In the studio with ceramicist Heather Levine
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In the studio with ceramicist Heather Levine

Ceramicist and artist Heather Levine works on a pendant in her studio.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
A stencil and tape measure are used to map out the perforations in Levine’s lamps.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Levine measures the spacing on one of her pendants. (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Levine etches the pattern for her cut outs.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Levine uses the discarded cutouts from her chandeliers and pendants to make wall hangings.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Before a piece gets fired in the kiln, it is stamped with Levine’s name.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
The variously shaped perforations radiate light.
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A closer look at one of Heather Levine’s unfired, unglazed pendants. (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times
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Tools of the trade.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Levine uses the leftover pieces from her lamps to make wall hangings.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Inside Heather Levine’s studio.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Sydney Wayser strings a wall hanging inside Heather Levine’s studio. (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Ceramic pieces and hardware used to create the wall hangings.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Details of what will become one of Heather Levine’s wall hangings. (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Levine’s wall hangings inside her studio. (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Sydney Wayser strings pieces of ceramics to create a wall hanging.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
Ceramicist Heather Levine and her shop dog, Pierre in her Glassell Park studio.  (Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)
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