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Gitana The Creative Diva
Brooklyn, NY
Neighborhood: Midwood



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  • Kneeling Geisha
    February 2011
    paper, inks, pigment powder,   4.25 x 5.5 inches
    This beautiful geisha graces the face of a standard A2 sized notecard. Techniques used are stamping, masking, sponging, layering.

  • Serenity
    March 2011
    paper, inks, paint, metal   4.25 x 5.5 inches

  • Baby Bananas
    January 2011
    various papers, inks, wire, digital graphcs   approx. 15 inches long, 10 inches wide, 24 inches high
    A crate salvaged from a holiday gift of fruit is transformed into a baby shower gift. Each tissue paper banana contains an article of baby clothing. The banana tree, complete with a bunch of bananas a

  • Floral Arrangements
    June 2010
    Paper, wire, floral supplies, foam   Approx. 24" wide x 30" high x 12" deep
    Six large floral arrangements were crafted out of recycled paper for the graduation exercises of a environmentally responsible high school. They graced the apron of the auditorium stage on graduation

  • Miniature Vejigantes
    2006
    Walnut shells, toothpicks, acrylic paint   approx. 2.5 inches
    These are carved walnut shell representations of the vejigantes of Loiza, P.R., part of the rich cultural legacy of Afro-Puerto Rican history.

  • Miniature Bridal Box
    June 2004
    This bridal scene is constructed inside of a cigar box with a combination of purchased and hand made miniature elements. On the shelf of the mirror stands a tiny frame with a miniscule photograph of t

  • Window Box Thank You Card
    2015
    Card stock, paper, ribbon, ink, pearls
    The window box at the lower edge of the card front has three dimensional vines and leaves spilling over its edge. A swirling vine intertwines on the ornate, double layer trellis above it and is accent

  • Trick or Treat Haunted House
    2014
    Paper, vellum, ink
    This haunted house scene features elements created with a variety of electronic cutting files. The clouds and ground were created by sponging ink over a shaped mask. The doors open to reveal the Grim

  • Anniversary Banner
    2015
    Paper
    A variety of matte and metallic cardstocks were used to create this banner. All elements designed and cut on an electronic cutting machine and assembled with spray adhesive.,

  • Butterfly Bling
    2013
    liquid watercolors, watercolor paper, cardstock, ink, rhinestones, PearlEx pigments and shimmery artists chalks
    One of a series. The mottled background was created by spraying liquid watercolor on watercolor paper, then over-stamped with a flourish rubber stamp and embellished. Butterfly stamped on white card

  • Lattice Thank You Card
    2015
    cardstock, vellum, fabric, die punches, brick motif embossing folder, flower eyelet,
    Double lattice was cut with an electronic cutter and sized to fit one over the other, allowing the bottom layer color to show. Die punches used to cut small flowers, butterfly layers, and the swirly v

  • Get Well Card
    2014
    Pearlized card stock, vellum, rhinestones, ink

  • 60th Anniversary Card
    2014
    Pearlized and glitter card stock, vellum, rhinestones, ink,
    An elegant card to celebrate a milestone anniversary. Various die cuts are combined to create a flowing arrangement.

  • Custom Wedding Card
    2011
    Plain and Glitter Cardstock, handmade paper, ribbons, ink, embellishments
    This card is specifically customized for the wedding couple and carries special meaning. The gold and silver elements signify wealth and prosperity. The dove symbolizes love. The dark blue and gold st

  • Red & Green Tri Shutter Card - Closed
    Card stock, rhinestones, embossing folders, ink
    This special friendship card was specifically created for a young lady who loves all things ed and green. The card opens up into an accordion-like configuration with several small panels. Each panel i

  • Red & Green Tri Shutter Card - Open
    Card stock, rhinestones, embossing folders, ink
    This special friendship card was specifically created for a young lady who loves all things ed and green. The card opens up into an accordion-like configuration with several small panels. Each panel i
 








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