Please join us June 2nd and 3rd for this year’s Topanga Studio Tour! It will be the best one yet! This year we are featuring Sea shells, Jellyfish and Pumpkins, along with bowls, glasses and vases. Be sure to stop by!!
Topanga Studio Tour May 30-31 2015
We are ready for the weekend! Check out what LA Weekly has to say about this year’s studio tour! http://www.laweekly.com/arts/topanga-canyon-holds-las-most-incredible-art-walk-even-though-its-in-ravines-and-you-need-a-car-video-5626351
Topanga Studio Tour June 8 & 9
We are getting excited about the Studio Tour!! We are making new pieces everyday from now until the event!! There will be glass blowing demonstrations at 12:00 noon both days, snacks, drinks, friends, family and fun! Hope you can come up and see our new creations!!
Christmas in Carmel
This holiday season, our art glass is available at American Craft and Jewels in Carmel, CA! http://www.americancraftsandjewels.com/
Happy Thanksgiving 2012!
Our month of crazy pumpkin making provided a beautiful centerpiece for our Thanksgiving meal!! The candles inside the pumpkins lit the table perfectly! The goal was to make each dinner guest their… read more
Thanksgiving Wine Glasses!!
Happy Thanksgiving 2012!! This weekend we are trying to master the wine glass! They are tougher than they look! Here is try one:
First shipment to Carmel, CA
I am sending my first batch of flowers to Carmel, CA. Available soon @ www.americancraftsandjewels.com
Topanga Art Glass Party 6/9/12
June 9th, 2012 Topanga Art Glass will be having an Open House Party to celebrate the beginning of Summer and the 11th Annual Topanga Studio Tour! We will be open from 10am to 4pm Saturday only! Please join us! Here is what we are working on for the event: … read more
Weekend #1 Glass Studio Results
These are what we made our first weekend in the Glass Blowing studio!! It is definitely more difficult than it looks!! The red one was my first paperweight ever!! Love it!
Glass Blowing Day #1
So we heated up the furnace to 2200 degrees and got the Glory Hole and annealing oven up to temperature, and gave it a whirl! I made an okay flower, and a paperweight that still needs a little cold work. Not a bad first day in the Hot Shop!! Today I am actually going to… read more
PREPPING FURNACE FOR TONIGHT’S FIRING
This is our furnace. I call it R2D2. It is getting a hydraulic foot pedal before we start it up tonight. The perks of having a husband that does special effects!! He loves hydraulics! My thought is: that it is a heavy lid, due to the fact it is made of metal and firebrick, so… read more
WEEKEND #1 GLASS BLOWING
We are starting up the furnace tonight to start getting it ready for our first 2 day glass blowing weekend! Very excited! It will go up to 2250 degrees and be at temperature by Saturday morning. We won’t put the glass in until the furnace has reached 1600 degrees, better for the crucibles.
ALL SET UP AND READY TO GO!
In case you missed the event, here are some photos of how the house was set up for the tour…….
LA WEEKLY WRITE UP!
The weekend was a success!! I had close to 200 visitors, and sold quite a few pieces! Check out the write up in LA Weekly! Click on “ LA Weekly” in the Blogroll (in blue) just to the right on this page!
FRESH OUT OF THE KILN!
Look for these art glass pieces on the website soon! Too hot to photograph!! I like the yellow!!
I started my website!
I am so excited, I got my website up and going! And it wasn’t as difficult as I thought it would be! So now I can post new art glass items on the site as they come out of the kiln! I am preparing for the Topanga Art Walk on June 11-12, so I am… read more