The Creating Process

My creative process, whether for wood or glass, encompasses my personal growth, my artistic bravado, experimentation, acquired technical skills, ah! ha! moments, dreams, tenacity, mentors, loving support, and a recognized and celebrated connection to a Higher Power.

Here I will share with you some of the step-by-step processes that don’t always unfold sequentially!   Take my Morph Series in wood.  Or my cross-over after 40 years from wood art to glass sculpture – a very unexpected and major process, indeed.  Or the sometimes unexpected and serendipitous outcomes of the glass foundry process.

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Works in Progress

I can’t draw at all…cannot convert my 3-D mental images into 2-D pencil drawings. So, with all my pieces (whether glass or wood), I’ve always sketched the outlines of the design I “see” in my mind onto the material I will sculpt. Works in Progress will give you some insight to my process and show you what’s currently in the works.

Carefully, tenderly divesting the plaster/investment.

Creating Glass Art

From the genesis of my art style to the nitty gritty, step-by-step details of the lost wax process I employ to create my closed-kiln cast glass sculptures, Creating Glass Art shows and tells it all.

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Creating Wood Art

Getting wood to “do that” was my on-going joy for 40 years. Over that period of time, I had many heated debates at gallery openings and SOFA exhibits about my process. The point of issue was that I steamed or bent the wood in order to “get it to do that.” Simply not true! I have the images to prove it!

The Morph Series

I had resisted doing “series” in my works mostly due to a restless creative spirit. Been there, done that, got a new idea wrestling for attention — that pretty well describes my motivations. And then, almost without realizing it, a morphing or changing of previous designs into something new, but recognizable began to surface. Here’s the story of my Morph Series in wood which then provided me with a bridge into my glass sculpture cross-over.

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