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Sept/Oct 2015 **Print**

Sept/Oct 2015 **Print**
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Table of Contents

Glass Art

September/October 2015

Volume 30

Number 5

Letter from the Editor
The Definition of a Glass Artist
by Shawn Waggoner
Glass Art editor Shawn Waggoner reminds readers that glass artists the world over are noted for their inventive, ingenious, and sharing natures. The pages of Glass Art are constantly filled with information about talented individuals who define what it means to be a glass artist.

Pioneers in Glass
Paul Marioni
Illuminating the Distance Between Illusion and Reality
by Shawn Waggoner
Photography by Russell Johnson
Artist Paul Marioni, one of the founders of the Studio Glass movement, was drawn to glass art by his love of light. Known as an innovator, he has pushed the limits of his medium as he redefines what is possible in process as well as content.

Independent Artist
Andrea Spencer
Humanizing Health Care through the Arts
by Colleen Bryan
Photography by Andrea Spencer, Rory Moore, and Kyla Hendra
Flameworker Andrea Spencer has worked as an artist in residence for Arts Care for nearly fourteen years in Belfast, Ireland, using glass art to help patients discover unplumbed riches in their interior lives. Her “other life” is spent expanding her own art through summer travel and glass classes.

Working Greener
Angus Powers
Resurrecting the Roman Furnace
by Shawn Waggoner
Photography by Dan Volk and Angus Powers
Angus Powers has been building updraft wood-fired, Roman-style, primitive furnaces since his masters studies at Tyler School of Art. A graduate class that focused on ancient techniques inspired him to investigate and create core formed glass vessels that predate the process of blowing glass using this ancient technique.

The 2015–2016 Directory of Industry Supplies
This comprehensive annual Directory of Industry Supplies from Glass Art lists artists, suppliers, and glass manufacturers. A listing a Products and Services is arranged in alphabetical order by state to help readers find the best places to purchase materials to help them in the creation of their glass artwork.

Warm Glass Studio Profile
Mary Van Cline
Transmitting Timeless Visions
by Shawn Waggoner
Photography by Mary Van Cline
Photographic sculptor Mary Van Cline combines black-and-white images with pâte de verre elements in her narrative art. Her inventive process combines glass techniques, cast elements, and photosensitized glass in one piece. She also developed, with Kodak, a method for infusing images into safety glass for use in architectural applications.

The Evolution of the Keyword
by Mark Veit
Keywords are important to the success of any website, but the rules have changed since search engines were developed. These days, it’s important to use keywords in short titles as well as throughout the website. Streamling links is also important to help searchers find exactly what they are looking for.

Skills and Techniques
Traditional Glass Painting Made Easy
Full-Color Illustration Using Traditional Glass Stainer Colors
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Peter McGrain
Peter McGrain, renowned glass painter and developer of the painting technique Vitri-Fusáille, shares techniques for sketching and tracing designs onto paper then tracing images onto glass, inserting color fields, and applying shadow matts. Highlights are then added to the matt and the image is completed by applying an incidental matt.

Readers’ Forum
Readers share their thoughts on profiles and articles featured in recent issues of Glass Art.

What’s New
by Darlene Welch
What’s New offers information on the latest in books and patterns plus new glass and tools for hot, warm, and cold glass artists and hobbyists. This is the perfect place to keep up with the innovations that will make working in glass easier and more enjoyable.

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