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Don Burt
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Postby Don Burt » Fri May 16, 2014 8:04 am

This is a piece I did this spring and have in the American Glass Now exhibition in Philly.

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Re: Blackbird

Postby rosanna gusler » Fri May 16, 2014 8:23 am

awsome! i can hear that bird.
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Re: Blackbird

Postby Morganica » Fri May 16, 2014 2:51 pm

Wow. You have such a voice...very much like this!
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Re: Blackbird

Postby Bert Weiss » Fri May 16, 2014 4:25 pm

Cool Don. I am a big fan of the paint brush!

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Re: Blackbird

Postby Pipwren » Fri May 16, 2014 10:02 pm

Nice. Very harmonious and muted piece.

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Re: Blackbird

Postby Vonon » Sun May 18, 2014 12:26 pm

Beautiful! At first glance I thought the thistle was made of metal. Brilliant way to set off the muted color of the central area.

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Re: Blackbird

Postby Buttercup » Sun May 18, 2014 10:00 pm

Wonderful sense of place, Don. You've done it again. Congratulations. jen

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Re: Blackbird

Postby Babette (Shawn) » Tue May 20, 2014 11:47 am

Beautiful! How big is this?
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Re: Blackbird

Postby Haydo » Wed May 21, 2014 1:59 am

Love the border and the fading at the edges particularly, very nice. peace, haydo
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Re: Blackbird

Postby Michele gh » Wed May 21, 2014 3:52 am

You really captured the surprising delight of his red shoulders.

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Re: Blackbird

Postby Don Burt » Wed May 21, 2014 8:24 am

Babette (Shawn) wrote:Beautiful! How big is this?

Thanks all!

It's 12"x16".

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Re: Blackbird

Postby Peter Angel » Thu May 22, 2014 2:19 am

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Re: Blackbird

Postby Studiodunn » Sat May 24, 2014 11:05 pm

I love everything about this piece! I especially like the creative way you have come up with to frame it. Super cool & well done!
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Re: Blackbird

Postby kgordon » Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:59 pm

Don, I love it. I'm looking for a way to make natural looking leaves. Are yours mostly all paint, or green glass with black painted edges.

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Re: Blackbird

Postby Don Burt » Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:43 pm

Thank you kgordon. In this piece everything is paint.

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Re: Blackbird

Postby KaCe » Sun Sep 21, 2014 3:49 am

Very well done. Nice detail. The vignette effect of light in the center and dark on the edges is so effective. I'm especially fond of thistles, so I love that element, too. I'm sure you will get a lot of interest in this piece.

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Re: Blackbird

Postby Barb R » Fri Sep 26, 2014 10:22 pm

Wow.... wow, wow, wow. This is just a beautiful piece. Love it.


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