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Ralph Heimans: in the studio
Because I paint in glazes, I need that translucency – it's a very luscious and opalescent hue, which suits the ultimate focus of my work - light. For me, the subject of the portrait is almost a pretext to display the effects of light.
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The Hooghly had an opalescent dark hue that day, and in the shallower parts, it became transparent. It had a fresh odour though, according to him.
Priceless Tiffany works on exhibit at Lafayette College (PHOTOS)
The exhibit features five windows, 14 lamps and 75 pieces of opalescent flat glass and glass "jewels" that demonstrate the expanse of color and light available to the artists at the Tiffany Studio.
Joe Rosson: Arsenic added to glass made it opalescent when heated
It is a typical opalescent blue color with the bright clear blue at the base and a cloudy white at the top, which is the opalescent part. This was created by adding — are you ready for this?

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