Fusing jewelry

A couple of weekends ago I yet again entered the inspiring home & studio of Vince & Sue (Glass Jewels) to have another go at glass fusing We were also introduced to iridescent glass which was beautiful: When fusing you are looking to create a kind of glass sandwich. So for each piece we had Read more about Fusing jewelry[…]

First adventures in fusing

This Sat I headed off to Wolvercote to complete a 1 day introductory course in glass fusing with Glass Jewels. I’ve wanted to have a go at fusing for a while so was excited to arrive and start having the process explained to me. The above piece was my first test piece (featuring none other Read more about First adventures in fusing[…]

And here we are at artweeks

After what seems like months of build up this weekend signaled the end of the wait and the beginning of my first time exhibiting as part of Oxfordshire Artweeks. I joined 17 other artists in exhibiting over the weekend at Appleton Village Hall. Should we have a look around? My friend & the finest sculptural Read more about And here we are at artweeks[…]

In which my succulents are happy but I have stuff to do

Rejoice! The bank holiday is nearly upon us (and you cannot be grumpy with a 4 day working week) although the weather in Oxfordshire continues to be confused (we had warm springlike days last week and then snow on Monday night). This is balanced out however by the windowsill succulents who as well as having Read more about In which my succulents are happy but I have stuff to do[…]

Progress report

So whilst still trying to figure out the correct size for a few remaining panels for artweeks I have been working on leading a couple of dragonflies (this as you may remeber was a commission, a copy on a previous design of mine but in a different colourway for a friend and while this needs Read more about Progress report[…]

Mid week glass treats

On Wednesday this week I took a stroll on my lunch hour to meet up with Trish and head to Art Jericho, to see a fantastic exhibition called The Magic of Trees which featured beautiful glass sculptures by Helen Slater as well as paintings by Rose-Marie Caldecott and Photographs by Ben Ramos and Jenny Blyth. Read more about Mid week glass treats[…]