booksI was just having a discussion with one of my glass buddies and former student (he doesn’t need me anymore), about drop outs. Well all of his questions can be answered by this new e-book that’s on its way soon!! …

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We have a new reference book out there for those of you interested in learning more about glass and setting up your studio. The Glass Artist’s Studio Handbook by Cecilia Cohen, published by Quarry, covers stained glass, fused glass and …

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I got a copy of Tricks with Transparency, which I wrote about a few posts ago available from fusedglass.org. Talk about a ride that’s worth the price of admission. When I’m done here raving about this e-book I’m going …

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I haven’t actually seen the book but I will because it looks very interesting. The Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet posted a story about this book, New Technologies in Glass by Vanessa Cutler. It’s to be released in August of …

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I just received a copy of the new Ebook Fused Glass Trough and Mesh Melt from over fusedglass.org. I feel like a very lucky girl and can’t wait to get these things made so I can expand my glass palette. …

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Penland School of Crafts has been in existence for over 75 years. In 1965 glass was introduced. This book, The Penland Book of Glass – Master Classes in Flamework Techniques, profiles 10 exceptional artists whose specialty is lampwork also …

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The cut-off has passed for the Creating Glass Beads giveaway. Thanks to all of you that sent me comments. The selection of the winner will be done tomorrow with an email going out to that person. If you don’t receive …

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It’s another book review and another giveaway!! Yay!! This one is a review for the newly released book, Creating Glass Beads by Jeri L. Warhaftig. This book contains a bunch of really cool glass bead projects. I’m loving the …

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I’ve written about mosaic artist Martin Cheek before and I’m sure I’ll write about him again. This post is a book review of his Mosaics book in The Weekend Crafter series published by Rankin Street Press. It contains 20 projects …

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In all of my glass pursuits stained glass is one I’ve not yet attempted. After reading through this book from The Weekend Crafter series I may have to give it a try. The author Lynette Wrigley has some great design …

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I have sent a notification to the randomly selected winner of the book Stylish Mosaics. There were so many entrants. WOW! If you haven’t received an email from me then I’m sorry but it wasn’t your turn to win. There …

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Today is the last day to enter your name for the Stylish Mosaics book giveaway…good luck!…

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Just to let you all know the giveaway goes through the 27th so I’ll be announcing that I have a winner on the 28th. Good luck and thanks for all of your comments……

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Brenda Griffith has put together a really lovely and informative book with A Beginner’s Guide to Kiln Forming from Lark Books. I’m a glass bead maker first but have found such joy in kiln forming, also known as fusing …

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Time for another book review. Warm Glass – A Complete Guide to Kiln Forming. And this is a very informative and comprehensive book of kiln forming. It includes fusing, slumping and casting and it’s written by Philippa Beveridge, …

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