This has long been coming to start a blog and it took watching a TedTalk video on Try Something New for 30 Days* to get me over the hurdle. For those of you who don’t know me, let me introduce myself. I began working with Fused Glass about 2 years ago. My previous hobby was creating jewelry and so I decided to take a class making glass jewelry components. I trekked up to South San Francisco, California to take the class from Bea Sharp (bsharpaccessories.com) and was instantly addicted.
Bea was very gracious in answering 100s of questions and not minding my many “show and tells” asking what I had done wrong so I could learn how to improve. I also used the internet alot and while I have learned much from different websites, it is often describing the general case and not describing examples of, “I tried this and it didn’t work, but then I modified this and voila! Success!”
I thought I would use this blog to introduce new works I create both good and bad explaining what worked, what didn’t work and any lessons learned and maybe other newbies can learn from my lessons too.
I would like to say up front that everyone in the glass industry is absolutely wonderful at their willingness to share their knowledge and answer questions. I definitely stumbled into a wonderful hobby and a wonderful group of people.