Glass Art November/December 1993 issue
The Tempting Windows of Postich Stained Glass Studios
When Kevin Postich left Pittsburgh in the late '70s with $200 in his pocket, he was already imagining the day he would produce exquisitely detailed and unique stained glass windows like "The Garden of Eden", which he created to promote Kokomo Opalescent Glass.
Art Glass in Architecture: Breaking New Ground
Ten years ago, artists pursuing a career in architectural glass were faced with the challenge of selling clients on the basic idea of incorporating glass art into new buildings and renovations. Today, architects are seeking out glass artists to enhance their projects and give them an aesthetic edge in a highly competitive marketplace.
Painting on Hot Glass
Lea Bartneck discusses the varied applications for Paradise Paints. This paint stretches and expands with the surface of a vessel as it is blown out, retains its color as it is encased in layers of molten glass, and can survive a full fuse in the kiln, retaining its intense color.
Eliminating the Extraneous Lead Line
In Peter McGrain's continuing discussion of various aspects of stained glass design, he addresses a subject most artists are confronted with and challenged by -- the "extraneous lead line".
Kim Kostuch airs his views on today's political climate and how it affects small business.
Bill H. Boysen and SIUC's Mobile Glassblowing Unit
Bill H. Boysen designed his mobile glassblowing unit in 1969 for outdoor demonstrations. Affectionately dubbed "Aunt Gladys", the rig rolls to arts and crafts festivals around the country, bringing the art of glassblowing into the public eye.
The Music of the Spheres
Often times a project comes across the table that deserves some discussion. Recently, Kathy Bradford was commissioned to build a large stained glass panel for a new home near Boulder, Colorado. Her column provides a brief explanation of the process she went through to design, fabricate and install this panel.