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Discover the joy of fusing step-by-step from start to finish. The Joy of Fusing provides every fundamental technique that beginning fusers need, while experienced artists will discover a few new tricks along the way. 27 projects are presented in full color photos with complete instruction and firing schedules demonstrating a range of techniques. The companion publication (Full-Size Project Drawings #6195) makes it easy to create projects as shown and repeat successful firings over and over. 95 pages.
Pros : This book is a must-have for every glass artist. I teach glass fusing, and this is the mandatory book for every beginner class. They offer great projects, and not just beginner projects ... and they have some of the most comprehensive firing schedules you will find anywhere!
Pros : Great book. I thought this book had a lot of detailed instructions, pictures and tips. Has a variety of projects and covers the different types of fusing technique and mold styles. I have a few other books, but this became my favorite just browsing through it. There are a variety of projects and I found myself thinking of new projects as I was reading. This book has firing schedules and a project template. I love this book.
Cons : None
Other Thoughts : This would be a great addition to any library.
"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration." - Thomas A. Edison Along the way, Ive had some wonderful artists and friends share tips on how to make our endeavor successful, and these that Ive chosen to pass on below may be the ones that have made the most difference. 1. Pick a path and focus. There are so many wonderful avenues that can be explored with fused glass.... or other glass mediums.... that for many of us, it is difficult to choose and focus on one area. Of course it may be necessary to take several classes to learn a variety of techniques in the beginning. I loved jewelry, contemporary design w/stringer and sizzle sticks, pattern bars, rod making, etc., but sooner or later, it is wise to pare down the list and focus on work that when viewed by others has a theme. In time, you can
As catalogers, we send out a lot of paper. We hope that people keep our Delphi catalogs for a long time (and I think many do), but then what? The thought of all that paper ending up in the waste basket makes me sad. Imagine my joy to find a pinboard by Catalogs.com filled with creative uses for old catalogs. Here are some of my favorites. 1. Star ornaments (top left) 2. Stretchy bracelet 3. Catalog button flowers 4. Envelopes from catalog pages Ive repinned these ideas and others on my Pinterest pinboard here.
When Charity Stewarts mosaic mirror made of old Starbucks Gift Cards was posted to our Artist Gallery as part of our Recycled Arts Contest, I couldnt help but notice. Cheerily nicknamed "Momma Mosaics", Charity creates brightly colored art that is whimsical and playful. She has mastered the art of using paper under glass, and repurposing found objects. We caught up with her to ask her a few questions about her signature style. How did you get started in glass? I discovered the joy of glass at the age of 12, when I was introduced to stained glass art by my grandmother. She inspired me to explore my creative side as we worked side-by-side in her tiny basement studio, cutting and grinding pieces for a large window panel. Those lessons in creativity launched my interest in glass art and eventually led me to classes in fusing and mosaics. Why mosaics? Have