Tag: glass blog

Life in our zoo …

I played a bit in the studio tonight … Working on more reverse enameling projects.  I have a lion (or llama – you decide) spoon rest, an elephant ring dish, and two stamped plates in-the-works.  I hope to combine reverse-enameling with crackle… Read More

Worker Bee … that’s me!

This week, anyway … We did our first murrini slab.  Hmmm … next time I’ll make a round one for a kiln drop (imagine custom pendant-style light shades – for my studio!). And, I’m still making component parts for future tiles/jewelry: I… Read More

He Just Showed Me Up …

Doggone it!  But – we’re starting to learn to make torched murrine up in here!  I’m definitely having issues with heat control.  But DH took to it like he has been lampworking all his life.  WTH?!?   My pitiful attempts: And his… Read More

Productive … and Leery

So far it’s been a good week in the studio.  I finally have all 25 spoon rests completed!  Yep, 19 one-of-a-kind colorful and 6 repeat designs (flowers) … So, now I need to photograph, aargh – my favorite!  [Ummm, here are the… Read More

Busy ~ but I’m lovin’ it!

What a week!  I’ve been taking serious advantage of insomnia.  I have 3 kilns running, and so much to report … Here’s what I worked on tonight:  Fingers crossed it turns out as promising as I hope! And, I finished my fish… Read More

Listings are good …

It means I’m producing!  Here’s my finished Welcome Yoda sun-catcher/sign … Not bad – I like it, and I know what I will do differently next time: And iridescent platters (Yay!):   And more dichro badge reels:      Of course, it also… Read More