Whether you’re a newcomer to fusing and slumping or an experienced glass artist, Contemporary Fused Glass is an invaluable guide to developing and improving your ability to work with glass in a kiln.
Contemporary Fused Glass, a revised and expanded edition of Brad Walker’s Contemporary Warm Glass, contains up-to-date information on all aspects of fusing and slumping, featuring techniques and processes for:
♦ Basic fusing and slumping projects, such as making coasters, tiles, bowls, and platters
♦ Information on materials for fusing and slumping, from kilns to molds to types of glass and essential safety equipment
♦ Instructions for compatibility testing and annealing, including numerous firing schedules for fusing, slumping, and kiln casting
♦ Information about more advanced techniques, such as inclusions, pattern bars, reactive glass, pot and wire melts, combing, and using drop rings and floral formers
♦ An introduction to kiln casting, using recycled glass, coldworking, and finishing
♦ Hundreds of tips and suggestions, from troubleshooting to health and safety to making your own supplies, stringer, and confetti.
Paperback, 208 pages, 8 1/2″ x 11″, 1.5 pounds
List price: $47.95
Available for immediate shipment