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Flower or Fiction?

This past weekend for my last couple days in Boulder I had been dying to go to the Chihuly Glass Exhibit at the Denver Botanical Gardens. 265 more words

Cultural Sites

The MOG (Museum of Glass)

Straight after we had been at Billy’s Barn, we went to the Tacoma Museum of Glass.

There were a lot of pieces that I had seen in our lectures with Gab at uni during Specialisation and Negotiated Study, such as Dante Marioni’s vessel display, and Jen Elek’s multiple tube board… which I forgot the name of. 85 more words


Billy's Barn

So our class was very privileged to be allowed to visit William Morris’s Barn, on a property very close to Pilchuck where Raven Skyriver, his partner Kelly Odell (Both Glass Blowers and Sculptors) and their child live. 183 more words



Brian showed us two different funnels. One was a double ended funnel, the other a normal, closed ended funnel.

Closed funnel:

The set up, again,  is nearly identical to that of a cylinder. 676 more words


Teardrops and Cooling Towers


As with many of the forms that we were shown, the key heat is the jack heat. Basically all of the setups for any work is exactly the same – until you come to jack in. 184 more words


Green VI Glass Studio

Dearest Mickey,

The Green VI Glass Studio is simply incredible. It’s a glass blowing studio that makes all of its art out of recycled glass bottles. 68 more words


23 JAN 2013

Hi all,

Well the guilt finally got to Stan and he flew over from the USA to give a hand with the build, apparently he has some other stuff to do but my story sounds better. 101 more words