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by Pat Zmuda
Fri Apr 09, 2004 12:43 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: what is she doing,,,Q
Replies: 8
Views: 4730

Sheesh, guys. It even says acid etched in the caption.

Pat
by Pat Zmuda
Wed Apr 07, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SUPER SATURATED COLOR,,,what is it Q
Replies: 13
Views: 8110

Rodney: Brock was, I think, replying to your comment about mixing colored FRIT with clear FRIT/SCRAP. If you do that, you'll get "spots" of color. I am suggesting you mix colored POWDER with gum arabic and clear FRIT. This should yield a consistent color, but there are a lot of variables: amount of ...
by Pat Zmuda
Tue Apr 06, 2004 11:49 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SUPER SATURATED COLOR,,,what is it Q
Replies: 13
Views: 8110

Rodney: You can take a small amount (a few teaspoons full depending on the saturation you want to acheive) of Kugler POWDER (or Bullseye powder, for that matter), mix with a small amount a gum arabic and then mix with clear large frit. The powder/gum arabic mixture will coat the frit and will produc...
by Pat Zmuda
Fri Mar 12, 2004 12:28 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: WGW 2004?
Replies: 40
Views: 23297

WGW I was on the West Coast; WGW II was on the East Coast. Isn't it the Midwest's turn? :lol: Chicago--for ease access from all over the country, among other amenities, although I will admit there are few facilities for pre- or post-conference workshops. I would also concur that the time has come to...
by Pat Zmuda
Mon Feb 16, 2004 2:52 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Frances Stewart Higgins 1912 - 2004
Replies: 4
Views: 3341

Jon: Please accept my sympathy on the passing of Frances and once again a thank you for making it possible for our group to meet her--I think it has been over a year ago now. It was an honor and a privilege to talk with Frances and I am so glad we were able to do so. The fused glass movement will fe...
by Pat Zmuda
Fri Jan 09, 2004 1:08 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Plug for the Site
Replies: 1
Views: 1997

Hi, Jon:

Good publicity for the Higgins Studio, too. Congrats!

Pat in Chicago
by Pat Zmuda
Wed Oct 22, 2003 11:51 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SOFA Redux
Replies: 3
Views: 2523

SOFA Redux

I would like to thank Lani McGregor for giving our SOFA group a place to gather (the Bullseye Connections booth) and for putting together a tour of warmglass artists exhibiting at SOFA. Thanks to both Lani and Catherine Newall for taking the time to guide the WGB's SOFA attendees through parts of SO...
by Pat Zmuda
Thu Oct 16, 2003 12:46 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SOFA Dinner
Replies: 0
Views: 1879

SOFA Dinner

Dinner! As promised, Warmglass Board members and groupies are invited to join together after purusing SOFA for a casual dinner at RIVA on Navy Pier, tomorrow, Friday, October 17. Reservations have been made for 7:30 PM (in my name). I would appreciate it if those planning on being at dinner would le...
by Pat Zmuda
Tue Sep 30, 2003 11:15 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Inland Grinder Bit
Replies: 7
Views: 4371

Ed Hoy carries the bit you are looking for.
by Pat Zmuda
Tue Sep 30, 2003 2:22 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: SOFA Chicago/Friday group/discounted tickets
Replies: 0
Views: 1812

SOFA Chicago/Friday group/discounted tickets

Please check out SPAB's Place for info regarding gathering Friday, October 17, at SOFA and discounted tickets to SOFA.

Pat in Chicago
by Pat Zmuda
Tue Sep 23, 2003 10:38 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Pilchuck Auction
Replies: 58
Views: 28378

Let me also add my congratulations to everyone who got in! Way to go!
by Pat Zmuda
Thu Sep 18, 2003 11:29 am
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Cock Trip!!!
Replies: 22
Views: 12092

Brock:

Please notice that at the moment, only the women are responding to your challenge!

Pat
by Pat Zmuda
Thu Aug 21, 2003 5:25 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Use Diamond Blade on Metal?
Replies: 9
Views: 6601

Charlie:


To those of us of a certain age (and for whom Sean Connery is the ONLY James Bond) that's not an obscure movie reference at all.

Pat in Chicago
by Pat Zmuda
Tue Aug 19, 2003 3:36 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Learning the art
Replies: 6
Views: 3325

Rob:

Some of us Chicago-area warm glass people (and out-of-state visitors) will be getting together to view SOFA the week after Steve's class. Stay tuned.

Pat in Chicago
by Pat Zmuda
Tue Aug 19, 2003 2:58 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Learning the art
Replies: 6
Views: 3325

Hi, Rob: Welcome! Steve Klein is doing a workshop in October at Talisman Glass in Chicago; Sharon Gilbert of Talisman Glass sometimes teaches a 3-day kiln-forming class; see http://www.talismanglass.com. Also, if you are willing to drive, Susan Slack who sometimes posts on this board teaches beginni...
by Pat Zmuda
Wed Jul 30, 2003 11:38 am
Forum: Business Topics
Topic: Rant and a few laughs...read at your own risk
Replies: 19
Views: 11394

Cynthia:


FYI--Dale TAUGHT marketing at RISD, or so I was told by the jeweler Etienne, who said he was in Dale's class.

Pat

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by Pat Zmuda
Wed Jul 23, 2003 11:45 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: First Post From Higgins Glass
Replies: 17
Views: 9571

Jon--Great to see you accessing the Warm Glass Board. I want to thank you again for your help when I called last year asking if the Brock/Avery class could visit the Higgins Studio. Meeting and talking with Frances was a great pleasure: please extend to her, again, our thanks for generously spending...
by Pat Zmuda
Tue Jul 15, 2003 1:20 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: A big hello, and questions...
Replies: 5
Views: 3925

Welcome, Camille: For pate de verre info: "The Art and Technique of Pate de Verre" Tokyo Glass Art Institute "Pate de Verre and Kiln Casting of Glass" Jim Kervin and Dan Fenton Both available from www. Whitehouse-Books.com. and, of course, the tutorials and archives on the WGB. Hope this helps, Pat ...
by Pat Zmuda
Sun May 18, 2003 2:35 pm
Forum: Techniques and Tools
Topic: Powder 'n Frit Storage
Replies: 9
Views: 6436

Good idea, Paul. I think I may use that one. :D

Regards,
by Pat Zmuda
Thu May 15, 2003 12:22 pm
Forum: Kiln Casting
Topic: Polymer clay as Mold for float glass?
Replies: 4
Views: 5020

Barbara is correct, polymer clay is a plastic that BAKES in a toaster oven (or regular oven) for about 10 minutes at 250-275 degrees depending on brand. Anything over that and it will burn and give off toxic fumes--definitely not the material you want to use for glass molds. As Barbara suggested, tr...

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