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Toby Simon
Judaica artist, banjo picker and domestic engineer
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Toby Simon Nov 15
Regal in red. I love how this color came out. Swipe to see the inlay in detail and the plant inspo behind the design. . . . . .
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Toby Simon Nov 7
The sun’s out, Thanksgiving’s around the corner, and checks and balances are on the horizon. A new day calls for a new wreath.
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Toby Simon Nov 6
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Toby Simon Nov 2
Seeking serenity, hiding behind bamboo. The original sketch was drawn at the Japanese Tea Garden (swipe). Sketching in a tea garden.. about as Zen as you can get. . . .
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Toby Simon Oct 31
Maybe someday the cards will align and we’ll get the perfect full-family Halloween photo. I have faith that one day it’ll happen for us. Until then...
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Toby Simon Oct 26
Who says wreaths can’t be morbid?
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Toby Simon Oct 18
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Toby Simon Oct 11
15 years ago I bought a Chinese calligraphy brush and Sumi ink on a whim. I barely used them. Fast forward to yesterday, when I observed a Chinese brush painting class and got inspired to…
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Toby Simon Oct 10
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Toby Simon Oct 10
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Toby Simon Oct 5
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass this weekend! While I won’t actually* be there in person we’ll be streaming this magical music live allll weekend. Advantages? Clean bathrooms! Free snacks!…
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Toby Simon Oct 5
Hiding in bamboo...Swipe to see the original drawing that inspired this . . . . .
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Toby Simon Oct 4
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Toby Simon Oct 2
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Toby Simon Sep 28
The theme of most of my art is escape and finding beauty and solace in unexpected places. I rarely get political on my art account, but the line between politics and every day existence…
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Toby Simon Sep 21
This guy is out of the kiln. The glaze didn’t come out like I expected.. I thought it might be more consistent. Still figuring out this last step of the ceramics process. I’m going to put…
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Toby Simon Sep 17
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Toby Simon Sep 14
Work in progress: After the mask is bisque fired I inlay glaze by filling indentations and wiping away excess. This is what it looks like before it’s fired for the second time
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Toby Simon Sep 12
So in love with Ruth Asawa’s work. I’d never seen her sculptures presented in this type of lighting, hanging in front of a screen; The shadow adds a whole new dimension to the pieces.…
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Toby Simon Sep 8
Sweet little party for our sweet little girl ❤️.
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