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This is a new tie dye bowl that recently came out of the kiln. The bowl is a very small one, a little shy of six inches across, and good for things like a serving of the fresh berries that are just coming into season now. The layers of color in this tie dye glass turned out to have lots of depth and richness. The bowl mold has quite a bit of texture on the underside, with little ridges along the sides that don't show up in this photo of the bowl. The bowl turned out with the usual shine and luster on the top, but came out looking quite sandblasted on the bottom at the end of all the firings. I really like the contrast there. What I didn't expect with this one … [Read More...]
The pink Transform plate that I blogged about not long ago was just featured in an Etsy Treasury for Mother's Day. Just in case you're wondering, Etsy is a collection of stores - sort of like Ebay, but it's not an auction site - specifically for artists to showcase their creations. Anyone who is a member - buyers or sellers - can put together a treasury of favorite items, items relating to a certain theme, items relating to a certain holiday, items related to other events such as weddings, or any other collection they can think of. Since only 16 items can be featured in a treasury, it's an honor to be picked for one of these. My thanks go out to Mary and Kerry, a … [Read More...]