I really spent a lot of time at the glass workshop leading up to Christmas. Not only was it a bit slower for me in December, but I also was commissioned to do a window vase in sea glass colors and wanted also to experiment making the Christmas tree ornaments.
Here are some pictures of some glass pieces I did along the way:
That is a picture of a square of fused glass that I did. I had no particular vision in mind about what to do with it, and I still am not sure. Magnet, maybe? Not sure, but I do like how it turned out. Here it is from a head-on view:
I was pretty surprised when the person didn’t like it, but she was wanting more of a cross motif, something I didn’t know until I showed her some first pieces. Whatever the case, I thought it was absolutely beautiful and was content to own it myself, until it was purchased by my aunt as a gift for a friend who is hard to shop for.
I also made this piece, which I like, but wish was a little more bold — sea glass colors can be a little too subtle for my tastes:
It is pretty in a very delicate way. Here is a glamor shot of the two of them, done by my excellent husband: