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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

September was a fabulous glassy month with Loren Stump again teaching at my Studio....this time an "Under the Sea" themed Murrini and paperweights were produced!!!!  They were awesome and quite tricky.  The Murrini Fish was especially tricky with 1 large scale being turned eventually into 64 small scales and a fish was born for the paperweight.

The 1st & 2nd October saw my daughter and I in Sydney at the first Australian Charity "Flame-on" Downunder which featured International guest artists Loren Stump, Robert Mickelson and Christian Arnold (who currently resides in Melbourne) as well as a multitude of flameworkers from all over Australia & New Zealand.  We had a BLAST....met some awesome people and really enjoyed the show (showing off ha ha).  All items made at the Flame-on went up for Auction with the proceeds going to Spinal Injuries Australia.  For me it was the topping off of a FABULOUS month of glass and has certainly renewed my passion for all things glass.

I have since been madly getting onto my torch as often as I possibly can and am currently working on perfecting my blown shells.....not many successes to date but improvements have been made with each practice session....and alot of ideas are certainly floating around at the moment!!!

Monday, July 4, 2011

Update....

Well it has been a very hectic 6 months of 2011 I must say!!!!!

We have sold a house, bought a house and moved and had an awesome Workshop at the Studio with Anastasia of Anastasia Beads!!!!






We are past the shortest day and I am starting to get back into a routine with my beadmaking and other ideas that are milling around in my head.

I will be posting some more photo's real soon:-)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Murrini Updates

Some small progress on my Murrini skills after Loren Stumps workshops. (I'm happy with the Vampire clownfish ha ha:-)




After returning from a VERY WET camping trip and now all the flooding in Brisbane and Queensland....I'm ready to get back to the Studio.....Murrini Monday will be back online as soon as the kids are back at school on the 24th January....then I will be able to breath again:-)  There will be some great upcoming events in 2011 to look forward to.....I'll keep you posted on here and facebook.

I hope everyone has had a fabulous Christmas and New Year.  After a shaky start I'm looking forward to a fabulous 2011.

Cheers everyone:-)