Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men and animals. Some seem to smile; some have a sad expression; some are pensive and diffident; others again are plain, honest and upright, like the broad-faced sunflower and the hollyhock. - Henry Ward Beecher
Here is a piece that I started Saturday. I think it's about finished, although sometimes I have trouble knowing when to quit.
The glass bloom is tack fused and is about the size of a dinner plate. I mounted it on a background created on 16x20 wood panel.