TO THE FUSING AND SLUMPING OF GLASS
The fascinating craft of fusing brought to you in an easy to follow
format. Step-by-step instructions for kiln and mold preparation. How
to make attractive and functional items using Bullseye colored glass
or easily obtainable float glass. Shows a wonderful ?gallery ? of pictures
including glassware and molds to inspire you to create your own masterpieces.
This is a hobby that can be a successful home-based business. Satisfy
your creative talents while earning money. These videotapes show you
all you need to know to start this fascinating craft. Learn from the
comfort of your armchair. Project patterns are included.
one features how to prepare your kiln and molds for firing. Project
one is a small colored bowl with a floral motif. Project two is
a free standing fish ornament and more. Tape two shows how to make
a large fish bowl with glass applique design, a small enameled bowl,
a glass ?basket weaving ? and more. Two tapes.
1hr 57 mins.
ANSWERS IDEAS AND TROUBLESHOOTING
KILN FIRED GLASS
A follow up to ?An Introduction to the Fusing and Slumping of Glass ?,
this video set expands on the basic warm glass techniques and also
introduces other exciting methods indulging the use of drop molds,
metal inclusions, multiple layers and Mother of Pearl Powder. The
video provides detailed firing programs for various types of glass,
plus down to earth advice on the use of pottery kilns for glass working.
For the more expert glass worker, the tips and troubleshooting sections
are invaluable reference material. Bubbles, avalanching, devitrification,
too much glass, too little glass, attaching wire hooks ?C all the do ?s
and don ?ts are clearly demonstrated and explained. An essential item
in every glass worker ?s library. Two tapes. 1 hr 27 mins.
ALL ABOUT MOULDS AND OTHER
This video offers the glass crafter a whole range of ideas on how
to create exciting, different shapes using regular glass molds. The
use of a range of refractory products for making unique moulds and
freeform shapes is also covered. Two tapes. 2 hrs.
|| DECOUPAGE UNDER GLASS &
ADVANCED BACK-GROUND TECHNIQUES
This is an instructional video with a difference, as it not only gives
inspiration to the glass worker by showing how to create a ready market
for hand made glass pieces, but also caters to the decoupage enthusiast
desiring different and interesting approaches to existing methods.
Decoupage and paint tips clearly explained and tips abound. From glue
chip to gold leaf to Mother of Pearl Powders - both the novice and
experienced crafters will find useful information on this video. One
tape. 1 hr 25 mins.
FABULOUS FUSING WITH FLOSING
Fabulous fusing with flosing glass gives you vital techniques and
product information to add vibrant color and three-dimensional effects
to your slumped glassware. Shows you how to create bubbles when you
need them. How to incorporate an intricate pattern or logo into a
bowl and much more. A complete visual and creative workshop. How to
use colored float glass compatible sheet glass. Instructions on how
to apply colored glass paste and stringers. Step-by-step guide to
using frit, paints and bubble powders. Use the ideas in the tape to
create your own unique product range. One tape. 1 hr 3 mins.