The Secret Keeper #3 – Paper mache sculpture

The Secret Keeper #2 – Sculpture – Acrylics on paper mache Size (approx.) 12 cm x 08 cm x 08 cm (height x width x depth) This Secret Keeper is well rounded and very diligent. It keeps the secrets of the heart tree – the first tree in the Night Forest to blossom in spring… Continue reading The Secret Keeper #3 – Paper mache sculpture

The Forest Keeper #3 – Paper mache sculpture

The Forest Keeper #3 – Sculpture – Acrylics on paper mache Size (approx.) 17 cm x 06 cm x 09 cm (height x width x depth) This Forest Keeper is well rounded and very proud of its bright red pelt and spring seedlings. It usually can be spotted wandering between the trees in the Night… Continue reading The Forest Keeper #3 – Paper mache sculpture

The Forest Keeper #4 – Paper mache sculpture

The Forest Keeper #4 – Sculpture – Acrylics on paper mache Size (approx.) 17 cm x 06 cm x 09 cm (height x width x depth) This Forest Keeper is well rounded and very proud of its shiny turquoise pelt and spring seedlings. It usually can be spotted wandering between the trees in the Night… Continue reading The Forest Keeper #4 – Paper mache sculpture

Bird totem #1 – Paper mache sculpture

Bird totem #1 – Sculpture – Acrylics on paper mache Size (approx.) 21 cm x 12 cm x 06 cm (height x width x depth) This Bird Totem might be well-rounded but it can full of mischief. It usually stands very still between the trees in the Night Forest, looking very mysterious. If you decide… Continue reading Bird totem #1 – Paper mache sculpture

Shh… September Shop Update Preview

The new Bird totems are ready to be officially introduced, and the new Secret Keepers, Forest Spirits, and Forest Walkers will join the Night Forest tribes. The creatures below will be available at  minu.etsy.com and minu.felt.co.nz  from September 10th. Each sculpture is hand-made sustainably from paper mache, painted with fluid acrylics, and finished with a glossy glaze.  They are… Continue reading Shh… September Shop Update Preview

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Meet the maker feature on felt.co.nz

When the lovely people at felt.co.nz offered me a feature in their Meet the Maker series, I was only too happy to accept. Read more on Companions on a journey: the beautiful, haunting creature creations of Minu Freitag and find out how to get 20% off at minu.felt.co.nz until September 5, 2021.

Week 51 – Getting there

Week 51 – The penultimate week of my ‘official’ sabbatical, and things are progressing well. I finished the third draft of my book project and now only need to go back to make sure my last-minute changes towards the end do not conflict with previous chapters. Once that is done, I have my first completed manuscript,… Continue reading Week 51 – Getting there

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Week 48 – July Shop update now live

Week 48 – The July Shop Update is live! My first scheduled Shop update on both minu.etsy.com and minu.felt.co.nz is live and the first newsletter in ages has been sent. \(^-^)/ … little celebration dance. I haven’t listed the creatures on this site because … drumroll … a new website is in the making and will be published soon. Now that… Continue reading Week 48 – July Shop update now live

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Forest walker #1 – Paper mache sculpture

Forest walker #1 – Sculpture – Acrylics on paper mache Size (approx.) 20 cm x 06 cm x 12 cm (height x width x depth) The four-legged Forest Walker can be a bit shy. However, if you are very quiet, you can spot it at the edges of the Night Forest at dusk, staring melancholically… Continue reading Forest walker #1 – Paper mache sculpture

Shh … July 2021 Shop Update Preview

The new Lantern Dragons and Forest Walkers are ready to be introduced officially. The creatures below will be available at  minu.etsy.com and minu.felt.co.nz  from July 1st. Each sculpture is hand-made sustainably from paper mache, painted with fluid acrylics, and finished with a glossy glaze.  They are individually crafted in mini series, so let me know if you see something you like,… Continue reading Shh … July 2021 Shop Update Preview

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Week 46 – Product Photography

Week 46 -The last months were more or less dedicated to defining and implementing a strategy for my art endeavours past my sabbatical. Now, it’s time for some long overdue homework based on said strategy :).  Priority 2* – Awesome images If you follow my Instagram feed, you can see that I have been experimenting … Continue reading Week 46 – Product Photography

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Week 44 – Round and round in circles and more prints added to the Studio Sale

Week 44 – I am still going around in circles with the international shipping, so bear with me on this one. The print inventory revealed a complete set of the Forest Dreams print, and Forest Dreams No.1 and Forest Dreams No.2 are now available on minu.felt.co.nz as part of the June Studio Sale. You can use the coupon MINUSITE2021 to… Continue reading Week 44 – Round and round in circles and more prints added to the Studio Sale

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Studio Sales

Part of the June Studio Sale at minu.felt.co.nz are a few ancient treasures. My favourites this month are This one is for you and Or the faint smell of leaves. Both prints are from 2010 and influenced by a longing for autumns in Europe, especially the tradition of Blätterruscheln … I even feel a bit homesick looking at these… Continue reading Studio Sales

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Week 43 – June Studio Sale

Week 43 – The never-ending inventory continues – I have to find a better way to keep track of my print editions!  I found a few prints from the Awoke series, including one of my favourite paired prints – This one is for you and Or the faint smell of leaves.  Both are now available on minu.felt.co.nz as… Continue reading Week 43 – June Studio Sale

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