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A Great Blog to Look At / http://artstormer.com/

Betsy Wills of Artstormer ‘liked’ a recent post of mine, so I checked out her blog.  It is similar to mine in that it focuses on artists that she personally likes and finds interesting.  I recommend that you look at … Continue reading

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A Very Cool Art Gallery in NE Wisconsin / The Flying Pig

There is a wonderful, innovative, art gallery in Algoma, Wisconsin called ‘The Flying Pig’.  And, it just became even more incredible since they have started showing my work! http://blog.theflyingpig.biz/2012/03/studio-visit-michael-smith.html “The Flying Pig Gallery & Greenspace is set along the uncluttered … Continue reading

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Some of My Work / Mike Smith

After a few months of featuring other artist’s work, I decided it would be OK to show some of my own.                               http://www.etsy.com/shop/destructivetesting

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Making It / Found Metal Artifact Lamp #87 / Mike Smith

I stopped by to see my local auto mechanic, Dennis, yesterday and picked up a small pile of his discards.  I haven’t seen him much since I got rid of my old Cadillac, but he still lets me go through … Continue reading

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Making It / Vintage Telephone Clock / Mike Smith

I had bought this old phone with the intention of actually using it, but found that the parts needed to make it work were too expensive.  It took me a while to decide what to do with it, but here … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Kevin Weise

“An architect working & living in Manhattan, with roots in Pennsylvania, I blend modern design with my love of nature to form functional organic art which unlocks and honors the inner wonder hiding in every tree. Using Pennsylvania hardwood, each … Continue reading

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Making It / Recycled Metal Auto Part Lamp With Vintage Style Light Bulb / Mike Smith

I think this metal part is a part of a clutch, but whatever it is, it looks cool.  I’ve mounted it on a piece of Cocobolo hardwood, and added a vintage style light bulb.  I designed it so it looks … Continue reading

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