Creative Glass Techniques: Fusing, Painting, Lampwork

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Lark Books, Jul 28, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 151 pages
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Thanks to the availability of affordable kilns and the vast creative potential of the material, glass crafts keep growing in popularity. There's no better place to learn the essentials of the art than this superbly photographed full-color manual. It introduces beginners to three major, accessible techniques for creating a variety of pieces--fusing, painting, and lampwork. The 32 elegant, hands-on projects range from a shimmering oval mirror to a vase sparkling with colorful lusters and crystal ice.

"One of the most handsome books on contemporary fusing, slumping, and glass painting...A must-have for glass artists."--Common Ground Glass


  

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nice overview for beginners

User Review  - toomuchtoread - Overstock.com

i liked how this book covered the basics. i am interested in this craft and found this book helpful. i do not think someone who already knows the craft would find this book helpful. Read full review

Creative Glass Techniques: Fusing, Painting, Lampwork

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Here is a manual for three specialized techniques in working with glass. Fusing, the joining and shaping of two glass pieces, and painting, the surface decoration of glass objects, both require a ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Glass Painting
67
What is Glass Fusing?
84
TABLE OF CONTENTS Project 10Slender Vase
115
Flower Vase
117
Project 12Round Vase
120
Project 13Glass Dish
122
Project 14Wall Mirror
125
Lampwork Important Information
137
Equipment and Materials
138
Correct Procedures
140
LampworkProjects
141
Planter Ornaments
144
Project3Reshaping Drinking Glasses
146
Troubleshooting
148
Suggested Reading
150

Project 15 Bowl with Aztec Calendar
127
Project 16Deep Bowl
130
Project 17Picture
133

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