The View from the Studio

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Rainbow Glyphed Geckos

What’s not to love about a brightly colored googly-eyed Gecko ? There are 2 sizes; Large is approximately 15″ long and the smaller 12″.  Painted with

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Hermit Crab

These Hermit Crabs each have a tale to tell. Both constructed from dried gourds [making the shell] and steel making the crab.   The one pictured

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A-Crab_Ats

TITLE: A-Crab-Ats MEDIUM: 11 gauge steel cut with an acetylene torch SIZE: Approximately 36″ tall x 10″ wide Three Crabs in a Balancing act. Cut

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anthromorphs
artie

Row People

The Row people are groups of patterned body anthropomorphs. These figures are inspired by ancient cave drawings found all over the world.  Below are some

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metal art
artie

Metal Vases

The Ram Vase is another favorite. Welded plates form a “box” with curled handles, adorned with semi precious turquoise, hematite, agate and more. comment? question?

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FISH
artie

Painted Fish

It’s a big ole CATFISH ! One of several large fish (tuna, redfish and flounder). Shown below, the process.               

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crab
artie

BIG Blue

This is one of my favorite pieces I have ever created.BIG BLUE is a polished steel piece that measures about 18″ across the diagonal. Painted

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metal art
artie

Smiling Sunshine

Warm tones of Crimson, Tangerine and Lemon adorn this large steel sun. Measuring approximately 20 inches across, the smiling sun is cut out of 11

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ANTHROPOMORPHS
artie

The Man of LaMagnets

A neat figure. Seasoned Steel with LOTS of magnetic “glyphs”. Arrange them to make your own design.                

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chameleon
artie

Reptiles

Reptiles, reptiles, reptiles ! My favorite, the Great Spiked Geckos; Big Daddy and his lil Buddy, above. All of the reptiles are cut from 11

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household idols
artie

Household Idols

Pictured above the Grand Coteau Sunset. I made this piece 25 years ago and I still love it.  Making figures as they were depicted in

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cat
artie

Creole Cat

TITLE: Creole Cat MEDIUM: 11 gauge steel Painted with Enamel Paint SIZE: Approximately 12″ tall x 12″ wide A steel cat painted with a variety

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