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Nikki Vogt: The Nature of Being a Natural
by Shawn Waggoner
Most of us train and practice and spend years honing whatever art, craft or trade we choose to dedicate our passion to. But once in a blue moon, someone comes along who seems born with the talent and skills that most of us only dream of possessing. Glass artist and painter Nikki Vogt is one of those "golden children." And painting images on glass, capturing the essence of human as well as holy likeness, is second nature to her.
Oakland 2008: The 99th Annual Summer Conference of the Stained Glass Association of America
by Richard Gross
In this article by Richard Gross, The Stained Glass Association of America celebrated its 99th Annual Summer Conference in Oakland and the San Francisco Bay area last June. Mild temperatures and beautiful weather prevailed throughout the Conference, which focused on West Coast trends in art glass and highlighted prominent West Coast artists and installations. The article is followed by additional commentary from award recipient and glass pioneer, Dan Fenton.
“Pay-Per-Click Advertising” - How to Obtain Maximum Potential: Part II
by Ann Sanborn
Attention to detail and caution can help you avoid some common and costly mistakes of PPC advertising. Ann Sanborn reveals the top items to avoid.
Casting Article: Part XI
by Milon Townsend
Milon Townsend creates this project using Uroboros System 96 frits to achieve specific color patterning in the image areas, as well as a degree of translucency and transparency that provides the viewer a look into the interior of the sculpture.
Glass Animals Made in Lauscha
by Jörg M. Unger
Creating delicate hollow animals from a simple cryolite glass tube is little short of miraculous. Sixty-nine-year-old Helmut Greiner-Petter is one of the last glassblowers who still practices this art in Lauscha, Germany.