9
May

I’ve Got A Gold Record On The Wall!

   Posted by: Johnson B.E. in art, award

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One never knows what awaits just around the corner. Or for how long it has waited. In 1990, I was contacted by Def Jam Records to do the cover of Public Enemy's upcoming release: Fear Of A Black Planet. This was pretty cool. It isn't the first cover I've done, by a long shot, but it is the first for a major recording publisher. A significant difference in some ways. Lots of similarities in others.

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21
Aug

2015 Chesley Award – A Blown Glass Saturn

   Posted by: Johnson B.E. in award

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Now that the awards ceremony is complete, we can reveal our newest blown glass award, The 2015 Chesley. Bestowed each year to leaders in the genré by the Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists, it is a fitting addition to our portfolio of unique and imaginative awards.

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2
Aug

FurEver FurBall | New @ Crystal’s Kitty Memorials

   Posted by: Johnson B.E. in cats

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We just added a new form of remembrance of your friend with fur to Crystal's Kitty Memorials.

They're called: FurEver FurBalls & are really wonderful.

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We're working artists, accomplished in imagery, wood, carbon fiber and blown glass. We also run a rescue shelter for abandoned, orphaned and abused kitties who have come to us asking for help; providing them with a home, rehabilitation, needed medical attention ... and love. It's been rewarding and sometimes heartbreaking, but well worth every second and every penny. All of that is in danger...

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26
Jan

Where On Earth Did All Our Stuff GO!?

   Posted by: BJ Johnson in marketing, science

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The past couple of years have been fairly busy around the Holiday Season as we thankfully try to keep up. Many of our creations are shipped to clients across the oceans. Prospective customers also ask if we ship to their country. The thought occurred to me one day that it would be good to have a visual representation of where our creations have journeyed across the planet over these many years. Here's how we did it.

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21
Nov

The Blown Glass Space Collection

   Posted by: BJ Johnson in blown glass

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Give Me Some Space! Many of our friends, colleagues and visitors to our blogs and websites are Space Buffs. Either they work in the space industry as scientists, astronomers, astrophysicists, teachers, space artists, or are just plain crazy about space. We are, too, and we work the space theme into a LOT of our creations. We have developed many different artworks in glass of various types

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18
Nov

2014 HUGO Award Revealed

   Posted by: Johnson B.E. in award

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Our first HUGO Award can now be revealed. The committee places an embargo on the design, only to be released to public view during the Science Fiction WorldCon where they will be presented. Up to that point, we have to provide a secure login area on our web server, so that the committee and we may work together during the refinement and production phases.

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