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Art Glass

Repurposing Glass

Repurposing Glass is not as easy as 1,2,3. “I have these pieces that I don’t want. Can you do something with them?” We get contacted several times a month about this. Here’s the scoop: Every glass has its set of chemical and mechanical properties. If you don’t know what those are, you can’t work on…

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New growth!

Ah, Spring! There is new growth – flowers are beginning to bloom, the birds are singing sweetly, and the breeze is blowing. Life is renewing itself as the new green foliage appears. And so are we. I have just completed an intermediate and advanced fusing workshop, and my mind is filled with new concepts and…

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Create Glass – It’s Instant Gratification in Real Life

Today’s culture is all about instant gratification! Come be gratified by creating a piece of glass in our studio! What was life before the mobile phone and the internet?  Much has been gained and a lot has been lost. The expansion of information technology has caused humans to loose patience.  We are part of a…

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To Boldly Go…almost

We are Star Trek enthusiasts! When our son Patrick was growing up, we stayed home on Friday nights and watched the Voyages of the Star Ship Enterprise. When he was about three years old, he would be sitting on the couch, legs kicking up and down while he recited…”Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of…

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Zen and the Art of Glassblowing

I was wondering why I have such a fascination with glass and glass blowing. Why I need to be in the studio every day? After pondering this for some time, I came to realize that working with glass is a lot like dealing with life. Think about it, when the glass is hot, it is like a…

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Are you missing your connections?

In our 90 miles an hour existence, it is easy to get disconnected. It is so easy to “let go” of our selves by merely clicking a button, connecting with social media, television, music, whatever..hitting the remote to create an insulating bubble around our “selves.” Then we move forward; we do our jobs, live our lives, make…

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1st Anniversary Sale & 1st Saturday GlassBlowing Demo!

Time is fleeting! It is tough to believe that Three Dimensional Visions is celebrating its 1st anniversary! We have made great strides in developing our business since its inception. I retired on Good Friday 2013, and we opened our shop to the public on April Fools 2014. We have accomplished a lot while meeting significant…

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The Death of Beauty

Today we learned that our feral chicken, Beauty, was killed by a cat. Not a fun way to start the day, but it is, after all, Friday the 13th! Beauty had become an integral part of our lives.  Clucking and pecking at the ground, squawking at the hawks who would try to attack her, nesting…

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Building a Strong Foundation – The Making of a Pedestal

My Dad was a strong, intelligent, handsome, and wonderful man. He was the smallest man in his family standing 6 foot 1 inch. He had rather large feet, and he always laughed and told me that a church needs a good foundation. Well, the same concept goes for a piece of art. So Michael has been busy designing and…

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Small Business Saturday – Come shop at Three Dimensional Visions

This Saturday is an opportunity for you to support the small businesses in your area. We ask that you don’t forget us! There are advantages to shopping small businesses which include avoiding crowds and getting personalized service. Why don’t you come on out to Three Dimensional Visions this Saturday? Avoid the crowds and do your holiday shopping with…

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