Edward Fairburn

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Portrait artist and illustrator, Edward Fairburn from Cardiff, Wales, draws beautiful women, many at very large scale and in several mediums. He also simultaneously draws not only her face but aligns the strokes with a map or other paper form underneath.  READ MORE

January 28th, 2014

Ulani

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Jewelry maker and graphic designer, Lana Bragina, from Hamburg, Germany, is one who particularly tweaked my curiosity with her extremely unique combinations of infographics and crochet. Yeah. Right? Infographics and crochet. I just had to pick her brain…   READ MORE

January 27th, 2014

Artists for Humanity

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“…with real clients and real money, it’s real expectations and young people appreciate that.” READ MORE

January 24th, 2014

Child’s Own Studio

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I’ve always been a huge fan of children’s art. In addition, I’m a parent and what parent doesn’t have keepsakes of certain favorite artwork – adorable “monsters” and imaginary friends? In 2007, Wendy Tsao got out her material scraps, needle and thread and recreated one of her son’s drawings as a 3D “softie.”  READ MORE

January 24th, 2014

Loy Allen

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“The subject matter, flowers, are by their very nature about reproduction. Stylistically, I want to express the flow of the natural line, the sensuality of the flower, the ripeness of the fruit or the vegetable. Those are the feminine qualities that I think define my work.”  READ MORE

January 24th, 2014

Blaschka Glass

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In the late 1800‘s, the father and son team of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka created an astonishingly large collection of over 3000 floral and invertebrate scientific models – learning tools that were, in many ways, even more fragile than their living counterparts, as they were made entirely of glass.  READ MORE

January 24th, 2014

Patty Benedict

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Some of the spookiest ghostly Halloween characters we ran across this year turned out to be only a few inches tall.  Patty Benedict, of Woopitydoart, uses polymer clay, tiny sewn costuming and miniature props to create housefuls of Victorian specters.   READ MORE

January 23rd, 2014

Joy Ude

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Joy Ude is exploring. After initiating a smart entrance into the fashion world, working for companies such as G-Unit Clothing, Apple Bottoms by Nelly, Dockers and Levis, she has returned to get a Master’s degree in Fibers at the University of North Texas. She’s allowing herself to explore both externally, into the mechanics and tactile beginnings of fashion, but also internally as well. She’s bringing deep personal interests into her work now.  READ MORE

January 23rd, 2014

The Haunted Construction Company

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Over 5 years ago, Tommy was laid off from his day job at a large electric company. With new found time on his hands and All Hallow’s Eve approaching, he took a cue from his architect brother-in-law and built himself a model home… with a serious terror twist.  READ MORE

January 23rd, 2014

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