in glass is ancient, yet new technologies give artist more
freedom to experiment, using mixed media to create more original
designs. Fusion is also called warm glass, since the temperatures
used lie between stained glass-cold- and blown glass-hot.
used:glass comes in sheets or rods or powder and is cut into
shape, powder added to the sheet as additional color effect.
glass: transparent glass
one cannot see through
glass: metallic oxides are deposited on the surface at high
temperatures in a vacuum furnace. It creates a brilliant
glass:Opalescent or cathedral glass has been coated with
gold , silver or rainbow colored tin mix. Colors have varied
shades and therefore unique.
: a mold of steel or ceramic is used to give sheet glass
the shape one wishes to make , like a bowl etc
learn to create their own effects in order to create more
interesting, individual pieces of art. Kilns are mostly ,
not always computer controlled. However pieces are handmade
and certain inconsistencies , imperfections are part of the
mystery of this process.