I make art dolls and other sundry items. I wrangle data to pay my bills and attend far too many conventions.
things that make me happy:
odd balancing acts,
perfect color matching,
threads that line up neatly,
that little slip of time when a thing becomes real,
smooth bones and jagged teeth,
making something from nothing,
butterflies in my stomach,
bright sunny days,
misty midnight walks,
alien cliff dwellings inside of a bonfire,
Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, Neverending Story and Legend, of course. also Blood Tea & Red String, Hellboy, Willard, Petshop of Horrors, Hellraiser, Enchanted, the Fifth Element, Pan's Labyrinth, Children of Men and the Moomins.
Octavia Butler, Sherri S. Tepper, Connie Willis, Charles DeLint, C.S. Friedman, Storm Constantine, Geoff Ryman, Ursala LeGuinn
Azam Ali, Garmarna, Dead Can Dance, Rasa, Niyaz, Bel Canto, Beth Orton, elf power, iron & wine, qntal