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Andrew Thornton
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Fusion Beads 30 Day Bead Challenge: Day 1
It's the first day of March, which also means that it's the first day of the 2015 Fusion Beads 30 Day Bead Challenge!  Each year, they celebrate National Craft Month with a week long of crafty prompts.  Even though I am super busy, I always enjoy this creat...
It's the first day of March, which also means that it's the first day of the 2015 Fusion Beads 30 Day Bead Challenge!  Each year, they celebrate National Craft Month with a week long of crafty prompts.  Even though I am super...
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Bunny Pendants...
Back when I was on an episode of Beads, Baubles and Jewels , I shared a few polymer clay masters that I sculpted.  Since then, I've made molds of the pieces and cast them in resin.  Maybe it's wishful thinking, but spring has been on my mind and I have been...
Back when I was on an episode of Beads, Baubles and Jewels, I shared a few polymer clay masters that I sculpted.  Since then, I've made molds of the pieces and cast them in resin.  Maybe it's wishful thinking, but spring has ...
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The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton Andrew put together a kit inspired by the Color of the Year and Valentine's Day.  See what everyone made for the Marsala Valentine Challenge! I Love Resin The hearts are full and the resin is flowing.  Check out even m...
The Writing and Art of Andrew Thornton Andrew put together a kit inspired by the Color of the Year and Valentine's Day.  See what everyone made for the Marsala Valentine Challenge! I Love Resin The hearts are full and the res...
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Amethyst Aether Special Challenge...
The latest Special Challenge is here!  This one is a Steampunk-themed Design Kit and is called, Amethyst Aether !  If you're not familiar with the challenges, it's a fun and informal way to creatively challenge yourself. To participate, you must purchase a ...
The latest Special Challenge is here!  This one is a Steampunk-themed Design Kit and is called, Amethyst Aether!  If you're not familiar with the challenges, it's a fun and informal way to creatively challenge yourself. To...
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Marsala Valentine Challenge Reveal...
Today is the Reveal for the Marsala Valentine Challenge !  If you're not familiar with the challenges, I put together a Design Kit and offer them on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Challengers claim their kits and then I send them off around the world!  E...
Today is the Reveal for the Marsala Valentine Challenge!  If you're not familiar with the challenges, I put together a Design Kit and offer them on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Challengers claim their kits and then I sen...
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Only a few more hours until things get rollin'!  
Only a few more hours to go before the Bauble Hop starts! Here's a small sampling of all the pretty things available at Allegory Gallery! Make sure to swing by and see everything in person! The fun starts at 10AM! So excited! Please enjoy the pictures and don't forget to visit all the ...
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Pretty Palettes: February Reveal...
Today is the Reveal for Halcraft's Pretty Palette challenge hosted by Erin Prais-Hintz!  I was lucky enough to be asked to participate as a Pretty Palettes Partner. Here's what I had to work with!  Erin sent along an assortment of swirly pale purple, mottle...
Today is the Reveal for Halcraft's Pretty Palette challenge hosted by Erin Prais-Hintz!  I was lucky enough to be asked to participate as a Pretty Palettes Partner. Here's what I had to work with!  Erin sent along an assort...
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Spring Awakening Challenge Mystery Component Reveal...
The next challenge coming up is the Spring Awakening Challenge !  I meant to post this last week, but we've been busy bees.  A little tardy, but this is the reveal of the Mystery Component.  I made a polymer clay pendant with a floral motif.  I detailed it ...
The next challenge coming up is the Spring Awakening Challenge!  I meant to post this last week, but we've been busy bees.  A little tardy, but this is the reveal of the Mystery Component.  I made a polymer clay pendant with ...
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Amethyst Aether SOLD OUT...
Many thanks to everyone who snagged a kit!  Thank you!  It always means a lot to me when the kits resonate with people and they want to challenge themselves creatively with one of the kits that I put together.  This Special Challenge is... well ... special ...
Many thanks to everyone who snagged a kit!  Thank you!  It always means a lot to me when the kits resonate with people and they want to challenge themselves creatively with one of the kits that I put together.  This Special C...
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Cosmic Relics Series...
 When I was a little boy, I would stare up into the night sky and imagine swirling nebulas and exploding stars.  This interested in the interstellar was encouraged by growing up near the heart of the Space Program.  I remember standing outside lining up alo...
 When I was a little boy, I would stare up into the night sky and imagine swirling nebulas and exploding stars.  This interested in the interstellar was encouraged by growing up near the heart of the Space Program.  I remembe...
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THANK YOU!
On behalf of the merchants participating in the Bauble Hop, we wanted to say THANK YOU to everyone who came out today and shared their Valentine's Day with us! Many thanks go out to everyone who braved the elements and showed their love of jewelry! Thank you for showing your support of your ...
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Only a few hours to go before the Bauble Hop starts!
The Bauble Hop is almost here! Only a few hours to go! Here's a look at some of the lovely finds from Song of Sixpence. They are featuring resin from San Francisco-based jewelry designers, Hotcakes, and vintage-inspired jewelry pieces from Oh Heather! Designs by Heather Snyder.
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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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Bolivar, PA
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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 who left the hustle and bustle of New York City for rural 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.

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survived skin cancer
Education
  • School of Visual Arts
    Fine Arts
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