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A Complete Guide to Kiln Forming Techniques: Fusing - Slumping - Casting
Warm Glass provides a comprehensive look at some of the most popular techniques in glass art. With lavish illustrations and full color photography, the processes involving kiln-firing are explained. From fusing and slumping to casting and pate de verre, everything is covered--complete with corresponding graphs on firing cycles and information on the various types of glass, their compatibility, and their behaviors during firing.
Invaluable tips tell how to avoid unexpected and unwanted effects, and also how to create a range of different results and finishes. Close-up pictures show each step in the process being carried out (see sample images below), and breathtaking photos display an inspirational gallery of finished works. A brief historical overview of glassmaking provides useful background information. 160 pages.
Projects and close-ups of techniques in the additional images are from the book.