Tag: core formed vessel

Mar 27


I made this core-formed vessel especially shallow so that I could have something completely vitreous to use as an inkwell.  I like how the turquoise and ivory colored glass work with each other. The inside still has rust from the steel wool used as the form, and I haven’t been able to clean it all …

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Mar 11

Core Formed Vessel, “Jupiter”

This is the second core formed vessel I made in Laurie Nessel’s workshop at the Mesa Art Center I had an idea of making a vessel that was whorled and striped like the planet Jupiter.  The ivory came out brighter in contrast to the red than I had anticipated, and the eye looks a little …

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Mar 08

Blue-Green Core Formed Vessel

I made this at a special workshop taught at the Mesa Arts Center by Laurie Nessel.  Now I’ve made vessels with both lampworking and borosilicate techniques, as well as in the hot shop.  In some ways, this is the easiest, but it is by no means the fastest.  Also, unlike with boro and hot shop, …

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