Tag Archives: pate de verre

More Summer Figures

Ah I know we are well into fall but I needed to get a couple more sculptures out here to you all from this summer. Here they be: Advertisements

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Wisdom Teaches Without Speaking

Here is the last of the three boxes that potentially may be a book cover (keep those eyes peeled).  With each my objective was to communicate some aspects of what it is to be a man, and the process of … Continue reading

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Like a Man on Fire

Much of my art is an act of making images of abstract concepts or ideas.  Within the Christian faith we use terms such as one being “lead by the spirit.”  Although not intentionally I believe that concept is where a … Continue reading

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Samuel May in Pate de Verre

Samuel Joseph May was a Unitarian abolitionist minister in the 1800’s.  Over the years I’ve been collecting stories of friendship throughout history and was very moved by May’s friendship with the revolutionary abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison; a friendship marked with … Continue reading

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Reddenda est Terra Terrae

Right after college I got a t-shirt that had that Latin saying on it.  If I recall correctly it means “what comes from the earth must go back to it.”  When I was working on the concept of this piece … Continue reading

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Deborah Horrell sharing the wealth.

Well, it was an absolute delight taking a workshop on pate de verre this past week in Portland with Deborah Horrell; she is a very talented lady and is very open with her methods, techniques and know how, which as … Continue reading

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Pate de Verre

This week I’m privileged to take a glass workshop with one of the top glass artists in Portland, Deborah Horrell.  Deborah is an expert in a traditional method of glass called pate de verre (or “paste of glass”).  Developed by … Continue reading

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