Geninne Zlatkis’ painted polymer bird mobile was immediately claimed by her son to hang above his desk in their new home in Mexico. Pictures on her beautiful blog show how the 3.5″ birds were sculpted in fimo, baked and then painted with acrylics and given a coat of matte varnish. It’s Geninne’s remarkable detailing that makes these birds sing.
I’ve long been a fan of her illustrations and designs which have been widely published and picked up by retailers like Urban Outfitters. She occasionally works in white polymer (see an earlier mobile here) which provides a canvas for her signature drawings.
Her studio and her homes designed by her architect husband have gotten increasingly dramatic and serene. The views from the house they’re building now (their fifth) are breath-taking.
You can find her illustrations on Etsy and read her featured seller interview there.
What a beautiful site…so peaceful!!!
What happy makers!
Ganinne is such a talented illustrator …I love het attention to detail- just amazing. Using white polymer clay as her canvas for this mobile was a super great idea.
this site filled me with a smile. Sweet and peaceful. A warm and loving eye and an easy hand are at work here. And that house – oooh weee!!
Love seeing a 3D piece from Geninne – I am a big fan of her illustrations!