Sunday, March 14, 2010

back to mermaids

as always, the photo doesn't do the glass justice, but this mermaid was so much fun to build.  she will go to Wide River Gallery in Colonial Beach, along with my Starry Night panel.  Next project is a crab - with a twist... stay tuned!

Saturday, March 6, 2010

time MARCHes on

this blog started with such good intentions, and I see that I haven't posted a thing since early February.  good news is that this means February is over at last... my least favorite month of the year.  I started a mermaid and am soldering today.  I got so excited about doing the mermaid that I didn't take time to post a thing.

I had a beautiful piece of Uroboros that I used for her tail, but had to cut almost every piece on the ring saw.  I love to do pieces like that - where you really have to find the exact right area of the glass to give the shading and texture that looks best.  Photo coming later, maybe tomorrow, but right now I am going to fire up the soldering iron.

is anyone out there working on anything that they'd like to share?  BTW, I just got an email from a new glass website that looks very interesting.

check it out - lots of good info