Glass Art January/February 2008 issue
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Cathy Coverley: Stories Cast in Glass
by Shawn Waggoner
An artist's interpretation of an event can reflect a viewer's unique life experience. Like any great storyteller, making this connection is Cathy Coverley's goal. During her two-week residency at Uroboros Glass this past March, the artist created a new body of work - a series of kiln cast sculptures inspired by reliquary, to honor the memory of loved ones lost. In these pieces, Coverley creates a collage of images with copper inclusions and pre-cast elements to capture a chronology of time, emotion and the experience of loss.
Preston Studios: Residential Installations and the Importance of Your Local Home Builder’s Association
by John C. Emery, Sr.
Once in business, glass workers face the perennial question: How do you reach your intended market? If your desired market is custom designed residential installations, there is one very vital avenue that is an absolute marketing must - the local Home Builder's Association. John C. Emery, Sr. reports.
Stars in Their Eyes
by Butch Young
Butch Young combines text and a favorite photograph to create a custom blasting project using stencils. She also unveils her new Rayzist blasting cabinet.
How to Get Past the Challenges and Obstacles to Mass E-mail Delivery
by Ann Sanborn
Shoppers are increasingly disgusted with unwanted e-mail, and Internet Service Providers (ISP's) continually adopt new methods to keep out unwanted mail. According to Ann Sanborn this means we must keep on top of ISP policy and consumer e-mail fatigue to find success with mass e-mail delivery.
Casting: Part V
Reverse Relief Casting
by Milon Townsend
Milon Townsend demonstrates reverse relief casting. This is a very effective means of obtaining a three-dimensional image, cast on the reverse side of the piece, viewed through the front. Reverse relief casting skips the entire step of working with wax.
Problem Solving Guide for Kiln-Working Glass
by Dan Fenton
Part I of Dan Fenton's "Difficulty in Cutting Thick Fused Glass" presented possible causes. Now here are the solutions.