Kiln Formed Glass Beyond the Basics

Kiln Formed Glass   Beyond the Basics
Author : Brenda Griffith
Publisher : Lark Books (NC)
Total Pages : 224
Release : 2014
ISBN 10 : 1454704160
ISBN 13 : 9781454704164
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Kiln Formed Glass Beyond the Basics Book Description:

This is a comprehensive workbench guide. It goes beyond the basics; suitable for intermediate level. Many projects do not require a studio or unusual equipment. With this comprehensive workbench guide, acclaimed artist Brenda Griffith takes kiln-formed gl

Kiln Forming Glass

Kiln Forming Glass
Author : Helga Watkins-Baker
Publisher : Crowood Press
Total Pages : 240
Release : 2010
ISBN 10 : 1847971768
ISBN 13 : 9781847971760
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Kiln Forming Glass Book Description:

Kiln Forming Glass captures the excitement of working with glass and explains the techniques involved in this stimulating sphere of glass making. It discusses numerous aspects of this exciting and absorbing method of working. This practical instruction is accompanied by striking visual images of kiln formed glass by established glass artists, as well as unique snapshots of some of their own making processes. Topics covered include: *Technical aspects of glass - its physical characteristics, compatibility and annealing issues *Materials and equipment - a look at the wide array of glass materials and tools available *Detailed analysis of techniques - fusing, slumping, kiln casting and pâte de verre *Step-by-step guides to completing projects with practical information and firing guides *An in-depth look at the lost wax technique for kiln casting glass *Further and more advanced kiln forming methods to extend creativity and skills AUTHOR: Helga Watkins-Baker is a practicing glass artist. She trained in architectural stained glass, undertook postgraduate studies in kiln techniques for glass at Central St Martin's College, London, and an MA in Glass at Wolverhampton University, specializing in kiln forming. She has served as chairperson of the Contemporary Glass Society, curated major exhibitions of South-West England glass makers and also worked as a freelance glass consultant. She has completed numerous private and public commissions in glass. In 200 she co-founded the Liquid Glass Centre in Wiltshire, where she continues to teach kiln techniques for glass. It has been her experience of teaching kiln forming to many new and established glass devotees which has provided the inspiration for this book. SELLING POINTS: *Captures the excitement of working with glass and explains the techniques involved in this stimulating sphere of glass making. *Written for both novice and the more experienced glass maker, it provides a comprehensive analysis of the processes involved, as well as practical projects to undertake and technical information about firing glass in a kiln. *A discussion of the technical aspects of glass-its physical characteristics, compatibility and annealing issues *Materials and equipment - a look at the wide array of glass materials and tools available *Detailed analysis of techniques-fusing, slumping, kiln casting and pate de verre ILLUSTRATIONS 250 photographs

Designing and Making Glass Jewellery

Designing and Making Glass Jewellery
Author : Mirka Janeckova
Publisher : The Crowood Press
Total Pages : 96
Release : 2019-11-25
ISBN 10 : 9781785006784
ISBN 13 : 1785006789
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Designing and Making Glass Jewellery Book Description:

Glass can add an unusual and ethereal quality to a piece of jewellery. Its transparency, colour and unpredictability make glass a unique material to work with, but it also presents its own challenges. This book introduces the techniques of working with glass to jewellers, and explains how to decide which is the most suitable approach for your design. It covers specific properties of glass, tips for design and ideas for assembling a piece. Hot forming - includes fusing, casting and pate de verre, as well as lampworking. Cold forming - explains how to shape a piece of glass and then bond pieces together Decorative - explains how to embellish your pieces, from painting to photography transfers and metal leaf inclusions. It is a practical guide but, with a wealth of stunning finished pieces, and also provides inspiration for jewellers of all experiences.

Contemporary Kiln formed Glass

Contemporary Kiln formed Glass
Author : Keith Cummings
Publisher : A&C Black
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2009-11-15
ISBN 10 : 9781408100752
ISBN 13 : 1408100754
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contemporary Kiln formed Glass Book Description:

A world survey of artists practising the techniques of kiln-formed glass making.

Glass

Glass
Author :
Publisher :
Total Pages :
Release : 2001
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015047941102
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Glass Book Description:

Contemporary Kilnformed Glass

Contemporary Kilnformed Glass
Author : G. Wochert
Publisher :
Total Pages : 103
Release : 1992
ISBN 10 : UOM:39076001433072
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contemporary Kilnformed Glass Book Description:

New Work

New Work
Author :
Publisher :
Total Pages :
Release : 1987
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015013192185
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Work Book Description:

A History of Glassforming

A History of Glassforming
Author : Keith Cummings
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Total Pages : 186
Release : 2002
ISBN 10 : 0812236475
ISBN 13 : 9780812236477
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A History of Glassforming Book Description:

Illustrated throughout with beautiful photographs and drawings, A History of Glassforming is a singular and important book for historians, connoisseurs, and students of glass.

Warm Glass

Warm Glass
Author : Philippa Beveridge
Publisher : Lark Books
Total Pages : 160
Release : 2005
ISBN 10 : 9781579906559
ISBN 13 : 1579906559
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Warm Glass Book Description:

Here's the first and only full-color book on the subject of "warm," or kiln-fired, glass in print. It provides a comprehensive look at one of the most popular skills for those working in the studio. With lavish illustrations, and all the processes involved in kiln-firing explained, the versatility of the dazzling technique of warm glass comes into clear focus. From fusing and slumping to casting and pâte de verre, everything is covered--complete with a corresponding graph on the firing cycle and information on the various types of glass, their compatibility, and their behaviors during firing. Invaluable tips tell how to avoid unexpected and unwanted effects, and also how to create a range of different results and finishes. Close-up pictures show each step in the process being carried out, and breathtaking photos display an inspirational gallery of finished works that are richly colored and gracefully shaped. A brief historical overview of glassmaking provides useful background.

Heinrich Wiegand

Heinrich Wiegand
Author : Arnold Petzet
Publisher :
Total Pages : 335
Release : 1932
ISBN 10 : UOM:39015035051161
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heinrich Wiegand Book Description: