Glass fusing has rapidly grown in popularity over the past few years. If you want to know more about this "Hot" craft, you have come to the right place. Sometimes referred to as fused glass, warm glass, or kiln work, this craft involves molding and manipulating glass inside a kiln.
Fused glass is not only beautiful to behold, but participating in the forming of these pieces is breath-taking. Manipulating pieces of glass to bend and form into shapes can really feed the creative juices.
Do you want to learn all the techniques of warm glass? What is fused glass? What is glass slumping? What items are necessary? What do some of these terms mean? If you are looking for answers to these and other kiln work related questions, then you have come to the right place.
When I became interested in fused glass, a search of the internet delivered bits and pieces of information, but no central place where questions could be answered and instructions are simple for beginners just learning this craft. The technical terms can be overwhelming and confusing.
I wanted to create a site where I could share what I have learned and assist others in understanding the various processes. I hope these pages will help you, and spare you hours of web searching aggravation. The easiest way to learn warm glass or slumping, is to just take it slow and move through the information at your own pace.
Are you new to fused glass or interested in learning different techniques? Check out the page on Fused Glass Techniques. This page will provide you with DVDs and books for every level.
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The pages will give you a basic knowledge of the diverse methods and procedures and to assist you in your progress. Glance through and familiarize yourself on the different processes and techniques. The Site Map provides a listing of the pages located under each navigation bar listing. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me using the contact page, located on the navigation bar.
Are you looking for just the right supplier for all your kiln formed glass art needs? The page on Art Glass Supplies will assist you in your search for just the right supplier for all your art and crafts supplies. From kilns to all the essential supplies, these sites can aid you in getting started and continuing your adventure.
Explore the Fused Glass Supplies page to discover how to make your own supplies or find out items around the house that can be used in fusing. These items can save you money on your fusing expenses.
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Check out the Project Patterns section for current listings of the procedures and patterns that can be accomplished using a kiln. From beginner, intermediate and advanced tasks to Hawaiian themed ventures, glass bugs, and seasonal designs, these pages are jammed packed with projects and designs for fused glass.
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Take your time and enjoy the journey. After reviewing and studying different sections, you will have a much better understanding about kiln formed glass art and how you can accomplish this sizzling hot craft.
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If you are starting out in fused glass and looking for helpful information, the listing below will assist you in your new venture. From beginner information and projects to more advanced techniques these products will guide you along your way!
Fused Glass Techniques - This page will home links to DVDs, books and e-books that will assist you in learning the fused glass projects and information.
Beginner Fusing Glass Class DVD - If you are just starting out on your fused glass adventure this is the DVD you have been looking for! Learn all the basics of fusing glass.
Beginner Fused Glass Class Book - Do you want to learn how to fuse glass? This new book will provide you with all the basics to get you going on your new adventure.
Beginner Fused Glass Class E-Book - Do you want to learn how to make fused glass? This e-book is filled with all the vital information you would receive in a beginner class.
Beginner Fused Glass Class Downloadable Movie - Now you can download the Beginner Fused Glass Class movie on your computer or other devices to instantly view all this vital information.
Beyond the Basics DVD - The DVD, "Beyond the Basics" covers beginner projects. Once you have an understanding of the fusing process, this DVD will assist you in learning some easy projects.
Beyond the Basics Book - Fused glass tutorials are a fantastic way to experience the adventure of fusing glass. This Beyond the Basics book is filled with projects to assist you on your beginner projects.
Beyond The Basics E-Book - Go beyond the basics with the newest fused glass tutorials. This e-book will assist you in learning and accomplishing all of the beginner projects.
Beyond The Basics Downloadable Movie - Time to step it up from the basics of fusing. Enjoy some simple beginner projects in the downloadable movie.
Intermediate Fused Glass DVD - This DVD will assist in furthering your education with some exciting intermediate fused glass techniques.
Intermediate Glass Fusing Book - In this intermediate glass fusing book, we will be delving further into glass fusing with some projects that are a little more difficult.
Intermediate Glass Fusing E-Book - In this intermediate glass fusing e-book, dive into more intermediate glass fusing projects that are a little more difficult to accomplish.
Intermediate Glass Fusing Downloadable Movie - Download the Intermediate projects on your home computer or other device. Check out the various projects offered on this movie.
Clay Glass DVD - Playing and manipulating clay glass is a creative and fun way to make unique glass fusing projects. Watch along as this movie demonstrates some simple methods for using glass clay.
Glass Clay Projects Book - Glass clay projects will bring back your childhood creativity. Learn many useful ways to manipulate and create unique items using glass clay.
Glass Clay Projects E-Book - Glass clay techniques are simple to accomplish and provide an easy way to create some unique designs. In this e-book, you will find many useful ways to maneuver and form exclusive objects.
Glass Clay Projects Downloadable Movie - Clay glass is a creative way to manipulate glass to form some exclusive glass fusing artwork. This downloadable movie provides all the vital information needed to begin using glass clay.
Glass Bottle Art - Glass bottle art is becoming an appealing approach to permanently personalize glass and construct a heart-felt art design. Learn all the fun and exciting ways to transform glass bottles inside your kiln with these tools.
Wear Your Fused Glass Art - When you wear fused glass, it not only enhances your appearance, but also brings attention to the art of glass fusing.
Mold Making 101 - Mold Making 101 will assist you in learning some easy and basic mold making techniques. From ceramic mold making to using Castalot to create unique one-of-a-kind moulds.
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