Tag: glass experiments

The Shop, Empty-Nesters and …

This year’s “When you can’t go to Glass Expo” experiments:  Playing with frits and temperature.  Here are tonight’s tiny tiles ready for the kiln, along with some fired pieces. Meanwhile, DH and I spent a few hours at the shop, working on… Read More

Winning some & losing some …

But playing in the studio with glass powders.  While wearing a niosh-approved face mask.  While sick.  And still very-much claustrophobic.  Moving on … Step one has some potential successes …. I lost/killed another Betty Boop – this time too hot and too… Read More

The mad scientist … ???

Or the Mad Hatter … or just plain crazy.  Whatever …  The experiments continue!  I do love the day of the internet!  Much to the annoyance of DH (… and my accountant … and my bank account …).  Sooo much to learn! … Read More

It’s been a while …

So, I have a little of this and a little of that to report on: The twins will be heading off to camp shortly.  So, DH and I will be ‘empty nesters’.  Sort-of … but not.  Our four-legged family has grown.  Blondie… Read More

Interesting, frustrating, painful … you decide

So, I’ve had 3 kilns running for the last few days.  My experiments were … interesting and frustrating, but have potential … maybe.  I also have a few other ideas to try.     And, I have some sweet dichro (jewelry) pieces almost… Read More

Moving along …

I have three kilns running!  Yea BABY!!!  More platters, dichro cabs (with some requested Angels), and a few experiments.  Love it!                And, I’ll have a de-bubble run coming later this week.  Yep, moving along … Slept some 18 out… Read More

Studio Time, Food and Family …

Had a bit more studio time … so I learned a bit about David Alcala’s glass tapestry (amazing!), and played with flexi-glass … had some troubles getting started (it’s NOT supposed to roll and wrinkle like that), but had more success with… Read More