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Artist Helen Ahpornsiri

Hello everyone, CEO Olivia reporting. Today I’ve sniffed out some very delicate art. England-based artist Helen Ahpornsiri presses delicate dried flowers & plants into beautiful artworks. Her materials come from foraging in her garden & along shorelines. Ahpornsiri pieces dried natural matter together in a manner that’s similar to constructing a jigsaw puzzle. Her artworks… Continue reading Artist Helen Ahpornsiri

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Artist Patrick Cabral — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

Welcome to Friday everyone, CEO Olivia here. Today I sniffed out some very detailed art made from paper. Manila-based artist Patrick Cabral turns layers of paper into pawsome portraits of wildlife. Each multi-layered work contains hundreds of individual paper pieces that are all hand-cut. These aren’t small pieces either, the crowned lion (shown below) spans more […]

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Artist Pegi Smith — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

Hello everyone, welcome to Friday. Today I’ve sniffed out artwork by artist Pegi Smith. She was born in Canada but moved to Denver as a child. She began playing the violin at the age of ten & has played classical, rock, blues, jazz, & bluegrass, often as a guest artist at concerts. Pegi began painting […]

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Artist Ellen Jewett — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

Hello everyone, CEO Olivia here. Today I have sniffed out some surreal artwork. Working with a mixture of cold porcelain & polymer atop a metal wire armature, artist Ellen Jewett creates wildly intricate sculptures of animals covered in a tangle of surreal embellishments. The artist describes her works as “anthrozoology meets psycho analysis,” where tiny […]

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Artist Paul Tavernor — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

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Hi everyone, welcome to Friday. Today’s artist was sniffed out by Toby the Puppy Bomb‘s huMom. I myself was not able to sniff out very much information but here’s what I found out. Artist Paul Tavernor, is an English self-taught artist who has been painting for over 15 years. He has held many solo exhibitions […]

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Felt Artist Lindsey Thomas — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

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Hi everyone, CEO Olivia here. Artist Lindsey Thomas is a London based artist who carefully felts wool to shape cartoon like animals that are adorably cute. Thomas graduated from Middlesex University with a degree in illustration. On her website, she states, “As a child, I was forever drawing animals & imagining what they would be […]

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Artist  Marina Okhromenko — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

Hello one & all, CEO Olivia here. Today I have sniffed out some very colorful good dogs who are digital illustrations of artist Marina Okhromenko. Hoping to capture varying degrees of joy, devotion & adoration, the Moscow-based illustrator depicts dogs wearing different expressions, each distinguished through their eagerness & the intensity of their stares. Okhromenko […]

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Artist Marina Dieul — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

Artist Marina Dieul was born in France. She showed great interest in painting & drawing from an early age, & her family encouraged her vocation. In early 2000, she moved to Canada, where she now lives with her family. Her work has received numerous awards & honors. Marina Dieul is known for her animals […]

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Art Cake — Dioniso Punk

Quando l’arte passa dalla gola

Originally Viking — from the Old Norse word “kaka” — the term cake has a long history. The ancient Greeks called cake πλακοῦς — or plakous, from the word for “flat”, πλακόεις or plakoeis — a mixture of eggs, milk, nuts, and honey. In ancient Rome, the basic bread dough was sometimes enriched with butter, […]

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