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Do You Create In Consciousness?

Certain states of awareness, such as dreams and imagination, are accepted in our society, but they press close to other states that modern people often relegate to superstition, such as seeing departe…

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Art From Hardware

I am a library geek. Fully, happily, admittedly so. I believe it takes living in a place that has sufficiently lacking infrastructure and tangentially lacking capital to support such a vast, interconn…

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Green Art

If you knew anything about me, you'd know that two of my most favorite things are glass (I don't care if it's beach glass, hand blown Chihuly or antique medicine bottles) and antiques (but I'm not int…

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What Is Eco-Art? Can It Inspire Change?

What is Eco-Art? Eco is Greek for home; and art…well, you know what art is. When you put the two words together, the definition according to eco-art.org is: "Artwork created by an artist concerned wi…

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’60s Pop Artist Helps Save Horses

Iconic pop artist Peter Max heard about the plight of aging New York City carriage horse, fifteen-year-old gelding Bobby II Freedom that was rescued from a slaughterhouse, and he decided to give back.…

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Etsy Videos Rock DIY

Etsy dominates the DIY world. Period. With a mission to "…enable people to make a living making things, and to reconnect makers with buyers. Our vision is to build a new economy and present a better c…

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Everyone’s a Critic: Choosing Whether to Dump Your Child’s Artwork

Sometimes it is exhibited on the refrigerator. Sometimes it is even framed. Sometimes it is filed away, or sent off to a lonely relative, and sometimes it is just quietly and stealthily disposed of. W…

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New Year’s Recycled Gift Box Hats

How do you ring in the New Year? Kathy Barlow of Home Workshop recently sent me a note with pictures of the stylish Recycled Gift Box Hats she crafts up for the big event. When I started to dig…

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3 Artists That Are Cleaning Up Ocean Pollution

Between massive oil spills, crowded shipping lanes, and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the oceans that cover over 70 percent of our planet are in serious trouble. With all the pollution that'…

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Food as Art: Art as Food

The name Giuseppe Arcimboldo means little to most culinary enthusiasts, or "foodies" as many are inclined to refer to them. He was neither a great chef, nor was he an altogether significant contributo…

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