|Posted by cmgaylard on May 1, 2015 at 6:25 PM|
Work in progress, should have been for Valentine's Day but keeps evolving. Lilac Wine: Nina Simone or Jeff Buckley for choice. My youngest has a pig obsession at the moment and so of course they have become Lilac Swine.
|Posted by cmgaylard on April 27, 2015 at 2:40 PM|
From a decade or so ago tend to lapse into toddler drawings due to seemingly endless long haul flights and immense traffic jams in Bangkok. It bothered me at the time but I'm liking looking back at them.
|Posted by cmgaylard on April 22, 2015 at 3:25 PM|
So artist Jill Hedges contacted me with an inspired plan for a scaled 5km 'Space Walk', to take place at night. Having an astrophysicist and other artists on the project already and having fixed on the largest object, the 'sun' (at 1.18 metres) Jill was looking for a minute and somewhat mysterious planet earth, to be li...Read Full Post »
|Posted by cmgaylard on March 29, 2015 at 2:10 PM|
My first exhibition that combined glass and paintings, some African influenced pieces, an early caryatid and a lachryotomy (tear jar) in the form of a female torso.
|Posted by cmgaylard on March 21, 2015 at 4:35 PM|
|Posted by cmgaylard on March 15, 2015 at 3:00 PM|
My mother would have liked these.
|Posted by cmgaylard on March 14, 2015 at 11:20 AM|
.... got out and made glass sweets.
|Posted by cmgaylard on March 11, 2015 at 11:45 AM|
Some Roman Tomb test pieces I made on a gold leaf kick a couple of months ago. They haven't worked their way into a full story but they will, if you flamework you will see they haven't been cleaned properly yet, but just look at the colours.
|Posted by cmgaylard on February 5, 2015 at 3:40 PM|
'Magpie and Me' in Framlingham has a collection of 'Love Letters' by different artists. My 'Q' for Queen of Hearts and my 'E' for Eve.
|Posted by cmgaylard on January 11, 2015 at 9:15 AM|
Tiny planets: experiments for a commission. A scaled, night walk around our solar system, I'm only responsible for the earth, which comes in at under 1cm! More of which later.
|Posted by cmgaylard on December 30, 2014 at 1:45 PM|
But I need to keep my studio ventilated, hence the gloves. Some warm colours.
|Posted by cmgaylard on December 27, 2014 at 8:20 PM|
Is an unexpectedly, large, light, unconventional and user-friendly gallery-space in St Helen's Street, Ipswich. Some of my glass is there alongside a wide range of multi-media art. There are new exhibitions every...Read Full Post »
|Posted by cmgaylard on December 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM|
On the right he splendid and (to my eyes) pleasingly, robust crown of King Wenseslas. The acerbic Empress Maria Theresa called it a 'fool's cap'. I've been happy making some considerable handfuls of glass rings, the s...Read Full Post »
|Posted by cmgaylard on October 13, 2014 at 3:05 PM|
Fairytales, Little Red Riding Hood, a Dragon's Eye ring, a Fool, some Probably Poisonous Leaves.
|Posted by cmgaylard on August 19, 2014 at 7:55 PM|
The last weekend of August find a sample of my glass in the exhibition at and in aid of All Saints Church, Great Glemham.
|Posted by cmgaylard on July 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM|
Some of my glass, Magpie and Me in Framlingham this week.
|Posted by cmgaylard on June 21, 2014 at 10:20 AM|
Pulling stringers, making handmade cane and my own millefiori, then demonstrating how I incorporate them int a focal bead.