The Key West Glass Man, Michael Liguori, designs and creates nautical gifts of hand blown glass. Using only the highest quality Pyrex glass, each piece is accented with 22kt gold, fired to the glass.
My pieces are only hand-blown glass, made using just free-hand techniques, but many materials (such as dichroic glass and gold mica).
"It is crucial to me to constantly challenge my mind and materials in order to create one of a kind pieces. To me art has to be an ever-changing journey that continually evolves into a new series of work that have their own undeniable style. I want my work to always take me in the direction of...
"Working with fused glass could include things as paint, metal or ground glass added to the main glass. The design is made and fired in the kiln, cold worked and fired again".
Everything that I do is freehand!!! I never use computers, stencils, compasses, rulers, or a magnifying glass! It's just my steady hand, imagination, and good eye sight! I just create what I feel!
All hand blown glass made from sand out of the furnace done at over 2000 degrees farenheit using traditional glass blowing techniques and the use of hand held torches.
I am a glass blower and a sculptor . My work includes glass, steel and metal sculptures. Specializing in Glass wall sculpture and Glass Wall Art. My design starts with a rough sketch on paper. Working through my sketches, I size each piece and coordinate the parts figuring the mechanics while...
Kiln formed glass artist utilizing newly developed technique to make sheet glass for creating my art.
"My work is kiln-fired. I create my pieces with hand cut sheet glass, frits, powders, & stringers. I love to design as I go."
Inspiration and ideas for my work seem to have been stored in my mind for many years for I am overflowing with new ideas and techniques that help me create my own style of work. Mixing traditional and contemporary art glass designs allows me to use a progressive approach to glass blowing....