Article: Daruma Doll Daydream
Author: Misty Benson
ISSUE: Vol. 4 Winter 2009
I am sooooo excited to announce my new column for Faezine.com called "Morbidly Adorable Mementos"! Faezine is Enchanted Folk's FREE online community magazine. There is a whole wealth of articles on Faezine talking about all sorts of fantastical subjects! It has been going for a year! Woohoo! To read the articles, you will need to create a username and a password to access to the full article. It's totally FREE to do! Just sign in, and start swimming through the fairy dust!
I am truly honored to have been invited to write a quarterly column for this great community! I love moving words around as much as I love moving paint around! So I am grateful for the opportunity to explore my ideas in words as well:) This month, check out my article about Daruma Dolls! What else?! LOL I thought I'd round out all of my daruma doll art with an essay that takes a little more care in elaborating on what they are, what they mean to me, and why they will make me immortal! MWAHAAAHAAHAA HA HA! I also included a photograph of my own daruma dolls in the article, so check them out!
by Misty Benson
Floating through a Japanese market in Seattle with my good friend and fellow artist Alexandria Sandlin, I stumbled upon the little red roly poly men.... Click here to read more...
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