Jul 14, 2014

Stunning Miniature Gardens Encased in Clear Glass Orbs

 

Master glass artist Paul Stankard is world-renowned for his delicate glass flower and insect sculptures encased in clear glass. In the series below entitled Orbs, Stankard expresses his love and passion for nature through these amazing glass sculptures.

Stankard’s work is represented in more than 60 museums around the world and he is a Fellow of the American Craft Council and a recipient of the UrbanGlass Award — Innovation in a Glassworking Technique. Paul’s work is available through a number of art galleries (complete list here) and you can see much more of his fantastic work on his official website.

To learn more about Paul and his process, be sure to check out the documentary embedded at the end of the post.

 

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Artwork by PAUL STANKARD

 

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Artwork by PAUL STANKARD

 

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Artwork by PAUL STANKARD

 

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Artwork by PAUL STANKARD

 

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Artwork by PAUL STANKARD

 

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Artwork by PAUL STANKARD

 

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Artwork by PAUL STANKARD

 

 

Paul Stankard – Beauty Beyond Nature

 

 

 

 

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