The Spring 2023 issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly® features fabulous tutorials and informative articles to help glass artists and hobbyists grow. Included are a shadow box wall or table planter by Lidia K. Anderson, dried flowers pressed in a glass cross by Carrie Deutsch, and a panel featuring bright red poppies by Cindy Dow Savary from a design by Marian Miller. Also included is a look back at the striking Glass Patterns Quarterly® contributions by stained glass artist and layout designer Mark Waterbury and tips from Cindy Dow Savary for creating commissioned stained glass art. Additional stained glass designs include butterfly shaped blooms by Chris Bulot, vibrantly colored rainbow bunting birds by Leslie Gibbs, a tropical bird of paradise plant by Terra Parma from publisher Stained Glass Images, an Arts & Crafts floral panel from Paned Expressions Studios, and an Art Nouveau floral panel by Evamarie Volkmann from GlasDesign. Warm glass enthusiasts will find techniques for making a bent lamp panel mold, a murrine decorated fused tree panel by Alysa Phiel, a painted and fused macramé and herringbone plant, and fused free-form design by Chantal Paré. Petra Kaiser also offers techniques for creating decorative glass tabletops. Tips for the benefits of having a glass lathe in every studio from Paul Tarlow and how to overcome kiln errors from Arnold Howard round out this fantastic issue. Subscribe today at www.GlassPatterns.com.
The Winter 2022 Winter, Wildlife, and Landscapes issue of Glass Patterns Quarterly® features fabulous tutorials and informative articles to help glass artists and hobbyists grow. Included are a winter solstice glass mobile by Lidia K. Anderson, a stained glass panel with cardinals in a birch tree by Cindy Dow Savary, and an elegant panel featuring three butterflies by Chantal Paré. Also included are stained glass designs of a poinsettia fan lamp by Carrie Deutsch, a cougar head by Mary Harris, an American bison by Sabine Maiberger, a manatee mother and baby by Leslie Gibbs, a white-tailed deer by Terra Parma, and a colorful rooster by Jean Beaulieu. Warm glass enthusiasts will find an outdoor winter scene by Lisa Vogt, inspiration for creating patterns for fused glass panels from Petra Kaiser, a fused and slumped turkey platter and bowl, and fused dichroic heart pendants by Mark Lauckner. Tips for choosing between juried and nonjuried craft shows, correctly using the various options available on kiln controllers, and creating safe surroundings for firing kilns round out this fantastic issue Subscribe today at www.GlassPatterns.com.
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