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'Red Rounds' glass sculpture by April Wagner

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Inspiration

“There is a space between man’s imagination and man’s attainment that may only be traversed by his longing” Kahlil Gibran

'2 Lemons, Red, and Lapis' glass sculpture by April Wagner

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'Alabaster Rounds' by April Wagner

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Glass toys

Glass toys

¬†The Human Torch thinks he’s going to be our new assistant. Little does he know it doesn’t pay very well.

Glass tools

Glass tools

Almost time for new gloves in the hot shop. Rated to 1200 degrees and made from Kevlar but the glove fabric breaks down over time, developing holes in the areas that touch the glass the most.

Splish Splash our glass is taking a bath

Splish Splash our glass is taking a bath

Getting this sculpture all cleaned up. The best way to clean glass? Soap and lukewarm water!

Gifts recognizing excellence

Gifts recognizing excellence

We were proud to be asked to create the gifts for this year’s Focus Hope Honorees – Attorney General Eric Holder and Senator Carl Levin. Congratulations to both,¬†heroes in the battle to overcome racism, poverty and injustice.

When the glassblowers go away, the toys in the shop like to play.

What happens in the glass shop, stays in the glass shop

Waiting to become

Waiting to become

Introducing Yourself as an Artist

It seems like an easy thing to do to introduce yourselves as an artist, but sometimes it’s hard to be your own best promoter. Check out this interesting article from the Art Biz Blog on why it’s important.

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Leftovers from the casting project we just did. We can recycle it once because it’s clear glass only.

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Saying bye to this custom commissioned wall sculpture.  It’s off to its new home in California. 

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Happy 4th of July!

Consumer trends in 2014 and how artists can use them

Business Blog for Artists

We really enjoyed reading the articles in the arts blog ‘Business Blog for Artists‘. Especially fun to read the trends for 2014 article at this mid-way point in the year and to see that everything still holds true.

The Patriotic Ornaments

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'Salmon and Gray Ques' by April Wagner

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