Coldworking Fused Glass with Loose Grit

Coldworking Fused Glass with Loose Grit

You know it happens. You slump a bowl or plate and it doesn’t sit flat. I have such a bowl. It’s the piece that my husband delights in spinning on the table every time he passes it. Well, not anymore! The Bullesye Glass website has a video in their Education Online library called Coldworking withContinue Reading

Don’t Believe Everthing You Read

You have heard it before, “Don’t believe everything you read!” I know this, but never expected it to apply to what I read in my glass fusing books. All of the books I own stress how important it is to have the glass clean before fusing it to prevent devitrification. At least one of theContinue Reading

Fused Glass and the Ugly Duckling

Fused Glass and the Ugly Duckling

As I worked on a new piece this week, I remembered the story of the ugly duckling. Here is why… I grabbed some frits and paints and made a part sheet. I was going for something in reds. After I fired the part sheet I was really disappointed. The colors didn’t fire and look atContinue Reading

Decorative Soldering Application

Decorative Soldering Application

After practicing and experimenting with decorative soldering last week, I created this sun catcher to apply some of the new techniques. I used a stipple application on the back of the piece. On the front I used my soldering iron on a low setting to create a unique look. To me, it almost makes theContinue Reading

I've been around glass my whole life. Both my father and grandfather were stained glass artisans. In 2002 I started working with stained glass. In 2009 I started glass fusing. My blog is mostly about my journey in glass, with a sprinkling of other things thrown in.

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