Monthly Archives: November 2011

Sheridan College Glass Installation (new Mississauga Campus) – “The installation”

As we approach the end of term, we stressout over how to allocate our time.  We have upcoming exams and final presentations.  And… who could ignore that many of us are trying to get pieces ready for final crits as … Continue reading

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Sheridan College Glass Installation (new Mississauga Campus) – “The process”

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There was a lot of work gone into this installation… Meetings began last spring and our program head Koen Vanderstukken kept the momentum going right through the summer.  Upon our return from summer break, we sectioned off the various aspects … Continue reading

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Sheridan College Glass Installation (new Mississauga Campus)

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Many people who go to college, see their classmates as being the people in their class, studying a particular subject, for a particular period of time… I am a glass student at Sheridan College, Trafalgar Campus, in Oakville, Ontario.  My … Continue reading

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Stacked Bowls

The bowls I have attempted seemed to have created almost as much drama as my bibles.  In fact, as I sit here writing these notes, I have no idea if any of my bowls will survive the current firing–either in … Continue reading

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Bible Technology

One (of 2) classes I chose this year was Production Technology.  Here, we learn about outsourcing as artists to expand our horizons by finding ways to include materials we might not normally work with.  I have a friend in Haliburton … Continue reading

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Wax Drippings (Larger success story)

Before we begin… I should mention that I found a new passion when I went from using small globs of wax drippings to very large platters of same.  But what really made the difference is what happens when doing this … Continue reading

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Boot Firings

Well here we are again. I was practising making boots using silicone so that I could make multiples of the same wax formed boot.  Koen is our program head and he teaches sandcasting.  That means that some of the forms … Continue reading

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