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The brief was for a birthday present.  The customer sent me a photograph that her husband had taken of his daughter’s face.

I arranged for the photograph to be reproduced as a ceramic transfer, and then incorporated the image into a piece using crackle glass technique.  The resulting piece is reminiscent of an old plaster fresco painting.

Crackle Eye Detail

 

Crackle Glass Bowls

I’ve recently been working on a new technique: Crackle Glass.  Invented by a brilliant Canadian glass artist, Bob Leatherbarrow, his easy-to-follow e-books open up a whole world of possiblities.

Here’s what I’ve made so far:

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Crackle Bowls
Crackle Bowls
Oriental crackle bowl
Oriental crackle bowl
Death Star crackle bowl
Death Star crackle bowl
pre-slumping
pre-slumping
Abstract Crackle - pre-slumping
Abstract Crackle – pre-slumping