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Winter 2017 **Print**

Winter 2017 **Print**
Brand: Glass Patterns Quarterly Magazine
Product Code: 0336GPQWI17P
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From the Editor

What Never Goes Out of Style?
by Delynn Ellis
Managing Editor Delynn Ellis reminds readers that projects allowing artists to celebrate animals and their habitat are always appreciated. The artists in the Winter 2017 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly share loads of tips for fine-tuning the exciting collection of wildlife and landscape patterns offered in this issue.

Hidden Images in Glass
An Introduction to Creating Painterly Detail for Wildlife
by Cathy Claycomb
Cathy Claycomb shares techniques for constructing realistic glass wildlife designs including ways to create eyes that make the animals come to life. The importance of using sketches and reference photos for planning projects, discovering and implementing nontraditional techniques, and using alcohol inks to add color is also covered.

Bastet, Egyptian Cat Goddess
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Leslie Gibbs
Photography by Jon Gibbs
An 8" x 11‑1/2" stained glass panel featuring the sleek and stately Egyptian cat goddess, Bastet. Fire Sticks, fusible iridescent glass, and dichroic eye accents are fused in the kiln and added to the stained glass. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Celtic Salmon
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Chantal Paré
A 15‑3/4" x 19‑1/2" stained glass design featuring two multicolored salmon intertwined in a Celtic knot. A jig is constructed to help ensure right angles for the panel, and zinc U-came is used to create a frame for the design. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Gesture of a Tree
Sgraffito Drawing with Glass Powders
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Kelly Crosser Alge
Photography by Kelly Crosser Alge and Kwynn R. Alge
A 5" x 7" fused glass panel that provides an introduction to drawing with a painterly approach using 90 COE glass powders and frit. The tree trunk and branches are drawn freehand using heavy cardstock to move the glass powder into the correct shapes. Various colors and sizes of frit complete the scene.

Moose Lake
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Mary Harris
A 14" x 36" stained glass panel featuring a moose and wilderness landscape against a cloud-laced sky. Careful glass color and grain selection adds realism to the design. Tips are included for making the moose’s eye come to life. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Sparkle Mountains 3-D Fused Glass Panel
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Lori Hudson
An 8" x 10" fused glass project using three-layer base glass plus a multicolored pattern bar made from scrap glass. The pattern bar is cut into sections and arranged on the base glass to give the appearance of mountains. Firing schedules are provided for the pattern bar and contour fusing.

Mission Style Crow
Design by Tina Ziegel, Text by Delynn Ellis
A 12" x 12" stained glass panel featuring a crow holding a sparkling jewel in its mouth against an austere moon and dark, wispy sky. The jewel can be created using scrap glass, a nugget, or an actual beveled jewel. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

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Ski Retreat
Design by Kevin Thornhill, Text by Delynn Ellis
A 28" x 20" stained glass panel with a cozy cabin amid drifts of snow set against a winter sky. Careful glass color and grain selection helps to create a realistic, uniform look for the cabin siding when cut with a strip cutter. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Gray Wolf
Design by Jean Beaulieu, Text by Darlene Welch
An 18" x 18" stained glass panel depicting the majestic look of the gray wolf. Various shades of gray for the wolf’s coat add depth to the design. The steely look in the animal’s eyes is created with silvery yellow glass. This project was constructed using the copper foil technique.

Bear Luminary
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Lisa Vogt
A fused and slumped glass project made in three parts that are glued together to form a candle shelter. The mountains and trees are slumped in the opposite direction from the bear and foreground to form a circular piece around the candle. Fusing schedules plus tips for ensuring success are provided.

Fused Mosaic Radiant Heart
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Cherie Bosela
A 6" x 6" panel with a center fuchsia, turquoise, and lavender mosaic heart. Stringers and frit are added to the base hearts and fired. A background of turquoise glass rays and rolls of epoxy modeling compound are added to complete the design before applying the grout to finish the mosaic.

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.

Day Meets Dusk in the Wilderness
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Roz Stanton
A three-dimensional design featuring a wolf against a background of mountains and rocks made from Glass Tattoo Goo. The rocks are fired in the kiln and epoxy is used to attach them to the aluminum wolf stand. Firing schedules are provided for firing the Glass Tattoo Goo and fusing the two-layer glass background.

The Decal Advantage
Design, Fabrication, and Text by Susan McGarry
A fused triangular glass pendant decorated with water slide decals. A 3" x 3" piece of white fusible 90 or 96 COE glass is cut diagonally into triangles and fused together. Decals are then added to the glass, which is fired again before adding the bail. Firing schedules are provided.

Mica Magic
by Dennis Brady
Tips for using mica powder to add sparkle to fused glass projects. Safety issues are covered along with variables that affect how mica reacts when used in glass art. Considerations include color survival issues, how mica colors change when fired, and the use of mica with dichroic or iridescent glass.

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Kiln Corner
The Relays of a Glass Kiln
by Arnold Howard
Answers to questions on various aspects of dealing with digital controllers including information on how a relay works in a kiln and how to select the right relay for a particular kiln. Troubleshooting tips are offered for dealing with relay problems and determining why a relay might require frequent replacement.

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