Thursday, September 12, 2013

Artist Spotlight : Vlasta Vobornikova

Internationally renowned Czech artist Vlasta Vobornikova is a brilliant interpreter of art glass design and decoration.  Her exquisite bowls and vases exhibit her mastery of the ancient art of combining glass and metal.  All pieces are hand-blown and meticulously hand decorated, each one signed by Vlasta herself.  From her studio in the Czech Republic, get to know an artist whose creations are time and again a customer favorite.

Tell us about your work and the technique you use to create your one-of-a-kind pieces?
The Miracle Glass Studio presents you with hand decorated products, the design of which is based on the application of metals in combination with coloured surfaces. This is a completely new technique of decorating glass products, with the possibility of applying motifs from the Art Nouveau period through to all styles that are prevalent in the 21st century.

What inspires your designs?
All, especially design of living and combination of colors and non-traditional painting techniques.

Where is your favorite place to travel.
I have been on many places all over the world.  Every place is interesting and every place has a charm.

What is one item you couldn't live without?
I like many items like travelling, walking, skiing, gardening.  I like my pets.  I love my family.  But the most important for me is my creative work.  It is my life.

Who is your favorite artist?
Now I prefer contemporary artist.  His name is Martin Janecky.  He comes from the Czech Republic but he is very successful in the USA.  He works with glass.  He forms glass statues.

What do you do when you are not working?
Sorry but my hobby is my work.

Thank you Vlasta!
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