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New Work – Experimental Panel

Koi Carp wall installation.  Panel measures 24″ wide by 18 tall.  Cast glass, finished in a modified verre eglomise.  Many of the bubbles in the piece are silver leafed leaving clear spots to give the illusion of a watery atmosphere. I’ve been working for some time testing various clay bodies for use as a refractory.  The idea is to identify a refractory recipe that can be sculpted, dried, and go straight to kiln.  Ideally, it would be re-usable, allowing for limited edition runs. I’m on my way.  This latest test answered a lot of questions and also identified new questions to answer. Here’s how it went: