Posts Tagged "art glass sculpture"

Papago Art Glass Sculpture

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in melange series | Comments Off on Papago Art Glass Sculpture

Papago Art Glass Sculpture

The Papago art glass sculpture combines two figurative hand blown glass forms. The tea colored glass form suggest an impression left by the blue colored form. The soft surface profiles found within this glass sculpture create a gentle “connection” between the glass forms. The surface of the blown glass pieces have been ‘sandblasted’ or ‘frosted’. This creates a translucent quality that accentuates the forms. Dimensions (blue glass form): 18″ tall x 6″ wide x 4″ deep Dimensions (tea glass form): 16″ tall x 6″ wide x 4″...

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Keep Your Art Glass Secure from Falling – Interior design tips

Posted by on Mar 24, 2012 in video | Comments Off on Keep Your Art Glass Secure from Falling – Interior design tips

Keep Your Art Glass Secure from Falling – Interior design tips

When it comes to interior design, tips are always welcomed. This video from Bernard Katz Glass offers some practical interior design tips on a common question. As we are often asked at our studio, “How can I secure my glass from being accidentally knocked over?” This question comes up frequently. Sometimes the concern is because the glass sculpture or vase will be located in a public space. Sometimes the artwork is near a high-traffic area in a home or business. And sometimes your pets don’t realize how much you love your glass sculpture or glass vase. In this video, Katie...

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When Craft becomes Art

Posted by on Oct 4, 2011 in our blog | 2 comments

When Craft becomes Art

  Art vs. Craft – part three   In part one of Art vs. Craft; I rolled through some of the aspects for the term, “craft”. Good or bad, craft tends to rely more heavily on the mechanical end of the creative process – that is, the physical act of making something. In part two; I made my attempt at defining “art”, or more specifically, ” fine art”. Ambiguous terms such as the word “art”, are almost impossible to define in a concise way. That is why I believe the ambiguity of these words has been at the root in the questioning of...

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Fine Art – Concept gives Longevity

Posted by on Sep 28, 2011 in our blog | Comments Off on Fine Art – Concept gives Longevity

Fine Art – Concept gives Longevity

     Art vs. Craft – part two   In part one of Art vs. Craft; I covered what craft is considered to be when working in mediums like glass or wood. I have been making what some people refer to as art glass and art glass sculpture for quite some time now. As an artist, sculptor, designer, and glass blower most of my life, I have seen and heard the word “art” used and attributed to more things than almost any other word I know… but what makes something art, or what is sometimes called “fine art“?  Fine Art – Concept gives Longevity. Fine art is an...

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