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2011 & 2013 Niche Award Winner ♡ The award recognizes unique creative thought, market viability and excellence in craftsmanship.

I create my quirky creatures in my New York city studio. Inspired by love of E.H. Shepard, (The Wind in the Willows illustrator), William Holbrook Beard, anthropomorphism without sugar, vintage toys & all the old & wonderful books & beasts of my youth, lovingly given to me by my Grandma & Aunt.

See my website for more info...
www.doreenkassel.com

My creatures & stories have grown out of my many years of children's book illustration & have taken off, almost on their own.

I craft each one out of polymer, imbuing them with attitude & emotion, getting the right turn of the head or rise of the cheek. Animals who wear…

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  • Joined September 19, 2010

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polymer found objects glitter oil paints powders silk

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uncommoncreatures
Doreen Kassel's Uncommon Creatures

About

2011 & 2013 Niche Award Winner ♡ The award recognizes unique creative thought, market viability and excellence in craftsmanship.

I create my quirky creatures in my New York city studio. Inspired by love of E.H. Shepard, (The Wind in the Willows illustrator), William Holbrook Beard, anthropomorphism without sugar, vintage toys & all the old & wonderful books & beasts of my youth, lovingly given to me by my Grandma & Aunt.

See my website for more info...
www.doreenkassel.com

My creatures & stories have grown out of my many years of children's book illustration & have taken off, almost on their own.

I craft each one out of polymer, imbuing them with attitude & emotion, getting the right turn of the head or rise of the cheek. Animals who wear clothes clutter the studio & continue to multiply.

My images have been used for books, magazines, toys, puzzles, greeting cards, Christmas ornaments & textiles.

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