Cleo Dunsmore Buchanan

Cleo Dunsmore Buchanan

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Fort Collins, Colorado  ·  my artwork is transitioning. Still looking for a glass studio, so my latest work is the paintings shown. The faces are sculpted in clay and then cast in glass.
Cleo Dunsmore Buchanan
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Paintings, Art Paintings, Painting Art, Pictures, Rubrics

Cast Glass, Fused Glass

Clay tile to be cast in glass

Clay tile to be cast in glass

Rachel as a mermaid or selkie or a ghost. She spent long hours laying in the surf, in her clothes, feeling the cold water chill her until she couldn't think and her joints hurt and her blood was molasses. She didn't know she was playing with her life. She just knew it calmed her down, when nothing made sense.

Rachel as a mermaid or selkie or a ghost. She spent long hours laying in the surf, in her clothes, feeling the cold water chill her until she couldn't think and her joints hurt and her blood was molasses. She didn't know she was playing with her life. She just knew it calmed her down, when nothing made sense.

Mary Beth, a strong farm girl who had a blissful marriage for five years, before her tragic loss. She asked me not to do any portraits of her. She thought she wasn't attractive. But I thought she was more than beautiful, she was powerful.

Mary Beth, a strong farm girl who had a blissful marriage for five years, before her tragic loss. She asked me not to do any portraits of her. She thought she wasn't attractive. But I thought she was more than beautiful, she was powerful.

Arthur, on perhaps his proudest day. His first day helping a client overcome their traumatic past. Its a job he never thought he could do.

Arthur, on perhaps his proudest day. His first day helping a client overcome their traumatic past. Its a job he never thought he could do.

My team praying for my teacher in Arizona.  clockwise starting from the far left, Mary Beth, Professor Jamie, James, Rachel, Arthur, and me.

My team praying for my teacher in Arizona. clockwise starting from the far left, Mary Beth, Professor Jamie, James, Rachel, Arthur, and me.

My husband and I having our hearts healed by David. Highly recommend this, when you hold someone you love, pray. You might be amazed.

My husband and I having our hearts healed by David. Highly recommend this, when you hold someone you love, pray. You might be amazed.

Cast Glass, Fused Glass

The first cast piece I made- cast with moretti sheet glass and frit

The first cast piece I made- cast with moretti sheet glass and frit

Another view with totally different appearance due to the lighting

Another view with totally different appearance due to the lighting

While coldworking the surface, it's always fascinating how these pieces look different on various surfaces, in different lighting situations.

While coldworking the surface, it's always fascinating how these pieces look different on various surfaces, in different lighting situations.

Clay original

Clay original

Clay original for the piece showing my friend with the broken nose

Clay original for the piece showing my friend with the broken nose

Cast glass portrait /friend with broken nose.

Cast glass portrait /friend with broken nose.

Clay original before casting

Clay original before casting