Blue Fire Spirit – Decorative Glass Piece

Every winter a local gallery has an exhibition where artists from the area are invited to submit three pieces of any type of art. I decided to do something a little bit different (for me) and made a decorative piece which allows the light to shine through. I began with a clear piece of glassContinue reading “Blue Fire Spirit – Decorative Glass Piece”

Working with reactive glass

With time on my hands, I’ve been experimenting with reactive effects in glass. I use Bullseye Glass for fusing. When certain glasses are combined in the kiln, their chemistries have the potential to react, which can cause beautiful effects. Bullseye have charts on their website showing the reactive potential of their glasses. It’s all toContinue reading “Working with reactive glass”

Fused Glass Bubble Plate

When working with layers of glass, one of the things an artist tries to avoid is air being trapped between the layers which then cause unsightly bubbles. For this plate, trapped bubbles are a design element. I cut two pieces of clear glass the same size. On each piece, I layered coloured stringers (thin piecesContinue reading “Fused Glass Bubble Plate”