Penland Book Of Glass, The - Master Classes In Flamework Techniques
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For over 75 years, the Penland School of Crafts has attractedthe most creative crafters from across the globe and the PenlandBook series is dedicated to showcasing the stunning work these veryspecial artists create. This gorgeous new entry focuses on glassand the ten top contemporary flameworkers who have taught at theschool, all of whom have areas of expertise that make them leadersin their field. The ten teachers - the very best in their field -are Vittorio Costantini, Shane Fero, Ingalena Klenell, KristinaLogan, Elizabeth Mears, Janis Miltenberger, Susan Plum, SallyPrasch, Emilio Santini and Paul Stankard. These skilled mastersoffer a very personal perspective on their influences and work,with revelatory essays that give their views on flameworking andart in general. In photographic how-to sections of about 25-30captioned images, each one demonstrates a particular technique,usually resulting in a finished piece. Liz Mears presents anassortment of surface treatments, showing four methods ofsandblasting glass and ways to adorn the newly sandblasted surface.Paul Stankard conjures a naturescape in a phenomenal paperweightdesign, while Janis Miltenberger forms a majestic glass cage. Thecombined knowledge of these crafters, the thoughtful writing andthe one-of-a-kind pieces displayed in both the how-to sections andbreathtaking gallery, will aid and inspire glass artists as well ascollectors. The ten master-class teachers are Vittorio Costantini,Shane Fero, Ingalena Klenell, Kristina Logan, Elizabeth Mears,Janis Miltenberger, Susan Plum,Sally Prasch, Emilio Santini andPaul Stankard.ISBN13: 9781600591860
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