theaterclouds

Photographic prints by Elly MacKay

Owen Sound, Ontario · 7832 Sales

theaterclouds

Photographic prints by Elly MacKay

Owen Sound, Ontario 7832 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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(2862)

Announcement   Working away in my studio on new books! Themes for the next ones: dance, weather, friendship and marine archeology.
Maya is on the best books list for Kirkus, CBC, Canadian Children's Book Centre and 49th Shelf this year!

Announcement

Last updated on 23 Jan, 2017

Working away in my studio on new books! Themes for the next ones: dance, weather, friendship and marine archeology.
Maya is on the best books list for Kirkus, CBC, Canadian Children's Book Centre and 49th Shelf this year!

Elly MacKay

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Elly MacKay

Counting the Days
CA$47.00
In Secret
CA$27.00
The Weather Minders 16x20
CA$88.00
Peter's Lookout
CA$27.00
Evening in the Garden
CA$28.00
The Wave 12x16
CA$47.00
Up up and away
CA$24.00
Love is a place
CA$24.00
They delayed the workings of the day... LARGE
CA$45.00
When it is rainy and grey...
CA$27.00
Flight
CA$27.00
Mountains in the Sea 16 x20 or 40x50 cm
CA$88.00
In his world, he was King...
CA$27.00
On the back of a tiger...
CA$27.00
Brothers
CA$27.00
A Day to Celebrate LARGE
CA$47.00
Miriam's Dollhouse
CA$27.00
Collecting Kindling - From the Grimm Series
CA$27.00
Little Dancer - photographic print by Elly MacKay
CA$27.00
Triptych Little by Little LARGE
CA$98.00
The Navigators - LARGE print by Elly MacKay
CA$47.00
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5 out of 5 stars
(2862)
Kevin Lowe

Kevin Lowe on 22 Feb, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely love this print! Amazing.

4ziggy

4ziggy on 21 Feb, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Love the imagination you have to create these pictures. Thank you. Great service. Appreciated.🤗

Nelly

Nelly on 19 Feb, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

It's beautiful. Great colours. Fast shipping. We are very happy.

Nelly

Nelly on 19 Feb, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This is my favourite. Great piece of art.

Nelly

Nelly on 19 Feb, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

It's beautiful. Great colours. Fast shipping. We are very happy.

Nelly

Nelly on 19 Feb, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

It's beautiful. Great colours. Fast shipping. We are very happy.

Nelly

Nelly on 19 Feb, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

It's beautiful. Great colours. Fast shipping. We are very happy.

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About

A World Inside A Paper Theater

I make miniature worlds out of paper. I ink up a paper called Yupo paper, cut it into layers and set inside a miniature theater. I play with the lighting, and adjust the elements and then photograph the scenes. I often take 50 or more photos to get the one I am looking for.
I discovered working in this way through making tunnel books. They are a Victorian invention that a member of the Movable Book Society introduced me to as a teen. I made dozens, and began making dioramas too with cams, levers and light.
After the birth of my daughter I thought it would be fun to make some again and explained my idea to my husband. He surprised me with a miniature theater for Christmas! It was perfect. I have been making the photographs I sell here at Theater Clouds now for the last 3 years in this way. I have also made some into permanent pieces, some into illustrations for books, and some into installations. And... soon I hope some very rudimentary animations.
To see works in progress, keep in touch through my blog, website and new Facebook page - Theater Clouds.
Keep an eye open for my books too! www.ellymackay.com
Thanks! Elly

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    http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2011/featured-seller-theater-clouds/ Here are some of my books: If You Hold A Seed Shadow Chasers Butterfly Park Maya Beach Baby Fall Leaves Covers Anne of Green Gables Series Emily of New Moon Series A Most Magical Girl

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