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Isabelle Copely, aka "Izzy" — Character

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What Edit

Human, painter — She is the main caracter in Memory and Dream.

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Brief Bio Edit

Isabelle Copely, aka Izzy, was born in ca 1955. She is from Wren Island. Izzy is a painter—she studied arts at Butler University, also student of Vincent Adjani Rushkin.

AboutEdit

Born in ca 1955, lives partly in Newford (city) and partly on Wren Island. She is best friends with Katharine Mully ('Kathy'). And, good friends with Alan, Jilly, Sophie, Wendy and the rest of the Newford art scene. Part of an artist's group called "Five Coyotes Singing Studio" with Jilly Coppercorn, Sophie Etoile, Meg Mullaly, and Claudia Feder. ~ The Wordwood | Char

Vincent Adjani Rushkin, a painter an art teacher, took on Izzy as a student. He's also been teacher her about the Numena.

Isabelle must be careful be careful because her painting really bring the subjects to life. — It's why she only paints abstracts.

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Art Piece for Five Coyotes Group Show—Theme: child abuse Edit

Daddy’s Home, by Isabelle Copely. Painted Wood. Adjani Farm, Wren Island, 1990.

The sculpture is three feet high, afiat rectangle of solid wood, standing on end with a child’s face, upper torso and hands protruding from one side, as though the wood is gauze against whichthe subject is pressing. The child wears a look of terror. ~ "In the House of My Enemy" — Dreams Underfoot

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  • Izzy works in Professor Bramley Dapple's studio in his house
  • Books by Katharine Mully: Touch and Go.
  • Lately, she only paints abstract because of the power in her painting to call up other beings

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Connections (characters, places) Edit

Name What Connection About
Kathy Mully, Katharine Mully founder of NCF best friends with Izzy; Newford art scene; part of the Newford arts scene, founder of the Newford Childrens Foundation
Vincent Adjani Rushkin Newford painter art teacher reclusive, mysterious; takes on Izzy as his student, teaches her about the Numena and how to call them
Professor Bramley Dapple Professor at Butler University teacher; Newford art scene; lets Izzy use the studio in his home to work in
Butler University Newford's University studied arts
Alan Grant student; English major good friend; Newford art scene; quiet, gangly; dream: own small literary press; good writer; friends: Izzy, Jilly, Kathy;
Wendy St. James Poet good friend part of Newford art scene;
Jilly Coppercorn artist good friend; fellow group member Part of an artist's group called "Five Coyotes Singing Studio"
Sophie Etoile part faerie Good friend; fellow group member Part of an artist's group called "Five Coyotes Singing Studio"
Meg Mullaly artist, human fellow group member Part of an artist's group called "Five Coyotes Singing Studio"
Claudia Feder artist, human fellow group member Part of an artist's group called "Five Coyotes Singing Studio"

Events in the Series (spoilery area) Edit

Memory and Dream #5:

The Onion Girl #11: a few of Isabelle's numena have visited Jilly Coppercorn in the hospital. They sneak off Izzy's farm on Wren Island when there's less chance of being seen, then slip into Jilly's hospital room offering comfort and companionship.

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