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!!
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
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!!
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!
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
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
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.
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!