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Finding the fantasy

Tue Jun 30, 2015, 3:59 AM

I have spent the past few weeks contemplating my art and where I would like it to take me, or more specifically where I would like to take it.

My artistic journey so far has been a wonderful experience filled with experimenting and learning. Whilst I intend to continue this I would like to hone my basic creative skills and increase the fantasy aspect of my art.


For me, fantasy art embraces mythological, magical and supernatural themes, it is a style and subject matter that I find inspiring and wonderful. When I think of the fictional creatures and characters I aspire to create they are drenched in bright colors, draped with swirly paisley patterns and filled with individuality and character.


My aim is to make my pieces something ‘different’. I am happy with the way I create solid torsos so my creatures pay homage to traditional sculpture whilst maintaining their softness and ability to be posed into various life like positions. So to improve myself I plan to increase my use of sculpted paisley patterns and swirls such as I have used here:

 SOLD The Last Galaxy Lion by RhiannonWoolf  Fantasy Flutter Bunny -Handcrafted- Rhiannon Woolf by RhiannonWoolf



Not only do I aim to refine my sculpting skills I would like to build on other finer detailing through hand stitching and the creation of creature clothing and accessories. I have been experimenting with creating my own all natural dyes, felting and creating unique puppets. I want my creations to have more character, I want people to look at them and wonder about their story, what world did they come from and what roll did they play there. I know it is going to take an enormous amount of hard work, blood and tears to build my work to where I want it to be but with the truly beautiful encouragement I have found here on DA perhaps one day I will.


Truly thank you to everyone for encouraging me in my dreams of becoming an artist. Whilst dreams are often no more than a fantasy, I am going to bring fantasy to life. 


"Never be afraid to create.

Don’t strive to be ‘perfect’, there is no such thing.

 Fight to be better.

 Better than you where yesterday, better than you will be tomorrow.

Be the best you can be.

Create to the best of your ability."
- Rhiannon Woolf


What I am currently working on:

Personal works:
Zebra unicorn faun
Fantasy Puppet
Fantasy Mountain Stag - finished awaiting photo shoot
Fantasy Giraffe 
Fantasy Platypus
Goat/Bird beast
Fantasy koala
other mythical beasts :aww:

Suggestions for 'personal works' are most welcome

Keyrings - posted
Winged Egyptian style fox - finished awaiting photo shoot
Fantasy Rabbit - posted
Sloth with purple detailing
Fantasy Unicorn
Winged/antlered cat/creature
Fantasy wolf/fox
 ? undecided ?
Toronto inspired creature 
Fantsy Tragopan / Falcon
New Breed of Guinea Goat

If you think you should be on this commission list please tell me, your spot may not have been saved if you have not payed your deposit. 

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Rhiannon Woolf
Artist | Professional | Artisan Crafts
About the artist:
“Creation is my passion. It is my first love.
Creating is like an exciting adventure, I never know where it will take me or what I will create. I consider it a privilege to be able to share my art and teach others what I have spent so long teaching myself.
I have been working on a new technique allowing my creations to be more sculpture and less plush. The resulting sculptures and maquettes are as soft as ever, have solid torsos with flexible extremities enabling the creatures to be posed into lifelike positions.

My aim is to blur the lines between ‘plush’ and ‘sculpture’, ‘real’ and ‘fantasy’.”

About the person:
“I am nothing special, what I know I have learnt through endless hours of trial and error. I have a love of learning, the dedication to practice and a true passion for my art. I didn’t study at an amazing art school nor have I been lucky enough to be tutored by an artist. I create because it is what I love doing”.

“Never be afraid to create.
Don’t strive to be ‘perfect’, there is no such thing.
Fight to be better.
Better than you where yesterday, better than you will be tomorrow.
Be the best you can be.
Create to the best of your ability”
- Rhiannon Woolf


© - all of my art is copyrighted under the Australian Copyright Act. Do not attempt to recreate or use without permission please.

Have a most marvelous day and be blessed


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Imagi-Nethat Featured By Owner 7 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
O-Oh, wow!  I was not expecting a reply to my watch, thank you!  Honestly I love the creatures you make, they're so beautiful.
catiasparks Featured By Owner 23 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
wow accidently clicked on an add and found this your art is amazing! OMG MOAR POEMS! i love your fantasy tiger and spirit fox! i wish i could buy one but i am only a 13 year old. that means i don't get to much moneySad dummy 
Manganiaque Featured By Owner Edited 23 hours ago
Hello, hello! Hi! 

There's no need to thank me for that; I thank you for showing us your wonderful creations! I almost never use superlatives, but in this case it couldn't be avoided... :) (Smile) 
I'm not actually interested in plushies - I collect high tech scale model cars and anime/manga figurines - but I really like your fantasy creatures; also, I appreciate the remarkable refinement of all the details - it's easy to see that you love what you do and that you try to make everything close to perfection.
I sincerely hope that your talent gets all the appreciation it deserves! Clap
Luminoxie Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
you... I FOUND YOU!! You're so talented and I love your work, it's so beautiful and realistic, just.... ;u; too amazing for words
Darkwood-Creatures Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you for the fav you amazing person you!! :tighthug: here have a cup of tea!I love...tea 
RhiannonWoolf Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Artisan Crafter
Obviously my pleasure! thank you for the wonderful art! 5 seconds hug 
oh my gosh a cup of tea is exactly what i need right now!  Meow :3  time to boil the kettle! Llama Emoji-09 (Drinking Tea) [V1] 
Darkwood-Creatures Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Artisan Crafter
Aww :huggle: And thank you for your wonderful art too! Come to think of it I might have one too haha onion boy 2 
AgentQueensland Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely magnificent work! I wish I could even be a third as amazing as you are! Kudos <3Smile 
joy3636 Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago
Your works are so amazing. I wish I had a lifesize sculpture of my Aion pet.
RhiannonWoolf Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Artisan Crafter
Lovely Shoujo Emoji (Huggy Hug) [V2] thank you so much! I am glad you like my creations 
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