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Cecil the Garden Dragon.  Needle Felt by Christine by Black-Feather Cecil the Garden Dragon. Needle Felt by Christine :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 0 0 My Little Pony:  Discord Portrait by Black-Feather My Little Pony: Discord Portrait :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 37 10 Arabian in Mideaval Costume by Christine Rietsch by Black-Feather Arabian in Mideaval Costume by Christine Rietsch :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 7 3 Renaissance Wedding 9.20.2015 by Black-Feather Renaissance Wedding 9.20.2015 :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 3 2 Fluttershy from My Little Pony Friendship is Magic by Black-Feather Fluttershy from My Little Pony Friendship is Magic :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 17 11 My Little Pony:  OC  Haley's Comet by Black-Feather My Little Pony: OC Haley's Comet :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 10 2 Creative Fishing Village in Minecraft by Black-Feather Creative Fishing Village in Minecraft :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 5 3 Fluttershy My Little Pony Needlefelt by Black-Feather Fluttershy My Little Pony Needlefelt :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 4 0 Needlefelted Fluttershy by Black-Feather Needlefelted Fluttershy :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 4 0 Needle Felted Project:   Alpaca by Black-Feather Needle Felted Project: Alpaca :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 4 0 Needle Felting projects:  MLP Rarity and shrooms by Black-Feather Needle Felting projects: MLP Rarity and shrooms :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 3 0 Wiccan Pentacle Altar Tile on Slate by Black-Feather Wiccan Pentacle Altar Tile on Slate :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 4 0 Minecraft Waterfall pretty scene by Black-Feather Minecraft Waterfall pretty scene :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 10 0 Coiled dragon on a river rock acrylic painting by Black-Feather Coiled dragon on a river rock acrylic painting :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 6 7 New Dragon's Landing View 2 by Black-Feather New Dragon's Landing View 2 :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 0 2 Wolf Spirit Smudge Fan by Black-Feather Wolf Spirit Smudge Fan :iconblack-feather:Black-Feather 5 0
Of course these are photos of my art, scans of art, or photos of things that interest me--including costuming work.

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Crow Chain Necklace by thewolfbard Crow Chain Necklace :iconthewolfbard:thewolfbard 1 2 Dragon Urn by Tobai Dragon Urn :icontobai:Tobai 7 4 Gandalf the Grey by lithriel Gandalf the Grey :iconlithriel:lithriel 197 41 The king must die7 by iberiko The king must die7 :iconiberiko:iberiko 1,567 465 Sweet Dreams by twosilverstars Sweet Dreams :icontwosilverstars:twosilverstars 1,939 152 Forest magic by ForestDwellerHouses Forest magic :iconforestdwellerhouses:ForestDwellerHouses 32 18 Eye of the Storm - bracelet by Bodza Eye of the Storm - bracelet :iconbodza:Bodza 35 18 Lady Gaga by BenHeine Lady Gaga :iconbenheine:BenHeine 3,785 697 Trinity Blood: Albion's hope by Astarohime Trinity Blood: Albion's hope :iconastarohime:Astarohime 467 98 Steampunk Overlord, beckoning. by overlord-costume-art Steampunk Overlord, beckoning. :iconoverlord-costume-art:overlord-costume-art 122 34 steampunk golddd d by overlord-costume-art steampunk golddd d :iconoverlord-costume-art:overlord-costume-art 2,055 204 Book of dreams by Iecee Book of dreams :iconiecee:Iecee 19 14 statuette 005_leda by Myruso
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statuette 005_leda :iconmyruso:Myruso 62 5
La Reine Morte 2 by cliodnafae27 La Reine Morte 2 :iconcliodnafae27:cliodnafae27 15 6 Mari for Natalia 2 by Elena-Aki Mari for Natalia 2 :iconelena-aki:Elena-Aki 3 2 Monster High Repaint 5 - 2 by Armeleia Monster High Repaint 5 - 2 :iconarmeleia:Armeleia 140 13

Critiques


I do not know where to begin. There is so much to look at in this painting. The lighting for one. This is clearly a nice midday. The su...

by akreon

There is a powerful sense of movement in this painting. It's not only because the horse and rider are in an action pose. It's due to th...


There are so many tiny pieces of glass brought together to show stunning musculature in this animal. There is no mistaking this horse i...


From one bead artist to another. I hope that every piece I ever do has such meaning as is behind this one. She describes her process an...

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Phantoms Walk at Noon by amarys Phantoms Walk at Noon :iconamarys:amarys 3,058 600 Curiosity - Prismacolor by Devynn Curiosity - Prismacolor :icondevynn:Devynn 340 159 Good Lovely Diana by ExGemini
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Good Lovely Diana :iconexgemini:ExGemini 105 16
Minted Gold by alexandrabirchmore Minted Gold :iconalexandrabirchmore:alexandrabirchmore 1,398 159 Catoga II for king-size cats by hoschie Catoga II for king-size cats :iconhoschie:hoschie 1,444 322 Eclipse of a Dark Dawn by Losmios Eclipse of a Dark Dawn :iconlosmios:Losmios 1,179 144
My wish list includes a subscription (always). :)

Activity


I drew this January of 2015 and found that t in a stack of drawings. So I finally completed the color work!

Ink, prismacolor pencils, watercolor, and acrylic on Canson brand “Fanboy” manga card stock.





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Cecil the Garden Dragon. Needle Felt by Christine
This is my needle felted friend Cecil.  He's a garden dragon that I made with wool and wire.   He is about 3 feet long, and in this photo is hiding in my apple tree.  :)

He took 6 months to complete
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Journal Entry: Fri Jan 21, 2011, 5:53 PM
Black Feather Crafts is now on facebook!!!  You can see what I have for sale on etsy, as well as works by my partner Troy Teske who handles the chainmailing of our art business!


Make sure to look up

Our Etsy:                          www.etsy.com/shop/blackfeather…

:jarksaber: BLACK FEATHER CRAFTS on facebook.      www.facebook.com/pages/Black-F…    :jarksaber:

Sunrunner Oceanside by Black-Feather       Cedar Ankh Wand and Lotus by Black-Feather      Motecuhzoma and Ciuacoatl WOW by Black-Feather

Sabre Horse Portrait Final by Black-Feather       Coral and Vesper Unicorn Family by Black-Feather

TROY'S WORK!!!!   THE DRESS IS EPIC!!!


Chainmail Gown by Tezcatlipoca29


Thanks!!!








Also, check out this stunning work!!  Portrait done of me!   :thumb303344360:

  • Listening to: the guinea pigs squeaking
  • Watching: Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares!
  • Drinking: mountain Dew

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Christine Rietsch
Artist | Professional | Artisan Crafts
United States
I'm a Minnesota Artist, mother of 2, Pagan (practitioner of the Craft for those in the know), and I play World of Warcraft. In real life I'm a nurse. Art keeps me sane while nursing and my kids keep me grounded.

Current Residence: USA
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Favourite genre of music: all
Favourite style of art: bronze and beadwork
Operating System: Windows XP pro
MP3 player of choice: itunes
Wallpaper of choice: Demotivators "Madness"
Skin of choice: My own skin is just fine, thanks!
Favourite cartoon character: Chetara, Kagomi
Personal Quote: Never 2-step on a Lego!!!
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thanks for the fave =-)
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Thank you for sharing my work and for the favorite. I appreciate :) 
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bayonettafan001 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday and may God bless you with many more! :D
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thanks for the fave =-)
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thanks for the fav! Hug 
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thanks for the favorite! :)
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Heart 3D Found you through Youtube, excellent artwork! Heart 3D 
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Thanks a lot for faving! :-)
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Thanks so much for the watch! It means a lot to me :D Heart Bunny Icon by The-Hare
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Thank you for the fav!
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ShadowFennec Featured By Owner Edited May 25, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thx for the Favorite and the Watch!! It is very appreciated!
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Thank you so much for the watch and the fav!!:happybounce:  That really means a lot!:squee: :D (Big Grin) Heart 
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Thank you for the watch 
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Thank you so much for the fav and the watch!!!!!
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FluffyWolfPaw Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Student Digital Artist
cheers on the fav :D
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EVanillaArt Featured By Owner Edited Dec 6, 2016  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much for the favourite and watch! Love Heart 
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Black-Feather Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
You are very welcome!  :)
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Thank you for the watch
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Black-Feather Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
you are welcome.  I enjoy your work!
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Thank you for the favorite.
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You are very welcome.  :)
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Thank you for the fav =D
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You are welcome!   Thanks for sharing your art.  :)
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