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Glass Artist ● Bringing to life custom, one-of-a-kind sandblasted art glass.
Interests: art, motorcycles, commodities, books and brick streets, blasting glass, thinkers and doers, changing the world...
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Currently switching from a yahoo hosted account and a typepad blog, to a bluehost hosted site and a wordpress blog/website. Thank you for your patience while we are upgrading. Please check back again soon to experience our new site. Thank you and have a great day! Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2010 at Oscar Baron Artists
Well done, Eddie! Well done! Golden Blake Ray Harris was born on December 30th, 2009. - 8lbs. 8 oz. 21 inches - We're now Great Aunt and Uncle! Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2010 at Oscar Baron Artists
Welcome to Friday's Fashion Finds by ARCO IRIS. Click and meet Iris here. Iris is the creator behind "Till Death Do Us Art", a wonderful blog with "a place for artists of all kinds." A must see. You definitely won't be disappointed with her weekly spot - Friday's Fashion Finds. Iris has been kind enough to add one of my necklaces to her Friday's Fashion Finds weekly spot. Check it out on Friday at "Till Death Do Us Art". Leave her a comment and let her know what you think. Thanks for reading, take care, see ya! Oh, and by... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Like Turtles? Then you'll love our newest suncatcher design. Made from clear recycled glass, this piece has been etched, leveled, carved, and painted to bring this Native American style Turtle to life. Let everyone know that you support handmade products with this remarkable addition hanging in your window or on your wall. A perfect gift for both Suncatcher and Art Collectors. Turtle Suncatcher: weighs approx. 3-4 lbs., m easures approx. 9 1/2" dia. x 3/8" thick - Large Clear Recycled Glass, also includes hemp cord and gold split ring. Would really appreciate any comments. Thanks so much for reading and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Mike Smarr is now following Harry
Dec 27, 2009
Mike Smarr is now following John Pate
Dec 27, 2009
Happy Holidays - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
This one of a kind, rare, etched glass necklace features an attractive teardrop style pendant that has been lightly carved and sculpted out of recycled glass. Grecian Gold, Pearl Blue, Spanish Copper, and Olive Gold metallic finishes have been added to compliment this unique design. A sterling silver twisted oval jump ring attaches this pendant to an incredibly durable, yet sleek and classy, 1mm natural steel choker. The superior quality of this choker is clearly evident with a smooth, clear plastic coating and a nickel-free magnetic clasp with a lasting finish. This pendant may be worn facing either direction, it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
A very special jewelry box featuring an exquisite design that has been sandblasted using etching, leveling, and frosting techniques. The exterior of the box has been purposely aged and then coated with an unusual Charcoal hammered paint finish. A wonderful addition to any bedroom or study. Jewelry Box: measures approx. 8" x 11" x 3 1/4", beveled glass piece is 6" x 9". Would really appreciate any feedback. Please click the comment link below and let me know what you think. Take care and have a great day! See ya! Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Another one of our unique and useful functional art pieces, this attractive Olive Oil Bottle will make a great addition to any kitchen. Etched leaves and lightly carved olives set this decorative olive oil bottle apart from the average dispenser. Olio d'Oliva, Italian for "Olive Oil", has been leveled (lightly carved) into the front of the bottle and painted with a Spanish Copper metallic wax finish. A stainless steel, dishwasher safe dispenser completes the piece. Olive Oil Bottle: measures approx. 12" tall (with pourer) and about 4" wide. Would appreciate any feedback, please comment below. Thanks for checking us out.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Kathleen, thank you for the compliments. I'm just starting to experiment with some jewelry pieces and I'm pretty excited. I like the way they're turning out. Nature's Embrace is such a great name for a collection. I love their simplicity and elegance. Very well done.
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Posted Dec 8, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Working on some new projects in the studio. I like to post pics to show pieces as they're being created. These are some of my new items to be listed: Native American Turtle Suncatcher / Art Piece (recycled glass) Olive Oil Bottle (upcycled wine bottle) New Recycled Glass Jewelry Line Check out my Fan Page and post pics on my wall of any of YOUR new projects you have going. What are your favorite pieces to create? Why? Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Ladies and Gentleman, if you are: currently a small business owner or operator in the start-up phase of your business or your business is still just a twinkle in your eye need to be introduced to SCORE. SCORE stands for Service Corps of Retired Executives and is a resource partner with the Small Business Administration (SBA). SCORE will soon become one of the greatest resources you have at your disposal. An extremely powerful service that puts top-level advisors at your fingertips, all for the extremely low price of FREE. That's right, once again we're dropping the f-word. It's free... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
My Technorati test - 7XPN2AV4AZ3V . Let's hope it works. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Looking for keywords that work? HitTail may be your answer. Check out the video and tell me what you think. Would you pay for this type of service? Share your thoughts. If you've ever heard of the "longtail theory", or new to the term, this explains the theory quite well, and why it is important to us. Kick back, gain some knowledge, then share it with others. Thank you to Mike Levin, for the HitTail knowledge, and to Chris Anderson from Wired mag. Click HERE for Chris' blog and HERE for his book. Please leave Comments at the bottom. Cheers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
~~ Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Enjoy your holidays! ~~ Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
These Colorful Coffee Mugs have been etched with the beautiful Japanese Kanji Symbols for the Four Seasons. When I found these Coffee Mugs they had been previously handpainted with a dragging type painting technique that ensures their originality and adds to their uniqueness. I love the look and feel of these mugs and I'm sure you will too. No matter your beverage choice, these one of a kind mugs will serve you well. All Four Seasons are represented in the set: Summer on the Rose Madder red mug, Fall on the Saffron yellow mug, Winter on the Persian blue mug,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Great T Jackson! Hope it works for you and thank you for the comment.
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Quick update of what's been going lighthouse vase about to be listed in my etsy shop. I'm working with a different finish on the outside of the wine bottle. After blasting, meaning I solid-frosted the exterior, I masked off and then used a clear shellac finish for an additional effect. It's different and I like the look. Any opinions, feel free to chime in. I've used it on quite a few bottles and it has some interesting design possibilities. A few other current projects going on right now are a butterfly jewelry box and some really cool Japanese Kanji... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Thanks, Gwynne. The BF window is definitely one of my all-time favorites.
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A small vintage lamp, copy of "Man's Search for Meaning" by Viktor Frankl, my cell phone.
Toggle Commented Nov 20, 2009 on What's on your bedside table? at Question of the Day
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My favorite sidekick, Marley...he just is... So, this is my best bud. Let's see yours! Go to My Fan Page (Click Here), click on the Become a Fan button, then Post a Pic of Your Favorite Pet on our Fan Page Wall. Or, leave a Comment below and let me know what your pet does that makes you laugh the most! Thanks and Enjoy! See ya! Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2009 at Oscar Baron Artists
Mike Smarr is now following David Armano
Nov 18, 2009
Mike Smarr is now following daisy barringer
Nov 18, 2009