Leaf art panel - purple rainbow 03 - 10 x 10 inch

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Currently on display at Southland Four20 until late August, 2021.
#D290, 9737 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, AB T2J 0P6
Can be purchased anytime through the website, but pick-up will not happen until end of August after the three month installation period. 
  • White 10 x 10 inch frame
  • White matting
  • (purple/blue) Rainbow coated glass 6 x 6 inch
  • Hemp leaf in grey glass

Fossil Vitra is a kiln-formed glass technique using natural materials such as leaves and branches, powdered glass and the heat of the kiln to create a shadow or imprint that resembles a fossil. 

I utilize the powdered glass excess from my wet saw to create the fossils on the glass. I scrape it from the saw bed, dry and sift it ready for fusing. I use this glass to minimize my waste and because it's a cumulation of many colours, the end result almost looks like stone (light grey). The powder is placed right onto real leaves and a glass panel overtop, then it's heated in my kiln to burn off the organic matter and fuse the glass powder to the glass panel. The end result looks like a fossil!