Some people are born artisans; at an early age, they're drawn to art forms that satisfy a passion to create objects of beauty by hand, using clay, wood, glass or other materials. Meet five local artisans.
Eleni Prieston, a goldsmith, models some of the jewelry she sells in her Sag Harbor shop. (July 5, 2012)
Sandy Seff, right, started making stained glass when her four children were young. Now, she and daughter Kathy, left, work together in Bayport. (July 12, 2012)
Beth Drucker works on a mixed- media, one-of-a-kind jacket. (July 12, 2012)
Sally Shore, at her Glen Cove studio, wears her creation, “An Opera Coat for Tosca,” trimmed with an organdy boa. (July 10, 2012)
Gloria Kennedy, who became enamored of pottery on a visit to Portugal 25 years ago, has a ceramics studio at her Brookhaven home. (July 6, 2012)