Glass Art November/December 2005 issue
How Does Jayne Persico Do it All?
Jewelry Designer and Fabricator, Developer of Tools and Products, Popular Instructor Jayne Persico is so successful at teaching workshops in the US and abroad as well as developing and marketing her line of products and the books and videos that support them, that many of you may not have seen the inspiration behind it all: her wearable art.
Hxtal Sequence Part II
Milon Townsend transforms a rough block of glass into several different scintillating triangles of kaleidoscopic color and light using a type of glass commonly referred to as BK7, and Hxtal epoxy adhesive.
"_ad _arf sterk bein til ad _ola g¢da daga"
(You Need Strong Bones to Survive the Good Times)
Icelandic Stained Glass Master Leifur Breidfjord
Leifur Breidfjord founded the first and only Icelandic studio dedicated to making artistic stained glass. Since 1969, the year he had his first one-man show, he has been considered the Pioneer of Stained Glass in Iceland. In the following conversation with Glass Art magazine, Breidfjord discusses commissions like his work for The National University Library, and the Supreme Court of Iceland, Reykjavik.
Using Precious Metal in Glass Beadmaking
Patricia Frantz reveals the different ways to use precious metals in and on your glass beads.
Craft Emergency Relief Fund Update on Katrina Victims
Since Hurricane Katrina struck, the outpouring of support from the craft community has been tremendous, both for the larger population of Katrina victims as well as for those in the craft community.
Get 'Em While They're Young
If you've got some potential glass artists around, you can have a great deal of fun some weekend making gifts that would beat those useless clay ashtrays we always used to make at camp. Butch Young teaches two budding artists to make a project, one using Sand Etch, the other Armour Etch.
Protecting Your PC Data and Images
Whether you just got a new PC or are trying to restore data from a crashed PC, the most important thing you can do is to make sure you have current backups of your most precious documents and photos and put them in a safe location. Ann Sanborn reports.