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

It’s freezing out, still.

Last week I finally gathered the necessary ingredients to build a Raku kiln ‘photo-type’. 1/2″ fibre cloth, 2 cases of K23 kiln brick, fencing wire, galvanized steel waste bin, colloidal silica rigidizer plus a shelf, posts and digital pyrometer. I thought I’d best construct one of these kilns while I am still in Toronto and… Continue reading It’s freezing out, still.

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

Þorrablót

Þorrablót celebrations are coming up in Toronto! The ICCT hosts a fun event. I will be working it this year, too! To start the celebrations and Spring cleaning I’m having a Spring cleaning SALE with coupon code: ICELAND2015 25% off everything in my Etsy shop. I’ve recently returned from Brooklyn and almost a month away there-… Continue reading Þorrablót

Artist Residencies · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings

3 days left for Iceland or Bust!

Ég vinn með málm og gler Yes, I do. Can you guess what that means? Without the help of Google translate! 😉 So, there are 3 days left with the Kickstarter campaign. Phew! It has been an interesting experience and I am so grateful and thankful for all of the support!! Last I checked there… Continue reading 3 days left for Iceland or Bust!

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Neo Lavender & The Lettuce Slug

The other day I shared Coral Morphologic’s ‘Natural History Redux‘ and came back to some previously felt inspiration. The Lettuce Slug. Look at it! Simply gorgeous. Sarcoglossans. The colour combinations are mad-crazy, and made me search through my glass powder collection at nanopod. Neo-Lavender! …with Spring Green and Olive Green sifted on top. I experimented… Continue reading Neo Lavender & The Lettuce Slug

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Spring time in Toronto

It’s a gorgeous, early Spring afternoon here in Toronto. Temperature outside 12c Glass in the kiln. A mix of neo-lavender and kelp green powders… Building upon my ever growing cellular, sea slug, coral-like,  algal bloom, I thought I’d pay my friends over at Morphologic Studio a visit. Well, it’s inspiration while I wait for the… Continue reading Spring time in Toronto

creation & developement 2014-15 · Inspiration/Musings · Project Grant 2013 · Unclassified

Bullseye murrine

Last night I made my first successful vitrigraph murrine pull! Thanks to my beautiful assistant 😉 I was able to pull fifty cane all with various coloured concentric circles. AND there’s still more glass in the pot ready to be pulled!! Over the next weeks I intend to go nuts experimenting with different colour combos,… Continue reading Bullseye murrine

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Broken

Broken… v. Past participle of break. adj. 1. Forcibly separated into two or more pieces; fractured: a broken arm; broken glass. 2. Sundered by divorce, separation, or desertion of a parent or parents: children from broken homes; a broken marriage. 3. Having been violated: a broken promise. 4. a. Incomplete: a broken set of books.… Continue reading Broken