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Spring 2016 **Print**

Spring 2016 **Print**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
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Features

From the Editor

Springtime State of Mind
by Delynn Ellis
Managing Editor Delynn Ellis reminds readers that Glass Patterns Quarterly inspires artists with projects featuring the splendor of nature in spring. It’s also time to plan to attend the Glass Craft & Bead Expo, where GPQ and its sister publications will be sponsoring the Demo stage and Gallery of Excellence.

Roughing It with Alcohol Ink
An Introduction to Glass Etching
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Cathy Claycomb
A hummingbird and flower design on a piece of head glass etched with etching cream and colored with alcohol inks. The etching cream technique allows etching glass without sandblasting equipment. The glass is finished by framing with hobby or copper came and adding decorative solder to the corners.

Three Strawberries
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Chantal Paré
A 15-1/4" x 8" leaded stained glass panel featuring strawberry blossoms, leaves, and berries. Baroque and Seedy glass add depth and interest to the design. Details of the blossoms, berries, and leaves are painted on with silver stain and stencil black and fired in the kiln.

Bunny Artist
Design by Robin Anderson, Text by Delynn Ellis
An 18" x 18" stained glass panel featuring a cartoon-style rabbit painter, model, and portrait. The design is part of a 20-pattern collection based on costumed creatures inspired by Victorian and French advertising posters, postcards, and children’s illustrations from the late 1800s. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Woodland Serenity Lamp Shade
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Nancy Wright-Clapson
A 16"-diameter stained glass lamp shade inspired by the Appellation Mountains of Quebec, Canada. A green bottom border and ribs represent the forest, and blue marble accents suggest the shoreline. Decorative solder can be added as desired to complete the design. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

The Flower of India
Design and Text by Leslie Gibbs
A 9" x 11" stained glass round panel with freeform border featuring an East Indian woman holding a lotus blossom, the national flower of India. The woman’s arm extends past the bottom border giving the design a feeling of depth and realism. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Art Glass Poppies
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Dana Worley
A fused glass poppy created by layering different colors of frit in a large poppy mold. The mold adds seed shaped elements to the center of the flower and a ribbed design to the petals. Firing schedules plus suggestions for creating additional slumped shapes are included.

Iris Heart
Design by Deverie Wood, Text by Delynn Ellis
A 10" x 10‑1/2" stained glass iris bloom and leaves bordered by an aqua heart. The size of this open design makes it possible to use scrap glass. Loops are soldered into the seams at the top of the heart for hanging. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

16-Page Full-Size Pattern Section

Cutting Corners
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Dennis Brady
A kiln formed project created with triangular corners left over after cutting a circle from a 12" square of glass. The pieces are arranged on the kiln shelf, then decorated with pebbles and frit before firing. The design elements can be tack-fired if desired, and the piece can be slumped or molded.

Ginkgo Simplicity
Design by Vicki Ash, Text by Darlene Welch
A 14" x 10" stained glass panel featuring a spray of shining ginkgo leaves cut from Spectrum Waterglass. Simple design outlines plus the ability to change the colors in the square and circular design elements will help it fit most any decor. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

What’s New
by Darlene Welch
Information on the latest in books and patterns plus new glass and tools for hot, warm, and cold glass artists and hobbyists. This is the perfect place to keep up with the innovations that will make working in glass easier and more enjoyable.

Painted Cockatoo with Multiple Techniques
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Margot A. Clark
An 8-1/4" x 10-1/4" painted glass panel featuring a cockatoo and floral design. Unique Glass Colors plus gold and copper ACCENT colors are used for the main design and highlights for the bird, vine, and flowers. The paints are fired according to the firing temperature of the glass used for the project.

Glass Mobile
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Petra Kaiser
A set of fused glass abstract designs used to create a mobile. The figures are formed by arranging pieces of vitrigraph stringers and twisted glass cane into various shapes and fusing to finish. Tips are included for the best ways to create shapes for hanging the mobile.

Cherry Blossom Pinwheel and Dishes
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Wesley R. Wong
A fused glass pinwheel created in the shape of a flower using a pinwheel mold. Small pink petals are placed on top of the larger blue transparent glass petals, followed by brown branch-shaped pieces before firing. Dishes can be made by filling the center hole and slumping the pinwheel shape.

Vitrigraph Geometric Hoops
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Kelley Mc Hugh
A set of three geometric pendants created by filling large and small size pendant molds with frit. Small pieces of vitrigraph stringers and rainbow dichroic glass scraps are also added to the molds before firing. A firing schedule and instructions for assembling and hanging the pendant pieces are included.

Stargazer Lily
Design by Elyse, Text by Delynn Ellis
A 25‑1/2" x 35" stained glass panel featuring a stargazer lily created in a multitude of glass varieties. The pattern is one of 57 stunning floral designs from the Paned Expressions pattern collection by California artist, Elyse. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

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Mariner’s Compass
Design by Sara Guy, Text by Darlene Welch
A 12" x 12" stained glass panel featuring one of the geometric designs from the American Quilts II book from Aanraku Glass Studios. Shades of blue Wispy and Waterglass add interest and depth to the design. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.


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