by Shawn Waggoner
Photography by Bill Truslow
The thread that ties the diverse work of glassblowing artist Dan Dailey together is that he develops the ideas for his work in a series of increasingly detailed drawings. Those drawings plus watercolors are used to refine those ideas but are also used to direct his team of glassblowers, sandblasting and acid polishers, and water jet cutters, plus cutting, grinding, metalworking, and assembling assistants at his studio.
This article was originally published on page 8 of the September/October 2013 issue of Glass Art.