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Octopus by cold-in-the-north Octopus by cold-in-the-north
Flame worked borosilicate glass. The piece is 5"x5"x2 1/2"

EDIT: Thank you so much to **Hanratty-Stock** [link] for the DD suggestion, it means a lot to me, and the timing is great...so uplifting! And thank you to everyone who has faved, messaged or looked at the piece, I can't tell you how much I appreciate it.

Also, if you're a facebook user, please check out my page: [link] I might just be doing a little appreciation give-away, so note that you came to the page from deviantArt ;)

*12,000+ pageviews and over 1700 faves...thank you so much everyone!!!
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Given 2012-05-15
Octopus by *cold-in-the-north This piece shows real talent with the detailing on the tentacles! ( Featured by UnicornReality )
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CarrieMilinazzo Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
I love how the colors turned out!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks you for saying so, I appreciate it.
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:iconvalhallia:
Valhallia Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
Fabulous piece!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconvalhallia:
Valhallia Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012
You're welcome :)
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:icongartersnakesarecute:
gartersnakesarecute Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you, I appreciate that.
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:iconkittara-jaganshi:
kittara-jaganshi Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Whoa!! This must have taken forever! I love all the detail!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!
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:iconforeverknight:
ForeverKnight Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconforeverknight:
ForeverKnight Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
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:icondmacabre:
dmacabre Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
I'm sure you've gotten hundreds of comments all saying the same thing, but the detailing is just amazing. Great work! :)
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the kind words.
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:iconcrim-sin:
Crim-sin Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Student General Artist
OMG he is so cute!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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Nebride7 Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
O.O This is glass???!!!!!!! I thought it was a real octopus at first. It is stunningly gorgeous - the swirls of color, the exact shape and detail - everything! Truly a beautiful piece of art!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks for the kind words
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:iconstrongicarus:
strongicarus Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
I've thought this is a REAL octopus when I saw it the first time :/. You did a GREAT job.
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you very much
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:iconsilverybeast:
silverybeast Featured By Owner May 15, 2012   General Artist
It's made of glass... now I want one. Adorable with all those curly tentacles :meow:
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
you could have one ;)
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:icontoxicd:
toxicd Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional General Artist
Such a beautiful little glasswork octopus! I love his coloring and tentacles!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconraquelanubis:
raquelanubis Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
really impressive!!!!!!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconraquelanubis:
raquelanubis Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
XD really, this is un masterpiece ^^
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
i appreciate you saying that
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:iconraquelanubis:
raquelanubis Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
^^ is truly ^^ this is amazing!!!
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:iconxigglette:
xigglette Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
wow that's super cool
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks
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:iconchococrisp:
ChocoCrisp Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
Beautiful!!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconloki7z:
Loki7z Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Very nice!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:icongeneral-ebonrose:
General-EbonRose Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Beautiful! It looks almost like carved stone.
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconbittythings:
Bittythings Featured By Owner May 15, 2012   General Artist
Oh my goodness, this is so beautiful. The mantal's translusceny makes it look alive.
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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imke14 Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing!! :wow:
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconnignag:
NigNag Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
Love this
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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:iconzotron:
ZOTRON Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
WANT!
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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AlterEgox5 Featured By Owner May 15, 2012
Omgomgomgomgomgomgomg - wantwantwantwantwantwantwant

I'M NOT ON FACEBOOK NOOOOOOO. T_T
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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AlterEgox5 Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
You're welcome. :) By the by, what did happen to this piece? I saw that the photo was actually posted two years ago - did you sell it or has it become the mascot of your glasswork business?
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:iconcold-in-the-north:
cold-in-the-north Featured By Owner May 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
The piece went into private collection, but there are always more to be made ;)
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AlterEgox5 Featured By Owner May 16, 2012
:iconokaymemeplz:

XD
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