Monthly Archives: October 2013

New Mexico's vibrant landscape inspired my plate design.

Late summer’s monsoon rains transform the arid landscape of New Mexico into a riot of wildflowers. Billows of golden chamisa make a perfect complement to purple asters, and everywhere there are sunflowers. This year’s display has been particularly rich, as the desert received record-breaking rainfall over the last few weeks. I was inspired to use the palette of this early autumn show in my newest glass project. Using the Make It: Inline Plate project, I interpreted this glorious landscape into something that would be around well after the flowers all faded. read more