New Crafts: Decorating Glass: 25 Original Projects for Creative Glasswork

New Crafts: Decorating Glass: 25 Original Projects for Creative Glasswork

by Michael Ball


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All you need to know, from painting and etching to simple home cutting, delicate folk painting and frosted patterning, A comprehensive guide to the basic techniques and equipment, The beauty of decorative glass celebrated in practical, inspirational designs such as herb jars, nightlights, poem vase, copper foil mirror and a stylish Alhambra picture frame, The definitive modern approach to a traditional craft, with every stage clearly illustrated with photographs in step-by-step instructions for 25 superb projects, Features examples of the finest glasswork from contemporary craft artists and designers, Over 300 beautiful photographs of the finished projects

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754828358
Publisher: Anness Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 12/07/2013
Series: New Crafts
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 931,514
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

History of Glasswork 8

Gallery 14

Materials 20

Equipment 22

Basic Techniques 24

Herb Jars 28

River Handmirror 30

Glitter Baubles 32

Nugget Jar 34

Nightlights 36

Poem Vase 40

Copper Foil Mirror 42

Bathroom Bottles 45

Alhambra Picture Frame 48

Cherry Blossom Vase 50

Christmas Lantern 52

Storage Jars 55

Jewelled Glasses 58

Jacob's Ladder 60

Window Toran 63

Wisteria Mirror 66

Spiral Candlestick 68

Heart Lightcatcher 71

Lemonade Pitcher 74

Folk Art Cabinet 76

Mexican Tumblers 78

Medieval Tray 80

Box of Delights 82

Candle Bowl 86

Heraldic Bottle 88

Templates 91

Suppliers & Acknowledgements 95

Index 96

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