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The Glass Storyteller

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Originally posted on My OBT:
Micah Evans Micah Evans turns once-familiar items like sewing machines and teapots and elevates them to high art. The objects have an almost magical sense of nostalgia. And as poignant as his retro-styled glass objects are,…

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Nature Boy

This gallery contains 16 photos.

Originally posted on My OBT:
Gordon Pembridge An avid outdoorsman, artist Gordon Pembridge has had the good fortune to be surrounded for most of his life by the very best of nature. After spending the first ten years of his life…

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Back to Nature

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Originally posted on My OBT:
Rachel Dein Rachel Dein, A.K.A. Tactile Studio, makes casts of incredibly fragile flowers, plants, and even vegetables, then turns them into extraordinary Wedgewood-style decorative tiles. Dein adapted a glass casting technique she learned at Middlesex University by…

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In 2017 there is Hope and there is the True Nature of Humanity

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Originally posted on Freed from Time:
“2016 was rough but we still have every reason to hope” says Avaaz ⇒.  Avaaz has 43 million members and raise petitions that work on the local, national and international level.  More ↓. Below…

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The Family Business

This gallery contains 15 photos.

Originally posted on My OBT:
Cesare Toffolo Father and son Emanuel and Cesare Toffolo are glass artists trained and working in Murano, Italy. But though their roots are the same, their work is very, very different. Father Cesare makes beautiful, mostly-traditional-looking…

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The Elegant Rebel

This gallery contains 22 photos.

Originally posted on My OBT:
Elina Gleizer Although she’s only 29 years old, Israeli jewelry designer and goldsmith Elina Gleizer has a very mature eye for design. She got her degree in jewelry design from Israel’s Shenkar College of Engineering and Design,…

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Anything But Straight Lines

This gallery contains 29 photos.

Originally posted on My OBT:
Straight Line Designs These are the whimsical, magical furniture designs of Vancouver artist Judson Beaumont. His company, Straight Line Designs, produces furniture with more personality-per-square-inch than Kristin Chenoweth*, if you can imagine. *I am powerless to…

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