Monday, January 17, 2011

Glassy-Eyed


In the months since I packed up the studio and relocated, I have not been working in glass as much as I used to.

For the simple reason that I haven't unpacked all the tools for it.

I need to cut and fuse some glass, to make some faux gems.



But I had this one left over from another session, so I finally made it into a connector piece.

I don't know if you're this way, too, but for me it's "out of sight, out of mind" and I forget about things.

I need to go root around in all the boxes in the studio.

Who knows what else I'll find that inspires me! It's like Christmas every day.
Surprise!!!

3 comments:

NuminosityBeads said...

Definitely! I've gotten to the point that my supply stashes are kind of like going to a shop for inspiration.
I've been doing a lot of rooting around and it's refreshing to find components that spark and idea.

It's kind of like my cupboards in my kitchen. I always like to have the spices and condiments readily available so I can cook up some sort of ethnic food on the spot without having to take a trip to the grocery.

I love that piece that you made too.

xoxo Kim

SummersStudio said...

Definitely, I'm an out of sight out of mind. Maybe that's why I have such a mess of things all over my work benches. Wouldn't want to have anything tucked away out of sight. That's a lovely piece of glass in that connector.

For My Sweet Daughter said...

I am def. like that with supplies and books. I will pull from my old books for new ideas. I love what you have done with this piece. It gave me an idea for a piece of glass I have lying around from trying my hand at fusing over the summer (have to in summer because where my kiln is it's -4 right now). Did you wrap the glass in copper tape and then solder? Thanks, Shannon C