Conrad Kaufman, Fence Rows Studio
I am inspired by the natural world of the landscape that surrounds us. Light, color, atmosphere and the manner in with we divide this space is my subject. The medium is acrylic.
The Artifact House
I use both hand building and wheel throwing to create unique hand crafted stoneware dinnerware, home decor, and earrings.
I use two different white clay bodies to produce functional pottery. I make most of my work on the potters wheel but I also do some hand-building. I enjoy making simple yet elegant pieces.
Hand Built Functional Pottery of Michigan Top Quality Stoneware created for safe, daily use. Each Piece is individually made and fired in professional kilns for a total of 60 hours. Unique Clay Art.
Cloisonné is a technique for decorating metalwork objects. The decoration is formed by first adding compartments Made from thin silver wire and then filling them with many tin layers of powdered enamel
Todd Maertz Photography
Matted and framed photography prints of Michigan nature and wildlife.
Inspiration comes from cultures all over the world. I do paint design and Glaze Tiles and different shapes of ceramics. frame tiles with coppers and also paint on the copper frame. all freehand.
Highest quality metal prints either framed or float mounted. Over the years I have settled on glossy surfaces when available, as I like the detail they provide. Most files from 35 or 45 mp cameras.
Wheel thrown and hand sculpted forms inspired by the oceans reef Heavy color and texture are used to bring each design to life. Crushed glass and sprayed glazes imbue each creation with fluid movement
Metal welding sculpture art.made from recycled repurpose found materials kitchenware tools small car parts steel ball bearings used bullet shells brass vises copper cups steel.
I am a landscape watercolor artist. I do my drawings from photos and my imagination. I use controlled and uncontrolled washes, glazing techniques, lifting, masking, spraying, dry brush and wet on wet.
I use a layering technique that allows me to build up the oil paints for contrast and bright colors.