Janet Cruse-Thompson





Janet's YouTube WAVE Tour Video


 “My motto in life as well as art is to go boldly forward in new directions.” - Janet Cruse

A woman of many talents and creative ability, Janet follows her inquisitive instincts throughout the world of art. In her studio, ‘ODTAA', the computer is a tool in the hands of a septuagenarian artist, who is excited to explore and learn new art forms.  


"Take the road less travelled" to see a collection of brilliant pendants, rings, 

bracelets and beads cast in metals like silver, rhodium plated brass, rose gold plated brass and others. Janet is now exploring the realm of video creation as a form of art.  Always new, always exciting at ODTAA.

(WAVE Tour - September long weekend only)

Random Ring
Cat Pendant
Confusion Pendant
Eagle Pendant
Horse Head Pendant
Sailboat Pendant
Angel Fish
Bear Ring
Butterfly Ring


Practice exercise to control layers, use array

mesh, colour and tint called "The Dancing Tubas"

and more practising...

3D Egg Characters I created in ZBrush.  I am now concentrating on 3D animation in Blender 2.8 since, eventually, I will be able to move my 3D Egg characters into Blender and animate them.  Spending time moving cubes, spheres and cylinders around as I work to learn timeline, key frames, graphs which control movement, etc.

Always learning...

2D Animation on Blender 2.8

I am proud to say that my

Bear Ring has been accepted to the

Manitoba Rural and Northern Juried Art Show Online September-November. 

View the entries at


Studio #5

101 Wavey Creek Road, Clandeboye



Short Animation