I am working on stock for the Glendale Gardens show which is in two weeks. I wanted to find a really pretty and simple way to finish off some focals to sell them as jewelry. I’ve tried doing the wire wrapping thing before and was never fully happy with the result (probably because my wire [...]
I changed my kiln schedule up a bit and my jellyfish beads are intact!
Also, here is a link to Mary Lockwood’s Jellyfish tutorial that I used for these beads and learned so much from. It is not a free tutorial but I would definitely say it was worth the money, as it has lots [...]
I wanted to save this thread for myself.
A link to a tutorial for blown ornaments: http://www.edhoy.com/BlownGlassOrnaments.pdf
I have been making just some blown spheres, not using tubing though, just using a hollow mandril. I have a few in the kiln right now so I will post pics later!
Whew. I just spent my whole day yesterday putting up a forum. I realized that as awesome as it is to keep track of my colours on here, it’s still not easy to learn about a specific colour or see examples of it. Plus, this is just my stuff… it would be so great to [...]
I found another good colour resource website tonight. Unfortunately it seems to only reference colours by look rather than by name (it lists the name and number, and manufacturer, and has notes, but you can’t search by name… at least not that I can see).
Franz Art Glass Colour Pallete
Bases for silver glass – LE thread
While I’m busy being a forum troll, I try to keep track of good tutorials I see that I want to try out later, here are some that look good.
Murrini fish Vine cane stringer Turtle Triangle Bead Silk strings — I love the way beads look on these, I absolutely have have to get [...]