These people are highly-skilled artists and artisans who can create custom work of various types to precisely fit your needs. (We admire their work, but we are not responsible for their business practices. Once you leave our site, you’re on your own.)
Many Different Things
- Art of Enchanted Creek
From his studio in California’s beautiful Santa Cruz mountains, where he “lives like a hobbit”, Michael Dunn creates carved wooden panels, sculpture in bronze, jewelry, fractal graphics, and web pages. He is willing to collaborate with other artists or fu
- Artwork by Cole Sonafrank
From Alaska, Mr. Sonafrank has done some very thorough technical research into such things as lead-free soldering of glass and the formulation of super-strong concrete, the results are evident in such things as his stained-glass “Raven” windows and mosaic
- Brant Kingman
Brant is a contemporary artist, painter, and sculptor. He is best known for his loose evocative figural studies in bronze, but he’s got a lot of other tricks up his sleeve.
- Pipsqueak Productions
Pipsqueak Productions are very talented web designers and content creators. Check out these computer/art wizards.
- The Company Therapist
Pipsqueak’s internet hyperdrama which lets you discover the innermost secrets of a series of characters by different authors, as disclosed to their psychoanalyst.
- United Artworks
We can design and build sculpture, hardware, furniture, jewelry, and other things to order, using many different materials and techniques. Although the forms and textures of natural objects are something of an obsession, we make art in various styles and
In Oregon, Richard Reames has rediscovered the lost art of of sculpting the forms of live trees, bending, twisting, and grafting them into abstract shapes as well as chairs, tables with living umbrellas, or you name it.
- Brad Jenkins Custom Furniture
Brad Jenkins makes space-frame tables in an elegant futuristic style.
- Carved by Ramsey
Ron Ramsey carves birds, fish, and other flora and fauna to embellish homes and gardens from his studio in scenic Lake Tahoe, California. Doors and mantelpieces are particular specialties.
- Carved Graphics
In Benicia California, Fred Schlatter carves wooden signs that are works of art in themselves. Highly detailed and colorful, they give a distinct visual identity to businesses and other clients. An accomplished metalsmith as well as a sign carver, Fred of
- Heitzman Studios Custom Furniture
From his studio in the Santa Cruz mountains, Mr. Heitzman produces a wide range of curvaceous and highly detailed furniture in styles ranging from Art Deco to Art Nouveau, with an original interpretation of the Regency style thrown into the mix.
- John Hein, Studio Furnituremaker
In New Jersey, Mr. Hein designs and builds deceptively simple furniture, aiming to reveal the natural beauty of the exotic and domestic woods he combines and contrasts. Although he makes other items, freestanding cabinets seem to be a specialty.
- RJ Fine Woodworking
Handcrafted Custom Wood Furniture RJ Spomer in Memphis Tennessee makes a wide variety of furniture to his customers’ specifications, from chairs and tables to armoires and entertainment centers, producing simple but nicely realized designs.
- Studio Furniture by G. Romeu
Designers and makers of contemporary studio furniture. Lighting fixtures and furniture with an urban industrial edge to it.
- Todd Fillingham, Art and Furniture
Design Furniture in a range of historical styles, exquisitely crafted to your specifications by this Midwestern artistan.
- Art on Tiles
Texan artist Lucia Fort will hand-paint whatever you want—from fruit to airplanes—on permanent ceramic tiles for installation in kitchens, bathrooms, pools or wherever. She can match pre-existing colors and patterns, or create something entirely new—it’s
- Cristina Acosta Design
Cristina paints on tile in a loose and colorful style. She can make mosaic lamps to go with her tile installations, even hand-painting the shades.
- Deer Creek Pottery
If you like the colorful impressed tiles used in the ‘twenties and ‘thirties by such architects as Julia Morgan, you should definitely visit this site, which gives visitors the opportunity to choose their own colors from a range of available glazes, and a
- Laura Brodax Tile
Based in Seattle, Laura can put any sort of images on permanent ceramic tile. From public art pieces which feature historical photographs silk-screened onto frost-proof tile and set into natural rocks, to geometrical abstractions for the facade of an art-
Specializing in architectural ceramic installations, Stonehaus has made a series of fireplaces perfect for a fantasy castle—and they could make one for yours too.
- Wiltjer Pottery
In Maine, these folks make a wide range of items from furniture knobs and birdbaths to vases and toothbrush holders, and are willing to customize their designs to your specifications. A specialty are bathroom sinks, which come with an animal of your choic
- Bo Atkinson—Sculpture in Concrete
Bo is a sculptor in Maine who can render a concept for a statue, garden furniture, or a tilt-up gazebo with computer-graphics; then realize it in concrete.
- Andrew Crawford’s Custom Boxes and Cases
If you have a special possession, doesn’t it deserve a special container? In the UK, Andrew Crawford makes art boxes with interior compartments to exactly fit your precious objects, whether they are instruments, game pieces, coins, carvings, jewelry, or o
- Hutch’s Hardwood Boxes
In Homestead Florida, Raymond Hutchinson makes custom boxes in exotic hardwoods that can hold cards, jewelry, cigars or you name it.
- Tony E. Lynott
Tony specializes in sandblast-carved glass, and seems willing to do small jobs. His online portfolio is mostly carvings into flat glass which are used architecturally.
- Gem Carvings
Although large gemstones are commonly cut up and turned into jewelry, take a look at these gemstone sculptures by Michael M. Dyber to see what else can be done with them. He carves smaller stones which are suitable for jewelry as well.
- Signets, Seals and Heraldic Engravings
Carl Lemke of El Paso Texas specializes in the ancient art of signet and seal making. A creative anachronist to the bone, he’s just the fellow to fit you out in your own crown jewels.
- Don Fogg’s Knives
Bladesmith Don Fogg’s handmade knives and swords range from fancy to fantasy. He gives detailed instructions on building a forge suitable for bladesmithing. He uses a hydraulic stamping press to great effect, and offers a book on its construction as well.
- Magnus Design Studio
John Jensen has an interesting take on edged weapons. Click the “Sculpture” button to see his Sword Series, which resemble trophies from a future apocalypse.
- Andrus Design
Rick Andrus is an accomplished ironworker who incorporates intricate laser-cut steel elements designed on computers into balustrades, screens, furniture, or whatever you need.
- Custom Made Doodads
In Montana, Jesse Wagner makes signs and other items from steel, including light-switch plates, trivets, yard ornaments—you name it.
- Poetry Rings and Jewelry by Roy Goodell
Utah jeweler Roy Godell makes rings from customers’ texts—through-cut, raised, or engraved in 14K, 18K & Sterling Silver.
- Tom Justus Armourer
Society for Creative Anachronisms armorer extraordinaire—this is the man to contact if you need to get fitted for that steel suit you always wanted. The Virtual Shop Tour alone is worth the price of admission.
Painting and Graphics
- ArtRampage Design
The multi-talented Chui does graphic design in traditional and digital styles. Website and interface design is a new specialty, offering preferential rates to fellow artists. He’s a master of Shockwave animation too, for surprisingly efficient multimedia
- Flicker Light Studio
Tom Repasky does other-worldly graphics of a kind that didn’t exist before the invention of computers. Rich in colors and textures, they are abstract without being boring. There is a whole lot of art here, and he keeps adding more.
- Mike Roberts
Doodlejam Mike is a prolific UK-based cartoonist/illustrator, who creates images, or “silly pictures” as he calls them, in a variety of styles and techniques from traditional pen and ink to computer-mediated. He has also assembled on his site a flock of f
- Mottasia Fine Arts & Design Studio
Gwenn does portraits with a fantasy twist, makes slick graphics for advertisements, designs icons, and puts together webpages too.
- Rebecca Alzofon’s Studio
Custom portraits in oil by an artist who learned to paint by studying nature and the masters. Also see some landscapes and allegorical works in a style that is based in traditional representation yet infused with vitality.
- The Art of Kenneth A. Huff
Amazing scenes created on the SGI-Alias platform which show what can happen when these tools get into the hands of a real artist.
- Sculptor Walter S. Arnold
Walter is a master stone carver versed in several traditional styles ranging from gargoyles and grotesques to the sort of decorative carving that was used to adorn buildings in the days of Louis Sullivan. He is also something of a web pioneer, offering on
- Townsend Gallery
Custom stone lamps and interior-lit sculptures, hese complex architecturally-inspired constructions fashioned from soft volcanic stone can function as lamps when lit from the inside. It looks like mysterious things are going on in there.