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Old 2009-03-31, 7:36am
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Default April Boro Show It! ... Don't Bogart That Glass ...

Well, it's not technically April on your side of the pond, as yet, but it is here (does that make us Aussies lucky to get here before or does it just suck coz we're that little bit older, sooner?)... also these weren't technically made in April, but they're the first thing out of the kiln this month.
Most of these are collabs with my girlfriend, she's been crazy about making urchins since last September, she's been learning a lot and she's improving in leaps and bounds, working together can be a lot of fun. I, for some reason, got back to making turtles again.
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One thing day, time, space continuam doesn't do is affect the beauty of your glass! No matter the day, no matter the time.... your glass is drop dead gorgeous.

Seriously beautiful work you have going on there and I'm glad you shared.

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Old 2009-03-31, 9:58am
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Awesome. Really great detail on the turtles and the urchins. Very pretty.
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your work never fails to inspire...wow....amazing!
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Old 2009-03-31, 11:43am
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Old 2009-03-31, 12:31pm
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Really beautiful start guys!
Sculpture work is just amazing wicked glass!!
Always loving your your work Hagstrom! the jellyfish, damn!
Can't wait to see more everyone!!!
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Old 2009-03-31, 12:50pm
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so nice the jellyfish! any tutorial for it?

Wow, nice sculptures !! what torch do you use?
The urchins are very nice!! and I also love the textures on the turtle!
It must be really fun to work with your life partner! I wish my boyfriend would get to it or at least wood portions wich he is really good at. I will keep encouraging him!!
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Old 2009-03-31, 1:37pm
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Stephan - Those pendants rock! Really nice work.
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WOW - those are gorgeous turle and urchin collaborations, Wicked! And your work is always impressive, Hagstrom.

I've been practicing my boro and trying to figure out this whole "striking" concept. These aren't the best examples of my colour progress but I wanted to share this design since I really love it!

It's based on a variety of inspiration from making "glasswing" flutter beads in soft glass, then making a similar toggle in boro for a lady who decorates purses. I then forgot about it for about a year until I saw a singer with a crescent of contrasting undershirt showing at her neckline and thought how awesome that would look as a necklace. It reminded me of some kind of historical neckwear but I couldn't remember what until I did an internet search. Then I found it: a gorget, a piece of medieval plate armour for the neck that gradually became more of a decorative rank marking and eventually a trade item in the New World.

I thought that glass would be an interesting medium for "armour", and these are some of the results thus far!

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Awesome show guys. Killing it with the sea life, nice work.
The gorgets are really cool Heather, really unique pieces.

I've got a couple more blown boro beads...spent a couple days fussing with dichro last week and this first one is some wicked wierd mad scientist stuff that tormented me for days until finally I began to get it right. Yes they are bubbles, and yes I put them there on purpose.





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Gorgeous work!!!

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Those are all beauties Karen. Nice work!
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Wow.... everything's great!!!

The bubble beads are something Beau!!
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Old 2009-03-31, 6:39pm
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Heather great idea for the gorgets.

Beau do some more mad scientist stuff. The bubble bead is wicked.

Karen sweet bead porn. Post more.
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Bwahahaha *rubs hands together mischeviously* I made more like that and they are seriously ALIVE!!!
Thanks for the compliments all.
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I have a Brent style heart. A little AP, a little Loki's Lipstick, some Irrid, exotic grapefruit. A real hodgepodge....

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Old 2009-03-31, 8:24pm
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Nice work!!

Here is my first submission to show and tell.
A horse pendant and orchid pendant



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Leslie - Nice heart. I like the colors you used. I am still learning about boro color.
Malem - Good job on the horse and the orchids.
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Old 2009-04-01, 12:02am
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Does anyone know where i can get a simple tut on blown beads? I'm loving the ones I've seen recently up here and definitey have some great ideas.

I'm amazed at all of the pics so far. Those turtle sculptures are of course amazing and Hagstrom ...I love the fumed pendant with the opal.
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Old 2009-04-01, 12:24am
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your not too far off from beads with those fume pendants you make.....just dont close the tube all the way down..
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Old 2009-04-01, 12:38am
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Thanks Rose!
I made one other orchid and one more horse tonite!
The orchid is closer to real ones, slowly... I will get there!
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here are a few diddy's from me. I do have to say that this site has opened me up to a whole new perspective in glass. I would be just doing what I know (and that is not alot about glass) making keychains and pushing mushroom pendants. I am truley thankful for this site and the many inspiring artist who share there artwork and thier many tips and techniques.
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I love the horsies that I keep seeing in these galleries. Now Malem is making 'em too! Nice. I wish I could make such cool sculptural stuff!
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Old 2009-04-01, 11:52am
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A great start to April!!!

No laughing....these are my first attempts at tube implosions...smudges and all Thanks to Hagstrom's great DVD!



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antigravity - I love your cacti they are way cute.
Kim - Awesome. I haven't attempted the tube implosions yet. Great start!

Here are my strange additions. I liked it until my hubby said it looked like an intestine.



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Wow - the work here is so great! It just keeps getting better and better! I am just taking a break from the torch and thought I would post as well - these are two beads I made last month.....which wasn't so long ago
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