It was an honor to be recently interviewed by the Glass Art Society, one of the world’s leading organizations in glass art dedicated to promoting and supporting the worldwide community of artists who work with glass. Continue reading “In the news | Interview with Glass Art Society”
The mantle makes up most of the Earth’s total volume, but it has never been physically explored. This mysterious hot layer reaches temperatures as high as 3700C (6692F). Geologists believe that diamonds are formed in the mantle Continue reading “Inside the mantle”
AXIS. Optical glass sculpture. April 2018. Cast, polished and sandblasted. Size: 27 H x 27 W x 8.5 cm (10.6 H x 10.6 W x 3.3 in). Weight: 13 kg (28.6 lbs).
Like the Earth revolving around its axis, life is constant movement and change. Everything fluctuates and changes constantly, within us, around us. Nothing is permanent. Continue reading “Axis | Life’s impermanence”
One of the most challenging parts when polishing glass with an automatic grinder is to overcome surface tension: that moment when the slurry mix and the water on the metal disc get literally “glued” to the glass sculpture and don’t want to let go of each other. It is a moment of tension because you can easily break the glass sculpture trying to apply force to separate both surfaces.
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