51f07d8d74c5b63e9b0038b8._w.540_s.fit_A friend sent me a write up on glass artist Seth Parks. You see, we have a little hot shop we have to set up at my new studio space…his studio is so inspiring. Won’t look like mine but …

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Ghearts5Everyday there are more and more glass enthusiasts making tutorials for fused glass. It’s fun to see what inspirations are out there. Today I found a video on making fused glass hearts. Very easy to do…I found this video through …

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mosaic

Mosaic art is not a new craft concept by all means, but you can create new designs every time you make a piece.  These beautiful projects are made by using tiny pieces of old or broken pieces of glass, …

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end_fgd_cover_sI love getting new e-books from Helios Glass. They’re always perfect for the moment, as is this new one, Ending Fused Glass Disasters. One of my last slumps had me sighing in sadness since a bulge was right in …

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0fa9fe88-ce64-4cb3-a27c-6df8e9eecf57I always love hearing from Bronwen and this newsletter is no different. In this issue she shows us some of her new glass goodies. She’s taken her enamel painting techniques over to boro. I love these glasses, especially since I’ve …

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table-11When I find something glass related over at This is Colossal I must share it here. This layered wood and glass table is wonderful. Created by Chris Duff of Duffy London, it looks like a topographical map of the ocean. …

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Fourth-of-July-vignette_starsIt’s summertime and the 4th is tomorrow. Make some decorations for your barbecue! They’re easy and they use recycled glass. Sounds like a win win to me. Over at the Fine Craft Guild web site they have this project. There …

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antiquewindows

Whether you have a few antique windows laying around, or you have been searching long are far from the perfect set, you know that they are not easy to come by.  When you do find some, you want to have …

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ovalvotivesFirst there was the round votive mold and now there’s the oval. What’s cool about this new mold from Colour de Verre is that it can hold three tea lights. And it’s as easy to make as the round one. …

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glass-1I have had the pleasure of watching Loren Stump demonstrate his masterful glass skills many times. His murrain work is untouchable as well as his sculptural work. It’s nice to see more mainstream recognition as in this This is Colossal

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DichroiccloseEvery once in awhile I like to post a Wikipedia page on a glass making technique. Today is Glass Bead Making. There are a couple of different types of techniques on creating glass beads. There’s torch work which is what …

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fauxstainedglass

Stained Glass is a beautiful thing.  Unfortunately, it’s become harder to come by the more time goes on.  Did you know that you can you can make your own FAUX stained glass art for a fraction of the cost?  Today’s …

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groupon_classesBullseye Glass is offering an opportunity for some fun fund raising for schools or non-profits. Schedule a class with up to 16 people at one of Bullseye’s own resource centers and you can get up to $800 for your school …

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Jeffrey-Sarmiento-EncyclopaediaOne of my favorite artists in glass is Tim Tate (can’t wait to meet him!). He’s a multi-media artist whose specialty is glass casting. He also is a partner at the Washington Glass school near Washington, DC. In an interview …

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10371984_4089054561665_5650383754648644552_nI’m sure you all spend time on Facebook, maybe a little too much time. If you’re a glass lover you can find some cool pages to “Like” and you will find like minded individuals that also love glass. Are you …

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