February/March, 1999 - Vol. 12, No. 5.
- Bullseye Marble : This article was to explore techniques necessary to handle small pieces of any sheet glass in the flame. I chose to use Bullseye "tested compatible" glass. Some very interesting marbles can be made from a single sheet of multicolored glass. (Also see...)
- FUSIBLE COMPATIBLE GLASS
- HOLDING THE GLASS
- GATHERING THE GLASS
- HANDLING TECHNIQUES
- SPECIFIC RESULTS USING BULLSEYE GLASS
- COLOR SPECIFIC NOTES
- Photo 1 - Steel Punty.
- Photo 2 - The Lollipop.
- Photo 3 - Adding Layers.
- Photo 4 - The Gather.
- Photo 5 - Fused Blanks.
- Photo 6 - Finished Marbles.
- Photo 7 - Twisting.
- Photo 8 - Final Punty.
- Glass Bytes; Greetings
- Stretching Your Northstar Colors
- Better Vision
- Fusing Metals
- Making Pen Nibs
- Dremel Tools and Glass
- Outdoor Demo Dilemma
- Glassified Ads - February/March, 1999 - Vol. 12, No. 5.
October/November, 1995 - Vol. 9 No. 3.
- THE SCULPTURAL LAMPWORK OF LOREN STUMP, A NATURAL.
- Photo #1, Five automobile beads with figures inside. About 3/4 in. long.
- Photo #2, Various netsuke figurines in the form of animals such as mice, rabbits, or tigers.
- Photo #3, Three glass sculptures inspired by Japanese subjects. The figure at the right hand side is a fisherman carrying a glass net-float. (These should actually be called beads since they each have a string hole.) About two inches long.
- Photo #4, Samurai from a kabuki play. Seven inches high at the head.
- Photo #5, Japanese character.
- Photo #6, Solid glass "Aquarium", in the form of a conch shell, with mermaid and fish made of murrine. Photo is larger than actual size which is about two inches across.
- THE BEAD COLUMN; MAKING CHEVRON BEADS BY LAMPWORKING.
- Photo #1, A chevron bead made by the method described in the current Bead Column. Actual size:
1" x 9/16."
- Photo #2, The ends of a few styles of chevron beads.
- Photo #3, Core layer on mandrel.
- Photo #4, Curved marver in the process of being machined. The two pieces of graphite have been bolted together and the first of a series of holes has been bored.
- AT THE LAMP The Glass Art Society convention held in Asheville.
- BOOK REVUE DESIGNS IN MINIATURE: THE STORY OF MOSAIC GLASS.
- Winners Announced.
- Crystal Myths, Inc. Presents The Best Bead Show
June/July 1996- Vol. 10, No. 1.
- Antique Glass: Methods and Techniques The Art of Pressed Glass.
- Glass Line is now Entering our 10th yearof publication.
- The Queens Collection: Danish Royal Glass.
- The Corning Museum of Glass Announces New Glassmaking Studio.
- A Conversation with Elsie Burton. I had the good fortune of having a brief conversation with Elsie Burton, widow of the late John Burton. John Burton is generally regarded as the father of modern artistic lampworking and was the author of one the first and finest definitive books on artistic lampworking, "Glass - Hand-Blown, Sculptured, Colored - Philosophy and Method".
- Photo #1 Elsie in her livingroom after Hurricane Iniki, 1994.
- The Bead Column; "Why" Beads?
- AT THE LAMP
- Video Review The Basics of Making Marbles.
- And Now For Something Different!
October/November 1997 - Vol. 11, No. 3.
- The Glass Marine Animals of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka
- Photo #1 Stomphia churchiae, sea anemone | Bunodes baiil, sea anemone | Sagartia fuegrensis, sea anemone | Sagartia parasiticia, sea anemone | Sagartia belles, sea anemone
- Photo #2 Philonexis catenulatus Octopus
- Photo #3 Synapta oceanica, sea cucumber | Spongodes celosia, alcynoid | Plocamorporus imperialis, sea slug
- Photo #4 Carinaria mediterraneapelagic snail
- Photo #5 Ommastrephes sagittaus, squid
- Photo #6 Sepioteuthis sicula, squid | Onychoteuthis krohnii, squid | Loligo alessandrini, squid | Philonexis carenae, octopus
- The Bead Column: [Book Revue] Creative Glass Techniques: Fusing, Painting, Lampwork
- A DIFFERENT KIND OF SUCCESS Gary Jensen of Solvang, CA.
- Photo #1 Gary Jensen.
- AT THE LAMP It appears that my last column did indeed stir up some response
- Latest Video from Crystal Myths The tapes are done in the style we have come to expect from Wilson. The video is clear and easy to watch. The editing is like good editing should be, that is, there is no evidence of it in the final result.
- Coatings By Sandberg I recently received a notice from Jerry Sandberg that his new company, Coatings By Sandberg, is about to begin full-scale production.
- Shameless Plug Dept.
- Glassified Ads - October/November, 1997 - Vol. 11 No. 3.
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