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Google Search Changes – What the Heck?!

I have been a huge fan of Google from its very first days. But today I am really aggravated. A search tool that was very powerful is now not. One of the most useful things about the Google search bar was a “More” pull down menu. From that menu you could filter search results by…

What is Your Aesthetic?

It has been a long time since I posted about any of my glass doings. Not because I haven’t been doing, but just because life gets busy and I have mostly been in production mode. I do have several topics lined up that I hope to post about next year. But in the meantime, here’s…

A Long Journey to a Fused Glass Plate

confetti-plate

The journey a fused glass plate takes can be pretty amazing. This one had more than its share of trips into the kiln. Just proving that it isn’t finished until the artist says so. Here is the path I took to get to this piece. Step 1 I started with the idea that I wanted…

Ceramic Fused Glass Slumping and Draping Mold Addiction

mold samples

I admit it. I am addicted to buying glass molds. Every time I go to my supplier I look to see what molds are on sale. These days, when I get a new mold, I fire a clear piece of glass in the mold first. This provides me with a lot of valuable information before…

Powdered Glass and Stencils – Fused Glass Lessons Learned

Keys After Firing

Below are before and after photos of some part sheets I made using powdered glass. For two of the sheets I used some keys placed on the glass as a stencil. For the other sheet I used a razor blade to “cut” in the design. I am looking forward to using these in some future…

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