This is the official website of ArtyPantz Productions LLC. On Site 100% Interactive Theatrical Storytelling Events with Artist Victoria O'Neill using beautiful handmade costumes, props, puppets and percussion instruments. Over 25,000 children have participated in these events since 2003 Contact Victoria at 610-644-8088 or artistvo@artypantz.com

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Guest Artist Victoria O'Neill at Home Eclective in Downingtown, PA Oct 9, 10th and 11th

I'm looking forward to spending the long weekend (starting Friday Oct. 9th) as a guest artist at
Home Eclectic in Downington. I've been pretty busy lately making wearable art and paper creations (see recent posts) for the fall and winter markets.  This will be my first show of the season.

236-J Brandywine Avenue 
in Downingtown PA 19335

Hours are Friday and Saturday 10 to 6
Sunday 11 to 4

I visited the shop last week and fell in love with it. It's in a huge warehouse near the train trestle on Rt 322 in Downingtown. The space is literally packed with wonderful vintage, repurposed and handmade creations, including furniture, jewelry, clothes, candles, home decor and more.


Home Eclective is an “eclectic collective” of 10 local artisans, designers, antique/vintage hunters and creative re-purposers and restorers who came together to inspire each other, their customers and other local artisans, designers and home decorators. They began by creating pop up shops here and there, and then evolved into securing a permanent location. Along with holding event-oriented sales, the shop is generally open on Fridays and the second long weekend of every month. (They have added some extra weekends between now and Christmas.)






Home Eclective also hosts guest vendors (such as me!), demonstrations, classes and craft parties. The next craft party coming up is TEACHER GIFTS CRAFT PARTY on Wed, Oct 22 from 6:30 - 9:30.  You can make a monogram chalk slate or a wool felt ball trivet.

Deadline for craft party is Sunday, October 12th. Call Jenny 610-329-5287 for details and to sign up.

Please go to and like Home Eclectic's FaceBook Page to keep up to snuff on all the happenings, and definitely come out this weekend to visit and shop. I will be there, along with other vendors, to welcome you with open arms.

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Hooded Scarves (Scoodies) at Home Eclective in Downingtown

We are in the throes of moving into a new house and me a new studio. Most of my studio is packed up but I've been leaving a few things out to work on, including my traditional fall/winter hooded scarves. They all have matching fingerless gloves.......Here is a sample of a few of them.

My first show of the season will be this coming weekend at
236-J Brandywine Avenue 
in Downingtown PA 19335






These hooded scarves (scoodies) are created with various contrasting sweaters, 
collaged together in interesting ways. The hood is lined with cotton knit.

Each one comes with a pair of matching fingerless gloves.




The sets range in price from $75 to $150 depending upon how many sweaters are involved.

I hope to see you at Home Eclective 

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Beautiful Angel Paper Dolls by Artist Victoria O'Neill

 I designed many paper dolls, all mermaid themed, many years ago and sold them on Ebay.  I had an idea yesterday to create some angel paper dolls for the upcoming holiday shows, including Oct  10, 11th and 12th at Home Eclectic, plus many dates at The Phoenixville Farmer's Market.

The dolls are created with my original collages,
professionally printed, glued onto cardboard, then hand cut and assembled. This cardboard on the back really gives them heft and dimension.
The arms and legs and birdie are attached with tiny paper fasteners.

The wings are cut from heavy glittered paper and attached at the very end. I drew the birdies, then laminated and cut them out, added rhinestone eyes for some extra va va boom.
Here they are!






These dolls are now available for purchase in my store on Etsy.


Sunday, September 7, 2014

Queen Bee Necklaces from Artist Victoria O'Neill

                                 


           Come and get your Bee Necklaces in my store.........

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Queen Bee Wands at the Philadelphia Honey Festival



                           

I will be at the Philadelphia Honey Festival on Saturday only

with my Queen Bee Wands.....


and necklaces.


Hope to see you there.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Shopping Mermaid


Just found a CD with collages from years past.....This is one of them. perfect for summertime.

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Melton Center CommUnity Day

It was fun today making Unity Wands with kiddos at Melton CommUnity Day in West Chester.



Today was the unveiling of a beautiful mural there by Carrie Kingsbury of Promised Land Murals


The highlight of the day was seeing Mr. Spiderman up close and personal.


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Sunday, August 3, 2014

Making Paper Flowers with My Daughter

Today my daughter Grace O'Neill, who is an artist, and I made paper flowers.






My flowers above, obviously fake.

Grace's flowers below. Hers look real!


Here they are combined into a big bouquets on our dining room table. Ta Da!


We make a great team!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Swinging Tail Puppet Making at La Mott Free Library

 Here is a MerCat Cop on the left, and a MerMan on the right.

 She really took her time, and made a very expressive MerMaid with her hair covering one eye...

These were all made by just one girl, who wanted to make a family.
 She was the big sister to many siblings.

Just a few samples from many super creative kiddos 
at LaMott today during the puppet making after 
The Capture and Return of Bald Beatrice the Baby Mermaid.
I LOVE MY JOB!

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