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arina Guévin & Cédric Ginart demonstrate for their Studio course, Flameworking Cocktail, in which the focus is on providing beginners with a solid foundation in basic technical skills. Students are introduced to various techniques using both soft (soda lime) and hard (borosilicate) glass. Working with colored rods and tubing, students explore techniques from beadmaking to glassblowing, and learn how to add flair to these basic techniques with unusual twists.
Sculptor and flameworker Kim Thomas shows students in her class how to incorporate moving parts into sculptures using borosilicate glass. Get an insider’s view during this live stream from her class Model & Motivity on August 21
Influenced by marine life and the natural world, artist Joe Peters demonstrates for students in his class how to create detailed sculptures of animals, plants and humans in borosilicate. Watch him demo a solid hammerhead shark in this live stream from The Studio.
Marble-maker and flameworker Miles Parker shares how to create whole worlds in tiny glass spheres using a variety of techniques. Get an insider’s view during this live stream from his class Borosilicate Marble
Call Number: Open Stacks, Videos and Audio Recordings The Boro basics : off mandrel techniques (DVD)
Publication Date: 2009
Flame settings - 2 ways to make a gather -- 2 ways to pull a boro stringer -- Cold seals -- Using Peter Tweezers and Handy Andys -- How to practice making loops -- Drilling a hole with hot tungsten -- Making a layered boro Twisty -- Encasing with boro -- Adding dots -- Setting up and striking silver colors -- Marking a Maria -- Reaming a big hole in boro -- Raking boro using a clear stringer -- Adding a drip to the bottom of a pendant.
An instructional demonstration for beginner to intermediate lampworking enthusiasts on making goblets from borosilicate glass rods. In Part one, "Accent goblet", Steve shows the steps and techniques used. Part two, "Mermaid goblet", begins with using the blowout technique to turn solid rod into tubing for a goblet top and foot. Sizelove then shows the assembly of a complicated architechtural structure which surrounds a previously made mermaid.