I’ve all the time been fascinated by the artistry and craft of nice art glass artists, so I was thrilled to talk with Greg Mattson and his accomplice, Frank Dobronte, of Mattson’s Effective Artwork. Their enterprise focuses on bringing a tremendous style of artwork to the market. Their ardour for the medium and for the artists they characterize is clear whenever you watch their interactions with artists and collectors and see the vary of artwork they symbolize.
Robert L. Hamon made a wonderful paperweight referred to as the Hamon reduce rose. Totally different than a crimp rose, a hand lower rose is more lovely. Each petal is individually formed by cutting in 4 places a small blob of sizzling glass, which is encased in crystal. The Hamon roses nearly seemed real, floating in a faceted slab of crystal, their petals flanked by stunning green leaves. He made rose paperweights in a number of colors, reminiscent of ruby and orange, however my favourite was yellow.
This winter has been one in every of document gatherings within the studio. Now we have offered our beginning glass blowing class, some one day workshops, and glass blowing demonstrations for a record number of group groups. WOW how did that happen?! Nicely it has been an extended held dream to create an educational and occasions primarily based component to the studio space we inhabit here at Atlantic Artwork Glass.
As a jewelry designer and lover of glass beads I had always needed to learn to make them, and my husband is equally fascinated with sizzling glass. We spent our honeymoon in Florence, Italy and Tuscany as part of a bunch, dividing our time between guided and self-guided sightseeing excursions and lampwork glass bead classes with world-famend glass artist and proficient instructor Kristina Logan.
Beforehand featured as our Product of the Week, Kitras Artwork Glass Hand Blown Wine Stops are an amazing reward to offer to the wine fanatic or entertainer in your life! Each Wine Stop is shipped out packaged in a Kitras Gift Box! There are 24 completely different color kinds to select from and you’ll view all of them here on our web site!