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Once again I'm up early. I slept very well last night as I have every night since coming here. I have a fantastic roommate who also wakes early. I have enjoyed getting to know her. She will be back next year to work on her kiln glass.
I come down to the cafeteria to work on my blog and Sandy from Collage is already here. She is waiting for the airport shuttle to take her to Bradley Airport to fly home to ...
... decide which pieces will go into the auction to be held tonight and clean both studios - glass and metal. We admire each other's jewelry and say next time I want to try that. Diane and Cindy have experimented the most with new ideas as they are old hands at this. Karen and I have copied some of Jen's work to get the effect we are looking for. I have so many pieces that I ask for help on what to show in the gala before dinner.
The gala - a wine ...
Much as conversation flows around, we are all still intent on our work. I am not the only one hammering. Cindy has created a beautiful necklace out of glass flowers, glass beads and wire. Joy has opened a whole new world for us. Between Nancy and Joy I have learned so much that sometimes my head spins. And I'm not the only one.
Tomorrow is our last day. There are still things ...
... has designed. The rest practice techniques of working with the metal.
Every once-in-a-while, Joy calls us all together to demonstrate another technique of working with the wire.
Wednesday afternoon and evening are free time. After lunch, Karen and I go to the bead store in Northampton. Having done some work with beads now, I feel like a kid in a candy store. So much to see and contemplate. Strings ...
... swirls. I went through a lot of glass trying to make swirls. I was making tiny "C's" in my efforts and the bends would melt back on themselves. Nancy tells me to make capital "C's", then shows me what she is talking about. I go back and attempt the capital "C". I manage to make a medium "C" and I'm estatic!
I stayed until 6pm again and for my last bead, I attempt a mushroom shaped bead. I had to do at ...
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