A little over a decade ago, my sister helped me start up my art business "Mystic Reflections." At the time, I had just a small website and most of my artwork was black-and-white sketches that I sold at craft shows. In 2007, I sculpted my first Myxies (fairies), dragon sculptures, and animal pals. My early mythical creature sculptures were made from air-drying clay. I now use polymer clay, having refined my materials along with my techniques and tools.

After trying for several years, I was finally accepted into the Dragon Con Art show in 2008, known for the very cool artworks they represent. I've been fortunate enough to be accepted back every year, which has continuously made it my largest annual event. To date, I've received six awards from the art show for various mythical animal pieces. My work's popularity has grown steadily due to the exposure Dragon Con provides, and I look forward to this exciting convention each year. Several smaller shows discovered me through Dragon Con and have approached me about being their featured artist.

Two years ago, I was able to leave my corporate job to pursue my unique art full-time. This allowed me to dedicate more time to perfecting my craft and gave me the opportunity to illustrate my first children's book, "The Adventures of Mend." It was my first experience as a contracted professional illustrator.

Every year, my business continues to grow, and I'm able to create a multitude of animal and dragon artworks for people to enjoy. I hand-make each of my sculptures, never using molds, so each piece is one-of-a-kind. These cool dragons prove to be the most popular of my pieces.

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Flinkie
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wow!! This one looks so real!! And the eyes look so cute!!! AMAZING WORK!!!

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ChubbySquid
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

YES. BABY CUTHULUS. OH I ADORE THEM. LOOK AT THEM SNUGGLING THE MUTILATED BODY PARTS. THEY ARE SO SWEET.

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John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is my favorite. Hedgehogs may be prickly, but they just reek of "Cuddle Me" aroma. Thumbs up. :D

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Flinkie
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The wings look sooo awesome!! And the details on the feathers? AMAZEFANTASTIBEAUTIFULL!!

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John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Caralyn, what is this cute little guy? Whatever the little guy is, it sure is a cute little thing. :D

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Flinkie
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sooo fluffy!! All the detais on the fur omg!!!

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Tammy Chapman
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

O.M.G. She is so very beautiful. I MUST HAVE HER!!!

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Chief Bear Cloud
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hey, I may not be a kingfisher, but I can still dive for my dinner. :D

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Chief Bear Cloud
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wind this little fellow up and he's ready to give his all for you. :D

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John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hey, you folks "otter" come along with me for awhile, 'cause I've got some neat things to show you all. ;D

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John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hey, all I need is just one more for that 'outside straight', and I'm home free. :D

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Flinkie
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I wish I can buy this for my cousin. She LOVES cute animals and is super obssessed with snowflakes

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Mr. Toothless
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

AWWW!! :3 I love the dragon ones.. their my fav.

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John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This young lady looks so real, you just want to cuddle her. And Mr. Turtle knows it too. :D

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Jeannie Carle
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So many people NOT seeing these to the end! Omigosh - their loss!

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Tammy Chapman
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Oh WOW...A steampunk hummingbird. Awesome!!! I want this one too.

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Tammy Chapman
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's cute. But is it supposed to be an owl with paws or a cat with wings?

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Susann Campbell
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Guardians of the Universe all the way even after death.

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John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is the perfect Tinker Bell if I ever say one. Walt Disney would be proud. 👍

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Tammy Chapman
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I love it. Subtle, but so adorable. I love this little guy. MUST HAVE!!

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Cat on a bike
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I don't like birds but owls are a whole another class.

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John L
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This cute little corgi certainly knows how to motivate the folks to a higher level. :D

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dayna valle
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5 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

ohhhhhhhhhh it's talking to my soul ..