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Broken Glass to Beautiful Bowl, Fused Glass Project Tutorial

Glass Fusing Project

Don’t you love glass fusing? Nothing like smashing up some glass to rid yourself of tensions. Or even the more gently breaking it up. And then when your project transforms into a beautiful fused glass bowl, that’s the icing on the top.

This tutorial shows how you can take something so simple, apply quite a basic technique and end up with something beautiful.

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Murrine Bowl From Murrine You Make, Fused Glass Project Tutorial

Murrine Project

Last week I showed you a video about making Murrine. This week I’ll be making a square bowl using that Murrine.

I think you’ll love this video as it shows how a very simple Murrine pattern can be incorporated into a beautiful bowl.

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Exciting Announcement about Memberships, Badges, Emojis, Member Community and Extra Videos

YouTube Memberships

Yes, YouTube Memberships are here for our YouTube Channel. But what are they you ask? Well, they’re quite a big deal.

They give you a member-only community to be part of, extra benefits, such as extra videos and access to member-only areas. They give me a chance to interact with you so I can better understand what you need on the channel.

They also help me financially to replace materials etc. to help keep the channel active and growing.

Please, have a look at this video to learn more, then click the Join button to learn more about what you receive as a member.

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Making Murrine in a Kiln, Sort Of, Fused Glass Tutorial

Fused Glass Murrine

In this fused glass tutorial, I’ll be making some Murrine for a future project. I’ll be using a stainless steel mould I made myself out of a thin sheet of metal from a toilet brush holder. Yes, that’s what I said. It cost a couple of dollars at a cheap shop.

The process is fairly straightforward and lends itself to a lot of creative ventures. Check it out and let your imagination loose.

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Clock or Schlock, Fused Glass Clock That Taught a Few Lessons, Project Tutorial

Fused Glass Clock Project

Yes, it’s a schlock clock. It’s a bit tacky, but making this fused glass clock taught me some valuable lessons. The technique is new to me, but I really like the idea and will surely try again.

While it didn’t work out as I wanted, the process is well worth exploring in future projects. Take the time and watch the video. It won’t be a waste of time.

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Fused Glass Octagonal Dichroic Cabochon Faceted on Faceting Machine

Dichroic Jewellery

Today I’ll show you how I faceted a dichroic fused glass cabochon by hand on a faceting machine. This is a machine I normally use for faceting gemstones but thought I’d give the dichroic cab a go.

My goal was to see if I could do it, and then secondarily;y to see if I could fire polish in my kiln and retain the crisp facets.

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Can You Go With the Flow, Fused Glass Art, Project Tutorial

Fused Glass Project

This is a hard, fused glass project. Not because it’s technically challenging, because it’s emotionally challenging. This is about creating art. You have to let go of the need to control everything, to plan, and let the moment dictate what you create.

Watch as I struggle with myself to create a piece of art using scrap glass. It’s not as easy as it may sound.

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A Disaster, But a Nice One, Fused Glass Project Tutorial

Fused Glass Project

This fused glass tutorial video is mainly about repurposing a common kitchen item into a fusing mould. Making this fused glass platter included a couple of question marks. The end result wasn’t guaranteed.

Have a look at this tutorial as I make a part sheet to be used in the platter, cut it up with a ring saw, reassemble it, and take it through to a slump firing.

I’ll cover everything from design, materials through to the final slump into the platter. Firing schedules are included.

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Square Can Be Beautiful, If It’s a Fused Glass Bowl, Project Tutorial

Fused Glass Bowl

Last week we made a fused glass part sheet from some pattern bars. This week, we’ll make a square(ish) bowl from a section of that part sheet.

I’ll cover everything from design, materials through to the final slump into the platter. Firing schedules are included.

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Strip Construction Platter from a Design on My Jumper, Project Tutorial

Strip Pattern File

Yep, that’s right. I came from a design on my jumper. This fused glass tutorial makes a beautiful platter, using using strip construction basics. But there is a little, but pleasant, surprise during the process.

I’ll cover everything from design, materials through to final slump into the platter. Firing schedules are included.

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Kiln Carving Fused Glass is Fun, Try This, You’ll Love It.

Kiln Carving

You have to try kiln carving. In this fused glass tutorial, I’ll show you how I go about kiln carving. It’s a simple technique that produces fantastic results.

In the video tutorial, I’ll show you the basic techniques to produce two, very different coasters. I’ll talk about many things, that include the basic principle, materials you’ll need, firing schedule, and more.

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Glass Weaving Demystified!

Glass Weaving

The glass fusing technique of weaving glass has a little bit of mystery about it. In this tutorial, I’ll try to demystify that for you. I’ll be showing how I weave glass to create beautiful fused glass art.

The video tutorial will talk about design, materials, and equipment needs. It will also cover any cutting and assembly required, and all kiln firing through to the final firing.

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