Encased flameworked glass Inspired by human profiles and the effects of DNA on the human body. Hand cut and polished by Debbie.
Hot formed glass sculpture with encased flamework and exterior cutting I began to sculpt abstract hot glass birds and wanted to animate them, creating a sense that they could be alive. I found gestures in live birds and translated them into glass.
Hot sculpted glass, gold leaf, engraving 4 inches tall Made at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. Cutting by James Poore. I began to design bases for my sculpted glass birds, adding black sign paint and then using a pin to create drawings in the wet paint. I added millefiori canes and created…
Oil painting with flameworked glass elements 10 by 14 inches An abstracted design based on the idea of freedom. A caged bird sits inside while the door is open, making the choice to stay inside. Various opportunities are given to the bird for freedom. Glass elements are distributed throughout the design. The painted bird is…
Hot formed glass sculpture with encased flamework and exterior engraving 8 inches
Drawing on paper
Oil painting on board with glass flameworked elements 18 by 24 inches
Hot sculpted, encased flameworked glass, painted exterior, applied flamework, sandblasted