Five ways to add more magic to your life.

How to contact the creative muse *Sit in complete silence *Walk in the woods *Listen to the weather *Draw a mandala *Doodle These are the things I go back to when I need some inspiration, some way to lift my mood and try to put feelings into my art.  Anything that snaps me out of…

Brain fog

So there haven’t been many posts this month, I’ve been a bit distracted. One of the projects I embarked on last year was puppy walking for the guide dogs for the blind.  I took charge of a lovely little yellow lab last February and now she’s just set off for the next stage of her…

Colour, glorious colours!

I’ve discovered a new colour combination for boro glass that looks fantastic. I don’t know why I never tried it before. I’ve always had a little trouble getting the lovely purples and pinks from my amber purple rods so I tried layering it over striking red and wow what a difference.  These were made with…

Misfits

These poor little guys are my misfits from yesterdays torch time.   Lefty must have gotten into the beer since he can’t stand up at all.  I’ve not made any snails for over a month and it took me several attempts to remember the right sequence. And these curious fellows are the remainder of the…

It’s all in the lighting

I sometimes struggle to get good photographs of my glass but these came out spectacular.  My husband, a much more enthusiastic camera man than I, noticed a gorgeous sunset and set up these shots.  I really like the way the silhouette in the glass is mirrored.  It highlighted to me how much I might be…