I just realized that I haven't posted here about Joatmon, the Gatherer. While making her I was thinking about how I create so many different items. I thought, I'm a Jack of all trades, Master of none. So I wondered what the initials were for that phrase. "J-O-A-T-M-O-N", and ta-da. She was named Joatmon, the Gatherer.
I made her for a Somerset Studio magazine challenge of "nature preserved". After they kept her for 5 months, she was returned with a "Dear Artist" letter. So sad, I had already scheduled my press conferences and had my party planned. Dreaming on.....
Joatmon's body was made from a magnolia pod, her stand and hat are made from acorn hats. I gathered the shells and pinchers from the beaches of Florida.
What do you think?