Creatures from Ellen June

Ellen June prefers her polymer clay critters in the shapes of griffins, serpents, dragons and such. From Hamilton, Ontario, Ellen (or Creaturesfromel) shapes ferocious things in elaborate detail and with regal finishes.

The pictures on her sites are small and it’s only when you see her work close up that you can appreciate its complexity and detail. Look here and here. She incorporates "…an understanding of animal physiology with a love of the fantastic, grotesque and absurd."

I admire artists who can conjure up the wild creatures within them, transform them into clay and share them with us.

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  • reply Karina ,

    Wow The Ellen Work is Amazing ^_^ a lot Creatuve and beautiful style

    • reply Charlene ("Cat") Therien ,

      Beautiful creatures – they have such great personality to them. Amazing work and dedication to detail.

      • reply Sylvia ,

        WOW, very impressive. I think that sums it up. Keep up the great work

        • reply Andrea ,

          I mail ordered one of her tiny snails a few years ago, and I love it. Even on something so small she manages to get great detail. I especially love the mushrooms growing on his back!

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