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Wheaton Village 07 - Gateson Recko Demo

Gateson Recko was the featured artist this year at Wheaton Village Marble Weekend. On Friday night, he demonstrated the making of his most famous creation - the Universe Marble.
Here's what his setup looked like
Here's what his setup looked like
Getting ready to add an inclusion, I think a planet
Getting ready to add an inclusion, I think a planet
I always love how the flames reflect off the didymiums
I always love how the flames reflect off the didymiums
Adding another inclusion - this one had a solid gold moon in it, and I'm thinking this might be it
Adding another inclusion - this one had a solid gold moon in it, and I'm thinking this might be it
Check out THESE flaming shots, WOOHOOO!!
Check out THESE flaming shots, WOOHOOO!!
Heating the spot for the next planet to go in. Check out how you can see Gateson reflected in the glass!
Heating the spot for the next planet to go in. Check out how you can see Gateson reflected in the glass!
Working those inclusions in there
Working those inclusions in there
More sweet flames
More sweet flames
Adding the caramel dots to the backside
Adding the caramel dots to the backside
Here you can see the slide show in action
Here you can see the slide show in action
Took some shots w/out the flash, and also while zoomed in, so the shutter was open longer, giving some blurry shots. Still cool!
Took some shots w/out the flash, and also while zoomed in, so the shutter was open longer, giving some blurry shots. Still cool!
Puntying up for the final rounding
Puntying up for the final rounding
Pictures of the finished piece, which incorporates a gold moon!
Pictures of the finished piece, which incorporates a gold moon!
Signed 'Wheaton Demo' and 'Gateson 2007' on the other side.
Signed 'Wheaton Demo' and 'Gateson 2007' on the other side.