Back for another round of the Bison is veteran vendor Katie Karpetz of The Witchery! You may know Katie from her up-high booth at the fair. We fondly recall her listing the Bison as a garage sale on kijiji a few years ago. Her work is incredible, and she describes it best:
“TheWitchery.Ca is run by a Witch who practices European, & Slavic folk magic. Mesmerized by herbs, religious iconography, and the Dead, she is is a lover of low magick who enjoys helping people find the perfect incense, powder or spell kit to draw the intent and energy they are seeking.”
What was the first thing you ever made (no matter how gnarly it was)?
A witch bottle!
What is the hardest / most challenging part of being a maker?
Creating new things.
How do you stay motivated when you face these types of challenges?
I put on some Russian Hard Bass and work!
Describe your current creative process in 3 words.
Coffee, herbs, & research!
\ \ \ BONUS QUESTION / / /
If you have a studio pet(s), what kind of companion animal are they?
Name? Miso & Poompoom
Age? Both 11
Any distinct personality trait of theirs? Miso enjoys yodeling while I work and poom is in charge of Witchery customer service.