I’ve been a little grumpy lately. And no, it is not because my husband has retired and is home now. Though I would be lying if I didn’t say it is an adjustment. To his credit, he has been doing a good job of respecting my space and time. So having ruled that out, I […]
To the average person, it may not look like much. These, however, are pieces of Bullseye reactive glass and silver foil. When reactive glass is fused together with silver it results in a new color.
It seems like just yesterday I was standing in a grocery store line with this cranky baby and his loquacious 3 year old sister in tow. The “middle-aged” woman next to me leaned over and said, “Enjoy them while you can. They grow up too quickly!” I was in a sleep deprived stupor and my first reaction was to say, “Lady! Are you kidding?”
Every time I open up the kiln in the morning, it’s like opening a birthday present. There is always a bit of anticipation. Sometimes there is complete joy. Occasionally there is disappointment.
Ever wonder whether an artist is born or made? I am a relative late bloomer to the artist category, but as I look back at my life, I can’t help but wonder. If I had paid more attention, would I have embraced art sooner – not just as something to do in my spare time, but something that is part of who I am.