Hi there! My name is Dayna Corbitt and I am the creator and owner of an online shop called WhimsyCalling, where I sell handmade objects of art. I reside in Olympia, Wa, where I've lived for about a month. I moved from Seattle to seek out a less crowded, funkier, more peaceful environment. Also, I quit my job and became a full time artist.

I never thought I could make a living selling art. I was never that confident. I was a terrible student. My teachers probably remember me falling asleep in class, looking dumbfounded when I got called on for questions, and doodling in my notebook at all times. Every subject was pretty much a waste of my time. I had other things to think about. Like would it be better to own a dragon sized dragon or one so small I could keep it in my pocket? Or where would I live if I were a fairy? I had ideas.

Clay is my main medium, but I also took up needle felting, cause I wanted to make dolls with clay faces and soft bodies, but I'm useless with a sewing machine and patterns. Needle felted is like sculpting with wool, so that was a hit. I also started making clay on wood paintings. Somehow the sculpting made my painting better and visa versa. My first show with paintings sold out completely, which thrilled me.

So here I am, an artist by profession. Granted, I only quit my day job just over a month ago. I feel confident that this is the life for me and I can't imagine going back to work for someone. It feels great to be my own boss, but us creative types can spend a little too much time in Wonderland. How else do you expect us to get our inspiration?!

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Zion DaGraca 2 years ago

sooo cute (:

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| TheArtAddict | 2 years ago

I was made into a clay figure?

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Jeanne Deaux 2 years ago

The raccoon!!!!! LOVE IT!!!!!

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Miriam Antonius 2 years ago

The cutest sloth I’ve ever seen! Love it!

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Hannah Hollowell 2 years ago

I love the ears

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Tiu Tau Tilhi 2 years ago

This guy is my favourite. Although it is so hard to choose. :)

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Arabella Atlee 2 years ago

A GALAXY SLOTH! :O

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Liana Lang 2 years ago

:P

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Maria M 2 years ago

I love him...

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Amy Post 2 years ago

oh my freakin' God

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

What's that on his head?

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Arabella Atlee 2 years ago

Gorgeous!!!! <3!!!!!!!!

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Katacombs 2 years ago

its edgar and maya

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Nickie LaRue 2 years ago

Omg... I need that

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Squiddosnazz 2 years ago

These are all so detailed, it only becomes apparent when a size comparison like this is shown because the painting is so glossy and smooth. They're really cute, thanks for sharing.

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LYDIA MCKAY 2 years ago

that is so artistic

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Arabella Atlee 2 years ago

So c utde omg! <3!!!!!!!!!!!

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LYDIA MCKAY 2 years ago

so cute I want it so bad

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InsomniacPanda 2 years ago

So cute, I wanna cry

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Socially Awkward 2 years ago

Unihedgehogs! My spirit animal!!!!!

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Daze 2 years ago

Can I buy this???

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Marcela 2 years ago

I'm having trouble with those wooden hand. I only like what's on them, these are adorable. :)

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Socially Awkward 2 years ago

Love, love, LOVE the rainbow horn!!!

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Socially Awkward 2 years ago

Is this a caticorn?!?!?!? Yaaaaaay!!!!! 🐱🦄🌈

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Arabella Atlee 2 years ago

<3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Tiu Tau Tilhi 2 years ago

Hello lil guy, you put me in my happy place, too. :)

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Sara Fina 2 years ago

Every single one of them is adorable.

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LYDIA MCKAY 2 years ago

I love that aztec

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Katherine Dagold 2 years ago

I need a badger with a little yellow and black scarf or maybe a little bumble bee on the nose

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Tiu Tau Tilhi 2 years ago

If unicorn pigs could fly

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Arabella Atlee 2 years ago

<3!!!!!!

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Socially Awkward 2 years ago

Dogs!!!!!! How adorable! <3

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Kristen Hdz 2 years ago

I wish I could like it 100 times!

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Tiu Tau Tilhi 2 years ago

Grumpy Bunny!

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Socially Awkward 2 years ago

I love how a lot of these are so similar and so unique at the same time!

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Donna Zuleger 2 years ago

Love this one

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Socially Awkward 2 years ago

You seem to love unicorns! Who doesn't though, am I right people?

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Marcela 2 years ago

Hedgehogs!!! Please, remove those horns! :(

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Arabella Atlee 2 years ago

Whimsical! <3!

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Socially Awkward 2 years ago

I love the shirts!

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Arabella Atlee 2 years ago

<3!!!!!!!!!!!

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Socially Awkward 2 years ago

I... I have no words to describe how adorable this truly is.

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Lou Wow 2 years ago

Wishing for some cookies...

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Socially Awkward 2 years ago

Unibunny? Bunnycorn?

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