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Bunny Crave The Art of Darlene Schaper

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S: Darlene Schaper - BunnyCrave

BC: The End | Titania Tit | Titania Bunny, Encaustic, 10 x 6 | Guilt, Mixed Media, 16 x 8 x 9 | Happy Dog, Ceramic, Mixed Media, 4 feet x 16 inches

FC: Darlene Schaper | Darlene Schaper | Darlene Schaper | BunnyCrave

1: The world is full of wonders. It is up to us to take notice, celebrate, and preserve. | Beautiful Burden, 12 x 15 in., ceramic

3: Sue Monk Kidd | “Most people don't have any idea about all the complicated life going on inside a hive. Bees have a secret life we don't know anything about.”

6: All things grow better with love. | Oleander Canine, 3 feet x x12 inches, Mixed Media

7: Entangled, 2 x 3 feet, Mixed Media

9: Important Message 12 x 16 in. Encaustic, Ceramic

10: All the world will be your enemy, Prince of a Thousand enemies. And when they catch you, they will kill you. But first they must catch you; digger, listener, runner, Prince with the swift warning. Be cunning, and full of tricks, and your people will never be destroyed. Richard Adams,Watership Down

11: Rabbit Portraits Series Encaustic, Mixed Media, Doll Dresses Hand Dipped in Bee's Wax. Mixed Sizes Created in Drawers and Serving Trays.

12: The Possum Queen, Mixed Media, 28 x 32 x 10 inches.

14: "Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand... once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always.” Margery Williams Bianco, The Velveteen Rabbit

17: I have always been fascinated by mythology and rabbits have a very special presence in Myth and traditional story telling. In many mythic traditions, rabbits were archetypal symbols of femininity, associated with the lunar cycle, fertility, longevity, and rebirth. Digging deeper I find that their stories are also contradictory, paradoxical creatures: symbols of both cleverness and foolishness, of femininity and androgyny, of cowardice and courage, of rampant sexuality and virginal purity. In some cultural myth, Hare is the messenger of the Great Goddess, moving by moonlight between the human world and the realm of the gods; in other lands she is a goddess herself, wily deceiver and sacred world creator rolled into one. | Darlene Schaper

19: I offer you my heart dear friend please be kind to it...

20: Little dolls to act out all my worries and strife... | Labeled, Ceramic, Fabric, 3 x 12 inches | Rabbit Girl in Paris, Paper Clay, Mixed Media, 4 x 6 inches

21: Dark Child, Ceramic, 5 x 16 inches | Deadly Nightshade, Ceramic, Mixed Media, 8 x 10 inches

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  • Title: Bunny Crave The Art of Darlene Schaper
  • Darlene Schaper is a Portland, Oregon, mixed-media artist, and a graduate of the Pacific NW College of Art. Her work is currently shown at many Northwest venues and has been sold worldwide. She has had her work published and written about in Art Doll Quarterly, Somerset Studio, Cloth Paper Scissors, and Venus Magazines. Darlene is the creator of the first Women’s History Card Deck that has been published and available in her Etsy store. She has appeared on the DIY networks “Craft Lab” with a show focusing on some of her favorite techniques and a showing of her artwork.
  • Tags: art, painting, sculpture, mythology, rabbits, animals, creative, encaustic
  • Published: over 6 years ago