Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15 · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Hvaðan ert þú ?

The excitement grows daily. Asking myself, Hva∂an ert þú? (Where are you from?) I suppose I am still searching… Maybe I would actually ask: Hva∂an ég þú? or þar er ég frá? 8 days remaining for the Iceland or Bust kickstarter campaign. Backers have been considerably generous, to say the least. Every penny is almost accounted for! Once the… Continue reading Hvaðan ert þú ?

Artist Residencies · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Experimenting towards Iceland

Bird form made of porcelain, bisque fired then dipped into Obvara mixture. I’ve been making very simple, fetish-like forms out of porcelain and flax paper clay to experiment with different Obvara mixtures. Current Obvara experiment – started this last night, Jan 11th. 2tbs sugar, 1tbs active yeast, cup of rye and kefir water I started… Continue reading Experimenting towards Iceland

Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15

…parts of myself pt3…

Aquarian Audio is sending me a Hydraphone! For use during my residency in Laugarvatn. Oh yeah, did I mention the artist residency ??! The Gullkistan residency is located in Laugarvatn, a small school village some 90 km east of Reykjavík. It is in an agricultural area, close to some of the most popular touristic sites… Continue reading …parts of myself pt3…

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Pick 3

Good morning, or afternoon/evening. I am hoping my friends that read this blog/post will help me decide which images from the ones below, to send in to New Glass Review for their consideration. I have to choose 3. Please leave your 3 choices in the comment section below. Thank you for your time with this,… Continue reading Pick 3

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Jökulsarlón platform #1. Glass couture v

This afternoon I pulled number 1, the left shoe/platform out of it’s mold. Totally worried that the crystals didn’t form… Slowly, as I held my breath (wearing a respirator ;)), I gently removed the mold material from the crystal. Finally, the platform emerged!! Jökulsarlón {glacial lagoon} platform (left foot) #1, made for Laura Puska Original… Continue reading Jökulsarlón platform #1. Glass couture v

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Glass Couture III

Lot’s going on!! Here are some images from the first ‘crystal’ samplings Pulling it out of the mold…. The Jökulsárlón shoes will have mini LEDs within them, enabling the platform(s) to glow. My goal is to recreate how the actual icebergs appear on the black sand beaches below the glacial lagoon. They seem to float… Continue reading Glass Couture III