Category Archive: glass

WiP: getting back to glass

  Since I started working with glass my relationship with it has been a battle of on and off periods. Not even touching glass for a bit over an year, I’m continuing my… Continue reading

WiP: Beast – a project by Tosca Teran in Toronto

I’ve recovered from jet lag and I’m getting back to my normal rhythm here in the Netherlands. Spending an amazing week in Toronto (my home 3 years back) working with glass and metal… Continue reading

WiP: Fegur∂

Toronto based artist Tosca Teran is working hard for putting everything together for a collaboration following in few weeks.  The soundscape, collaboration of Andrei Gravelle and Tosca Teran, can be listened in here.… Continue reading

WiP: Persuasion – painting water

  New work in process. Combining glass objects and painted water. Playing with rhythm, colors and sweet words.  

Do you remember the island? – GAAC Glass Couture

It’s been almost 4 months that I left Iceland behind. My black beach, volcanos and icebergs are still in my mind. Nature of the amazing island is giving some inspiration also for a glass… Continue reading

Circus of glass

 Also these playful glass works are made in Nuutajärvi‘s glass village by Lasisirkus, Alma Jantunen and Johannes Rantasalo.                    

Pipe army

Playing with fire

  The glass of work of Anu Penttinen is getting the last heat in the hands of Slate Grove. Anu, beside of designing, she also makes her own work including the piece in… Continue reading

Roll-up

Anu Penttinen is on of the artists working and creating in the glass village of Nuutajärvi. Her playful and colorful work tempts you to come closer with your fingers first. During these weeks… Continue reading

A piece of a glass jungle

These new kind of glass tubes by Chihuly are one of things that came out of 10 days of working in Nuutajärvi.

Slowly coming closer

Slowly proceeds the annealing process of huge glass pieces made by Chihuly‘s group in Nuutajärvi‘s glass factory.    

Carrier

Happening in a little glass village

All the work is done and a group of Dale Chihuly‘s glassblowers are about to head back to US. after working in Nuutajärvi‘s factory for 10 days. The factory is the oldest still… Continue reading

Hands that draw the future & Lucha libre

The story of design from modernism to the future from 16th of June until 6th of August in Taidehalli, in Helsinki.   <- A little bit of charm by Susanne Koskimäki‘s glass dolls… Continue reading

Blow & shot

Puhallus ja laukaus Glass and photographs in Nuutajärvi‘s glass village 8.6.-12.8.2012   Photo by Jani Kaila      

Young & crazy glass – 1.6-23.9.2012 Riihimäki

 A fresh exhibition of group of young talented glass makers in Riihimäki.   Lasismi 1.6.-23.9.2012 at The Finnish Glass Museum    In the photo, Pill by Helmi Remes.          

Finnish glass for a design tour of Thursday

Finnish glass and design  1.6 – 14.8.2012 at Design Forum in Helsinki  

Glass in superposition

Anu Penttinen‘s glass in Riihimäki   Superposition 4.5-1.7.2012 in The Finnish Glass Museum     Photo by Uzi Varon    

On the way to Mars

Does this grinding and polishing work ever end, I wonder…   On the way to Mars – shot glasses by laura 2011-12 Blown glass    

Pushing buttons

Back to normal. Back to work!   Found some buttons I made a few months ago in the studio… I love grinding.    

Looking back

  To see more photos: click   Photos by Joan de Silva http://www.joandesilva.fi

Dancing paperweights, grinding & polishing

Paperweights by Sigrun Einarsdottir, Gler i Bergvik.      

Grinding

Stormy weather just keeps going. I’ve been busy getting a manicure on a grinding wheel. Also got some paperweights polished.  

Done

We are done with blowing and it’s time to turn down the furnace.  Feeling a bit melancholic, I don’t know when I get to work with hot glass again… but time will show… Continue reading

Last days in the studio

This week, we’ve been working hard with Sigrun in the hot studio before turning the furnace off. Huh!   Beautiful glasses by Sigrun O. Einarsdottir and Soren Larsen, Gler i Bergvik.

The end of experimentations

A great week at Gler i Bergvik with students from Myndlistaskólinn of Reykjavik is over.  Lots of experimentations and observations. See more photos from the week.   Photo by Auður Eva Ásberg

16.-20.1 in Gler i Bergvik

Sigrun‘s students from Reykjavik’s Myndlistaskólinn came to the studio with their clay moulds!    Our guest teacher Leif flew from Denmark where he’s running his own workshop Pust with his wife Christina Hellevik.  … Continue reading

Melting and filling

Melting glass and filling the furnace. We are ready for the busy week when a group of Sigrun’s students  from Myndlistaskólinn í Reykjavík is arriving to Gler i Bergvik.

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Annealed and done. Paperweights designed by Sigrun Einarsdottir.

Celebration for light and for the new year

Photo by Joan de Silva http://www.joandesilva.fi

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