The Road to Damascus الطريق الى دمشق

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The Road to Damascus الطريق الى دمشق.

The Road to Damascus: glass sculpture by Alisar Iram الطريق الى دمشق

My love for ceramics and my experiments with glazes opened the way for me to the world of glass. Its advantage over glazed pottery lies in its transparency and the alchemy of light it becomes a vehicle to. A glazed pot is covered with a thin layer of glass which at high temperature fuses completely with the clay as it becomes vitreous like in the case of Porcelain. Glass sculptures are three dimensional as well, but light adds another dimension to them, that of the magic of transparent luminosity.

Making a glass sculpture, I usually began with clay, forming the shape.That was followed by making a plaster and flint mould around the clay template, then gouging the clay out in order to…

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About alisariram

I am an artist, a writer and a researcher. I know Arabic and English . I am interested in music and art of every description. I like to describe myself as the embodiment of a harmonious marriage between two cultures which I value and treasure.
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