Category: glass

Marbvelous Marbles

By Brian Kerkvliet, Copyright 1996 Glass marbles have been around for a long time. Your great grandfather probably played with them when he was a kid. Most of the older marbles have ended up in someone’s collection. Most likely these collectors are children at heart, or perhaps they played with marbles as a kid, but […]

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THE BEAD GETS BIGGER

by Brian Kerkvliet copyright 1995 In the last few articles I focused mainly on the development of style and various goings-on in the lampworking world. Now I think it’s time to get back to some of the nuts and bolts of flameworking! In my experience as a teacher and someone who is plugged into the […]

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Finding Your Style

By Brian Kerkvliet, Copyright 1995 My last article, Magic Kiln Tactics, used up too many of my left brain cells, so this issue I want to explore the more abstract and elusive topic of style and creativity. Hopefully it will feed the right side of my brain, giving time for my left side to regenerate. […]

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Books and Suppliers

Suppliers list for Glass Artists Articles on Inspiration Farm Books and Supplies Flameworkers Safety Sheet Bead Basics Beads From the Beginning Twist and Shout of Lampworking! Magic Kiln Tactics Annealing & More! Finding Your Style Did you loose it, or what!? The Flame Grew Brighter GAS conference The Bead gets Bigger: Core Vessels Marbvelous Marbles […]

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