Chihuly II

The Center piece of the SeaLife room.

The Center piece of the SeaLife room.

An Urchin detail.  Sits amongst the flow of blue and green glass flutes.

An Urchin detail. Sits amongst the flow of blue and green glass flutes.

Beth is here for a short visit.  Tomorrow is Fathers Day.  My father and uncle are coming for dinner.  It is a real family weekend!

The Chihuly exhibit from last weekend was an incredible show that flowed from one idea to the next.  Today I will share two rooms with you.

The SeaLife room is next in line in the Chihuly exhibit.  This room featured a chandelier of blue and green glass flutes that rose from the floor.  Within the flutes were sea urchins, fish, sea stars and other types of marine life all glowing and lit from within.

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The rooms in the gallery flow from one to the other.  The Persian Ceiling was one of my favorites.

An immense sense of size and colour were what greeted me here.  I had to look up and keep looking up.  A heavy glass ceiling supported by great girders.  The glass sheet that was ceiling was covered in layers of the pieces of glass that are called Persians by Dale Chihuly.

The walls of the approximately 10 foot by 20 foot room glowed with all the colours of the glass that were reflected from above.

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I have already started to design a shawl based on the colours and shapes here.  I could have spent hours in this room alone.

Happy Viewing


About letissierdesigns

March 2017 - My new site is now up and functioning. I can blog, share my thoughts and photographs, and sell my patterns! So much happening in my life and all is creative and forward moving! Thanks for taking the time to stop by. Sept 2015 - I haven't updated this in a while! Still knitting, always knitting, I still teach and work at Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I also have designed for Vogue Knitting, Koigu Magazine, Zealana, Jimmie Beans, and Malabrigo, As of the beginning of 2015 I also became creative director of the Buffalo Wool Co., a new job that just flows along with what I already do. I am a knitting teacher and knitwear designer. I work full time in my LYS, Mad About Ewe Fine Yarns. I recently was 1st runner up in a Vogue Knitting Design Competition called the Magic of Mohair. My design was featured in the Early Fall 2011 Vogue Knitting. I will have another design in the Vogue Knitting Winter 2011 edition. I have recently purchased a Canon Rebel Camera and have started taking way too many pictures. I love this site for sharing my thoughts and pictures. Life is good!
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4 Responses to Chihuly II

  1. knotrune says:

    I love Chihuly! Can’t wait to see what shawl designs you come up with from such inspiration 🙂

  2. Denise Whittle says:

    This is stunning! Such beautiful colours and shapes. Of course your artistic photography accentuates its beauty perfectly.

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