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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
Recent Activity
Hi Everybody! I was inspired by some clay work of animals I saw recently to make some reverse enameled glass candle screens of animals that are more than just flat glass. I have been making candle screens for a while that are square and rectangular shapes that are reverse enameled,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2021 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everybody! I'd like to say Happy New Year to each and every one of you. I hope this year turns out to be one of the best! I would like to share the news of my very exciting acceptance into my local co-op gallery - Artist's Gallery Sunriver. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2021 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hello Everybody! I am very excited to share with you the new tutorial I have just completed for all of you fellow glass artists out there! This tutorial is all about how to make a triangular box with curved sides like the ones I have been making for several years.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2020 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi! It sounds like you have a good process. If you are getting the results you are after, the only suggestion I have is that you should be able to get a nice glossy surface in the second firing without adding the clear on top of the enamel in a third firing. If you'd like to send me pictures and ask more specific questions about what you are doing, please do - send to I'd love to see what you are creating! Cheryl
Toggle Commented Nov 23, 2020 on Contact Me at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi, I'm Cheryl. I'd like to Welcome you to my website! I am a glass enamel artist and have been working with glass for 30 years. I have been painting on glass for the last 12 years using high fire glass enamels. My work is done in a reverse process... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everybody! We are all just getting on, minding our own business now, so to speak. This COVID 19 really has the world upside down right now. I have heard some really unpleasant stories and hope that as you are reading this, you are doing well. For me and my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2020 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Mimi, My home is about 7 miles (15 minutes) from La Pine hotels, about 10 miles (25 minutes) from Sunriver and about 25 miles (40 minutes) from Bend. You would fly into the Redmond,OR airport which is about an hour drive north of us, so, yes, I would recommend you rent a car. Cheryl
Toggle Commented Jan 23, 2020 on Silly Dog Art Glass Workshops at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everyone! I'm very busily working on finishing pieces for all of my upcoming fall and holiday shows. Here's a sampling of what you will be able to find at any of my upcoming shows. Come on out to find me! Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at Silly Dog Art Glass
I thought I'd take a moment to share some photos of work I've done in the past few months for you here. And also a note to let you know of my upcoming shows I'll be at in August 2019 Sunriver Art Fair August 9, 10, 11, 2019 Love this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2019 at Silly Dog Art Glass
My Birthday was June 4th. I am a healthy, active woman of 51 years old now! But this year's birthday surprise was one I could live without. On Tuesday and Wednesday the week before my birthday I was having almost constant stomach cramps and bloating. Then on Thursday they became... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2019 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everyone! I frequently get told that I "should illustrate a children's book" So..... I did! My husband and I have been vegan for many years. He is a natural body builder and has recently become associated with a group called Switch4Good. They are a non-profit group of professional athletes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2019 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everyone! I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season. Mine has been busy, but just starting to slow down. I'll be picking up production again after Christmas and looking forward to working on some new designs for bowls, boxes and tiles. I'm even working on some artwork... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2018 at Silly Dog Art Glass
I want to thank everyone that has come out to see me so far at all of my art shows and sales. It has been a fun time and I've seen many of you multiple times -- Thank you, thank you! I have just one more show for this year.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Silly Dog Art Glass
I'm pretty excited to have been accepted into the Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Fall Show this year! This is my first time there, and I hope all you Northwesterners will come out and say Hi! This is the 30th year for this show, so I'm sure... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Mimi, I just resent the download email (I think). Let me know if you didn’t receive it. Thanks!
Toggle Commented Nov 3, 2018 on Workshops at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everyone! Just a little note here to let you know I've made some very minor adjustments to my website. Although they make a big difference to me, you probably won't really notice any changes except for the Shop format. After a trial run with a Square Store, I've gone... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2018 at Silly Dog Art Glass
I have just completed a custom order for a large tile that is headed to Maryland. Along the way, I took some photos so that I could share with you my process and the steps involved with that. Enjoy! The initial drawing/sketch based on the request for a portrait of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2018 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everyone! Just a quick note to let you know I am now selling Easy Fire Fusemaster Enamels. If you have taken my class, purchased my video tutorial or are just interested in playing with these beautiful, high quality enamels now you can get them right here! I am selling... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everybody! If you follow my' Silly Dog Facebook or Instagram pages you have seen that I've been traveling a lot teaching lately as well as for some personal time. I've also been working on a few custom orders and squeezing in finishing some pieces I started a month or... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2018 at Silly Dog Art Glass
I had a couple of ladies request a class date at my workshop in La Pine in May. So, since I can accommodate 4 people at my studio, I am listing this class with space available and can take 2 more lucky people! If you are, in fact, interested in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2018 at Silly Dog Art Glass
I hope you all have been having a splendid New Year so far! I am a list maker. I need lists to keep my ideas focused and even just to remember what I want to do since I tend to get a lot of ideas all at once sometimes. So... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2018 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everyone, I just felt the need to express my gratitude and warm feelings for all of you that have supported me throughout this crazy year of new beginnings! I hope you all have a wonderful holiday season and a happy, healthy and FUN New Year!! Put-Upon 8 x 8" Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
Hi Everyone! I have been working on my Workshop Schedule for 2018 and have some exciting new studios in areas across the US that I'll be headed to! Please check it out and come learn this fun technique with me! I'm going to be teaching in my home studio as... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2017 at Silly Dog Art Glass
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