Artist Story

Building a Totem Necklace with Ana Sheldon

Building a Totem Necklace with Ana Sheldon

Ana Sheldon is the artist behind the Custom Totem Necklace, a collection of stones that is intended to be a play on physical and spiritual balance. Each necklace is unique with a set of hand-picked stones that represent different qualities. Creating a Totem Necklace for yourself or a loved one is a special and personal process so we asked Ana to share her inspiration behind the piece and how she would create a Totem Necklace for the women in her life.
Old Instrument, New Tune: Jamie Cornett’s Instrumental Lighting

Old Instrument, New Tune: Jamie Cornett’s Instrumental Lighting

According to Artist Jamie Cornett, there's an ongoing joke among musicians; when they get frustrated with practicing or tired of music in general, they say they're going to turn their instrument into a lamp. Jamie wasn't frustrated or fed up with music, but he was intrigued by the lamp idea...
Five Art Pieces That Will Fool You

Five Art Pieces That Will Fool You

For centuries artists have been attempting to fool the eye with life-like painting and sculptures. In ancient Greece contests were held between artists to see whose paintings were more realistic. One famous contest featured a painted curtain so convincing, a rival artist attempted to draw them back.
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