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Summer Art

Have you been spending more time outside? Schools have wrapped up the year and the weather is warm and sunny, at least around Pittsburgh it is. I know my nieces and nephews are banging the door down to get outside. With all the great outdoors to explore, some may think art must be put on …

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Creativity

Do a google search on creativity and you might be surprised at what comes up. Creativity is the use of the imagination or original idea, especially in the production of an artistic work. Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed. Creativity is a crushing chore and a glorious mystery. Creativity …

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Pottery Wheel and Uncle Dave's Studio

Giant fence post pencil

Not everyday you see an oversized pencil. ✏️  Well I’m the crafty guy and wanted to make something unusual. So I got a $6 wooden fence post at my neighborhood lumber yard. (no commercial endorsement here) grabbed my powered saw and whittled a pencil out. Painted it all pretty and viola! A giant pencil.

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