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

New Mexico or BUST! & other meanderings…

Wow. Just to think- this time next week I will be heading to San Francisco via the Coast Starlight. First (short) stop in Seattle, visit some friends-colleagues, show Andrei around the touristy areas. Eat radioactive sushi then, leave bright and early Monday morn.. I haven’t left Canada for the States since ’11! Also, I haven’t… Continue reading New Mexico or BUST! & other meanderings…

creation & developement 2014-15 · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Progress

Now that my wet tile saw is functional I can start building/experimenting further! (and put together my final report for the GAAC grant I received last year). While slicing through a murrine bundle made via Vitrigraph kiln I was thinking- Melethallia, or lungs. Now I’m seeing Water Bears aka Tardigrades So, that’s fairly exciting, eh?… Continue reading Progress

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 ๐Ÿ˜‰ 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

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

Murrine. At. Last.

Super excited to say- the kiln arrived!! Today I set it up and fired ‘er up! Woo! Murrine was pulled! Happy to say the vermiculite board didn’t crack this time. ๐Ÿ™‚ The stack worked and I pulled various bullseyes. I will share pics of those as soon as they’re cut! For the pot fill/stack, I… Continue reading Murrine. At. Last.