This is the first of (hopefully) many “Friday Features” here on the Two Glassy Ladies blog. I want to use this little bit of time/webspace to feature the work of some wonderful and talented glass artists. Most of these people are friends I have made through the “Lampwork Etc” webforum. It is really important for [...]
Just wanted to remind you all there is one more blend in the Val Cox Painter’s Series that I am yet to blog about – it’s a really lovely one too, “Starry Night.” I just have a few more ideas in mind for this blend and this week did not turn out the way I [...]
A rich dreamy blend of reactive opaques and transparents. Play up the drama by going for the Raku color effects or use a reduction flame to go for the gold. Pairs beautifully with both warm and cool tones.
Painting by Alexandre Cabanel.
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Val Cox Frit – The Painter’s Series Twelve new frit blends based on famous paintings. Go to the Gallery to see the Collection Go to the Store to buy the Collection
Well this is a super exciting day for me. For the past… oh gosh about 9 months or so, maybe even [...]
My mom and I made this little video today. I am going to be doing some video tutorials in future and I thought this would be a good place to start to get a bit more comfortable with my cameras and the video editing software. It’s a basic introduction to my glass studio and what [...]
Happy Mothers day to all the moms out there! Here is another preview from my upcoming book “The Goddess Journey.” The goddess pictured here now belongs to my own mother… it only seemed right. Click to enlarge.
I did a guest blog spot this week at WhenShuttersClick.com. My topics were tips for using lampwork beads in jewelry, and tips for buying lampwork online.
In addition, I am going to offer a special deal to promote my online store between now and April 8th – if you buy something from my new store [...]
Love this colour combo. A base of opaque green with a coating of a greeny transparent yellow, and on top of that, Double Helix “Gaia” – a silvered glass that is metallic/reflective/shiny.
Frog Pond Polka Dot Rounds
Frog Pond Lentils
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I don’t have anything new to show right now I’m afraid. It has been kind of a crazy week – my grandfather in law just passed away and that was a very sad event. It was expected, as he had been diagnosed with terminal [...]
African Violets on Light Turquoise with Transparent Dark Lavender
Light turquoise with Val Cox’s “African Violets” frit. The bigger beads were then encased with clear and given Dark Transparent Lavender raised dots.
These ones are Light Turquoise with African Violets, with raised dots in more Light Turquoise.
There is a Treasury [...]