I have a new favorite fused glass book: Contemporary Fused Glass by Brad Walker. This book is a great book on so many levels. For some beginners, it may be a bit overwhelming. But if it’s not the first book you buy, it should be the second. It is jam packed with all kinds of […]
On a recent trip to my glass supplier, I looked for a book titled The Joy of Coldworking. This is an oxymoron to say the least. Coldworking in fused glass art usually involves expensive machines or diamond hand pads and a lot of manual labor. It is the process used to make the edges of […]
If you were expecting a blog post on glass today, sorry to disappoint you. But, in case you didn’t know, I am also a bit of a techno geek. So today I will be sharing my first impressions on the Droid 2.
It seems like just yesterday I was buying my first baby kiln an Evenheat Studio Pro. Then I got the papa kiln a Paragon Pearl 22. The first is sometimes too small, while the second is sometimes too big. So I now have the mama kiln a Skutt Firebox 14.
One of the things that confused me when I first started working in fused glass was which kiln wash to use. So far I have used both Hotline Hi-Fire and Hotline Primo primer. This is what I have discovered about them.
When I first started glass fusing, there were a lot of expenses getting set up. Initially, I bought some products because they were more economical than others. Kiln shelf paper was one of them. I reasoned that there really couldn’t be that much of a difference between them. Or could there be?