I am Karen Furst, a mixed media and assemblage artist. I make strange and slightly twisted designs in the form of note cards, mint tins, and magnets, along with creatures, monsters, robots, and aliens. Click here to start shopping. Or browse around the blog for tutorials, articles on artsy stuff, product news, and free downloads. Thanks for stopping by!
I just finished up some collage paintings. I make these with acrylic paint on a stretched canvas with old French dictionary paper cut outs for the hippo shapes. I color the dictionary pages with colored pencil, acrylic paint, charcoal pencils, or alcohol ink.
The Sorrowful Sisters
I've just completed my first art dolls and I'm unveiling them here first! They are made from paperclay with styrofoam balls and wooden dowels as an armature. They have yarn hair and coffee filter skirts. I call them my Sorrowful Sisters.
The Servants of Ord
The Servants of Ord are finished! I've been working on these for most of 2012 and am happy to be done with them. They are the servants of Master Ord, who I haven't created yet, but I believe will be small and round and powerful, and possibly amoral. Find out more...