Glass Casting


By Amy Whittingham
ISBN:
PUBLISHED: 2010
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 242x172 mm
INSIDE: 184 colour photographs

Glass casting is an exciting and versatile process involving chunks of molten glass melted into a mould, where it solidifies. This practical book explains the glass casting process, from the initial search for inspiration through to simple and then more complex casting. With step-by-step instructions and supporting photographs, it is an accessible and thorough account of this challenging and beautiful process.

Topics covered include:

  • Advice on kilns and studio equipment, as well as materials
  • Step-by-step projects in open casting, lost-wax casting, part-mould making, burn-out moulds and core casting
  • Top tips on how to get the best results and avoid common pitfalls
  • Ideas for experimentation to increase the scale of your work, explore surface pattern and use other materials
  • Instruction on de-moulding and finishing, and further tips on reusing materials in the studio

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