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Private event tonight!

Private event tonight!

Hosting a big private event at the studio tonight for 150 people. Little bit more than what we normally do so we put up  a tent. Had to dig out a snowbank or too but Old Man Winter didn’t stop us.

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custom apple ring holder

She said yes!

One of our client approached us with a fun little custom project. He wanted to propose to his girlfriend in a unique way on Valentine’s Day. She was the “apple of his eye” so he asked us if we could make a ring holder on a bed of leaves hidden under an apple. Not something […]

April Wagner - photo credit Andrew Potter

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Thanks for the great shots Andrew Potter!

The Big G

The Big G

One of our favorite tools, but scary hot when the doors are open and it’s on.

Glass sculpture by April Wagner

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Commissioning artwork

We love making art on commission. Here is a great article with tips for artists and collectors to demystify the process. The more questions and dialogue the better the piece will turn out.

Glass Dictionary

Glass Dictionary

At-The-Fire : The process of reheating a blown glass object at the glory hole during manufacture, to permit further inflation, manipulation with tools, or fire polishing. 

April Wagner glass sculputre

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working in the shop

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Glass sculpture by April Wagner

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How to Blow Glass

How to blow glass

Glass sculpture by April Wagner

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Glass sculpture by April Wagner

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Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

We heart all of our wonderful patrons. Thank you for your support! Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Fudge and Glass

Chocolate and Glass

Our 2 favorites have some great qualities in common in this great article. Just in time for Valentin’s Day too. This is too yummy. Chocolate and Glass: A Tasty Comparison

A studio-e glass heart makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift!

Inspiration

I have looked into your eyes with my eyes. I have put my heart near your heart. – Pope John XXIII

Inspiration

Inspiration

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. – Helen Keller

'Captured Hearts 1' by April Wagner

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April Wagner 2013

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Somewhere sunny here we come!

Somewhere sunny here we come!

Can’t wait to be inspired by all the amazing sea life we’re going to see once we are completely tired of sitting on the beach and doing nothing. 

Virtual Glassmaking

Virtual Glassmaking

After doing our glass cane project for the FJC/DIA we realized how fun and cool this program to make your own cane is.

Studio e red heart

Our hearts are full of love

Inspiration

Inspiration

We’d love to try making something as cool as this. So beautiful!

Studio e blue heart paperweight

Inspiration

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good. – Helen Keller

Inspiration

Inspiration

Nature is the most amazing place. Look at the great color and forms!

Ambassador Magazine

Ambassador Magazine

Thanks for the great write up on April and the studio!

studio-e hearts in all shapes and colors.

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like something handmade

Need a great gift for that special someone? Check out our Studio e line of handmade glass hearts in our online store. Give them something as unique as they are.  

Client comments

Got all choked up reading this great note from a client ~ “I believe in you and your work and this will be a collectors’ piece that my grand kids can take to “The Antique Roadshow” and tell a warm story about an April Wagner piece.” Making work that is meaningful is so gratifying.

10 Art Blogs

Some we liked, some we didn’t. Check them out and decided for yourself.

Steve Perry tells all

South Detroit

Thank goodness! We have been so confused for years. We like to think of ourselves as being from north Detroit.  Steve Perry answers the South Detroit question from Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin”

Studio e heart paperweight

Inspiration

Home is where the heart is. – Pliny the Elder