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Feature Artist Tristan Robin Blakeman!

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Yes! Life does sparkle and shimmer and glimmer and gleam! And I love it! Whether I'm making art, working with fabric, paper, ink and vintage findings - or working on a theatre piece - or sewing like an ecstatic dervish on a new art quilt - I'm always attracted to what shimmers just out of sight...the ghosts of sparkle and the rich dignity of decayed splendor. 

I love vintage images and antique books. I love to find enchanting items from turn-of-the-century Paris and funky trash from mid-century Hollywood. I love vintage papers and ephemera and I love making art paper of my own using a variety of antiques and products and techniques. But most of all, I love taking these items and assembling them together to create work which speaks to the heart and to the eye and teaching others to do the same. I hope it speaks to you, too - and that you enjoy browsing!

Art Quilt

Mixed Media Fabric Collage

 Steampunk Tag

Valentine Tag

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  1. Tristian, I like the sparkle and creativeness of your art ♥

  2. Your pieces are all wonderfully intricate. The tags are my favorites here!!! Thanks for sharing with us.

  3. nice job Tristan, beautiful pieces

  4. Tristan let his followers know he was being featured on your blog. He is a very talented artists. He is a jack of all trades in his crafting.

  5. Thank you for sharing this site and your art, Tristan Robin Blakeman

  6. I have missed seeing the beautiful shimmer, sparkle and gleam of your work Tristan, your attention to detail for your assemblage pieces is stunning. Thanks for joining us as GD today!

  7. Totally and utterly amazing Tristan! Your work always makes me take a second, third and more much beauty to see in one place. You truly have an amazing gift!

    Thanks for sharing it with us all!!

  8. Tristan, I'm smiling! Your Art makes me smile and YOU make me smile.

  9. I feel very honored to have your Steam Punk "Imagine" piece hanging in my home it is truly a work of art and in real life the details are so much more impressive than online photographs can portray.Your quirky sense of humor shines through your art pieces. Sparkle on King of the craft room!

  10. Amazing Tristan. Your use of bold, rich colors in one creation and then a complete turn around to soft, so unique. Your love of the craft shines in all your creations. Bravo my friend!

  11. Congratulations from Panther @ Defending the Truth.

  12. Tristan, I love all the little details in all of your projects!!! They are simply gorgeous!!! <3

  13. Tristan, so happy to see your fabulous art work featured here again. You are always so inspiring to me and I amin awe of your talent. TFS

  14. Fabulous details, richly your "heARTistic vision"

  15. Well, everyone has already used up all the good adjectives . . . wait, I'm not seeing a "BRILLIANT," how can we possibly be missing "brilliant!" ??

    I really really like your art, Tristan!


  16. You have been an inspiration for ages....

  17. So talented Tristan! Love your work. :)


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