C. Jane Washburn

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: (slight asymmetry, 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, brainmates, butterflies in my stomach, bright sunny days, needles, misty midnight walks, alien cliff dwellings inside of a bonfire, buttered noodles, calluses, chisels, stompyqueasylovely music, Hunters, kitty skritchins, finding bones, sharp objects, painted sculls, sparklie pigments, brushpile hunting, woodgrain, copper wire, spiders, skittering things, colored glass, growing things, tentacles, bpal, tea ~~Favourite movies:~~ 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. ~~Favourite authors:~~ Octavia Butler, Sherri S. Tepper, Connie Willis, Charles DeLint, C.S. Friedman, Storm Constantine, Geoff Ryman, Ursala LeGuinn ~~Favourite music:~~ Azam Ali, Garmarna, Dead Can Dance, Rasa, Niyaz, Bel Canto, Beth Orton, elf power, iron & wine, qntal