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Posts by Sally Moore

Come watch glassblowing and be “Blown Away” with us!

Are you “Blown Away” by the glassblowing on the Netflix series? Were you totally enthralled or are you binge watching?  Wouldn’t you love to go to the Corning Studio and play with fire? Do you realize that you can come to your local hot shop and watch us blow glass live? Or that you can actively…

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Opportunities Abound!

Opportunities Abound Glass Art Create Glass Host Events Custom Glass

Three Dimensional Visions offers you an experience of a lifetime! You get to see glass in its liquid state. You get to see it poured like honey, blown up like a balloon and then manipulated like silly putty. While you watch or participate, you will be intrigued, amazed, and even educated. Come on out and…

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The Studio is Ours and the Dreams are YOURS!

Okay, so it has been a long time since our last entry. Life has gotten in the way. But let us tell you a story.  Not so very long ago, a group of artisans came together with the intent of creating art and showing others how to express their artistic ideas in glass. After an…

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Creativity…where does it come from?

Creativity is a funny thing. Sometimes it’s there, and sometimes it isn’t. It’s erratic, nonlinear, and unreliable. It defies logic and often endorses the opposite. As an artist, one must jump from the right side of the brain to the left side and back again, all day long. To create something “new” and different one must go from logical…

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Glass Blowing, Childhood & Creativity

Creativity & Childhood

Remember when you were a kid? The world was yours to do anything: a paper grocery bag was a spacesuit helmet, a cardboard box was a fort, a house, or a car; a tree was a castle. Nothing stopped you from reimagining the world into any fantasy adventure. Do you miss that fun? Wish you could conquer the dragon, grab…

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Creative Process Observation

I was straightening and cleaning up the showroom at the studio today. It is a tedious, but necessary chore with absolutely no glamour to it. The most exciting thing about it is to me is keeping a running estimate of how many granddaddy long leg spiders I have vacuumed up so far. (By my calculation, the number is…

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Giving Birth @ The Hot Shop

Birth of an Idea

I was thinking about life here at the Hot Shop.  You know, glass blowing, teaching others and boldly going where I’ve not gone before.  Just the usual stuff.  Anyway, it reminded me of a line from a Bob Dylan song.  It went like this “Man not busy being born is busy dying”.  And that in…

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History of Glass

History of Glass

“When did we start blowing glass?” Everyone asks us this question!  Well, you can answer that in multiple ways, two of which are “When did we start blowing glass” or “When did human’s fascination with glass begin?” We will save our personal story for another day. Short History of Glass Glassmaking began about 5000 years ago.  Glassblowing…

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Why Glass?

Why Glass

We get lots of questions about glass in the studio, so I thought we might provide some info to help you understand “Why it is our material of choice”! Is it human-made or natural? When most people think of glass, they think of it as a human-made object. But glass forms in nature also: Volcanoes…

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