Our next shop of the day is Pokeypotamus, this glass lamp-work artist creates the most adorable “PUG” sculpture and pendants! Here are some of her adorable creations:
The pug measures approximately 2.5 inches from his squished, puggy nose to his curly, little tail! A lot of time and effort go into each piece! Every pug has it’s own unique expression, personality and posture. I try to capture the character of a pug and bring it out in the form of glass by adding all the wrinkles, fat rolls, head-tilts and pouty eyes that we all know and love about our precious fur-babies.
Each pug is sculpted using a torch, colored glass rods and various hand tools. Because of this, no two sculpture are alike! Every sculpture is signed by me, dated and numbered!
I use high quality chalk pastel pencils on white sketch paper. I’ve experimented around with different types, textures and brands to find one that works for the quality of portrait I strive to create.