Synopses & Reviews
In paperback at last, this popular guide to kiln-forming glass--melting cut or crushed glass and then shaping it with molds--features 19 beginner-friendly projects. The beautiful and practical items range from home décor, including a wall sconce and fountain, to sculpture and jewelry. Award-winning author Brenda Griffith covers all the fundamentals, along with some intermediate and advanced techniques such as pot melting, inclusions, and mold-making, and offers advice on adding decorative surface treatments to the finished piece.
With this comprehensive workbench guide, acclaimed artist Brenda Griffith takes kiln-formed glass to the next level. From cast glassing and cold working to adapting unusual tools and materials, she covers a range of advanced techniques that glass crafters need to know. In addition to beautiful projects and stunning gallery images, information on best studio practices and a and#8220;beyond the kilnand#8221; section make this indispensible.
About the Author
Brenda Griffith began kiln-forming glass in the mid-1980s. In 1987 she launched her own art glass company, Siyeh Studio. She is a two-time NICHE Award finalist in the Fused Glass category. Her work appears in more than 40 galleries in 20 states and Canada. She is a member of the Atlanta Glass Artist's Guild, The International Guild of Glass Artists, and The American Craft Council. Brenda lives in Atlanta, GA.