Summer Fused Glass Platters – Kiln Carving

Kailua platter                                                     This platter started out as a sample for a larger project.  Each of the raked glass areas had very strong color combinations that I hoped would work in tandem and not fist fight each other.  Kailua platter with Croton

 

 

 

The inspiration for the color selection came from the croton plants which were growing aroung the front lanai of the home the final piece was being designed for.

kiln carved leaf

 

 

Once I had combined the areas of raked glass, I kiln carved versions of the leaf structure into the back of the glass to emphasise the organic design.  A variation of “from garden to table.”