Forever One Cake Topper
A hand painted and crafted resin figurine by Thomas Blackshear that measures 14 inches and portrays an African American man lifting his new wife on their wedding day after they have committed to love each other for better or worse. It truly makes a wonderful wedding or anniversary gift and can be used as a figurine in your home or as a wedding cake topper on your special day!
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Thomas BlackshearArtist Thomas Blackshear II, the son of an air force captain, was born in Waco, Texas, and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. "Drawing was all I ever liked to do," says Blackshear. "While all the other guys were playing baseball or basketball, I was in my house, drawing." Thomas Blackshear pursued an interest in art throughout high school, securing a scholarship to the Institute of Art in Chicago. After a year there, he transferred to the nearby Academy of Art on another scholarship. While finishing his college education, he was recruited by Hallmark Cards. Thomas Blackshear and his wife, Ami, now live in Colorado. A much-honored painter, Blackshear has received many awards, including the Society of Illustrators's coveted Gold Metal. His highly awarded work also appeared in the Society of Illustrators Annuals and Outstanding American Illustrators Today, Volume Two.
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