Meet Four Very Special Artisans and Crafters
As told to us by his mom, Lynn
Austin Bruder, 14, is very much into woodworking. He learned his craft from his dad and YouTube. Austin says, “making things out of wood is more appealing to me than playing sports.”
As told to us by her mom, Kristy
Kodie Smith, 22, is a multi-media artist. She currently specializes in paint pouring. “It’s fun to see what paint will do, and I enjoy using lots of bright colors and different tools” says Kodie.
As told to us by her mom, Lainey
Lila Morrow Lila, our youngest crafter at seven years old, makes jewelry by stringing beads for ID-lanyards. She is a “girlygirl” and loves glitter and bling. To date, she has sold nearly 150 of her lanyards.
As told to us by his mom, Elaine
Adam Flasterstein, 26, is a multi-media artist. He uses collected beach shells and paint to re-create his favorite Disney characters on canvas.