Meanwhile… Glass

by Leigh Forbes Monday, 20th July 2015 Following on from last week’s article about Diomo Glass, it seems fitting to focus on glass as an art medium. Glass in its natural state is formed when a felsic lava (one that contains a lot of silica) cools too rapidly for crystals to grow – the result is …

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Featured Artist: Diomo Glass

by Leigh Forbes Monday, 13th July 2015 Diomo Glass is run by 39-year-old Susan Morris, who’s been working with stained glass for over 10 years. Since founding the business in 2008, she’s worked from her home, now in Rye, East Sussex, UK. Susan’s interest in glass began while working at Hampton Court Palace, surrounded by …

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Now on Pinterest

Follow me on Pinterest for many colourful pictures of wonderful stuff! There are boards for creativity in all its forms: art, bags, buildings, buttons, ceramics, clouds, coffee, enamel, fire, food, furniture, geology, glass, (craft) hacks, ice, jewellery, leather, metal, mosaics, photography, paper, plants, rugs, steampunk, street, stone, tattoos, textiles, water, wax, wicker, wood, and yarn-bombing! …

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Meanwhile… Mosaics

by Leigh Forbes Monday, 8th June 2015 Everyone thinks of the Romans when they think of mosaics. Of course, the Roman craftsmen produced the most elaborate and beautiful floors for villas all over Europe – some of which took years to build – but mosaic art began long before the then. The word “mosaic” is …

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