Susanne and Will's Profile

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We are Susanne & Will, partners in crime, co-creators in life, and the meandering artists behind Five Donkeys Studio. We work in a variety of mediums (watercolour, acrylics, mosaics, wool roving, wood, inks, silicone, and beeswax) in an effort to appease our creative gods.

At present, our latest obsession is beeswax, which we turn into funky candles. We make our own molds (of our own designs and of antique and vintage bottles), then cast our creations in beeswax. We have plenty of new designs in the works, so please check back often to see what's new.

What's with the name, you ask....well, we used to live on the west coast where there was a field with five donkeys in it. We would pass by this field every day and often stop by to feed them and give them a little ear rub. Some days we would see three donkeys, some days two....you get the picture. Anyway,…

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  • Joined November 14, 2007

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beeswax candles, acrylic paints, watercolour paints, mosaic and glass tiles, wood, wool roving

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FiveDonkeysStudio
Funky Candles & Really Cool Art

About

We are Susanne & Will, partners in crime, co-creators in life, and the meandering artists behind Five Donkeys Studio. We work in a variety of mediums (watercolour, acrylics, mosaics, wool roving, wood, inks, silicone, and beeswax) in an effort to appease our creative gods.

At present, our latest obsession is beeswax, which we turn into funky candles. We make our own molds (of our own designs and of antique and vintage bottles), then cast our creations in beeswax. We have plenty of new designs in the works, so please check back often to see what's new.

What's with the name, you ask....well, we used to live on the west coast where there was a field with five donkeys in it. We would pass by this field every day and often stop by to feed them and give them a little ear rub. Some days we would see three donkeys, some days two....you get the picture. Anyway, the days when we would see all five donkeys we felt totally blessed by the universe and considered those times most auspicious. So, with that sense of optimism, we named our studio!

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