Posts Tagged ‘glass art’

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We’re biased, of course, as this blog is from Mrs Wellthisiswhatithink, but it’s a really interesting article about an utterly beautiful product and we thought it was well worth sharing.

Enjoy!

Click here: http://jenieyolland.com/everything-wanted-know-dichroic-glass/

Includes links to classes where you can come along and learn to work with the glass yourself. Such fun 🙂

Really love this blog from Mrs Wellthisiswhatithink (aka Jenie Yolland) on the classes she runs in Melbourne, Australia teaching people to express themselves and learn a new skill by making their own art glass plates and platters.

Article on Jenie’s classes – click here and enjoy a good read!

If you’re heading to Melbourne soon, or you live here, I warmly recommend them. Cheap as chips, and she spreads such joy!

 

 

Jenie Yolland's workshop

Jenie Yolland’s workshop

 

Jenie Yolland workshop

Jenie Yolland’s workshop

 

Some lovely photos of students’ work throughout the article – and students enjoying themselves – enjoy!

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Really interesting exploration of the life of Piet Mondrian from Mrs Wellthisiswhatithink who noticed that some of her original glassworks resemble his early 20th century art, so she named them after him 🙂

Jenie Yolland Glass Artist

I made this piece of glass and was told it was just like a work by Piet Mondrian…so here is a brief snapshot about who Piet Mondrian was, I do hope you enjoy finding out about him.   I am now on a quest to make many more vibrant works that remind us of him and his philosophy.

The artistic philosophy of the De Stijl movment that formed the basis of the group’s work is known as neoplasticism (the new plastic art or the Nieuwe Beelding in Dutch),  Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) was one of the group’s principal members.

Piet Mondriaan's birthplace in Amersfoort. Piet Mondriaan’s birthplace in Amersfoort

Piet Mondrian was born in Amersfoort in the Netherlands.

His father Pieter Cornelius Mondriaan, was Head Teacher at the local primary school and also a qualified drawing teacher & with his uncle Fritz Mondriaan (a pupil of the Hague School) they both took young Piet to paint and…

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