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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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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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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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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Bob-Carson-Pictures-224If you haven’t seen the work of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, you need to check it out. The were the father and son team from Czechoslovakia, known as Bohemia when they were alive, that created the most wonderful replicas of …

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576a0964-9db0-424a-beeb-d2c808652011Bullseye Glass is having an online sale that ends on Sunday. What do you need? What do you want? Most things are on sale and the more you spend the greater the discount. So what are you waiting for? Go …

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exampleIt’s tutorial time. I like the tutorials offered by fusedglass.org (as well as all of their information!). And the Irid on Irid sounded like a great one to share. Iridized glass is so pretty and I find to be a …

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