A Beginner's Guide to Kiln-Formed Glass PDF ePub eBook

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A Beginner's Guide to Kiln-Formed Glass free pdf Kiln forming glass--melting cut or crushed glass together in a kiln until it becomes a single piece and shaping the glass with molds--has quickly become one of the most popular subjects in studio glasswork. This comprehensive introduction features projects both beautiful and practical that are sure to appeal to all beginning glassworkers. It covers all of the fundamentals, such as fusing, slumping and draping, as well as some intermediate and advanced techniques, including pot melting, inclusions, mold-making and more. There's also advice on decorative surface treatment of the finished piece, and an invaluable troubleshooting section. Nineteen exquisite projects, arranged by skill level, range from home decor items, like a wall sconce and fountain, to sculpture, and even an amber glass pendant.

About Brenda Griffith

Brenda Griffith began kiln-forming glass in the mid-1980s and in 1987 she launched Siyeh Studio, her own glass company. She is a two-time NICHE Award finalist in the Fused Glass category and her work appears in more than 40 galleries in the US and Canada.

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Author : Brenda Griffith
Publisher : Lark Books (NC)
Data Published : 04 September 2012
ISBN : 1454701226
EAN : 9781454701224
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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