Show: Colour In Your Life

Episode: Douglass Brown Peg Media


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In this fine art TV show episode Douglass Brown is interviewed with Colour In Your Life about glass blowing, art workshops, art tips and art techniques.
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Fine Art TV Series - Colour In Your Life
Season - 13
Episode - 07
Filmed on Location at - Half Moon Bay, California, USA.

Douglass Brown grew up in Silicon Valley, California at a time when companies actually made the chips there instead of designing and having them made elsewhere in the world. Doug's first job in high tech was washing diffusion tubes, the 7 to 8 foot long test tube looking chambers where vapors are deposited onto the chips. They had a glass blower that would come in to fix broken glass at the facility. Doug kept him busy!

Douglass Brown found himself at 23 young traveling in Europe, living off the proceeds of a sale of a property he had owned for a short time. He had just gotten off a tall ship in Jersey and stumbled into a cafe in St Malo France that took his breathe away. Deeply carved, sand blasted glass in large format widows depicting sailing ships was too hard for him to resist. Doug studied them and promised himself he would return to the states and do this art!

So he did! Doug learned as much as he could from everyone he came in contact with. He got lucky and developed a relationship with a contractor that was doing a lot of commercial work in casinos in Nevada and ended up doing work throughout the world with his help. It was a great time in his life as family life came into play. He put his glass art career on hold and pursued what he needed to do.

It was during this time that Doug took his first job working glass at a laser fabrication company. Doug started working with quartz glass to fill in the time between artistic jobs with high tech glass jobs. The material is amazing because of its lack of expansion and ability to withstand thermal shock. Its high temperature is more like welding steel than what he does today with the glass he works with now.

Douglass Brown studied extensively at Corning Glass Museum, Pilchuck, Bay Are Glass Institute, and Public glass in San Francisco

Doug's specialty is his famous, hand blown colorful Half Moon Bay glass pumpkins and Jellyfish lamps. Every single one of these incredibly beautiful creations is uniquely different.

You can contact the artist about their art tips or art techniques directly via their website http://www.hmbartglass.com

The Colour in your life fine art TV series is an art show that takes you into the everyday studios of artists from around the world. While in the studio they share their individual art techniques and art tips with the viewer in a relaxed atmosphere with a delightfully Australian host and fellow artist Graeme Stevenson. The artist shares with the viewer their stories of life, painting, drawing, sculpting, art workshops and any art lessons they may provide. The art TV series is currently filmed in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Graeme Stevenson a world renowned Artist himself, rides his Harley Davidson to the studios of Artists all over the world and allows the viewers a chance to go into the fine art studios of some of the greatest Artists in the world.

A wonderfully engaging art show, If you love creativity and the joy of looking at the world through Art, then Colour In Your Life is the place to be.

Colour In Your Life is an Australian owned and produced TV art show.
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File Name of SD Episode: Series F 0006 1307 Douglass Brown Peg Media.mpg

Total SD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:24:00

File Size of SD Episode Video: 3,072,309,248 Bytes

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Friday, August 12, 2016 - 00:43


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