The Last Ferry Home

The Last Ferry Home Oil on Panel, 8 x 10 $600 Available I have always loved the ferries that serve as transportation here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. For a girl from the landlocked Midwest, the idea that you could take a boat to work or on a weekend trip was new and wonderful andContinue reading “The Last Ferry Home”

Glass Fused Mirrors

  The older elementary art students made Glass Fused Mirrors as their last project of the year. Working with glass is always fun and a bit challenging.  We started by going over the basic of how glass fusion works and some safety rules: Glass Cutting Cut on smooth side. First cut is a score lineContinue reading “Glass Fused Mirrors”

Unique Christmas Gifts

Stop by the Studio if you are looking for unique, handmade, one of a kind Christmas gifts. These serving trays were influenced by the calmness of water and fluidity of the ocean. Serving Trays $65 I hand selected the limited edition glass sheet at Bullseye Glass in Portland and then designed the bowls and servingContinue reading “Unique Christmas Gifts”

Summer Memory Catchers

It is a tradition for the youngest students to make Summer Memory Catchers out of glass during our first class of the year. Mount Rainier The students love working with glass and these will give them something to reflect upon during the rainy days of our Seattle winters. Sunset at the Beach   The familyContinue reading “Summer Memory Catchers”

Glass Christmas Trees

Merry Christmas to all of you!  I hope you are enjoying this time with your families and friends. Here is a look at our last project of the year. We made  Glass-Fusion Christmas Tree Candle holders as our yearly Christmas presents. The kids love making presents this time of the year. They turned out justContinue reading “Glass Christmas Trees”

Adult Art Classes

Art Classes at PFA resume the week of September 13th. I am working on the curriculum for the upcoming sessions. I like to have a little flexibility so we can explore mediums that the group may be interested in. At the same time, I understand it’s much easier to decide what sessions to register forContinue reading “Adult Art Classes”

Painting with Glass Frit

As our last glass project, some of the Teen and Adult students made these lovely Glass Frit paintings.  I just love these!  Some of them I took to a full fuse, others I did a custom fuse so the frit could retain some of the texture.  I thought they turned out beautifully and look soContinue reading “Painting with Glass Frit”