Techniques of Kiln-formed Glass

A & C Black, 1997 - 176 Seiten
Kiln-forming as a technique to shape glass was in use for centuries before the Romans developed glass blowing and yet it has been greatly overshadowed by glass blowing. Today, modern glass artists are rediscovering the versatility of kiln-forming and using its techniques to produce works of great beauty and strength. In this book, Keith Cummings reviews the history of kiln forming and discusses the materials and methods such as slumping and fusing which are involved in it. The work of an international group of artists is used to illustrate the text. This book should be a must for everyone interested in glass - whether they work in the medium or just admire its beauty.

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Keith Cummings is a distinguished glass artist and retired head of the Glass Department at Wolverhampton University, U.K, where remains Reader in Research Studies. He has contributed to a number of publications, and his glasswork appears in public and private collections around the world. He is the author of The Techniques of Kiln-formed Glass, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

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