Monthly Archives: April 2012

Inspiration for Fused Glass Plant Stakes


Artists are often asked where they get their inspiration from and how they come up with designs. For me, there are a variety of ways I come up with ideas. Sometimes the idea is created out of a need I have. That was the case is in this most recent project. A friend of mine…

Contemporary Fused Glass – Book Review

Contemporary Fused Glass

I have a new favorite fused glass book: Contemporary Fused Glass by Brad Walker. This book is a great book on so many levels. For some beginners, it may be a bit overwhelming. But if it’s not the first book you buy, it should be the second. It is jam packed with all kinds of…

Handkerchief Drape Vase

Drape Handkerchief Vase

I just pulled a new handkerchief vase out of the kiln. I love these vases! They are always a wonderful surprise. Well mostly always. I have had one or two that looked weird. But this one turned out great. Handkerchief vases, or drape vases, are made by positioning a piece of glass over a stainless…

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