Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Debbie's Glass

My friend Debbie is a very talented artist. These are just a few of her pieces. Her sense of colour and shape is beautiful.

Glass is a challenging medium but also an extremely rewarding one. Colour becomes translucent and vivid. I like glass - stained glass, mosaics, blown glass - I like the idea of controlling a medium that has the potential to be fragile, beautiful, and dangerous. It's no secret that I'm drawn to organic shapes but I also crave an underlying symmetry. Perhaps this is the reason her work appeals to me. Despite the rigidity of the glass, there is a fluidity of shape and colour that makes me happy.
I love the little cups of folly above. Little breakable blooms.


Nan Sheppard said...

Any website where she sells? Or a store?

Anonymous said...

Are these for sale in T&T? and where can you get them?


My Chutney Garden said...

Hi Nan and Vicky,
She does sell in Trinidad but doesn't have a store. I'll get her email and post it on the blog.

Ndinombethe said...

I have a lovely piece of hers sitting on my dressing table. I completely agree with you - the movement and lines in the pieces are lovely.

sweet trini said...

completely unrelated- just looked back @ older posts and saw you in fff comments- hope you still plan to join us- i'm posting the new trigger every friday by noon, and am always looking for trigger suggestions (my email's @ the blog). be back to read about the garden soon...walk good.

Saur♥Kraut said...

I just saw a great special on Chihuly. I agree - love glasswork and the artists who can do it!

Le Snips said...

These photos are great, the glassware looks amazing! Any chance she has an online store or equivalent?


Patrick Clarkson said...

colorful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i like it!
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