After more than seven years, this Helenbobelen (H.M. Lee) is at Hummingbird 100!
6H x 4W Inches
Washable Markers, Watercolor, Tempera, Ink, Paper and Love
Not For Sale
Thank you to everyone who intentionally (or otherwise) supported the culmination of this 100 Hummingbird Art Series. I’m glad to share some of the hummingbird art with children and together appreciate nature and all it has to offer — even/particularly in urban settings.
During this seven+ year stretch of painting, sculpting, metalsmithing, singing, etc. some of my friends married, had children, raised children, sold apartments, bought houses, traveled, went back to school, and had some fine dining experiences. I’m glad I’m now able to catch up with some of these friends and see the wedding photos, houses, and hear stories of their children.
For this Helenbobelen, this 100 Hummingbird Art Series was pretty much completed for the sake of art, for the sake of finding simple joy despite what others thought or felt was right for my life. In the process of sitting down and painting in public places, I spoke with enlightened mothers, children, and business people, and of course, other artists. Over the seven years, I also created many, many, many pairs of thin gold hoop earrings, lost and regained my ability to speak and write, commuted by kickscooter, healed from dying, cuddled my 19-year-young wonderful calico cat, became a (mostly) raw whole foods plant-based eater and a proponent for human rights and nature conservation…and started this ACEO gallery. For those who once nay-sayed, I’m glad to see that my life choices are appealing to you. (It wasn’t fully my intention, but I’m glad my choices can be viewed as sane.)
And being alone, creating with my hands, taught me how to truly love life…and how to be alone with myself and my thoughts. Last year, when I came back from death, I was happy to go back to my artist life, as I believe an artist’s life is one of the best kinds of lives to live.
Unbridled joy is even better than being in the world’s best galleries. I’m happy to be happy…and happy to feel grateful. I did it as an indie-artist!
Thank you to Dr. Juan Bahamon for his hummingbird photography, to friends and fam, and to you for your continued purchases and kind feedback.
P.S. I created Hummingbird 100 with washable markers in tribute to my enthusiastic art students who are just learning how to paint with light…
I don’t do drugs. I am drugs. — Salvador Dali
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Congratulations and salutations! And thank you to everyone who purchased, supported, and observed!
As most of you already know from previous years, I’m a one-woman-band (at Hummingbird 100! After 7 years!) so I’m letting you know now that I accept domestic jewelry and art requests by December 14th and international jewelry and art requests by December 7th midnight CST. All requests for these items after December 15th 12noon PST, will be sent after January 8th, 2018…thank you for your support and purchases!
From now until December 15th, for every Helenbobelen.com purchase a pair of Sterling Silver Thinnest And Strongest Thin Hoop Earrings (Special Edition) will be donated to a 501c(3) benefitting children, animals, and/or the environment.
Announcing our 5th Annual Helenbobelen.com December Blog Celebration!
This is our annual event, and next month going into our 7thblog year, you’ll have the opportunity to win artisanal, eco-friendly, not to mention beautiful jewelry and art for yourself and also for a reputable 501c3!
How to enter?
Simply provide your name and email address (which will remain private, as always) to email@example.com by Wednesday, November 15th. Art and/or jewelry art clients who purchase online from January 1st 2017 until November 15th will be automatically entered!
This year’s winnings?
4H x 4W x 1/16 to 1/8D Inches
Earth-friendly Mixed Media on Minimal Wood $325.00
1) 10K Freedom (I) Hoop Earring Components, (.75H x .38W Inches, a $100.00 Value) with…
2) 18K Thinnest And Strongest Thin White Gold/Palladium Hoop Earrings in “Dainty” (.50 Inch Diameter, a $315.00 Value).
3) Sterling Silver Freedom (I) Hoop Earring Components, (.75H x .38W Inches, a $44.00 Value) with…
4) 14K Thinnest And Strongest Thin Gold Hoop Earrings in “Dainty” (.50 Inch Diameter, a $109.00 Value).
These sustainably-created prize winnings make great one-of-a-kind holiday and hostess gifts and are created by one artist/artisan here in the U.S.
Total Prize Winnings Value of $893.00 (excluding complimentary shipping) of which the winner keeps $740.00 and gives $153.00…or keeps $478.00 and gives away $415.00
The lucky winner of the random drawing will select which set they’ll keep and which set they’ll give donate as an in-kind-gift amongst a designated group of 501c3 charities.
The lucky winner will be announced here on December 1st, Noon, CST!
Thank you for your kind feedback, support, and your purchases!