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Whale and Butterfly Stained Glass Mobiles
« on: May 21, 2009, 11:42:35 PM »
ok - I tried posting this a little bit ago - it said I posted it - but can't find it so I'm trying it again!

I recently was involved in a project where a group of artists worked with some 2nd graders - they wrote poems based on "I Am" theme - encouraged to use animals, colors etc.  There were some wonderful poems.  Each of us were assigned 2 poems so there was something created inspired for each poem.
I wish I could post the poems that inspired these, but I can't.  One is about a butterfly, the other about a whale.  The whale one isn't quite what I wanted - I was trying to make it with pieces on each side of the whale, but was having a hard time making it balance, and was running out of foil - no time to go to the store for more, so just had to finish it up.  The whale and the butterfly are both painted glass.  A few of the other pieces are also painted.

also running out of time and light for pics - so I had to just get them!  so, the pictures aren't quite up to par! It was a really fun project to do! 
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Re: Whale and Butterfly Stained Glass Mobiles
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2009, 12:56:13 AM »
Ooooh pretty!! I love stained glass  :)

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Re: Whale and Butterfly Stained Glass Mobiles
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2009, 02:20:31 AM »
Thanks Manic Butterfly! 

I like stained glass too.  I really enjoy painting on glass and thought that doing stained glass pieces and painting them with more details than usually possible with just the glass would be fun to do. 
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Re: Whale and Butterfly Stained Glass Mobiles
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2009, 07:10:36 AM »
Kris:

These are gorgeous.  I love them and thanks for an idea you just gave me.  I have a large stained glass heart I just made and I was wondering what to do with it.  Making it into a mobile seems to be a great idea.  Thank you.

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Re: Whale and Butterfly Stained Glass Mobiles
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2009, 09:52:51 AM »

Your welcome Jeanne! and Thank You!  Would love to see it when you get done!
I really enjoy making the mobiles - sometimes they get a little frustrating trying to get them to balance - the whale one was meant to be much bigger!  It may become bigger yet.
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