Masters: Glass Beads: Major Works by Leading Artists
Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott, Larry Scott
Lark Books, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 335 pages
The art of glass beadmaking has exploded in popularity during the past decade--and these awe-inspiring examples, exquisitely fashioned by 40 of the world’s top creators, reveal exactly why. Whether showcasing faces, animals, or flowers, these beads exhibit incredible detail and gorgeous color. Explore Bruce St. John Maher’s fused and faceted landscape beads and the vitreous painted surface of Bronwen Heilman’s glass. Kate Fowle Meleny’s luminous electroformed glass beads seem almost like sculptures, while Sharon Peters creates whimsical, often comical creatures that delight.
Every artist receives a lavish eight-page feature with approximately a dozen high-quality images of his or her most impressive work, along with a bio and personal commentary that provides insights into the motivations and inspiration behind each piece.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - satyridae - LibraryThing
Wow. Just wow. The photography was less than ideal in several instances. Aside from that, an incredible book showcasing some of the most amazing torchwork I have ever seen. Read full review