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Making a  mobile stand for a Caldera Kiln used to  make Murrine Glass.

Making a  mobile stand for a Caldera Kiln used to  make Murrine Glass.

January 13, 2018

Murrine glass  is name for the small circles of glass with  patterns inside them. ​"Murrine (singular: murrina) are colored patterns or images made in a glass cane that are revealed when the cane is cut into thin cross-sections. Murrine can be made in infinite designs from simple circular or square patterns to complex detailed designs to even portraits of people. One familiar style is the flower or star shape which, when used together in large numbers from a [...]

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How did you do that? The making of a Eutectic fired Enamel Bowl.

How did you do that? The making of a Eutectic fired Enamel Bowl.

July 27, 2017

As an artist I have  spent many years learning to look, listen, and feel in order to create my work. Often, I look at an art work and wonder how in the world did the artist make that?  So many times you have to take a course to learn a new process or technique. That can get very expensive when you figure in tuition, travel, lodging, and meals.  I also understand that some techniques in art, like enameling, take years to perfect and learn with inherent dangers of a kiln and t [...]

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Emotional Passages and Life:  Art titles

Emotional Passages and Life:  Art titles

July 15, 2017

When I am working on a new piece of art friends always ask me what is the title? For me the title develops at various stages of the work. For me titles  tend to be developed from a much deeper place, from my "emotional passages", or as a hidden surprise to the viewer. Reflecting on  the ways I have navigated thru life, I find there is a fierce internal force burning inside me.  Sometimes is is subtle and other times and it is brutal and knocks you flat on your butt [...]

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