51f07d8d74c5b63e9b0038b8._w.540_s.fit_A friend sent me a write up on glass artist Seth Parks. You see, we have a little hot shop we have to set up at my new studio space…his studio is so inspiring. Won’t look like mine but …

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0fa9fe88-ce64-4cb3-a27c-6df8e9eecf57I always love hearing from Bronwen and this newsletter is no different. In this issue she shows us some of her new glass goodies. She’s taken her enamel painting techniques over to boro. I love these glasses, especially since I’ve …

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DichroiccloseEvery once in awhile I like to post a Wikipedia page on a glass making technique. Today is Glass Bead Making. There are a couple of different types of techniques on creating glass beads. There’s torch work which is what …

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Jeffrey-Sarmiento-EncyclopaediaOne of my favorite artists in glass is Tim Tate (can’t wait to meet him!). He’s a multi-media artist whose specialty is glass casting. He also is a partner at the Washington Glass school near Washington, DC. In an interview …

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10371984_4089054561665_5650383754648644552_nI’m sure you all spend time on Facebook, maybe a little too much time. If you’re a glass lover you can find some cool pages to “Like” and you will find like minded individuals that also love glass. Are you …

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Bob-Carson-Pictures-224If you haven’t seen the work of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, you need to check it out. The were the father and son team from Czechoslovakia, known as Bohemia when they were alive, that created the most wonderful replicas of …

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Once-Upon-a-Time1When I see glass art in a gallery in the area I live in I can’t help but be happy and excited, so when I was told that Jaime Guerrero was showing at Avenue 50 Studio I had to go …

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tumblersIf you are near the Corning, NY area and you need to make a glass tumbler go over to Corning Studios. Over the month of March you can go in and have a glass blowing experience…and you’ll get a …

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1962641_10152277841259740_242192642_nI’m looking at having glass blowing going in my studio by the end of this week. I didn’t care too much about glass blowing until recently. Blame my friend Zoe for getting me caught up in the romance and excitement …

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jacomb4-325x600Luke Jacomb is the son of one of the founders of Gaffer Glass, an establishment most glass folk know all about. Over at Daily Art Muse Luke’s blown glass paddles are being showcased today. You need to wander over to …

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in_310114_02-630x246Over at the web site Contemporist they were showing some vessels designed by Alexandra Denton and Sofia Lazzeri in a collaborative project. By combining the two materials they contrast between the hardness of the glass and the softness of the yarn. …

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IMG_12748Pacific Art Glass has a very exciting line up of classes coming up including an Advanced Lampworking class with Loren Stump. This is the first time that Loren has come into Southern California to teach so sign up soon. It’s …

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halvorson-bounty-2013Lani McGregor, partner at Bullseye Glass in Portland, as well as Gallery Director moderated a panel discussion on the Emerging Artist in the glass world. On her panel were Tina Oldknow, Curator at Corning Museum of Glass, Richard Whiteley, Glass …

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EXTRACT-SINGLE-OPEN-5Most glass folk I know love dichroic glass. I know I do. It can be over the top or very subtle depending on what you do with it…when it’s done right it sizzles. Well, the largest producer of dichroic glass, …

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Littleton-article-imgI wouldn’t be sitting here writing for all of you out there about glass if it wasn’t for Harvey Littleton, the founder of the Studio Glass Movement. He has passed away at the age of 91. He started the “movement” …

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