "Flame" half-mask sculpted of Paperclay. Her hair is adorned with tiny fabric oak & maple leaves, grape tendrils, and beads.
Height: 47 cm (18 1/2")