Tag: blown glass

Mar 11

Cobalt Striped Tumbler

  When I made this, I was trying to replicate a cup I bought from a Mexican import store down in Tucson. I’d asked the guy how it was made, and he’d started into a much-rehearsed explanation about how they take glass and get it really hot on the end of a pipie. I was …

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Jan 03

Ornament workshop, revisited

I took another of the glass blowing one day workshops at the Mesa Art Center in early December. I do so love playing in the hotshop, but it’s frustrating that the only one day workshops were available as and listed as “no experience required.” On one hand, I like that people have a chance to …

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