Until I started making art, I didn’t know orange was my favorite color. Growing up, my sister had an orange phase, and when we went to Butchart Gardens in BC, and rubbed the nose of the bronze pig statue, her wish was that the whole world be orange! Once I started working with glass, I was drawn to the orange tones like a bee to honey(orange blossom. . .) People tend to have strong feelings about orange, either loving it or hating it. Once someone came into my craft show booth and said “You must really like orange. Not that it’s a bad thing. . .” but others find it an infusion of sunshine. Here’s a few of my favorite pieces I made with orange glass.
Over at Stratoz: