In this video tutorial, I’ll be showing you how I made a small fused glass platter using the strip construction method. The platter also has a focal piece made from Bullseye streaky glass. The method I’m using involves cutting many 6 mm wide strips of 3mm art glass and then assembling them into the desired pattern
The video tutorial includes techniques for cutting the glass strips, fusing it all together, coldworking with a flat lap, and then finally slumping it in the kiln to the final shape.
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Using the right combination of art glass together, such as Turquoise Blue and Vanilla, you can create some amazing patterns. In this fused glass tutorial video, I’ll be showing you how to use this reaction technique in making a wonderful fused glass bowl.
The video tutorial includes techniques for cutting the glass circles on a ring saw, applying the frit, fusing it all together, and then finally slumping it in the kiln to the final shape.
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This fused glass project is all about making a clock with a scary, well sort of scary, Halloween theme. If you like clocks, and in particular fused glass clocks, consider this project.
The video tutorial includes techniques for cutting the glass on a ring saw, making the glass clock face, creating and cutting the custom decals we’ll use, applying enamel for the clock hour marks, drilling the hole for the mechanism to finally assembling the clock.
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This fused glass tutorial shows you the technique I use to make simple display stands for fused glass bowls and more. The stands can be used for fused glass bowls and platters.
Stands for fused glass art can be hard to find and often expensive. This fused glass project uses glass and moulds to make fantastic stands for your art.
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In this video, on glass fusing I’ll be giving you some ideas on how to repurpose old, and new, common items that make great slumping and draping moulds. Moulds for slumping and draping glass that are inexpensive and won’t break the bank.
Purpose-built glass fusing moulds can be quite expensive and you can spend a lot of money to get a good selection. Repurposing items for glass moulds is a great way to get a wide range of cheap and interesting moulds.
These items include common kitchen items like ceramic and stainless bowls, plates, platters, serving dishes and much more. Items that you can source from a wide range of places.
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Is it a Leopard Bowl, or just a Spotted Bowl? Doesn’t matter! This simple fused glass project uses simple techniques to create an amazing bowl.
Watch as I walk you through all the steps in making this bowl. After this tutorial, you’ll be ready to give it a go.
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This glass fusing technique is easy and in this video tutorial, we’ll use this as I share with you the making of a beautiful Japanese bowl. be sure to give this technique a go as it really is a great beginner project that delivers a great result
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In this glass fusing tutorial, I’ll be showing you how I made a very unique fused glass pendant for a lady friend. This uses a piece of glass part sheet that I made in an earlier video as the feature. Fused glass part sheets are excellent for things like cabochons and other features in jewellery.
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In this technique video, I’ll show you how I use glass enamels to colour the custom fusible decals you can easily make. When fired the decals come out a beautiful rich sepia colour, but if you want to colour them using glass enamels is one method.
This fused glass technique can be used on all your fused glass projects. Anything from small items like cabochons through to larger bowls and platters. It is especially relevant to decorative glass art.
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This fused glass project uses a custom-made fusible decal to add a sepia image to a platter. The decal is coloured with fine frit.
Techniques include making and applying the decal, slumping, cutting glass, slumping, and applying frit for colour.
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Today I’ll be sharing how I make simulated Turquoise that I use for making cabochons and more. This can be cut up to make cabochons or sliced into pieces and incorporated into other fused glass projects.
The technique I use to make this isn’t complicated but there are a few considerations that you need to keep in mind.
You will need just your glass kiln, the relevant glass or frit, and some way to dam up the glass into a slab.
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This fused glass video tutorial explores a new technique regards fusible decals. I use a Cricut Maker machine to cut the decals from fusible decal paper. Can’t say I’ve seen anybody else doing this, but there may be someone.
In the video, I start with fusing up the egg-shaped cabochons, then move on to how I use the Cricut machine to first design the cabs and then how to actually cut out the decals from fusible decal paper. We then go on to applying the decals and then firing them.
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