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Layering On The Dream

Layering On The Dream

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Lainard Bush can pinpoint the moment he became an artist. It was December 15, 1987 — his birthday. To celebrate, he booked an outdoor…

Taking a Page From the Past

Taking a Page From the Past

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In 1998, when Melanie Hopkins married her beau Daniel, a loved one gifted the newlyweds a bag of potpourri. Hopkins could’ve been like most…

Craft Chronicles

Craft Chronicles

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Sure, rhododendron leaves may look verdant and waxy. But when boiled in an iron kettle, the leaves dye wool a steely shade of gray….

Built To Scale

Built To Scale

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According to the dark depths of a fantasy fandom wiki, dragons are “physically enormous,” with a wingspan averaging 115 to 138 feet and a…

Where Oil and Water Really Do Mix

Where Oil and Water Really Do Mix

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Abstractionists and realists relate like oil and water. Many realist painters scoff at abstract art as lacking technical mastery — and many abstractionists dismiss…

The Whole Point is a Point of View

The Whole Point is a Point of View

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Bill Green was living out West when he discovered the ramshackle remnants of Midcentury communities scattered around a rapidly gentrifying Joshua Tree, California. He…

Her Fluid Ideas are Set in Stone

Her Fluid Ideas are Set in Stone

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“I get an idea and start chiseling, as the stone suggests to me what it wants to be,” says Weaverville sculptor Jane Jaskevich. Her…

From the Other Side of Adornment

From the Other Side of Adornment

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Jeffrey Burroughs possesses dueling energies that are equal parts precision-focused and “what-the-hell-let’s-try-it.” The iconoclast of a sports-loving Michigan family, Burroughs, who uses they/them pronouns,…