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Kiln Formed


I use two main methods of working with glass, sometimes separately, sometimes in combination.

Engraving on glass is the act of abrading the glass with a tool to make a mark. My tool of choice is a small drill with a rotating diamond or stone bur, and sometimes a sandblaster.

Kiln-forming covers any technique for shaping glass in a kiln; the principal techniques I use are fusing and slumping.

The work I have called ‘Crossover’ uses both engraving and kiln forming techniques in combination.

For more detail on each approach, click on the icons.

To see me demonstrating some of the techniques used in both

kiln formed and engraved work, click on the You Tube icon.

"Technique is communication"

Leonard Bernstein