Published: December 13, 2013
Whether you're making a stained glass project or glass fusing project one of the essential skills is knowing how to cut glass. In this demonstration we will be showing the tools and the techniques for cutting glass using handheld glass cutters, running pliers, and breaking pliers.
This is a day was dedicated to the lovely art of stained glass. We featured 3-4 technique specific sessions that cover tips for beginners and inspirational ideas, as well as something for those already skilled in the craft.
Introduction to Stained Glass: Have you always wanted to know more about the art of stained glass? This presentation will show you how stained glass creations are made. Get a brief introduction to the materials and tools necessary for creating these beautiful works of art.
Painting with Enamels: See how to use enamel paints to enhance and elevate your stained glass panels. Daisy will show you how to use enamels, how to fire them in a kiln, and how to add them to your copper foil projects to create unique pieces of glass.
Creating Your Own Patterns: Roy will show you how easy it is to create your own stained glass patterns. You don't need to be an artist to convert clip art into stained glass suncatchers or even panels. Find out how to add break lines for ease of cutting and aesthetics.
Quick Pre-cut Holiday Gifts: Need a stained-glass gift in a hurry? Pre-cut kits are a great way to make beautiful projects in a short amount of time. See the best way to construct these kits using hobby came and solder. Topics will include how to apply wires, attach to twisted wire, and working with u shaped lead came.
The Wall Street Journal does a special edition each year called the future of everything. We thought it would be fun to apply that to our industry. Where do you see the Art Glass Industry and Youghiogheny in 10 years? #Youghiogheny #YoughioghenyGlass #Glass #StainedGlass #GlassArt #FusibleGlass #BeCreative
Our 50th Anniversary cover! The Delphi logo is surrounded by apple blossoms representing our home state of Michigan. It was photographed where it all began, the home in East Lansing where Dan started Delphi in his garage. Created by artists Kayleigh Clark, Melanie Poddig and Daisy Simon.