Sometimes grim is good

Life has a habit of handing out difficulties never expected. Sometimes it can be made into something good, like these little paintings. They helped me put everything into perspective and I think they turned out jolly amusing. Death played on Death smiles on us all. Be a viking and smile back. Callanish Stones, Isle of…

International Glass Festival

The international festival of glass is next weekend in Stourbridge.  Unfortunately I won’t be able to make it, but if you love glass this is a great event to go to.  There will be exhibits by well know and emerging artist that are astounding to see, plus workshops, talk and taster sessions.  I’d love to…

All Hallowes Eve is on the way….

Are you ready?                    Its such a fun holiday, I’ve been having a great time coming up with new and different ideas, like these little ghosties.  Only after I’d taken the last one out of the kiln, did I notice a couple of them could be mistaken…

Poppies

Here is one of my latest creations made with green house glass.  I’m really pleased with how it turned out. Reds are one of the trickiest colours to use successfully when working with glass. Too much heat or too little oxygen will turn a beautiful red into a muddy liver colour so it was really exciting to open…