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« on: August 01, 2013 12:16:30 PM »

A friend's nephew is getting married here next year.
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2013 01:25:47 PM »

Unique great and great for anniversary gifts. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2013 02:36:12 PM »

I love it!
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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2013 08:15:05 AM »

Wow, that's fantastic.  And out of glass!!
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« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2013 02:41:24 AM »

The person I made this for does not like it as it does not look enough like the real thing.
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« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2013 03:19:11 AM »

The person you made it for is crazy.
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« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2013 04:05:24 AM »

She wanted the balastrade not a wall and the hedges look like lumps of glass rather than hedges. I cannot refire it as it will all go flat as I already fired it twice so that I could add the tree which I had made separately. So I think I will have to start again.
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« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2013 05:49:30 AM »

Personally I think it is stunning and the person must be mad!!!!
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« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2013 08:57:01 AM »

Thanks for your support - I think I am going to make what I like in future, anyway. It is very difficult to make things that are exactly like, rather than inspired by, a particular place. This is especially true when I am working on a tile 12cm (approximately 5 inches) square.
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« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2013 03:34:05 PM »

@Bendog: I agree with you, that you should make what you like. I do quite a bit of custom work, but I always caution my clients that a certain bit of "kiln magic" always happens and their piece may not turn out exactly as they had envisioned. So far, so good!

And seriously, the person you made it for is crazy.

FWIW, I like your last three pieces so much that I pinned them on Pinterest!
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« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2013 01:02:23 PM »

This is beautiful, I love the way the windows look.
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« Reply #11 on: August 07, 2013 07:44:07 PM »

The person I made this for does not like it as it does not look enough like the real thing.
That person is something I like to call, WRONG.
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« Reply #12 on: August 09, 2013 09:20:47 AM »



I have made some alterations to the original picture using glass pens that are cured in a domestic oven. The lady I made this for is now away, so I will not see her until August 22nd.
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« Reply #13 on: August 09, 2013 11:21:03 AM »

I liked the original piece but your additions have improved it, I hope your recipient will be happy with it now.
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