Studio Diary

Washing each piece of art glass

Washing each piece of art glass

Washing every piece of glass to make sure there's no residue.

Which art glass is easiest to cut?

Which art glass is easiest to cut?

Quite a few people have asked me which art glass I find easiest to cut ... whether it's opaque, wispy or transparent glass.

Perfecting the choice of art glass colours

Perfecting the choice of art glass colours

I'll always re-cut pieces of glass if I'm not 100% happy with the colour or the fit.

Starting a new glass art project

Starting a new glass art project

This new piece is called Deco Lava. It will be a flat wall panel.

The sounds of my glass day - the grinder

The sounds of my glass day

Take a listen to the sounds glass workshop!

Using Silberschnitt running pliers to break glass

Using Silberschnitt running pliers to break glass

These running pliers have an adjustable head, which really helps to break the glass more accuratly

Cutting curves in glass

Cutting curves in glass

It's very satisfying when the glass breaks exactly as I intend!

How does a fused glass bowl get its curve?

How does a fused glass bowl get its curve?

See the process from a flat piece of glass to a curved bowl

Stained glass delivery from Creative Glass Guild

A delivery of art glass

New delivery: look at these stained glass colours!

Choosing art glass colours fro a fused glass project

Choosing art glass colours

I'm deciding the art glass colours for my next fused glass piece.

Cleaning fused glass during production of a glass art bowl

Cleaning fused glass pieces

During production of a glass art bowl, the pieces must be cleaned thoroughly.

Red planet fused glass bowl

Building a Red Planets bowl

From cutting & breaking the different colours of glass, through to the final piece.

Hard edge design blue fused glass bowl

Production of a glass bowl

 ... from paper pattern and glass choices ... right through to a beautifully fused glass disc ready for slumping

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