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Meet NEIGHdlepoint, the Needlepoint Horse

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Mike C. of Lexington, Kentucky, introduced me to NEIGHdlepoint, the needlepoint horse. NEIGHdlepoint is a life-size fiberglass horse covered in yards of vintage and newly stitched needlepoint. This project is a part of Horsemania 2022, a large public display of horse art sponsored by LexArts, greater Lexington's premier cultural development, advocacy and fund raising organization committed to the arts. (You can learn more at NEIGHdlepoint's website.)I am honored to note that these glass horse eyes were also included in the project."They are awesome and look so lifelike," Mike wrote in to me to say. How cool to be a part...

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Story Critter Caricature Sculptures for the Grandchildren

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Morris C. of Oro Valley AZ, write stories for his grandchildren. To illustrate the characters within the stories, he creates caricature sculptures for the critters within them. "I sculpt each one of the critters and plants from clay and then paint them," Morris explains, "Then, I put them in a setting to match the story and take a photo that is then inserted in the story." (Photo of a Watersnarfer with these blue glass eyes.) "I enjoy coming up with the caricatures to match the stories and sculpting them," Morris wrote to us in an e-mail, "Your glass eyes really make the...

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Steel Sculpture Brought to Life with Glass Eyes

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This steel sculpture is a work of art by Colt Roose from Amarillo, TX. An incredible work of art, decorated with these large 50mm blue human style  glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com In an e-mail to us, Colt explained, "I love your glass eyes. I'm using them in my steel sculptures to bring them to life." Thank you for sharing your work with us, Colt! About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs designed by Megan Petersen of Spokane, Washington Each cabochon is handmade with attention to detail and inspected for quality All products are made and...

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Textile Art by Pamela Malouf with Glass Eyes

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Pamela Malouf of Kingman, AZ shared her fantastic, mixed media art with us.   This mixed textile piece, "Vortex Visions," is a brilliant mix of of fabrics, glass eyes, and additional elements that give the artwork a 3D effect. Can you find all of the eyes? There are actually 5 thoughtfully places glass eyes. Two of them are sew-on eyes in lower left corner, plus 2 blue eyes and one brown eye glued on around center. It's so exciting to see our glass eye designs incorporated in artworks like this! About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs designed...

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General Grievous Project with Golden Eyes

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Todd of Largo, FL, recently shared the steps he took to create his General Grievous sculpture. Check them out in the images below... (Glass eyes used: these golden dragon glass eyes.) It is so cool to see the epic handmade projects brought to life with our glass eye cabochons! And Start Wars inspired projects? That's even cooler. About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs designed by Megan Petersen of Spokane, Washington Each cabochon is handmade with attention to detail and inspected for quality All products are made and ship from our studio located...

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