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|Biography||FAUSTINA is a direct descendant of the famous American seamstress "Betsy Ross". This multi-talented Florida 6th generation cracker has worked in many mediums, from portrait oil painting, pencils, pen and ink, conte crayon and many more.
20 years ago, Faustina was introduced to the art of scrimshaw and acid etching by a knife maker, Paul (Pappy) Chamberlain who supplied her with tools and materials to start scrimshaw and acid-etching and since has become known throughout the world as a top artist in this field. She has publication in a quality, detailed book on Contemporary Scrimshaw by Eva Halet, you can find through her website. For more info. on scimshaw visit:
|Interests||Music, Many forms of art, History, Gardening, collecting ferns, Hubble Space Telescope, Cosmology.
|Music||Owner of Killerwail Studios with husband, Dennis. Vocalist, 4 and 5 string Bass. Original composer and recording artist.
|Films||What the BLEEP do we know ?
"V" for Vendetta, Concert Videos, Star Trek and Sci-fy
|Television||Anything on the Discovery channel, PBS...anything to expand your mind and Enjoy the Arts, Frontline and Nova. History and Si-fi, National Geograghic, Also understanding the natural world around us.
|Books||Biography on Benjamin Franklin "The first American", by H. W. Brands. Stephen Hawking books and Edgar Cayce Readings. Mutant Message Down Under, A Mind expanding read.
Gator Cutlery Club Show in Lakeland, Florida. Blade Show in Atlanta, Georgia. Florida knifemakers Association Show in Tampa Florida, 1 of 3 Scrimshanders in the Knifemakers Guild. For more info go to my official website
scrimshawbyfaustina.com, website needs updating of sales page.
. . .Thank you for your kind comments and support and best wishes!!!
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