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Andrew Thornton
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Attended School of Visual Arts
Lives in Ligonier, PA
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The Nature of Clouds...
Blood rushing in my eardrums, sweat pouring down my face, and slightly out of breath, I stood on top of the mountain and took in the view.  Stretching out before me like rumpled blankets, the distant mountains seemed almost fuzzy.  I knew somewhere in the b...
Blood rushing in my eardrums, sweat pouring down my face, and slightly out of breath, I stood on top of the mountain and took in the view. Stretching out before me like rumpled blankets, the distant mountains seemed almost f...
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Bloglovin'...
Follow my blog with Bloglovin   As I'm ramping up my blogging again, I decided to finally claim my blog on Bloglovin'.  It's a really cool and EASY service that allows you to follow blogs through your email.  I just discovered that people were already using...
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Mark Making...
Lately, I've been searching for a more meaningful way to connect to people on the internet.  I've been a little overwhelmed with the onslaught of emotions on some of the other social media outlets, and decided to try and reconnect with my blog after being e...
Lately, I've been searching for a more meaningful way to connect to people on the internet. I've been a little overwhelmed with the onslaught of emotions on some of the other social media outlets, and decided to try and reco...
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Storm Cloud Challenge
The temperature had dropped, the sky had darkened, and a increasingly more vigorous breeze picked up.  Rushing home, afraid to get drenched, I looked up and saw quickly forming storm clouds.  When you ask a child what color clouds are, they generally say, "...
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Hold On...
Can it really be over a month since I last updated?  It feels so strange when I think about it.  Once upon a time, I updated two or three times a day and often times held back from updating more.  The radio silence isn't from a lack of things to report.  Li...
Can it really be over a month since I last updated? It feels so strange when I think about it. Once upon a time, I updated two or three times a day and often times held back from updating more. The radio silence isn't from...
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Mystery Challenge 2
Back in March we did our first Mystery Challenge!  It was a lot of fun and it was really interesting to see how participants took materials that they may not have originally chosen for themselves and turned those components into wonderful wearable works of ...
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Essential and Necessary...
Sometimes when I get frustrated, I ask myself... "Is this essential? Is this necessary?" Surprisingly, the answer is almost always a resounding, "NO!" Though, the answer isn't always clear at first. The human mind can be a trickster and invent a thousan...
Sometimes when I get frustrated, I ask myself... "Is this essential? Is this necessary?" Surprisingly, the answer is almost always a resounding, "NO!" Though, the answer isn't always clear at first. The human mind can be a tr...
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Take a look at the new additions to our Etsy shop!
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Mystery Challenge 3
Last month, we launched our second Mystery Challenge!  It seemed like people really liked the idea of pushing themselves creatively, so we decided to do it again!  (Our first Mystery Challenge was a huge success and it was so interesting to see what everyon...
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Inspired by Reading Book Club 2016/2017 Book List
August 2016 - The Silver Witch by Paula Brackston September 2016 - This Census-Taker by China Mieville October 2016 - Vampires in the Lemon Grove: And Other Stories by Karen Russell November 2016 - Sabriel by Garth Nix December 2016 - Happy Holidays! Januar...
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A NEW KIT! Check it out!
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Luna Moth Challenge
Not too long ago, we read "A Girl of the Limberlost" by Gene Stratton Porter for the I nspired by Reading Book Club .  In the book, the main character summons great courage and resourcefulness to overcome hardship.  One of the things that she does is collec...
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370 people
Elizabeth Owens's profile photo
Gloria Ewing's profile photo
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Lorra Jackson's profile photo
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Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer
Employment
  • Self-Employed
    Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer, present
  • Cosi Inc.
  • 'Wichcraft
  • Interweave Press
  • Allegory Gallery
    Creative Director/Consultant
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Ligonier, PA
Previously
Bolivar, PA - Winter Park, FL - New York, NY - Asheville, NC - Oviedo, FL - Bolivar, PA
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Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer
Introduction

Andrew Thornton is a professional fine artist, writer and jewelry designer who lives in small town Pennsylvania. His work can be seen in private collections around the globe. He is a regular contributor to books and magazines.  Andrew is also the Creative Director of Allegory Gallery in Ligonier, PA.

Bragging rights
survived skin cancer
Education
  • School of Visual Arts
    Fine Arts
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Male