That’s a song, Bonfire Heart by James Blunt. If you know me, you know my story. You know that the hot shop is my true love, where I feel myself, where I feel whole, where I belong. We fight – me and the hot shop, sometimes we get violent and I get burned. But its […]
What a great time I have been having in the hot shop these past couple of months – with the upcoming garden shows I am doing I feel a little pressure now to complete some Tidal Balls and Sea Stars…. BUT! I made tumblers. I love the thought of functional vs. things. What is the […]
Not the sad blues! I charged the furnace with every piece of glass I could find that didn’t work out or scraps from the pipes of any colour including white, black, green, pink… any colour I have ever worked with in the hot shop I saved in buckets just for this week. I ended up […]
I dunno if you’re aware out there but there is a bit of glass crisis… Spectrum 96 cullet is a thing of the past. What is Spectrum 96 cullet you ask? Spectrum is a glass brand, 96 is the coefficient rate of expansion… its the science behind melting glass and cullet is the glass chunks […]
What a great past few weeks in the hotshop! I made a lot of tidal balls… if you’re not close to Campbell River I did bring down a fresh batch to the Salish Sea Market in Bowser. They are on display there with so many other talented artists! Great handmade LOCAL! gift ideas there! Stay […]
Art in the Garden this past weekend in Nanoose Bay was amazing. If felt so good to not only prepare the weeks prior but to set up our tables and arrange our artworks for people to view and talk about with just felt – well natural. It felt like home. It is what we do. […]
This weekend, July 9th & 10 we are excited to be a part of the Art in the Garden show in Nanoose Bay! It starts at 10am and goes until 4pm both days. It’s cash admission by donation – Proceeds go to the Nanoose Community Services – Food Bank!