"Glass is an extraordinary material to work with. Its special qualities make it beautiful, exciting and unique. The inspiration for my work derives from these qualities. Through the exploration of glass as a sculptural material various themes have evolved."
"I would describe my style as graphic. I like to play with the glass and the layering properties it encourages. By playing with layers of colour, pattern and surface carving, I produce tactile pieces of glass. I employ hot glass techniques and cold worked decoration in order to achieve this."
"I love the idea of opposites. This consists of the development of form; colour; transparency; pattern and texture. I am also interested in the concept that touch is comforting, and I tend to choose texturised vibrant colour combinations that attract the eye and lift the heart."
"One of the great qualities of glass is transparency . By the juxtaposition of clear and layers of colour I am able to create 3D spaces within each ... [more]
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