Sit back with the Winter 2023 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly® and enjoy the assortment of art inspired by winter wildlife and designs. Lidia K. Anderson creates a Crystal Snowdrop Plant Stake, while Nate Sipe provides us with two different landscape patterns for his Icebound Canopy Tealight Holder. Carrie Deutsch fabricates our cover piece, the Starry Night Snowman by designer Kat Patrick. Leslie Gibbs incorporates sandblasting into her Mother Ocean piece, while Sabine Maiberger demonstrates copper overlay with her Fancy Foil and Frosty! panel. Cindy Dow Savary constructs a panel depicting a Wolf Howling at the Monn, designed by Kat Patrick, and Evamarie Volkmann provides us with patterns for her Winter Crystals project. Kicking off our fusing projects, Anne W. Burtt offers a tutorial for small fused glass wreaths for those last-minute projects, and Drew Kail shows us how to paint Winter Mountain Fused Plates. Alysa Phiel uses dichroic powders to bring shine to her Moonlight Forest design, and Nate Sipe introduces glow-in-the-dark powder in his Glowing Ice Cave Plate. Lois Manno uses her Modeling Glass products to create fused Snowflake Ornaments, while Paul Tarlow covers the basics of fusing separators. The final project is a stunning stained glass Summer Pine Tree by Atelier Design and Paned Expressions Studios. Subscribe today at www.GlassPatterns.com.
The Fall 2023 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly® is filled with inspirational projects for the upcoming holiday season. Lidia K. Anderson constructs little standing Christmas trees and Cindy Dow Savary fabricates a panel from a Susan Walker Bowen pattern featuring cardinals on a tree. Learn openwork copper overlay techniques with Margo Marquette. Victoria Tilley debuts her first pattern, Skull and Spider, and Carrie Deutsch builds the piece. Deke Cameron draws on Southern inspiration with his Baby Gator’s First Christmas panel. Mark Waterbury adds some helpful tips in the next two designs: Krista Smith presents a pattern for a crystal ball filled with ghosts, and Mark Waterbury illustrates how to keep the background grain consistent, and Paned Expressions shared a Christmas Lantern pattern where Mark teaches us how to use dark and light spots to our advantage. Mark then presents his own zodiac pattern for Leo. Leslie Gibbs heads up our fusing projects with a pumpkin pattern filled with fall goodness, and Evamarie Volkmann shares a fused snowman. Drew Kail demonstrates a tealight holder while Dionē Roberts constructs a fun Christmas soldier. Use your iridescent glass to make Petra Kaiser’s draped vessel, then explore the Freeze n Fuse technique with Deke Cameron. Chantal Paré demonstrates her breathtaking poinsettia panel and Lisa Vogt celebrates fall with her fused platter. Arnold Howard rounds off this holiday issue with his Kiln Corner feature. Subscribe today at www.GlassPatterns.com. Subscribe today at www.GlassPatterns.com
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