Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bonny Slope mural- Day 10

I told every 2nd grade class that we really had to see all the big board of mosaic and the globe together in one picture. That way, we could really see what we had accomplished, and what was left to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Bonny Slope mural- Day 9

Here’s a look inside of a kiln. We are firing 6 kiln loads this week to fuse all of the glasswork from 1st grade. In this load are the fish made by Ms. Smith’s class swimming alongside the flowers and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bonny Slope mural- Day 8

These are the fish that will swim in the oceans of our world. They were masterfully created by the students in Ms Smith’s class, ¬†and I have to say they are fine pieces. Each fish is made of up four … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bonny Slope mural- Day 7

Here are the figures done by Ms Csepcsanyi (orange) and Ms Parks’ (yellow) classes. Each figure is trying to show a little character of the artists themselves. There will be a total of 30 figures which literally stand at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bonny Slope mural- Day 6

Today I met with the 1st graders and we made collages of the objects that they will be doing in fused glass for the mural. Layering paper for a collage is similar to layering glass in fusing, because it involves … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bonny Slope mural- Day 5

Here we are continuing with the fill on the floral background. I have explained to the students that I designed the flower as a 12 petaled flower so they could see it as a clock. Each of the 2nd grade … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bonny Slope mural- Day 4

This week I start working with both the 1st and 2nd grades. We are going to be continuing the fill of the globe and the background floral pattern. But even more importantly, I will be fusing glass with the 1st … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bonny Slope Mural- Day 3

Last day with 100 Kindergartners, what should we do? Something new!! So we started on the surrounding flat boards. Just so you have an idea of the shape and size of this mural, I thought I would show you this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bonny Slope Mural- Day 2

All the staff in the front office were happy to see me return the next morning, grateful that the first day didn’t completely destroy me. I came back with even more energy. I also calculated that I was spending 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

My Biggest Mural Ever

After months of planning, I am finally beginning the mural for Bonny Slope Elementary. I am working with all 640 students, ages 5 to 11, and we are creating a large, 3D glass mosaic mural which will be located on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment