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Artwork in the Houses gallery:

Ariel’s Flower Shop

Bird House

Faerie’s Hideout

Flying Free

House of Miracles

The Mentor

• Mermaid’s Dream

Passion and Melancholy

Peace Within

Raven’s Hideout

Rising Sun

Tree House I

Tree House II

Tree Museum

Visiting Spirits

Warming Hut

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Mermaid’s Dream

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Mermaid’s Dream by Larkin Jean Van Horn
From the Houses Gallery
Size in inches: 6 x 9 x 6


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The first detail is the mermaid floating by the door. The next image is the back wall of the shrine, photographed before assembly. The final image was shot with only the "modeling" lights rather than the flash in order to show the effect of the battery-operated votive "candle" in place.

Exhibition history:
Fantasias in Fiber joint exhibit with Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry at Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, Washington — 5–29 May 2016

Techniques used:
fabric collage, machine stitching, hand beading

hand dyed cotton; hand painted Timtex; photo transfer; hand painted silk doll; glass seed beads; sequins; perle cotton; rhinestone

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