First Plate Fusing

Firing of the Weekย 11.26.17 This was my very first plate fusing session. I was planning to place them in stores to be sold during the holidays. This had been a long time goal. I was so sucessful that I was able to make slump dishes, soap dishes, and pendants to be sold for the holidays.…

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Light Pink Striker – 90 COE Glass Color

Firing of the Week 11.6.17 COE 90 – Light Pink Striker Pre Kiln – Post Kiln         In this post I am going to talk about using the color Light Pink Striker. When you are looking at a pre kiln frit glass containers check to see if STRIKER is written on the…

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Green Man Slumped Glass

A year and a half in the making project has finally come to fruition. ๐Ÿ˜ย I had to learn how to cut, fuse, and slump sheets of glass. It was quite the learning curve but I stuck with my goal.       It took me 6 months to cut large sheets of glass down. It’s…

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Borosilicate – Marbles & Pendants

  I took a Borosilicate class from the Bay Area Glass Institute (BAGI) in January. These are the marbles that I made. They are definitely not round and they need a flame polishing but they are my first marbles so they are perfect.     This was my first mushroom marble which turned into a…

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Dichroic Glass Pendants

Firing of the Week 11.10.17 ย I ย created pendants from leftover clear, green, and various dichroic pieces of glass. These left over pieces of glass were created when I cut the glass for my plates. I hadn’t made pendants in this style for awhile, so I was happy to use scrap glass and make some beautiful…

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2018 – Firing Session 2 – Pendants

Firing of the Week 1.15.18 This was the lats time I was able to use the kiln. This year we have been updating the workshop. We needed to insulate and cover the walls. Then we needed to add shelving and drawers to store all of the glass and molds. It has been ย VERY long process…

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Forest Green + Rainbow Dichroic Journey Circle

Forest green glass is my favorite green color to work with because it is a transparent color that pairs well with clear glass. In this journey circle pendant I mixed large clear 90COE glass frit and small forest green 90COE glass frit together with fine rainbow dichroic 90COE glass frit. I fired it in a…

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Pink Striker + Rainbow Dichroic Heart

These colors!! ย These textures!! I look at them and I begin to fantasize about another world in which everyday landscapes or species of flora/fauna depict these beautiful textures and colors. There is something spectacular about the combination of colors and textures represented through this piece and within every heart that I create. I wish that…

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Aquamarine Dichroic Journey Circle

Aquamarine is my favorite blue color to work with. In this journey circle pendant I mixed large and small aquamarine 90COE glass frit together with fine rainbow dichroic 90COE glass frit. I fired it in a Bonnie Glo kiln for a total of 10 hours.

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