The Art & Soul of Glass Beads: 17 Bead Artists Share Their Inspiration & Methods

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Krause Publications Craft, Apr 30, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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At last, a book that explores the origins and renaissance of lampwork glass beads and offers a one-on-one journey with fourteen exceptional glass bead artists as they create more than 20 projects.

&break;&break;Step-by-step instruction and beautiful photography shows crafters how to create stunning necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and much more. This new reference gives an inside look at the artists' creative processes, including how they choose color and materials and how they add the finishing touches. Most importantly, they reveal how serendipity plays a role in their creative processes. Readers will be inspired to embark on an artistic journey to create magnificent works of art for future generations to behold.

 

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

It's always fascinating to read about artists' processes. This book is no exception. Knocked down a couple of stars for the eye-poppingly bad photography. Read full review

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User Review  - adeptmagic - LibraryThing

Not particularly useful for the lampworker, but lovely to look at. Read full review

Contents

The Quest for the Perfect Bead
6
Learning To Make The Perfect Bead
8
Karen Leonardo
10
Tamara Knight
18
Gary Haun
26
Jill Shank
34
Leigh Funk
42
Lynn Nurge
50
Julie Suchy
82
Rhonda Harris
90
Claire Russ
98
David Jurgens
101
Rebecca Jurgens
109
Chad Pitts
116
Trent and Shawn Warden
124
Elements of Stringing
134

Amy Caswell
58
Adriana C Sauceda
66
Roberta Ogbom
74
Appendix
139
About the Authors
144
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