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Gypsea's Gallery

Gypsea's Gallery

Posted by Gypsea on 1/19/2003
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AGI 2007

AGI 2007

A collage of photos from AGI 2007...thanks go out to Mr. & Mrs. Wonka for inviting us all into their world, and to all the great artists and every member of the glass community for showing up and making the whole scene happen!
(188 images, 6 comments)
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Floral compression pendants

Floral compression pendants

I learned how to make this style of floral compression pendant thanks to John Kobuki's class at the J.W. Hull School of Glass Art in Orlando, FL. I was very grateful to be part of this class, as I have admired Kobuki's work for many years, & was honored to be able to study with him. I plan to take the skills I learned from him and develop my own style/twist on these floral pendants.
(3 images)
Graal Workshop with Rex Trimm & Milissa Montinni

Graal Workshop with Rex Trimm & Milissa Montinni

I went to PA to study Graal techniques and process with Rex Trimm....a great learning experience!

Milissa Montini also demoed cane making and the building process of her famous murrini!

It was an educational and fun filled week with two of the outstanding glass artists of our time!
Thanks for sharing your studio,knowledge,and your home.
August 2007.
(22 images, 2 comments)
Summer Solstice Goddesses

Summer Solstice Goddesses

these summer solstice goddesses were born from a special order for vera! incorporating the female symbol in her head & shoulders, & a gilson opal in her expectant belly for fertility.
(12 images)
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AGI 2006

AGI 2006

Art Glass Invitational 2006
action photos plus t-shirt photo collection! I decided to document the character of the event thru the shirts everyone wore all week....
(165 images, 8 comments)
coldworked gypsea jewelry

coldworked gypsea jewelry

flameworked/coldworked borosilicate jewelry.
these were formed on a mandrel with various layers of colors, clear, powders and frits, annealed in kiln, cut on a wet saw, polished on a lapidary wheel, reheated in a kiln, edges then smoothed in torch flame, reannealed, piece was then wired with sterling silver.

thanks to Andrew Brown / KBGlassworks for the inspiration for this style. theirs is the first coldwork that i ever saw pics of, and i was fascinated by the whole concept of it and just had to try something along those lines...
(2 images, 2 comments)
Winter Solstice Goddess

Winter Solstice Goddess

incorporating the female symbol in her head/shoulders and a gilson opal in her belly to represent fertility.

borosilicate sculptural pendant.
3 inches tall x 1 inch wide.
(1 image)
Bio from The Flow Magazine  ~ online section of the Second Annual  Women's Issue

Bio from The Flow Magazine ~ online section of the Second Annual Women's Issue

http://www.theflowmagazine.... Statement and Bio

Kristen Pickett first began flameworking in Charlotte, N.C. more than twentyfive years ago, under the instruction of Richard McCleary of "The Lost Art". This artist's glassblowing co-op also operated the Glass Shop at Carowinds, a theme park on the border of the Carolinas. She continued her creative pursuit of expression through pottery, painting, and jewelry making while simultaneously balancing a nursing career and raising a family. Kristen now devotes the majority of her time to glassworking in her home studio on beautiful Jekyll Island, GA. Gypsea spirit prevailing, she travels frequently back and forth to her new studio in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia. She enjoys the laidback tropical lifestyle and the jammin' music from her husband's band, The WharfRatz, of which she is also the managing agent.

please see online article at: the flow magazine dot com backslash pickett dot htm .... for th
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fall leaves bottlestopper series

fall leaves bottlestopper series

changing seasons, changing colors, the sensual twists of the falling leaves as they dance and crackle in the wind....

this series was inspired by my friend dr. ed who gifted me with a treasure box of colored scrap...which i melted down and reformed into this series of autumn leaves bottle stoppers. there is something very sensual about the curved leaf shapes, and with the use of frit and varied colors, they have a great organic feel. i enjoy creating these so much that i have incorporated this into a regular product line.
(3 images, 4 comments)
Tropical Floral Implosion Marble

Tropical Floral Implosion Marble

I made this for a November 2005 marble trade.

2 inches
boro

This marble was featured in the 2006 2nd annual Women's Issue of The Flow Magazine. pg 20. by Kristen Pickett
(2 images, 7 comments)
cupids

cupids

standing cupids about 5 inches tall...

hanging cupid about 4 inches tall....

mini- hanging cupids about 1 1/2 inches tall
(5 images)
mermaids

mermaids

made for a 2002 large bead exchange~~ each mermaid holds an encased opal globe.
(3 images)
Island Treasures.....wonderful glass treasures to be found on the beach

Island Treasures.....wonderful glass treasures to be found on the beach

glass floats and starfish by artist Mark Ellinger......a tourism promotion sponsored by The Jekyll Island State Park Authority.....glass treasures are placed on the Jekyll Island, GA beach above the high tide mark each day during January and February for the lucky beachcomber to find!

link to current year's Jekyll Island glass float project:

http://www.jeky...
(4 images, 5 comments)
Blackie Angel-Dog

Blackie Angel-Dog

A memorial to Mr. & Mr. Wonka's "Blackie"
2002........... ... 4 inches tall
(2 images)
Christmas gifts made for me by my wonderful on-line glass friends!

Christmas gifts made for me by my wonderful on-line glass friends!

i have been the lucky recipient of trades hosted by online glass forums! check out these forums for more glass fun!

http://www.thegldg....
(4 images)
major burner with pre-mix top   (sold!)

major burner with pre-mix top (sold!)

Photos of my old torch, a major-minor.

this torch was sold when i accquired my beautiful gtt mirage!
(3 images)
Griffin Glass Tools  ~ Foot Pedal

Griffin Glass Tools ~ Foot Pedal

This is the NON-electric Rock-It foot pedal that I just bought for my new Mirage. It will work with all four prong-2 stage torches. The hoses connect to the inner and outer fire gas fittings. The barbed fittings without the hose attached is for your inflowing oxygen and propane. It is made with a remain switch. When the switch is depressed to the ON position, the outer fire will ignite. Switch does not need to be held down for outer fire to remain ignited. The Rock-It is solely designed as an on/off switch for igniting and exhaustion of pre-set outer fire. This switch is not intended to adjust the flame in any way. It comes with a one year warrenty. Willy Horn recommended Griffin pedals....It was $380. plus 8. shipping, and excellent customer service. I do not know the price for the electric version, I just knew I wanted this non-elec version! If you want one, you can contact Scott Griffin @ scott@griffinglass.com or 607-331-6221
(this is not a commercial, just sharing info)
(2 images)
work shop

work shop

This is my lampworking set-up right now...
edit: i have changed out my shady ventilation since this pic was taken, and have installed an attic fan in the window.....use good ventilation! very important!!!
(8 images)
My very first reticello implosion pendant

My very first reticello implosion pendant

Thanks to pacobelle for the reticello (aka pacochello) demo, and thanks to Luke for the implosion demo.....I learned a lot at AGI 2002!!!
(2 images, 1 comment)
Sunrise-Sunset pendants

Sunrise-Sunset pendants

depending on which coast you prefer...!
(1 image)
Implosion Marbles

Implosion Marbles

1 and 1 1/4 inch implosion marbles
sea anenome style
(3 images)
marble by artist "Old Marble Nut"  Scott Meyer

marble by artist "Old Marble Nut" Scott Meyer

This beautiful 2 inch marble was made for me by glass artist Scott Meyer, aka "Old Marble Nut" for a 2004 contemporary marble exchange. It has a clear core wrapped with a twisted net of white lines, these twisted white lines are then thickly encased in clear, and a tri-color spiral decorates the surface. Fun to hold and admire from all angles!
Thank you, "Old" !
(4 images)
marble made for 06-04 exchange

marble made for 06-04 exchange

borosilicate implosion flower:
1 5/8 inch
(4 images)
Boro Cuff Bracelets

Boro Cuff Bracelets

boro glass cuff bracelets
abstract styles made with dichro from ABR
(5 images, 1 comment)
Frog Pendant

Frog Pendant

boro pendant, approx 2"
(2 images, 1 comment)
Boro marbles 2004

Boro marbles 2004

boro marbles 2004
(5 images)
AGI 2002

AGI 2002

(15 images)
AGI 2003

AGI 2003

AGI crew!
(113 images, 1 comment)
AGI 2004

AGI 2004

AGI 2004
ART GLASS INVITATIONAL

August 29, 2004 thru September 4, 2004

WHERE: Tom & Elaine Doner’s Glass Studios…Pennsylvania, USA

WHAT: A full week of glassworking…Demos, Classes, Lectures, Open torch time, Collaborations, Comraderie, Torch, Tool & Glass Vendors, Open exchange of information, Sharing of skills,
24/7 glass conversation and fun!

Immerse yourself in the Contemporary Art Glass Renaissance…Expand your skills, , Network with fellow glass artists.
WHO: Open to all Lampworkers of varied skill levels, all areas of expertise/ focus of work.

HOW: Send your info to: glass@csonline.net

Tell us about yourself and your work, also if you are willing to volunteer to demo, teach or give a lecture.
A limited number of golden invitation tickets to be extended. Free camping, showers and kitchen; motel nearby.
(21 images, 1 comment)
AGI 2005

AGI 2005

(89 images, 2 comments)

 Artist:   Gypsea  Contact Artist 
Gypsea
Kristen Pickett first began flameworking in Charlotte, N.C. more than twentyfive years ago, under the instruction of Richard McCleary of "The Lost Art". This artist's glassblowing co-op also operated the Glass Shop at Carowinds, a theme park on the border of the Carolinas. She continued her creative pursuit of expression through pottery, painting, and jewelry making while simultaneously balancing a nursing career and raising a family. Kristen now devotes the majority of her time to glassworking in her home studio on beautiful Jekyll Island, GA. Gypsea spirit prevailing, she travels frequently back and forth to her new studio in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia. She enjoys the laidback tropical lifestyle and the jammin' music from her husband's band, The WharfRatz, of which she is also the managing agent.

I can also be found at:
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Comments
  • Bashi
    Gypsea...
    Bashi: Thanks for the comment on my gallery...Your work is looking great!!!
    3/15/2007 10:30 AM
  • Vivian S Lampwork Beads
    Thanks!!!
    Vivian S Lampwork Beads: Thank you so much for your nice comments on my Rustic Purple Rose beads!! I've been looking around your gallery & wow your work is fantastic!!
    3/23/2007 8:36 AM

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