Friday, May 25, 2012

Watercolor bowls with Chihuly

Discussion: Form 
Glass sculpture
Chiluly’s artwork
Artist: Chihuly (1941-       )
Born in Tacoma, Washington,
Dale Chihuly was introduced to glass while studying interior design at the University of Washington. 
After graduating in 1965, Chihuly enrolled in the first glass program in the country, at the University of Wisconsin. 
He continued his studies at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), where he later established the glass program and taught for more than a decade.
His work is included in more than 200 hundred museum collections worldwide. 
He has been the recipient of many awards, including eleven honorary doctorates and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.
team approach to blowing glass
major exhibition venues include the de Young Museum in San Francisco, in 2008,
Step 1: using washable markers, create a pattern on a coffee filter
Step2: spray it with liquid starch and set it over a bottle to dry
Step3: hot glue the form to a piece of black construction paper for final display. 
Washable markers
Coffee filters
Hot glue
Liquid starch (dollar Store)

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1 comment:

  1. These came out great! I love all the different ideas for Chihuly! Thanks for sharing!