WetCanvasArt

Original Drawings and Book Alterations

Pennsylvania, United States · 204 Sales

WetCanvasArt

Original Drawings and Book Alterations

Pennsylvania, United States 204 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(57)
Jodi Harvey-Brown

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Jodi Harvey-Brown

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5 out of 5 stars
(57)
Anna Lovelady

Anna Lovelady on Jul 12, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Why aren't there nine or ten stars? Why? Because this item exceeds that ranking. I can't begin to describe how beautiful this book sculpture is and how I would not hesitate to purchase it again and again. The communication between the artist and myself was clear, concise, and timely. The delicate nature of the item was more than securely wrapped and shipped - not even the careless handling by my family of the box ruffled a single word of the pages. I cannot wait to completely rearrange my library around this exquisite piece. Thank you for being so talented!

claraollero

claraollero on Apr 15, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic. Even better than in pictures. Really well packed! Thank you Jodi, it is beautiful

socalmal

socalmal on Feb 2, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic! One of a kind sculpture

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About

Stories coming to life.

After much poking and prodding from my well meaning family, I finally decided to get serious about my work. I've always drawn, and that's how it started. Most of my drawing sales are commissioned portraits.

In March of 2012 I started book sculpting. I stumbled upon a box of used books at a second-hand shop. Having a soft spot for books, I couldn't pass them up. One book had been crushed in the bottom of the box. Not thinking, I started folding the bent pages to form a design. It was simple, but I really like it. I made a few more, each a little more complicated than the last. At the urging of friends, I posted them on an artist's community website. The people there thought they were interesting and referred me to other book sculptures. It was then that I realized what a valid art form this could be. I had mixed feelings about continuing. Then, I started thinking about sculpting as a way to give a book a new life, up-cycle, and create a pretty awesome looking piece of art all at the same time. Thus, my book sculpting career began. I've never felt so creative before, and I'm loving every second of starting my artistic career.

I feel that art should be personal. A hundred people may own the same mass produced picture and it may be pretty, but does it mean anything to you? Whether it's a drawing or an sculpture, I want my work to be personal for my buyer. I want to help you tell your story.

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  • Jodi Harvey-Brown

    Owner, Maker, Artist

    Hello! My name is Jodi. I'm in my twenties and I'm from a tiny little town in Pennsylvania. I'm a wife and mother. I'm a tap teacher at a local dance studio. When I'm not dancing, I'm drawing or working on book sculptures.

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Last updated on October 28, 2013
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Shipping
I use UPS , FED-EX or USPS, depending on the size and weight of the artwork. I prefer to use priority flat rate boxes in most cases. If you have special needs in regards to sending/address etc. please let me know.

Wet Canvas Art is located in South Eastern PA
Shipping within the US normally takes 2-3 working days.
Shipping to the rest of the world takes approximately 1-2 weeks, although customs can occasionally delay packages further.
All orders will be shipped within 3 business days of receiving your payment.* Insurance is not included in shipping costs under $125* . If you would like insurance please let me know prior to buying and I will revise shipping costs. If you do not indicate you would like insurance I will not be held liable if the item is lost or damaged.
Some items may require a signature upon delivery. If you are not home to sign for the package the post office will hold the item for you for a few days. If the item is not signed for and returned to me shipping will need to be repaid to have the package resent. If the signature is a problem I must be informed at the time of purchase.

***If receiving a packing outside of the US you may be charged customs fees. These fees are NOT my responsibility and will not be prepaid. The fee will be a percentage of the purchase price of the item. Ask your local post office for the exact percentage.
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If you are unhappy with your order for any reason please contact us within 5 working days of receiving your package. I will do my best to resolve the problem quickly. Refunds and exchanges are considered on a case-by-case basis.