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Hi, welcome to All Fired Up Studio, my name is Micki. Thanks for coming to my shop and I hope you enjoy your shopping experience.

I have been a glass artisan for over 22 years and totally am addicted to it. My day starts normally at about 4am, when the house is so quiet, and the birds have yet to be awaken. My mind doesn't shut down very often, and I am always excited about going to my studio. Glass is an amazing product from liquid to solid state. The way it flows like honey in its molten state, the way it can be shaped to any form you desire, the color integration into the art piece and finally when the masterpiece is put in the kiln to remove the stress point then annealed to temper the glass. Opening the kiln every morning is like opening x-mas presents because a lot of glass changes color and the piece that was put in the kiln is totally different coming out of the…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 15
  • Joined December 16, 2010

Favorite materials

glass, molten glass, stained glass, glass fusing, dichroic, boroscilate

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Hi, welcome to All Fired Up Studio, my name is Micki. Thanks for coming to my shop and I hope you enjoy your shopping experience.

I have been a glass artisan for over 22 years and totally am addicted to it. My day starts normally at about 4am, when the house is so quiet, and the birds have yet to be awaken. My mind doesn't shut down very often, and I am always excited about going to my studio. Glass is an amazing product from liquid to solid state. The way it flows like honey in its molten state, the way it can be shaped to any form you desire, the color integration into the art piece and finally when the masterpiece is put in the kiln to remove the stress point then annealed to temper the glass. Opening the kiln every morning is like opening x-mas presents because a lot of glass changes color and the piece that was put in the kiln is totally different coming out of the kiln.


My husband is very supportive of my work as an artist even though he doesn't understand wanting to be in the studio as long as I do, usually between 12 to 16 hours, but that is my life and I thoroughly enjoy it.

Use the 'ask seller a question' link to email me to join my mailing list for secret sales, sneak peeks, and special offers or go straight to my blog to sign up! You'll receive a free shipping coupon good toward 1 order purchased in my shop.

You may want to become a fan of my facebook page by clicking the like button, you will automatically be in a draw which will take place the 1st day of each month for a free set of glass lampwork beads made by me.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/All-Fired-Up/192591024152964

My blog is http://allfiredupstudio.blogspot.ca

My twitter is
https://twitter.com/#!/allfireduparts

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