Crafting At Its Finest: The Beauty & Experience Of Orcas Island Pottery!

Pottery from Orcas Island Pottery. Photo by Shawn Greenleaf.

Orcas Island Pottery: An experience all its own! On my getaway from the city of Seattle (Don’t get me wrong, I love this city…but a guy’s gotta get away somewhere quiet once in a while.) to Orcas Island, our friend’s (and world’s best travel companions) suggested we stop at “the pottery store.” Now, I’m thinking, […]

Revisit: Book As Art! Artist Brian Dettmer (AKA-The Book Surgeon)

Though the writing is a little rough (I wrote this in 2011), it doesn’t diminish the beauty of these works. I saw someone posting this work on Facebook recently and knew it was time to revist this post. Sometimes I’m so ahead of the curve. (Yeah…sure.) I’m not usually a fan of “big name” Artists. […]

Pressed Flower Art by Ignacio Canales Aracil!

Check out these stunning pressed flower works of art! Bravo to Artist Ignacio Canales Aracil! Spanish artist Ignacio Canales Aracil creates vessels reminiscent of upside-down baskets using nothing but pressed flowers. The art of flower pressing dates back thousands of years; pressed flowers were reportedly discovered in a 3,000-year-old coffin of Tutankhamun’s mother in Egypt, […]

Hand Crafted: The (New) Quilled Artworks by Artist Yulia Brodskaya!

Artist Yulia Brodskaya has been all the rage recently on Facebook. After checking out her new work, I now know why. I did a post of her work way back in 2011 (The Fantastic Paper Art of Yulia Brodskaya!), and the work was incredible then. But her new work is really quite amazing. Brodskaya, who […]

The Beauty And Delicacy Of Artist Luigi Prina!

Artist Luigi Prina: Art comes in a lot of forms…and Artist Luigi Prina combines engineering, patience, skill and dedication to create beautiful, functional flying ships. Luigi Prina might be 83 years old, but he still has the imagination of a child. The Italian architect’s studio is filled with miniature flying ships of all shapes and […]