Extravagant Emu Egg Awards 2003
Decorated Emu Eggs
(May or may not have hinges) - includes but is not limited to: beaded,
jewel boxes, kaleidoscopes and minaudieres. All artwork on
these pages is copyrighted by both Emu's Zine (with rights reverting to the
artist) and the artist creating the artwork. This includes photographs of
the artwork. Contact the individual artists for permission before
reproducing their artwork for any reason.
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This Tropical Fish was created from two Emu Eggs, and
texturing was added using
Styrofoam, plaster, plaster cloth, and molding paste. If you let this
Fish "kiss" your eye while you rotate the fish's body, you'll "see" swirling
fireworks of green, teal, blue, fuchsia, and purple, as it contains a working
hand-made Kaleidoscope built inside those two Emu Eggs with a tumbling chamber
containing an assortment of sizes and shapes of translucent glass beads sealed
with a circle of textured iridescent glass located near the Fish's tail and a
clear viewing lens located in the Fish's mouth. The Fish swims above a stand
created from a wooden plaque stained with translucent ink/varathane mixture,
sand from Florida, seashells collected from world travels, and hand-made plaster
cloth/molding paste seaweed. It was airbrushed using acrylics.
Lee Michele Boyle
1054 Northmount Drive, N.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2L 0B9
"Royal Blue Heart"
This unique emu egg was cut and reassembled to form a heart,
then painted and decorated. Note from artist:
"I began decorating eggs as a form of coping with grief. I haven't studied
anywhere nor to I copy anyone else's style".
"J'Eggs by Jeanie"
910 S. E. "G" St.
Bentonville, AK 72712
"Twin Towers/Crying Eagle Emu Egg"
The artist first painted a sterile emu egg gold, then
added ribbon and rhinestone trim on the open side. The inside of the egg
is lined with gold lame and contains a miniature of the Twin Towers. A decoupaged a silk print of the now famous
Eagle" is outlined it with red, white and blue Austrian crystal rhinestones on
the front. The final is a red glitterball on top of the egg.
7211 E. 191st St. S.
Bixby, OK. 74008-6726
"Royal Ebony Emu Egg Clock"
This is actually two emu eggs, one inside the other.
Almost all metal parts are 24 k gold plate. The clock with Roman Numerals is set
inside the cabinet clock. The cabinet is hinged and embellished with gold
findings and seed pearl trim. The back of the clock cabinet features a door
for easy access to the workings. A gold grown is the final on this piece.
28 Southern Cross Drive
Completely decked out in brass trimming and rigging, the Beckaneer
began it's voyage as a charitable donation for the Alzheimer's Foundation.
Much attention was paid to detail, and the ship is equipped with full
cannonade, free-spinning captain's wheel, opening hatchways, and a below-deck
that can be peeked in upon through the aged brass porthole inserts.
7242 Irving Avenue
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
On to Pysanky 2003