News & Spotlights — sculpture

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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An Author's Dragon Brought to Life

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Author Nikki Haras recently sent some pictures of her latest project: a dragon inspired from a character in her co-written fantasy Prisma Isle book series. Meet Cynric! Cynric is an Eastern style fantasy dragon created from a Crafty Intentions pattern and brought to life with these yellow glass eyes. It's so cool to see creations brought to life with our original glass eye designs! 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...

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Halloween DIY Craft project Tutorial

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If you are anything like me, you are near-obsessive about Halloween and anything related to it. So I have a fun little DIY for those who want to start before the décor is in-store. The following tutorial is for a handmade clay spider and an easy 4 step eyeball flower for those wanting something a little incognito. Craft Project Items Needed: Crayola Air-Dry Clay (White) Parchment paper Kitchen knife Handmade Glass Eyes Acrylic Paint (Black) Paintbrush and pallet Setup: The first step to creating this spooky spider is to create a flat ball the size of your palm and one...

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More Striking Palm Tree Sculptures by Lisa Armstrong

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I'm excited to showcase more incredible palm tree sculptures by the amazing Lisa Armstrong of Palms n' Pallets: Home Decor by Lisa. As noted in her previous showcase, Lisa creates incredible works of art out of palm tree anatomy. Her home decor sculptures are other-worldly and a striking addition to the spaces they grace. (Above wolf sculpture includes these blue husky eyes.) Most recently, Lisa shared her fantastic eagle sculpture with me: This eagle sculpture includes these realistic glass eagle eyes, completing it's sharpened stare. Seeing creations like this made with our glass eyes is completely mind-blowing! Thank you for sharing...

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New Mexico Artist Steve Mckibbin Adds Depth with Handmade Glass Eyes by Megan Petersen

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Steve Mckibbin from Placitas, NM creates visually stunning gourd artwork sculptures that are mesmerizing to view and take up space in tantalizing visually fetching ways. To add the final touch of life and depth to his creations, Steve uses the glass eye cabochons from handmadeglasseyes.com. These striking carvings can be seen in galleries in Placitas and Albuquerque, NM as a showcase of the stunning work Steve has been doing for the past 15 years. It is such an honor for our glass eyes to be included in these absolutely striking sculptures. We love seeing what artists make with our eyes,...

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