I wanted the look of stain glass windows and doors in my old Victorian House. I knew I couldn't afford to hire a professional artist, so I learned how to do faux stain glass.
Glass-blowing crystal classics, at the Waterford glass works, is all but finished these days. Just a few artisan producers are left in studio production.
Learn about making lampworked glass beads, glass blowing and other hot glass techniques and explore the extraordinary work of master glass artists Kristina Logan, Dale Chihuly and Josh Simpson.
Materials and tools needed to make a stained glass piece, along with complete instructions from start to finish. Pictures included.
I love functional art and prefer to build stained glass pieces that serve a purpose, like boxes. Building a stained glass box can be as complicated or as simple as you want to make it. Clearly, the more pieces you use...
The Sandbaster can give your glass work a unique finish or eliminate unwanted devit. It is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your studio.
Mason or Ball jars are a simple, affordable medium to use in the kitchen for both decorative and functional purposes. Choose from vases, food storage, soap dispensers, herb containers, and more.
Handspun and blown glass is an art form requiring skill, patience and the ability to “stand the heat.” Have a few pieces on your knickknack shelf? Here are some basics of how they came to be.
How to make stained glass patterns by simply using a ruler, paper, and a pencil, or by downloading free patterns, using beveled glass, photographs or coloring books.
Stained glass has a history that dates back to the 12th century. How is it colored? What are the steps? How do I do it myself?