Toni Lynn's Profile

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I am a girl in love with her dremel. I've been at this for about 16 years now, if anyone out there is interested in learning, I will be more than happy to share anything I know.

Glass is so great. Its easily recycled into so many different things. I just love being able to take something as simple as a discarded empty wine bottle, and turn it into a showpiece for wine enthusiasts. There's an air of class and sophistication that glass has carried with it throughout its history.

The simplicity of glass etching is what I love best. Its no more than manipulation of positive and negative space into a pleasing composition. It took alot of years of trial and error to get used to doing alot of the drawing with the unetched spaces. The fun in being an artist is the freedom to never have to use templates or predrawn, well, anything. The glass dictates…

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  • Born on December 22
  • Joined September 13, 2009

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Mad Etcha Studios - Freehand Glass Engraving

About

I am a girl in love with her dremel. I've been at this for about 16 years now, if anyone out there is interested in learning, I will be more than happy to share anything I know.

Glass is so great. Its easily recycled into so many different things. I just love being able to take something as simple as a discarded empty wine bottle, and turn it into a showpiece for wine enthusiasts. There's an air of class and sophistication that glass has carried with it throughout its history.

The simplicity of glass etching is what I love best. Its no more than manipulation of positive and negative space into a pleasing composition. It took alot of years of trial and error to get used to doing alot of the drawing with the unetched spaces. The fun in being an artist is the freedom to never have to use templates or predrawn, well, anything. The glass dictates where it wants to be etched, and once I begin, the design unfolds itself.

There have been many many times where after I finish something I just stare at it for days, in complete disbelief that I was the one who made it.

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