Today I thought about perception. I created two beads with dots the other day and I wonder which one appeals to you more.
One is completely white. The eye can just see some texture on the surface. Depending on the light the texture seems to change and the white will appear in different hues. (This doesn't really make photography easier...) The other one was made in my favourite colours, greens and blues. You will notice instantly that the color adds depth and makes the bead
After showing the group around in his workshop, Lucio introduces us to the world of sculptural lampworking. What a great challenge. In a couple of mindblowing demonstrations Lucio Bubacco shows us how to control heat and how to use gravity in order to create his fantastic creatures. For lunch we are joined by the famous lampwork artist Vittorio Constantini and his wife. They spoil us with a delicious risotto! After lunch Vittorio demonstrates the creation of a little bird. Wo