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Glassmaking: Morganica (Cynthia Morgan) demonstrates the technical and creative challenges of making art using glass through fused glass, coldworking, and experimentation. Primarily focused on the casting of glass, including pate de verre and reservoir casting, she also discusses less-used kinformed glass techniques such as tack-fusing, kilncarving, and pattern-bar development.

14 11, 2014

Kilnformer’s murrini you can buy

2017-10-07T18:00:35-07:00

Note: This post was originally published on January 20, 2011. Since then, some of these offerings have changed, and more murrini makers are offering kilnformer supplies, so I thought this needed an update. I've been exploring all the different ways [...]

Kilnformer’s murrini you can buy2017-10-07T18:00:35-07:00
18 09, 2014

Pate de verre: The garden panels project IV

2017-10-07T17:31:59-07:00

This is the fourth and final installment of the (longer-than-War-and-Peace) tutorial on making a pate de verre panel. In the first post, Carla, Shelby and I designed and made our models. In the second, we "invested" them, i.e., [...]

Pate de verre: The garden panels project IV2017-10-07T17:31:59-07:00
11 09, 2014

Pate de verre: The garden panels project III

2017-10-07T18:07:28-07:00

By now you’re probably wondering when this is ever going to end; we’ve made our models, turned them into molds…now what? We fill them, that’s what. In this post I’ll discuss how to choose and layer frit into your mold, [...]

Pate de verre: The garden panels project III2017-10-07T18:07:28-07:00
4 09, 2014

Pate de verre: The garden panels project II

2017-10-07T18:07:15-07:00

In Part I of this series, I gave a (long-winded) description of designing, making and refining a model for a pate de verre garden panel. It's about 5x7 inches and maybe a half-inch thick (or a bit less), meant to [...]

Pate de verre: The garden panels project II2017-10-07T18:07:15-07:00
28 08, 2014

Pate de verre: The garden panels project I

2017-10-07T18:07:15-07:00

Pate de verre combines glass casting plus frit-painting plus sculpting plus moldmaking plus coldworking. Each of those can be daunting by itself; when you combine them, pate de verre can seem awfully difficult. In this project, I'm trying [...]

Pate de verre: The garden panels project I2017-10-07T18:07:15-07:00
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