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Petite Yet Powerful – The SCI Miniature Art Auction


Hornbill Brigade by Linda Besse

Imagine trying to tell a beautiful story in a very short amount of time. You’d have to make sure to use just the right words, to be concise without losing the important details and the excitement of the punchline. In many ways, creating a miniature Continue reading Petite Yet Powerful – The SCI Miniature Art Auction

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The Bronzes of Bud Burger


Sculptor Bud Burger’s biggest problem at the moment is that he has, in his own words, “sculpted himself into a corner.” Thankfully his studio space is quite large because his most recent creation, at 900 pounds with a 6-foot rack, is a life-sized moose lying down. It took the foundry he works with 31 molds, and that’s just one part of the multi-layered process that goes into creating bronze sculpture. Continue reading The Bronzes of Bud Burger

Space for Art – Tips for Collectors who are Running out of Room


For serious collectors, not much comes between them and a piece of art that summons their affections. Take a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting that sold at a recent Sotheby’s auction for a whopping $110.5 million (with a pre-sale estimate of $60 million). Setting all kinds of auction records, the exorbitant cost did not make this Japanese collector flinch. Continue reading Space for Art – Tips for Collectors who are Running out of Room

Sherry Steele Details In Pen-And-Ink


Ripple Effect – Sherry Steele

Examine the details, colors, the expressions and movements of the animals that pen-and-ink artist Sherry Steele portrays, and it’s hard to believe she is self-taught. Although her talent for sketching was evident as early Continue reading Sherry Steele Details In Pen-And-Ink