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October 4, 2013 11:00 AM
Open Studios Art Tour 2013
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Mixed-media artist Holly Beals poses in her San Luis Obispo studio.
Artist Holly Beals' sketches for her paintings. She blends linoleum block printing with photos and collage.
Jeffrey Allen Thies founded Thiessen Design, a business that fabricates metal into architectural designs and art work.
One of Jeffrey Allen Thies' early pieces, 'Dragon Slayer' from 1997, incorporates glass as the scales of the dragon and the spear.
A closer look at Jeffrey Allen Thies’ ‘Dragon Chair.’
The ‘Dragon Chair’ is one of Jeffrey Allen Thies’ designs.
Jeffrey Allen Thies' "Purged" from 2010 has a European-influenced style.
Potter Peggy Vrana in her Cambria studio.
Michael Miller and Peggy Vrana's kiln at their property in Cambria.
Several of Peggy Vrana's soup cups, which are headed to a gallery in Utah.
These pieces by potter Peggy Vrana are heading to a gallery in Utah.
Potter Michael Miller in his Cambria studio.
Artist Josh Talbott sits with Beetle the dog in his Los Osos home, which doubles as his studio.
Artist Josh Talbott's Los Osos home doubles as his studio.
With canvases crowding every wall and corner, it’s hard to know where Josh Talbott's Los Osos studio ends and his home begins.
Artist Josh Talbott in his Los Osos home, which is also his studio.
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