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

Odin’s ravens: Huginn & Muninn

Taken from Wiki: In Norse mythology, Huginn (from Old Norse “thought”[1]) and Muninn (Old Norse “memory”[2] or “mind”[3]) are a pair of ravens that fly all over the world, Miðgarðr, and bring information to the god Odin. Huginn and Muninn are attested in the Poetic Edda, compiled in the 13th century from earlier traditional sources: the Prose Edda and Heimskringla, written in the 13th century by Snorri Sturluson; in the Third Grammatical Treatise,… Continue reading Odin’s ravens: Huginn & Muninn

creation & developement 2014-15 · Exhibitions/Installations · Inspiration/Musings

Life Forms: exploring Monorhaphis chuni

Building Monorhaphis chuni structures from powdered glass.  The image shown is from a couple years back. I am currently constructing a similar form, approximate 30 inches long by [remains to be seen]. The deadline to submit work towards Life Forms is December 10th, 2015. More and more I see my work and methodology informed through Biomicry.… Continue reading Life Forms: exploring Monorhaphis chuni

nanopod-courses+workshops · Unclassified

Glass Casting Workshop!

Glass Casting! Personally, I really dig working with wax, sculpting and forming whether it’s additive or subtractive – I dig it! Add to that working with Gaffer casting crystal and viola! Beauty. January was the first Ars Vitraria Experimentalis {glass casting} workshop at nanopod studio. The students made gorgeous work! [above is Kris’ Femme Liquide]… Continue reading Glass Casting Workshop!

Exhibitions/Installations · Inspiration/Musings

Press molds an’stuff

Currently working on costume 3 for Maison De Verre. Press mold action. While I don’t want to divulge much on Costume 3 and the concept behind it, it will fit nicely with Beast’s Diorama #1 & #2 I’m ‘pressing’ from my cell so, please excuse the mess. More to come. Tomorrow the molds come out… Continue reading Press molds an’stuff

metal + glass links · nanopod-courses+workshops

Fall nano-news

Yay!! It’s officially Fall. I LOVE the Fall. Sweater weather, scarf weather and, BOOT weather!! 🙂 And, it’s almost October which means Halloween, Thanksgivings and, Holiday madness (& possibly some Mayan prophecies). This year I am not participating in the QWAC or City of Craft however, nanopod will be celebrating Dia de Los Muertos October… Continue reading Fall nano-news

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November Talk-About

Handmade Division Talk ABout! This month’s question is: Talk about one/some teachers/mentors/masters you’d like to study with? Who, do I really want to study with? Hmmmm. Kind of a tricky question for me as I’ve studied with most of them already! Metal-gods: Harold O’Connor (Master Goldsmith), and Phil Poirier. Glass Warriors: Janis Miltenberger (Glass Goddess),… Continue reading November Talk-About