Tag: movement

Earth, Wind & Fire

  ‘Glass working is like a choreographed dance’  Reprinted from The Western Front. Photo by Chris Fuller /TheWestern FrontBrian Kerklviet’s glasswork is displayed at his gallery and studio at Gossamer Glass Studio in Bellingham By Alashia Freimuth The Western Front April 18, 2001 Dozens of intricate, multi-colored glass sculptures light up the white walls of […]

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Murrine Madness

By Brian Kerkvliet, copyright 4/1/97   Mosaic cane has a long and rich history that is important to understand if you want to get closer to the mind set of making cane. This comes to you if you spend time researching reading, thinking, and a lot of time in the studio! Many of my biggest […]

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Society of Glass Beadmakers, Under the Magnifying Glass

By Brian Kerkvliet, Copyright 1996 The Society of Glass Beadmakers Is going through yet another growth spurt! This is the third year of their existence as an organized group, and already it has grown more than expected. In August SGB will be holding a special conference in Seattle, the annual “Gathering”. I want to take […]

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THE FLAME GREW BRIGHTER

By Brian Kerkvliet, Copyright 1995 At the 25th anniversary of the Glass Art Society conference held in Asheville North Carolina, this past May (13-14 1995), there was a great enthusiasm for flameworking and beads. It is this refreshing energetic enthusiasm that I want to talk about! It seemed to envelop nearly every conversation to some […]

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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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Listing of Past Articles

Here are some articles that I have written over the years. I hope they help you. 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 […]

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