August 30, 2018

We had the pleasure of working with Pâte de Verre, one of the earliest glass-making techniques in the world. It was also one of the messiest (and most fun) techniques we ever tried.

The Corning Museum of Glass writes...​​

"The term (Pâte de Verre) means "glass paste" in...

July 27, 2018

Sue and I are always looking for new ideas and designs for glass. Recently, we've noticed a return to bold fun prints like Batiks. We turned to our friend Lena, who actually invented a process for designing Batik glass and got to work.

The process is quite involved and...

June 29, 2018

I had the pleasure of working with my friend Fred Buxton at Raining Sunshine Studios recently. He helped me refine our approach to landscapes with depth, and I taught him how to do fossil vitrea (using plants in glass).

It was hard not to be inspired by the amazing view...

June 15, 2018

This month I had the opportunity to take a class from Richard LaLonde, a pioneering fused glass artist who taught at the renowned Pilchuck School in 1985 and who created the Liquid Glass Line technique. 

It was an amazing experience in part because of his knowledge and...

April 20, 2018

The spring show season is here and we have a busy schedule of events. We hope you'll come see us at one or all of them as we will have new work at each show!

The Band Street Faire

Fundraiser for Newbury Park High School Music Department

April 28th

7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Newb...

March 30, 2018

What an appropriate name for this lovely artwork we created for a very special lady. The commissioned piece was designed to look like our client, complete with red hair and a joyous approach to living.

The artwork took several weeks, hours of handwork,  and multiple fir...

March 23, 2018

Everyone has a favorite color - quick, what's yours? Now, why is it your favorite color? How does it make you feel? Is it the same one you had as a child?

The simple fact that everyone has a favorite color speaks volumes about the importance of color in our daily lives,...

March 19, 2018

Recently we had the pleasure of working on a custom order where the client picked colors from our sample box. She stopped by to see the work in progress and was surprised to see us using "clear" glass where she had specified transparent canary yellow. This led to a dis...

March 9, 2018

We often get requests for donations of our glass artwork to a wide range of community organizations. And we are glad to help, where we can.

This year we are proud to support the Run For the Wall, an organization dedicated to promoting healing among all veterans and thei...

February 16, 2018

Sue and I have been having a blast collaborating on the design and creation of seven custom orders/commissions including birthday gifts, wedding presents, garden art installations, art panels for the home, and an indoor light.

These pieces include joyous women, wild ani...

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