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These photos are of three new intention plates I've completed. In this set are Freedom, with a bird shape cut from copper mesh as an embellishment; Creativity, with a dragonfly copper mesh embellishment; and It's a dry heat!, with a chili pepper copper mesh embellishment. I was playing with some scraps of new glass that I had been using in larger artworks and wanted to try layering different colors with these new glasses to see the effects, and these new small plates are the results. The new red and yellow streaky glass I used in the Freedom small intention plate is definitely one of my new favorites, as I think it looks great for flame colored backgrounds. The … [Read More...]
A Choice intention platter just came out of the kiln yesterday. In this larger (about 14" square) piece of fused glass art I chose dichroic glass instead of copper mesh for the embellishments. The dichroic glass seems to add sizzle and character to the different directions you can choose from. The arrows are made from Wavy Firestrips, which are manufactured and cut by water-jet by CBS, who is my first choice supplier for dichroic glass for my fused glass artwork. It wasn't until I went to take the picture for this blog post that I realized that I forgot to tack fuse the intention to the Choice intention platter before I slumped it. So, over the weekend, I'll have … [Read More...]