By: Brad Walker
Whether youre a newcomer to fusing or an experienced warm glass artist, Contemporary Warm Glass is an invaluable guide to developing and improving your warm glass skills.
Contemporary Warm Glass has information on all aspects of working with glass in a kiln, featuring techniques and processes for:
Basic fusing and slumping projects, such as making coasters, tiles, bowls, and platters
Information on materials, from kilns to molds to types of glass and essential safety equipment
Complete instructions for compatibility testing and annealing, including master firing schedules for fusing, slumping, and kiln casting
Information about more advanced techniques, such as inclusions, pattern bars, decals, combing, and using drop rings
An introduction to kiln casting and glass painting, with techniques such as pate de verre, lost wax casting, and screen printing on glass
Hundreds of tips and suggestions, from troubleshooting to making your own supplies, stringer, shards and confetti.
Complete with over 150 full color photographs, including over 90 photos of inspirational contemporary warm glass artwork from artists throughout the world.