Flameworking

Flameworking

Creating Glass Beads, Sculptures & Functional Objects

Book - 2003
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You can easily form beads, candlesticks, and art objects from just a rod of cold glass and a torch. Heat it, manipulate it a bit, and almost instantaneously beautiful and new figures emerge from the fire. That's flameworking. A top teacher of the craft explains how to do it all, providing exactly the same information and exercises she gives her beginner's workshops. Lavish illustrations capture the entire artistic process. Look into the different types of glass to choose from, and find out how to melt a ball at different points of the rod; flatten it into a disc; and shape it into hearts, wings, butterflies, and the moon. Turn those designs into jewelry, hanging sculptures, and stirrers. The results are amazing!
Publisher: New York : Lark Books, 2003
Edition: 1st paperback edition
ISBN: 9781579907419
1579907415
Characteristics: 174 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm

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