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Success with Sunflower Fused Glass Bowl

Success with Sunflower Fused Glass Bowl

Sunflower Fused Bowl first display at Alresford Exhibition.  After the disappointment of the glass cracking in the kiln with my first attempt to make a Sunflower bowl, I’m pleased to show you the result of my second try. With a three stage firing to produce the fused and shaped glass, there

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Nasty surprises with Kiln Forming Glass!

Nasty surprises with Kiln Forming Glass!

Opening the glass kiln is a moment of excitement and trepidation. Looking at my website photos of finished pieces, it is possible to think that every glass project ends in success. The reality, as every ceramicist and glass artist knows, is that kiln forming can throw allsorts

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Welcome

Welcome

The launch of my Boddingtonglass website. After many years of relying on other websites (Whiteknights Studio Trail, Teepee Glass, Contemporary Glass Society) to display my work, I’ve bitten the bullet and decided to have my own dedicated site. Many thanks to Arthur op den Brouw of Connexxions.me

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New sacramental furniture at church of St John & St Stephen

New sacramental furniture at church of St John & St Stephen

Joint artistic venture with craftsman Mark Ripley.  In late 2009 I worked with furniture designer and maker Mark Ripley to produce a glass font bowl, a candle holder and inserts for the new sacramental furniture at this Reading, Berkshire church. Mark approached me to work with him

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Case Study

Case Study

Developing the Music front door window. Liz and John bought the Victorian house which was formerly the music rooms for the University of Reading. They have lovingly converted what was a tired set of practice rooms, in to a stunning family home. As part of the renovation they wanted glass

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