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colourblock Photo 2018-05-24 01:19

There's still time to register for my "Bring Home the Bacon and Egg" glass ornament workshop at Grand River Glassworks in Waterloo, June 8 and 9!
All the info is at https://www.grandriverglassworks.com/workshops/fused-glass-session/bring-home-the-bacon-and-eggs...

Grand River Glassworks - colourblock 2018-02-19 13:37

Glass casting fun with Janet Panabaker on November 24 & 25, 2017 at Grand River Glassworks - we made charming Gingerbread Men and Shimmering Stars.

It was so much fun we hope to do another glass casting workshop in the Spring (2018).

Stay tuned!

colourblock Photo 2017-10-13 13:41

This 2015 piece is called "Billions Served." The burger and fries are made of kiln-formed and cold-worked glass but the tray and wrapper are of course plastic and paper, respectively. It is now part of a very cool private collection in Toronto.

Trios - colourblock 2017-09-24 13:52

Sometimes I’m just not very nice. A few years ago I displayed my plate of “Fettuccine Carbonara” at the One of a Kind Show in Toronto. Over those eleven days, I grew very tired of people pointing to the pale wide noodles, completely free of tomato sauce, and saying “look at the spaghetti! O...

Trios - colourblock 2017-09-17 16:22

These three, while superficially representing breakfast, lunch, and supper, are actually part of a larger series entitled "Seven Suppers with my Mother." The frying pan on the right was my mom's own, used almost every night of the week to feed us for several decades. St...
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