I was given a lovely teal vase a few years ago with a vertical crack. I set it on our mantel and it held a bouquet of dried fuscia flowers until the vase recently fell apart. I loved the color and I have finally decided to start two different stained glass designs using similar parts of the vase that I cut apart. I decided to cut similar shapes of glass from this vase so that it created similar starting points.
The first photo shows the two separate panels with the vase pieces. The second photo shows one of the designs in progress.
Remember the photos of this on the light table and how it all began. Well, here it is finished , photographed and delivered to Rue Cou Cou in Baton Rouge. "Rocket Fish", or candles and loaves or whatever. If you look at it long enough, different patterns tend to reveal themselves. Now on to the next piece.
Have a good one!
This is where the design is now, so far these pieces have been epoxied to the clear glass disc. I will probably continue with another row of cool colors, blues, and or blue greens and maybe back to the hot colors. I'm not really sure until I start placing colors next to one another, what will work, and the pieces will change in size and shape. Do you have any suggestions, if so please leave a comment. Open to suggestions.
If you ever wondered, how do my stained glass designs begin, well , here is a sneak peek of a kaleidescope design in progress.
I'll keep you posted with more photos as the design continues and a final kaleidescope soon. And my apologies for the photo quality; if I had stopped to hunt down a better camera, I would have forgotten to post this.
Good morning! Another beautiful winter/spring day. One orange giant snapdragon, one dark blue iris, one majenta/pink homestead verbena, one pink aster, one red amaryllis, and many others peeking thru these lovely cold mornings. Ahhh, what wonderful inspiration.
Doug and I attended Mid City Art Thaw last night at RueCouCou in Baton Rouge where my stained . We had a lovely visit with art patrons and artists and of course the folks/representatives of RueCouCou.
Enjoy your day wherever you are.
Good morning. A bit of a lazy morning here today. Alesia and I traveled to Alexandria yesterday to see the River Oaks Arts Center and the Alexandria Museum of Art. Both were very interesting and eye pleasing, the exteriors/architecturally and interiors/gallery, gift shops and studio content. And both places located just off the interstate in downtown Alexandria, met us with warm reception from the staff members, which is a big plus for returning gallery goers and gift buying shoppers.
I'm proud to say that I just delivered some of my smaller stained glass items to the River Oaks Arts Center Gift Shop, located in the Bolton House at 1330 Second St., Alexandria, LA. You can view these pieces in the River Oaks Arts Center page on this website.
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We had a great December, family fun, weather and gallery sales. A big Thank You! to those of you who purchased stained glass and mosaics. I took a short break for the holidays and I'm ready to get back to work creating brand new designs for your window/ viewing pleasures. And, I recently purchased a new computer table that I have transformed into a light table. Now, enjoy your Monday!
A bit about me:
As a child, art supplies were readily available and creativity was encouraged.