Here's what's up at Organic Armor - Saturday, July 23, 2016:
New website in process! That means this (old) site has missing pictures and navigation issues. We are also having email delays. But it's going to be super beautiful SOON so if you can't find something, please check back in a day or two!

News

Feasting with Game of Thrones

Some friends of ours have a wonderful supper club and moonshine bar in Asheville called Lex18. They serve artisan cocktails and delicious food. They've been hosting themed dinners for the last few years and their [...]

April 21st, 2016|Categories: Asheville area, Events|Tags: , , |

Student Profile: Transformation Artist

Carol and her husband at Mardi Gras party Carol Richards joined the online course last fall and has been one of the active members of the Facebook group, sharing her work in progress [...]

April 13th, 2016|Categories: courses, students|Tags: , , , , |

Do you Oogoo?

We’ve been using Oogoo molds as part of the Organic Armor Arts process for 5 years. The beautiful cameos Paul sculpts get transfered to the armor via Oogoo molds. Many of the small elements like [...]

April 6th, 2016|Categories: Custom, teaching|Tags: , , , |

Ode to Lionfish!

lionfish setset, photo by Tempus Fugit Design with model Alan Malpass We have just completed the Lionfish commission, in process since the end of December. There are two sets, one for mermaid Eden [...]

March 15th, 2016|Categories: Animal Armor, Custom, mermaid, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Student Profile: Elizabeth Opiela, Fabricator

Elizabeth as Glinda the Good Witch This is the first in a series of interviews with Organic Armor Arts students. Elizabeth Opiela was one of the early participants in the course, taking advantage [...]

March 10th, 2016|Categories: courses, students|Tags: , , , , , , |

Live Workshops

We just taught our first "Introduction to the Organic Armor Arts" in a live weekend workshop. It went so well we have already scheduled the next one: April 16 and 17. We had six creative [...]

February 28th, 2016|Categories: courses, Events, teaching|Tags: , , , , |

Inspiration or Intimidation?

Inspiration lights you up, makes you want to get your hands dirty and make things, now! You can’t sleep, thinking about the cool materials and ideas you want to combine. It feels like a stretch, [...]

February 15th, 2016|Categories: courses, inspiration, Kindred spirits|Tags: , , , |

Mermaid Collab

We've been doing collaborative photo shoots with talented models and photographers for many years. Some are new to the scene and some are world renowned. These two images fall into the latter category. Hannah Mermaid [...]

January 30th, 2016|Categories: mermaid, Photography|Tags: , , |

On Beyond Armbands!

Merry Mary's EL-wire antlers The Intro course participants are really some quality folks! I couldn’t be more pleased with my interactions with them. They are creative in such diverse ways, and very supportive [...]

January 21st, 2016|Categories: courses, students|Tags: , , , , |

Bellydancers’ Tool Box

Sabrina of San Diego in custom set Bellydancers are crafty and resourceful women, great at finding flowing fabrics and sparkly bits and combining them in functional ways. The methods and materials of the [...]

January 16th, 2016|Categories: Belly Dance, courses, Custom|Tags: , , , , , |