January 23rd, 2013

now - tough bitch.

More Glassblowing at BAGI

So, last month Jeans and I went glassblowing once again - this time, to make a glass bowl.  If mine turned out well, I hoped to give it to my mother as a Christmas gift, since I still hadn't quite sorted her present out.  I don't know why I never wrote about it - I probably just figured that at this point, I've talked about glassblowing often enough that folks find the topic tedious.

Unfortunately, my bowl wasn't nearly as cool-looking as I had hoped.  When selecting colors, I had been assured that I was picking a deep, vibrant red - but instead, the glass frit we applied to the surface of the bowl was scarlet, and thus the bowl looks orange instead of carmine or crimson.  The bowl is also lopsided, so when it sits on the table it's wobbly.  In fact, the more I think about it the more I think the bowl is actually quite ugly,

But, you can be your own judge on the matter, for here it is: