Photos: Glass blowing from start to crash

At yesterday's Sawdust Art Festival excursion, they were nice enough to let me enter the glass-blowing cage as Laguna Beach artist Nicole McQuaid put her mad blowing skills on display. Between the face-melting heat from the open furnace and dodging McQuaid's searing-hot iron rod, I got some photos in.

Check them out by clicking the image below.

Alas, the piece she was working on met a sad ending. But it was pretty while it lasted.

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