In Progress: Inner Ear Cufflinks

I’m happy to say I’ve finally moved into the cufflinks arena of anatomical and biological accessories: inner ear (cochlea and semicircular canals) cufflinks are now in the works and should be available on Etsy in a few weeks in glittering stainless steel. Here’s a shot of the model of the right-sided one!

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Gold Inner Ear Pendant

I just received this gem in the mail thanks to Shapeways production: a gold plated stainless steel actual size inner ear pendant I ordered for a custom order for a lucky Etsy customer. Before I package it and send it off, this just had to photographed and shown off a bit. So classy!

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Hibiscus 1 Painting & Process

Just finished the first hibiscus painting – I saw this plant at a local store and couldn’t not buy it.  It’s giving out vibrant double blossoms every day or so.  This study is of a freshly fallen blossom, which are often just as interesting as the ones still hanging on the bush.  I’m including a… Continue reading Hibiscus 1 Painting & Process

Iris painting – in progress and finished

I’m such a fan of the interweaving cords of the iris that I’ve done a second painting: “Green and Yellow Iris.” Below are some prelim. sketching and in progress shots, as well as the final result.  Check it out on Etsy! Acrylic on board, 12″ x 12″

Teres Major muscle painting

Just added this to my etsy shop – a new muscle painting showcasing such fun muscles as Teres major and minor, deltoid, infraspinatus, and lattisimus dorsi.

Origami Crane Sketch

Just did a digital sketch of an origami crane.  It’s interesting, once you do a few web searches, you realize what a popular artistic subject this is, even things like silver cast jewelry.


I’ve had more time for sketching lately — here are a few of my latest subjects! All images ©2010 Michelle Reinke