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Its Open Studios Time Again

CORNWALL OPEN STUDIOS Come see some Zippy Glass. Have a look at our studio sale with Open Studio discounts. Sat 28th May to Sat 4th June.12 till 5 (except Sat 4th June till 4pm) 2 Hr workshops 10-12 Sat to Mon- £35. Limited spaces now available Vote on, and Win, your favorite piece of glass […]

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Another Chance to Win That Glass Fusing Course You Were Interested In

Hello Finally, I have something to shout about.   I have a website, a fully working studio in Cornwall and a resurrected blog post, and I want to share these with you and let you know that these things are all available to you right now. I hope you remember my glass jewellery as well […]

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Glass mask made students

A Glass Mask made by my students, now needs some decisions to be made. Here is a video about the  Glass Mask I made to send to my students following the one day ‘Introduction to Glass fusing’ course held on 23rd March 2014.   They are a married couple and they chose to do a larger […]

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Our first ever fusing course

Wow, you should see what we achieved last weekend. We held our first ever 2 day fusing course. All students were totally green as far as glass making was concerned – well almost. One person had done a bit of stained glass making many years ago.   Just look at what I saw when I […]

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International Glass Festival

Sorry I forgot to post this blog back in September. Here it is now.   Just back from the International Glass Festival/Biennale in Stourbridge.  Fabulous glass, superb courses. Thanks to Keith and all his team. It was great to meet up with old friends and make new ones. Congratulations to Louis Thompson  for taking the […]

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Open Studios – The Art of Glass by Noreen Todd

The Art of Glass by Noreen Todd I have been asked to blog about glass in the run up to the Open Studios week in Cornwall. It has been suggested to me that I blog about ‘Art of Glass’ – a how to guide about creating pieces of art from glass. The technique of creating pieces of […]

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An Eye for Glass -Cornwall Life magazine article – readable text

It’s a case of better late than never for an artist who is creating a stir with her glass creations, as JULIE ROBINS discovers. At a relatively young age Noreen Todd knew she wanted to become an artist, but concerns at home and a lack of interest from school took her down a more academic […]

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Cornwall Life Magazine article

The February issue of Cornwall Life boasted a 2 page article on me. Whey-Hey. The articel is reproduced here as it appears in the magazine and the text (in a readable size) is in the next blog

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The Prince Rupert Drop – an explanation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xe-f4gokRBs Take a look at this brilliant little video which shows how a Prince Rupert Drop is made and a fabulous explanation of how and why it explodes

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When I opened the kiln this morning

  When I opened the kiln this morning here is what I saw: Impressive isn’t it. This is work from 4 students who spent the weekend with me on a Fusing Extravaganza weekend. This is the second kiln load they produced over the weekend – not a bad days work from one pure novice and three […]

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