Linda Reed's Profile

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I started creating mosaics almost nine years ago and I was hooked. This began my interest to become a glass artist. My work is hand cut and each mosaic is created using the direct method. I am self-taught if you don't count the internet. I have read books on mosaics and looked at hundreds online. I have a collection from a few wonderful artists, as my interest is strong. Finding new and exciting Tesserae, or the individual pieces of material I will arrange to form the mosaic, holds endless possibilities. I strive to provide different textures, pure shine as I like to call it, and various shapes in each piece of glass art. They take on characteristics of the surrounding environment. Light is crucial to the perfect setting for glass. I like to think of the infinite effects glass art can offer.
I started creating fused glass pieces five years ago when I finally got my glass kiln. So very exciting! I wanted to…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 20
  • Joined May 2, 2009

Favorite materials

antique rings, vintage rings and glass

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Linda's Glassy Mosaics and Fusing

About

I started creating mosaics almost nine years ago and I was hooked. This began my interest to become a glass artist. My work is hand cut and each mosaic is created using the direct method. I am self-taught if you don't count the internet. I have read books on mosaics and looked at hundreds online. I have a collection from a few wonderful artists, as my interest is strong. Finding new and exciting Tesserae, or the individual pieces of material I will arrange to form the mosaic, holds endless possibilities. I strive to provide different textures, pure shine as I like to call it, and various shapes in each piece of glass art. They take on characteristics of the surrounding environment. Light is crucial to the perfect setting for glass. I like to think of the infinite effects glass art can offer.
I started creating fused glass pieces five years ago when I finally got my glass kiln. So very exciting! I wanted to fuse glass for years, but never had the opportunity until now and I love it... Etsy and many glass artists have provided an excellent source to ask questions of more experienced artists.
I have always loved antique and vintage rings. I collect them and restore them.

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