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13 Ways to Overcome Artist's Block

13 Ways to Overcome Artist's Block Its not just writers that suffer from writers block. Artists fall victim to a similar condition. Youre sitting alone in your workspace looking around and...nothing. Youve lost the ability to produce a new idea, much less a new work of art. Sometimes the absence is temporary - just a moment or two. Other times you mull around for weeks feeling lost. What do you do to get your creative juices flowing again? We asked our Facebook fans to share their ideas. Here are a few of our favorites Play loud music. Cut and break glass. - Amy M. Step away. Look for inspiration elsewhere. Go to a museum, watch a program about something unusual. Just do something new. - Jacque D. Pinterest. - Dawn M. Go for a walk. Look for nature to inspire you. -Shirley J. Clean your workspace. Then get out and explore somwhere - even if

Window Panels: Zinc Or Lead For The Edges?

I am making pattern 8054 Roses & Ribbons which has a size of 24" x 18". Should this project be framed with H-lead or zinc? The project will be placed into a wooden frame upon completion. Perhaps I have been reading too much, I have come across a few articles where repair work has had to be done on windows because the zinc could not stand up to the task and bowing of the glass, etc. resulted. For this project I am using the lead method instead of copper foil. HELP. Dont let articles like these discourage you; there are several reasons why this may be happening and all can be prevented. Its possible for a panel which measures more than 18" to 24" vertically to buckle regardless of whether it is framed in lead or zinc. First of

NEW Delphi Art Glass Classes

NEW Delphi Art Glass Classes We believe that Delphi Art Glass classes can lead to a lifetime hobby and thousands of hours of enjoyable creativity. Guests enjoy a fun art glass class with other students while learning new tricks and techniques. Our experienced and enthusiastic artists guide students step-by-step to create their own works of art. Delphi Art Glass classes are a fun and creative hands-on group experience. Students share ideas and learn skills and techniques in an enjoyable, creative community environment under the guidance of experienced art glass instructors. We believe in helping people be creative and making the glass arts enjoyable and rewarding. Invite your friends, sip your favorite beverage and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic artists. Its a colorful, casual party atmosphere where youll leave your cares behind and go home with a one-of-a-kind project created by you. Visit Delphi Glass http //www.delphiglass.com/ https //www.facebook.com/delphiglass https //twitter.com/DelphiGlass https //www.pinterest.com/DelphiGlass/ http //www.delphiglass.com/blog Subscribe to Delphi Glass for more videos and project ideas https //www.youtube.com/DelphiGlass

Beautiful Mosaic Wall Hanging-Step by Step

Beautiful Mosaic Wall Hanging-Step by Step For all of you glass hobbyists who would love to work with mosaics but havent gotten up enough courage, this article is for you. This project will give you the chance to create three tiles that are meant to be used as a wall hanging. We used the same process as the one for making stepping-stones. But the main difference in making a wall hanging is the thicknesswe will use only half of the recommended amount of DiamondCrete for the 12 square mold. Our design is an elegant Victorian motif that can be built as shown in three 12 square tiles and hung about 1 apart, or the project can be simplified by using just the center design. Leave out the two pieces to the far right and left of the center design and this would look fine by itself as a wall hanging or a stepping-stone. Just remember

Lead Tips

Lead Tips Id like to start working in lead came. I already have tools for copper foil, what else do I need? To work in lead came there are a few additional tools and supplies that will be needed or helpful. Start with a good basic instruction book or DVD.  Try checking out Stained Glass Basics if you prefer a book.  Some of it will be review, but it also has a good section on lead came and repairs.  Traditional Leaded Glass Windows or Get the Lead Out are two of the many DVDs available at Delphi. Both are informative and walk you through the process of building a lead came panel. Add a few basic tools to your workshop. The first is a pair of lead nippers or a lead knife, which are used to cut the came accurately for a good fit. A lead stretcher such as our Stanton Lead

Lead Came Assembly

Pattern and Glass Cutting When cutting glass for a leaded glass window, a 1/16" allowance must be made for the "heart" (center) of the lead came. This is normally done by using 3-bladed pattern shears for lead to cut out the pattern templates. Once you have an accurate pattern with lead allowance, cut the glass in the usual manner. Tools, Terminology and Safety "Came" is the term for the extruded lead channel used to form the framework of a stained glass window. Lead came comes in two basic shapes, each one named after the alphabet letter it looks like. "H" came is used to join two pieces of lead together; "U" came is usually used around the outer edge of a window, unless the window is to be installed into an already existing window frame. If this is

100 Piece Bevel Panel Creation Time Lapse

100 Piece Bevel Panel Creation Time Lapse Special thanks to Diamond Tech Crafts for production assistance. http /1DjyNcc

Beginner Lead Stained Glass Start-Up Kit

Beginner Lead Stained Glass Start-Up Kit Learn to make traditional stained glass with our Beginner Lead Start-Up Kit. This kit includes all the supplies needed to start your own Leaded Stained Glass Window

Features of the Gryphon Miter Saw

Features of the Gryphon Miter Saw Make accurate repeat cuts up to 45° in either direction on the saws large 13 x 15 adjustable table with protractor scale. A Thumbscrew clamp holds work securely to the fence while cutting and a built-in blade shield keeps fingers safe. The ultra-thin abrasive blade coupled with the 1.1 hp motor produces clean and fast cuts. http /Rg6xjW

How to Measure and Cut Lead Came | Delphi Glass

How to Measure and Cut Lead Came | Delphi Glass Delphi instructor Steena Gaut demonstrates how to measure and cut lead came for a stained glass project. All you need is the came, a ruler, and a pair of lead nippers. http //www.delphiglass.com/lead-came-supplies/boxed-came/

How to Use No Days Glaze | Delphi Glass

How to Use No Days Glaze | Delphi Glass Delphi instructor Steena Gaut demonstrates how to use clear No Days Glaze in a stained glass panel project. No Days glaze is a no-wait alternative to cement or putty for your stained glass projects. http //www.delphiglass.com/lead-came-supplies/came-supplies/5-32-clear-no-days-glaze

How to Use the Power Max 2 Glass Grinder

How to Use the Power Max 2 Glass Grinder When fitting glass pieces together for foil or lead came stained glass projects, it is important to have a smooth and precise fit. http /pz9uUb

How to Stretch Lead Came | Delphi Glass

How to Stretch Lead Came | Delphi Glass http /H6sKOI See how to use a lead stretcher to make the work easier. Steena Gaut, a Delphi Artist and long-time instructor, shows you how. DelphiGlass.com offers tools and supplies stained glass, fusing and other creative arts. To see the tool featured in this video, please click on the following link http //www.delphiglass.com/lead-came-supplies/came-saws-tools/stanton-lead-stretcher?source=sm

How to Solder Your Stained Glass | Delphi Glass

How to Solder Your Stained Glass | Delphi Glass Glass soldering is an essential part of any stained glass project to join your glass pieces together. http /p9CYJ4 Delphi Glass Tip Lead solder is best for large projects such as stained glass windows or panels. Use lead-free solder on projects that will be handled often or by children and in all soldered jewelry projects. DelphiGlass.com offer thousands of supplies for stained glass and other glass crafts. Please visit us at http //www.DelphiGlass.com or ask our glass experts questions at our toll-free project helpline at 1-800-821-9450.

How to Add a Came Border to Your Stained Glass

How to Add a Came Border to Your Stained Glass This video shows you the basic steps. http /oXvh1E