Thursday, February 21, 2013

Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen class

We just returned from a most amazing experience! A workshop with Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen and Jasen Johnsen. They are our mentors and inspiration for the Shorebirds and have really helped push us into a new world. It was held at Public Glass in San Francisco and Chris was the honored assistant. Here are a few of my favorite images from their demos. Check out her website. You won't believe what she can sculpt in glass. She has an acute understanding of the natural world that I can only hope to aquire. It is the attention to detail that she accomplishes that makes me want to slow down and observe more around me. My photography definitely helps me to slow down and observe but I will make more time for that process in my life so I can continue to grow creatively. Thank you Karen and Jasen for your inspiration.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Fireplace installation

We loved working with the angle of this fireplace. A bit of a climb up the ladder! The glass is a "Celebration" of color. Coral, gold topaz, amethyst and aqua. It reminds me of Carnival in Columbia where our youngest daughter is back packing with friends and cousin Nora is teaching school. It seems far away, but their photos are so colorful that I wish I could be there with my camera.

Point Reyes

This has been a big week for installations. A Point Reyes Trio has been installed in a beautiful home on a ridge overlooking the foothills. A wonderful location! Our glass compliments paintings by Lee Ann Brooks in both the home and office.

Pendant Chandelier in Colorado

A warm, inviting pendant chandelier has just been installed in a Colorado home. We hope the Stone family will enjoy it for many years to come!

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Recent Installation

Another project completed! DLA Piper Law firm in downtown Sacramento placed Wheat Fields in their elevator lobby.