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Pigment photographs on paper, printed by the artist. Surface-mounted on lightweight rigid panels. Magnetically suspended from wall- allows easy, perfect panel alignment. Sealed with archival lacquer.
Carla Bank Designs
I use vibrant acrylics and resins on canvas or wood panels for my artistic expression. My work is derived from interests in architecture, color, rhythm and shapes.
Park Ridge, IL
My original hand carved wax patterns are cast into gold/sterling, assembled and finished by hand, some with details of exotic wood, inlays of ebony and synthetic marble, some faceted stones for color.
Hand pulled silk screen prints of architectural subjects. Acrylic inks on masonite. Signed and numbered in limited editions. framed in hand welded steel picture frames made by the artist.
Round Lake Beach IL
Collage created with multiple layers of handmade paper, magazine text, acrylic paint, and mica flake. The edges of the canvas are wrapped with velvet ribbon.
Collaborator: Pamela England
Lake Park, FL
Handcrafted purses mad w/ garment quality cowhide, faux hair on & exotic leathers & lined with garment pig suede. Traditional inside out and constructed layered techniques with French seems are used.
Ben & Lael
Inspired by nature, I make functional & timeless metal art by hand from copper & silver using traditional metalsmithing techniques. I use the purest metals & naturally-shed antler, sourced in the USA.
Tracey Capone Photography
I hand mount my original photography on ready to hang, finished birch wood panels. My photography ranges from Chicago to nature to travel using unique angles and blur for a different view of subjects.