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Delicate necklace with flakes of translucent clear plastic arranged on a thin cable. by The Blue Bottle Tree

Translucent Pardo Art Clay

Have you heard the news? Translucent Pardo Art Clay is the clearest translucent polymer clay on the market. Unlike other translucent polymer clay brands, Pardo trans doesn’t impart and yellowish

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Gelatin print layered colors in blue and green.

Gelatin monotype prints

I’ve been following the work of a fellow AEDM participant, Roberta Warshaw, for several months now. She’s been working on collages but this week posted some pictures of her gelatin

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Picture of cobalt blue bottle tree representing peace and hope in my life.

Blue Bottle Tree

Years ago, when I was a little girl, my grandmother had a cobalt blue vase that held magic. I would lie on the floor with the vase over my face,

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Picture of sculpture of tree with Larry and Nancy carved in a heart, a cabin, pine trees and pine cones, and an axe with the name Kelly embedded in a stump. By Jim Davis

A metalwork artist indeed

A few days ago I talked about my father’s discovery of his artistic and creative talents. Here is a gallery of some of his recent metalwork sculptures. As you can

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Picture of a handpainted birdhouse with the opening enlarged by chewing squirrels.

Our Own Space

My daughter made this birdhouse with her grandfather. The first year it housed a family of sparrows. The next year its purpose changed as a family of squirrels used it

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Red Damselfly on a leaf by the river

You were born to do this

I took my daughter to get her driver’s license yesterday. It was a process dominated by waiting parents and their nervously eager teenagers. Most parents, like me, were hanging back

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Art sculpture cobalt blue bottle tree ornament decoration in backyard.

The Blue Bottle Tree

In mere weeks my oldest child leaves home. For many years I have both dreamed about and feared this time. I’m not so much eager for him to go, but

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