Fused Glass Art Techniques
La Londe. An excellent instructional book and rich reference on the history of warm glass. Good for professional glass as well as a resale item to interested crafters. Wonderfuly illustrated it can also work as a coffee table book. Written by one of the country's leading glass artists and instructors, Richard La Londe. 224 pages, 475 photographs, hardback, 8 1/2" x 11" printed on heavyweight matte art paper with beautiful gold foil stamped cloth cover with dust jacket.
•45 pages of glass fusing history with photographs
•A portfolio selection of Richard La Londe's art
•Essential fusing concepts including compatibility, volume control and annealing
•Over 50 pages on fusing techniques with step-by-step photos and instruction
•Expert tips and projects for using precious metal leafs and foils on glass
•Equipment review on glory holes, mounting systems and kilns with handy firing schedules
•412 full-color photographs, including step-by-step technique photos, gorgeous large photos of projects and fused glass from artists throughout history
The pictures below are a sampling of images from the book. First four projects shown are the creation of Richard La Londe. The fifth project is by David Roth.