Borosilicate Glass

Working with borosilicate glass again–experimenting with implosions.  It is a way of “stretching” a dot of color within the inside of a blob of clear glass.

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I attempted a flower, I got abstract.  This is a discipline, something that must be practiced.  It is very challenging to work in a medium you can’t actually touch.  It is using gravity and tools to move molten glass.  It is utterly fascinating and somewhat frustrating!!! I love it! IMG_3759 IMG_3761 IMG_3762

The back was colored with frit–small bits of glass that I collected by mashing the hot glass into a pile of. IMG_3763

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~ by collidescopes on May 25, 2013.

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