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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… Continue reading Paper Artist Chie Hitotsuyama

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Silly Dog Sundays ~ November 8th Edition

It’s a sunny, warm Sunday here at Knotty Toys for Good Dogs. What better time for a little silliness. Enjoy the day. CEO Olivia ❤ PS🐾🐾 Keep your nose close. I’ll be announcing some of our pawsome items that have been donated for Olivia’s November Epilepsy Awareness Month Silent Auction for The Wally Foundation –… Continue reading Silly Dog Sundays ~ November 8th Edition

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Sculptor Michael Alm — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

Hello everyone, CEO Olivia reporting. Today I’ve sniffed out the pawsome artwork of Michael Alm, a Seattle based mixed media sculptor. His lifelike, intricate animal sculptures take cues from scientific models, & taxidermy dioramas.  Wood shavings, veneers, & carved elements, are used as surrogates for the fur, sinew & bone. Let’s have a look. […] Sculptor… Continue reading Sculptor Michael Alm — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

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Purple Pumpkins for Halloween — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs

Hi everyone, CEO Olivia reporting. It’s just a few days until Halloween. You know what that means? Why it’s time for purple pumpkins in my home. That’s because every year we pawtisipate in the Purple Pumpkin Project. The Purple Pumpkin Project was started by Ron Lamontagne in 2012. He was searching for ideas on how […]… Continue reading Purple Pumpkins for Halloween — Knotty Toys for Good Dogs