Paula Arwen Owen's Profile
Welcome to Arwen Designs!
Everything here is created by me, Paula Arwen Owen. I am an illustrator and graphic designer, originally from Brooklyn, NY, now living at the edge of an enchanted forest in the Catskill mountains. I work in hand cut paper silhouettes and collage, combining simple, elegant lines against tapestries of texture and color. I’m fascinated with the opposition of darkness and light, and inspired by my surroundings, as well as stories, dreams, myths, and legends.
I have always been interested in mythology, nature, and spiritual symbols of all different religions, and love to bring these themes into my work. My love of nature inspires me to show all aspects of her beauty, both wild and serene. My Scandinavian and Eastern European heritage draws me to the Norse Pantheon as well as to mystical Hebrew tradition. My interest in symbols led to creating a line of cards and vinyl decals that let…
- Joined August 2, 2009