Born and raised in Marietta, Georgia, Lori Mitchell has always been into art, but in her own unique style. Attracted by anything vintage, she started designing toys and figurines in 1999 and most of her work then was inspired by children's books, illustrations and toys. Over the years not only has she perfected herself in her craft, but has managed to make a niche for herself. Her work oozes with creativity and charm, but still manages to appeal to children and adults alike.
Describing the work put across by Lori Mitchell is not an easy task. The simplest term to define her designs probably is "3D abstract art", but that is not a complete representation of her work.Lori Mitchell figurines
are very popular amongst people who enjoy art in a different way. Mitchell successfully combines the best of vintage and modern and adds her extra zing into the work. Each of her collections is unique and special in their own way. For example, the Lori Mitchell Christmas collection is a group of exquisite Christmas memorabilia, decorations and figurines which define the festival from all different angles.
The Lori Mitchell Halloween collection is also similar. Using her simplistic designs, Mitchell creates a line of figurines that do represent Halloween the festival but also manages to add something special to each of them. The figurines showcase the spook, but are also cute and attractive. Mitchell's designs distinct features include thin limbs and expressive faces. Though she repeats these basic characteristics all over her collections, each figurine is as different as two human beings.
Lori Mitchell folk art is very popular amongst art enthusiasts and collectors of figurines. And the way the young artist is moving in her career, she will definitely have a very large showcase of figurines as her portfolio.
What makes the designs by Lori Mitchell stand out from the rest is her ability to add feminine side of things in her designs making even the hardest hitting figurines sensuous and emotive. Her recent line of St. Patrick's Day and July 4th figurines are just that and they look beautiful. If you want to show your love for your country in a stylish way, choosing one of the many Lori Mitchell figurines is a great start. You can also choose to put them in your car.
Another line she is famous for are her Christmas figurine lines, where she includes Santa Claus is different situations and positions. Where will you see Santa mouse, Santa on a goose or Santa on a ski board? Her other Christmas decorations are unique too- little pieces of holiday gorgeousness.