Tag: summer

Let the Monkeys In!

I love summer. Long, lazy days, warm evenings, lots of ice cold drinks. But, like all of those who work and are parents, I recognize and must work through the harder parts of summer…keeping your kiddo entertained and enriched, to at least a degree, during the time school is out. So while I love the […]

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Bit the bullet…..and then… I must wait.

Tools. They come in handy. They can change how work is done. In my work, tools can be physical objects that help me bend metal, form it different ways, polish and sand it faster than I could with files and sandpaper. Last year, my big tool purchase was a flexshaft, which is used in so […]

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Fish Fry

I look forward to summer a little more each year, I think. Today it’s raining here in the Portland, OR area, and I kinda like it. Soon the rains will stop for a few months and things will heat up, and while summer is a wonderful time to enjoy the sun while surrounded by the […]

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Summer when you are an Artist

I love summer. I daydream about it when February gloom has been hanging around for most of the month. Winter is a fine time to burrow in, and dream of gardens, sunshine and the buzz of cicadas in the drowsy noonday heat. As a glass artist, summer is practically a shill when it comes to […]

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electroform bath

It’s a 100% fail if you don’t try.

I’m doing something a little new with my focal beads, trying to evolve. Of course, this step makes things take longer, more detail. And I have no idea if it’s going to work, in the end. I’m impatient. Stuff is in the electroforming bath, but I hopefully will know by nightfall if I like it. […]

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