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Ancestral Homage: The Enameled Art Glass Mosaics of Angela Babby
by Shawn Waggoner
Red Cloud. Shot in the Eye. Woodpecker. Crow Feather and Her Many Pipes. All of these are ancestors in Angela Babby's family tree to whom she feels a powerful connection. Driven to use all of her creative skills to tell her people's stories, record their culture, recount their joys and sorrows, Babby simultaneously interprets the natural world in which we all exist, in her own unique way.
How to Measure ROI on Your Social Media Efforts
by Ann Sanbourn
For social media and social technologies to really work, businesses need to be able to measure their impact, positive and negative. Ann Sanborn reports.
Introduction to Marble Runs
by Bandhu Dunham
Excerpted from "Contemporary Lampworking, Volume III," Bandhu Dunham demonstrates how to put together marble runs. Marble runs are highly addictive. As you become increasingly obsessed, you may find yourself spending unexpected sums of money on additional tools and a larger kiln, as well as losing contact with your loved ones.
Casting Part XVIV:
Casting Complex Interlocking Forms
by Milon Townsend
Milon Townsend demonstrates this interesting process that allows you to cast a series of elements in glass, and cast other components in glass that fit together with your first series of objects. This article illustrates the system for creating the components for the large casting form. The next article will reveal how to assemble these investment components in the kiln.
Design Methods and Kiln Techniques:
The Allison Inn and Spa Commission
by Gill Reynolds
Gil Reynolds loves commission work and the challenge it presents. As the projects become larger, the pressure and the stakes increase proportionally. Here is a travelogue, if you will, of Reynolds' journey last year that shares among other things, some of his design methods and kiln techniques.