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a Purrfect Whisker CaTalogue — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

Purrhaps you too have found one of your furbulous feline’s whiskers, I know huMom finds them frequently but she has never thought to catalogue them.  She has kept them for other purrposes but has never bound them in a handmade book. At a young age Janet Gnosspelius the daughter of artist & sculptor Barbara Collingwood […]… Continua a leggere a Purrfect Whisker CaTalogue — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

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Bye Bye 2020

Good day everyone, CEO Olivia reporting for the final time in 2020. My goodness it’s been a challenging year but with pawsitive energy & actions we will see better days ahead. My wish for the new year is that everyone will be kind & take care of one another. We are all in this together,… Continua a leggere Bye Bye 2020

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Holiday Roundup — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

Hello everyone, CEO Reporting. At this time of year, there are several impawtant messages I like to share which I am doing so today through links to previous blog posts that are relevant to the holiday season. But first, I want to take a moment to express some gratitude. Our canine epilepsy community & furiends […]… Continua a leggere Holiday Roundup — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

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Sculptor Roberto Benavidez

Recently, huMom’s attention has been pawsitively for the birds. Dogspite my feelings about this, I agreed with Dot & Jerry Underfoot that she dogserved to enjoy herself outside of our needs, occasionally & because of this we chose to share the work of sculptor Roberto Benavidez. Benavidez grew up in rural Texas where there was… Continua a leggere Sculptor Roberto Benavidez

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Sculptor Alessandro Gallo

Welcome to Friday everyone, CEO Olivia reporting as usual. This week we are sniffing out some head tilting sculptures by Alessandro Gallo. Based in Helena, Montana, this Italian artist has created an unusual menagerie of animal-human hybrids who are brimming with personality. Gallo first creates an armature from plumber’s piping before hand-building the clay figures… Continua a leggere Sculptor Alessandro Gallo

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Paper Artist Chie Hitotsuyama

Japanese paper artist Chie Hitotsuyama creates pawtastic textured sculptures of animals using a technique involving rolled strips of wet newspaper forming the wild fur of snow monkeys or the scales found on the back of an iguana.  Her wooftastic sculptures are life size & as realistic as pawsible. She tries to convey animals just going about… Continua a leggere Paper Artist Chie Hitotsuyama