- Perfect Paperback: 350 pages
- Publisher: Franklin Mills Pr (Oct. 10 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1885663064
- ISBN-13: 978-1885663061
- Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 2.5 x 27.3 cm
- Shipping Weight: 930 g
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,146,010 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Glass Notes: A Reference for the Glass Artist, Version 4.0 Perfect Paperback – Oct 10 2006
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Building and maintaining a hot glass studio just got easier with this updated, fully illustrated, 4th edition of Glass Notes. It now includes many new, extensive additions written by experts in their fields, such as, Dr. Frank Woolley on stress and compatibility. Pete VanderLaan on batching and color. Alicia Lomné on pâte de verre. Jeremy Lepistos chart for perfect kiln casting.Art Allison on iridizing (fuming) glass surfaces. Dan Schwoerers real world chart on annealing. Hugh Jenkins and Charlie Correll on recuperation and insulation.Glass Notes has fully illustrated information on how to build your dream studio - a studio that meets code requirements a furnace that melts glass efficiently and an annealer constructed from safe materials. The section on casting has been expanded and now includes information contributed from experts in their fields. Want to know where to purchase all the materials that go into a modern glass studio? Look through our updated and revised resource section. Read questions from around the world to Dr. Glass and get a chuckle. Youll find all the above information and more in the Glass Notes index. Glass Notes is the one book that will bring you up-to-speed on building and maintaining a modern hot glass studio.
About the Author
Henry Halem has been actively involved in the glass movement since 1968. His undergraduate degree comes from the Rhode Island School of Design where he received his BFA in ceramics in 1960. After serving as the first Resident Craftsman for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Halem returned for his MFA work in ceramics at the George Washington University where he received his MFA in 1968. During this time he was an Instructor of Ceramics at Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia, a working artist, as well as exhibiting his work extensively throughout the US.Halem saw the energy and excitement generated by artists using glass, particularly as they emerged into the studio movement of the late 1960s. He returned to post graduate studies in glass as Harvey Littletons assistant at the University of Wisconsin for one year. In 1969 Halem assumed a teaching post with Kent State University with the mandate to create a Glass program within the Crafts Division of the School of Art.In 1998 after 29 years of teaching at Kent State University Halem retired from teaching. During his tenure Halem built the Kent State University glass program into one of international reputation. Many of his former students have become major names in the glass art field and maintain throughout the United States. Halem has taught on numerous occasions at the historic Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina and the internationally known Pilchuck Glass School North of Seattle, Washington. He has presented workshops at major glass institutions in the US., Europe Japan and Australia. Previously Halem has been invited as a representative of the U.S. to participate in prestigious international symposiums in, The Czech Republic, and the former Soviet Union. Henry Halem with Fritz Dreisbach, Mark Peiser, Joel Myers and Marvin Lipofsky founded the prestigious Glass Art Society and was elected its first president.
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