A Continuing Journey in Kiln Worked Glass
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 96 pages, New title Edition|
|Other Information: ||300+ colour photos|
|Published In: ||Canada, 15 May 2006|
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Presents a portfolio of creative projects designed to guide crafters to the next level in glass fusing. A quick review of glass and equipment is followed by a comprehensive look at the vast array of fresh kiln forming possibilities that have triggered a creative leap. Then embark on a journey of exploration by working through the lessons and project ideas that are sure to stimulate novice to advanced fusers alike. "Fuse It" introduces new ways to utilise the bonanza of glass forming methods & materials through 18 lessons with names such as: Wear It (Jewellery), Display It (Holders), Hang It (Mirrors and Ornaments), Screw It (Clocks and Sculptures), Drop It (Vases), Zen It (Fountain), Rake It (hot combing), Sell It (marketing your work), plus 10 more. The book will be a valuable resource for fusers of all skill levels with a desire to progress to the next step. Over 300 colour photos offer a wealth of instruction and inspiring ideas for distinctive kiln formed creations. It includes over 75 project idea images and 18 step-by-step lessons.
Table of Contents
Introduction -- A Brief History of Time; Materials & Supplies; Glass For Fusing; Kilns and Controllers; Kiln Devices & Equipment; Kaiser Lee Board; The Essential Safety Lecture; Firing Schedules. Lessons and Instruction -- Lesson 1: Jewellery Ensemble; Lesson 2: Jewellery Display Stand; Lesson 3: Wall Mirror Frame; Lesson 4: Wall Clock; Lesson 5: Lazy Vase; Lesson 6: Indoor Fountain; Lesson 7: Ambiance Light; Lesson 8: Pendant Chandelier; Lesson 9: The Wave; Lesson 10: The Frit Factory; Lesson 11: Wall Vase; Lesson 12: Hot Streak Cast Vase; Lesson 13: Hors d'oeuvres Anyone?; Lesson 14: Pattern Bars & Slices; Lesson 15: Gestural Strings of Glass; Lesson 16: Selling Your Work; Lesson 17: A Party Program; Lesson 18: Troubleshooting. Showcase Galleries -- Time It Gallery; Sculpture Gallery; Vessel Gallery; Good Shapes Gallery; Showcase Gallery.
|Publisher: ||Wardell Publications,Canada|
|Dimensions: ||27.23 x 21.18 x 0.74 centimetres (0.40 kg)|