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Cheryl Chapman
La Pine, OR
A self-taught and always experimenting glass artist.
Interests: glass, painted glass, fusing, knitting, reading, quilting, hiking, veganism
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Hi Anne, I use the Fusemaster high fire enamels line. I recommend the Easy Fire line of enamels because they are so "easy" to use! They can all be mixed, so I suggest telling him to get you black and white and as many colors as are in your budget all in 1 oz sizes until you can play and see what you want your color palette to be. Merry Christmas to you! Cheryl
Toggle Commented Dec 8, 2017 on Contact Me at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everyone! I want to share this really great video that shows pictures of my work with the techniques I will be teaching in my workshop as well as the dates and details of the workshop at AAE Glass next February. There will be two sessions, so please choose the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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I wanted to be sure to get you all the information for the upcoming art shows I have this holiday season. I hope you can make it out to one or all of these shows in the Bend, OR area to pick up some wonderful holiday gifts - whether you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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Hello, everyone! I have had a lot going on and still so much more to come. I'm going to start here with what I have been up to.... Teaching: I have been getting around the country quite a bit teaching workshops of my Reverse Glass Enameling process. It has been,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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Hi Everyone! This weekend will be my second year with a booth at the Sunriver Art Fair in b-e-a-utiful Sunriver, Oregon! I'm looking forward to this show and have several new pieces and designs to show you, so I hope you will stop by to say "Hi" and check it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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I'm off again to teach my Reverse Glass Enameling Workshop in Mt Vernon, WA at Carol Evan's studio! Have a great week y'all! Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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Hello! It is nice to see the beautiful weather come back to us each spring isn't it? Two years ago when we moved in to our current home, I bought myself a beautiful sleek ceramic bird bath. It was awesome and I loved it. I brought it into our storage... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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I have been a glass artist for over 25 years. But I have also been a quilter for more than 10 years. Glass turned from a hobby into a career rather quickly and I have never regretted that. Quilting has always been something I do to keep my hands busy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Judy, Thank you for the purchase! If you follow the link with password for the Vimeo version of the video that is in your initial email receipt for the download you will be able to stream the video on any device and I believe there are options for additional download there as well. Cheryl
Toggle Commented Apr 15, 2017 on Video Tutorial Download at Silly Dog Art Glass
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I am just pleased as punch to share the news that I have again been juried and accepted into Art in the High Desert for 2017. This is a premier art show in the Pacific North West and I am so excited to have passed their rigorous jury process for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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I am happy to announce that I will be teaching another of my 3-1/2 day Reverse Glass Painting with Opaque Enamels workshops in September 2017 at D&L Art Glass Supply in Denver, CO. This will likely be my last workshop of 2017, so don't miss out if you are interested!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
I am very excited that I was accepted to a new (for me) juried art show! This is a large art fair held in Salem, Oregon in July. It's an honor when a jury chooses my work to be shown alongside other fine artists and I don't take that lightly.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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Just thought I would show you some photos of some of what I have been working on. I'm definitely keeping busy, but not always taking photos or telling the world about it, but here ya go! "Foxtrot" 8" bowl Close Up "River Dog" 8" Custom Order Lots of new designs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Vicki! I have just released a video of my reverse painting process. You can see a description and purchase it here on my video tutorial page at the top of this site... http://sillydogartglass.typepad.com/silly-dog-art-glass/dvd-tutorial-.html
Toggle Commented Feb 22, 2017 on Workshops at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi again, Deb, I have just released a video tutorial of my painting process! Thought you might want to check it out.... https://sellfy.com/sillydog
Toggle Commented Feb 22, 2017 on Workshops at Silly Dog Art Glass
OMG -- I can't believe I did it! I made a full-length video tutorial of my reverse glass painting process! I have had many requests for workshops and tutorials over the years. This year I am beginning my journey by holding 4 day workshops in many wonderful locations across the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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For anyone who hasn't seen it yet, and for those who have begged me to teach, I would like to point out my 2017 Workshop Schedule. I will be teaching my reverse glass painting with opaque enamels over a 3-1/2 day course in several locations around the US. As of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Alisa, This is 3mm glass so it does grow a small amount. Probably close to 1/2" overall. I use 3 layers so that it flows evenly and fills up any gaps in the glass. Glad you like my work! Thank you, Cheryl
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2017 on Turning Over A New Leaf at Silly Dog Art Glass
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HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope that 2017 is going well for everyone so far. At the end of the year I cleaned up all my tables and finished up a few pieces that needed painting, fusing and slumping. That left my schedule open to FINALLY figure out something to do... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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I hope everyone is having a lovely holiday season. We are enjoying our family, food and winter wonderland and we hope you are too! Merry Christmas, Everyone!! Warmly, Cheryl Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2016 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Linda, Nothing in So Ca right now. Sorry about that! Cheryl
Toggle Commented Dec 8, 2016 on Workshops at Silly Dog Art Glass
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I've been working on some new candle screens for one of my retail outlets - Junque In Bloom. These are the same as the one's I made earlier, but now using the enamels for the color instead of glass frit. I think the enamel colors are more vibrant and although... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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The Fused Glass Ornament class I held on Nov 29th was a huge success. We had 14 ladies all working on ornaments, sharing tools, supplies and space at the same time. It was chaotic and busy and a lot of fun! Here are some photos of the busy little bees... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2016 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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Hi Everyone, I often have people ask me at shows whether I teach classes or not. Right now, I don't teach my reverse painting at my home studio. I will be in several locations throughout the US next year, however, teaching that technique in a 4 day workshop. I encourage... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Deb, I'm so glad you like my work! I do not have a webinar or dvd at this time. I am just getting into teaching, so it may come at some time. Perhaps I will come near your area in the future. I hate to disappoint people... Cheryl
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2016 on Workshops at Silly Dog Art Glass