Tag: Mesa Art Center

Apr 03

Fluted Top Bottle

Dave Vogt, the glassblowing instructor at the Mesa Art Center, demonstrated a “roman bottle” which is a technique for quickly making a long-necked bottle. I must have made a half dozen of these, only two of which came out without cracking. I figured if I kept practicing, I’d get it. I got frustrated after a …

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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. ┬áThe ivory came out brighter in contrast to the red than I had anticipated, and the eye looks a little …

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