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« on: July 25, 2014 08:57:57 AM »

was treated to a fused glass workshop for my birthday this year. i wanted to make a set of coasters to match those i was lucky enough to recieve in a swap last year but the studio didnt have the same glass so i had to improvise. i had great fun melting the strings of glass in the candle flame





i also had a go with the paper technique. he was ment to be a penguin, his feet are too small but i think hes probably my favourite despite the fact there is more than a hint of 'friendly ghost' about him  Cheesy





 if only i had the space for a kiln of my own Sad
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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2014 09:39:42 AM »

These are lovely!  I'd love to learn how to do stuff like this.
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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2014 01:07:00 PM »

The black and white is sophisticated and the penguin is adorable!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2014 05:33:18 PM »

Oh the penguin is sweet!!!!
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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2014 09:57:38 AM »

Love these!
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« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2014 12:49:14 PM »

Awesome! Adorable! Love the classy-abstract feel of these. One more thing I need to learn how to do.
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« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2014 04:39:27 PM »

Wonderful first projects! Many glass places are happy to rent kiln space, so do not let the lack of a kiln stop your creativity.
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« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2014 01:37:34 AM »

thank you Smiley

Wonderful first projects! Many glass places are happy to rent kiln space, so do not let the lack of a kiln stop your creativity.
i will bear it in mind though there arnt to many studios (glass or otherwise) in my area Sad. the two closest closed (one did stained glass the other lampwork beads, was gutted about that because i only discovered it closed when i went to book a day class Sad ) but i will have a look online and see if i can find somewhere
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« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2014 08:44:58 AM »

Super cool. Those black and white ones are stunning. If they don't match the others you got perfectly, all the better I say.
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I really like your abstract black and white coasters - gorgeous!
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