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GLASS ART: INSPIRATIONS
Creative Glass.
Danijela Kracun & Charles
McFadden. Explore the work of 108 artists
whose techniques include blown, cast, fused,
etched, layered, copper foil, enamel, paint, and
flame work along with glass blowing, casting,
fusion, etching. amd much more. More than
550 art objects are shown, from intricate jewelry
pieces to architectural installations.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 582 color photos 208 pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3505-1•hardcover •$39.99
StudioGlass inAmerica:A50YearJourney.
Ferdinand Hampson. The American studio glass
movementcanbetracedto1962,whenaprofessor
attheUniversityofWisconsin,hadadreamtoalter
molten glass into unique forms in a studio setting
andteachhistechniques.Thisbooktakesus from
its origin to reveal decade by decade the growth
of studio glass. High-quality detailed images and
stories, a retrospective of 50 top artists.
Size:9”x12”•455color images• Index256pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4230-1•hardcover•$50.00
Art Glass Today.
Jeffrey B. Snyder,
editor. Unique glass artworks by in-
ternational artists. Techniques include
blown, cast, kiln-formed, lampwork,
cold work, fusing, laminating, carving,
sand blasting, and more. See installa-
tion pieces, tableware, vases, bowls,
sculptures, furniture, paperweights,
beads, and diptychs.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 364 color photos
Index • 256 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3464-1 • hard cover • $50.00 •
Schiffer LTD
Glass Art From UrbanGlass.
Richard Wilfred
Yelle. Artists and designers associated with
UrbanGlass: New York Center for Contemporary
Glass, have influenced the Studio Glass Move-
ment in many ways. This volume documents the
work of 173 of these artists, and celebrates their
achievements in art and design. An authoritative
text by prominent curators, critics, and writers
round out this definitive survey.
Size: 9” x 12” • 515 color photos • 320 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1116-6 • hard cover • $79.95
International Glass Art.
Richard Yelle. The
works of over 175 of the top known international
artists, such as Dan Dailey, William Morris,
Linda MacNeil, Mary Shaffer, Howard Ben Tré,
Dale Chihuly, and Karen La Monte. Essays by
collectors and contemporary artists worldwide
introduce the gallery of over 780 stunning color
photographs. This book honors the support of
collectors for the artists, galleries, and museums
that promote glass art.
Size: 9” x 12” • 810 color photos • 400 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-1834-9 • hard cover • $95.00
Women Working in Glass.
Lucartha Kohler.
Worksofover40talentedfemaleartists, including
AsaBrandt,YokoOno,andLindaMacNeill. Coming
fromthe1960stocontemporarytimes,theirbeautiful
sculptures, mosaics, and delicate creations are
illustrated inover350dazzlingcolorphotographs.
Thisbook isamust-haveforcollectors,enthusiasts,
historiansstudyingthestudioglassmovement,and
especiallyaspiringyoungartists.
Size:81/2”x11”•378color&b/wphotos192pp.
• ISBN: 0-7643-1807-1•hardcover
$59.99
GLASS ART: TECHNIQUES
Glass Art From the Kiln.
Rene Culler. Over
290 beautiful color photos and engaging text
reveal the versatility of glass and how it can
be inspired by art. Learn about kiln selection
and instruction to develop firing schedules for
working in glass. Methods for cutting, fusing,
and cold working glass are provided, with 292
how-to photos covering two specific glass
art projects: reference maps for fusing and
simple shapes.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 292 color photos • 208 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3542-6•hardcover•$50.00
Sculpture and Design with Recycled
Glass.
Cindy Ann Coldiron. This “green” book
is dedicated exclusively to the topic of recycled
glass in artistic and design applications. Includes
photos of original and content driven recycled
glass craft and sculpture, technical issues in
working with glass, and four how-to projects.
This is a great resource for interior designers,
LEEDprofessionals,homeowners,museums,gal-
leries, art collectors, art educators, and artists.
Size: 8 1/2 “ x 11” • 375 color images • 208 pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3889-2•hardcover•$49.99
Leaded Glass: Projects and Techniques.
Julia Rodriguez and Eva Pascual. An overall
view of the methods and techniques from an
educational viewpoint, and building confidence
for working directly with glass. Step-by-step
instruction for six different leaded glass projects
is included, with the complete process – from
the initial plan to the finished object – broken
into simple and easy to follow procedures.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 450 color images • 144 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4514-2 • hard cover • $29.99
Tiffany Studios’ Techniques: Inspiration
for Today’s Artists.
Edith Crouch. Explore the
creativemediathatmasterdesignerLouisComfort
Tiffany (1848-1933) and Tiffany Studios in New
Yorkpioneered,coupledwithrelatedmasterpieces
that followedby17contemporaryartists.Chapters
cover Tiffany’s original paintings and fine arts,
stained glass windows and , mosaics, favrile
glass objects, metalwork, enamels, and jewelry,
shown in 560 color photographs.
Size: 9” x 12” • 560 color photos • Index 320 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3624-9 • hard cover
$100.00 •
Schiffer LTD
CERAMIC ART: INSPIRATIONS
Ceramics Today.
Jeffrey B. Snyder,
editor. Meet 120 ceramic artists through
495 color photos of their work around
the globe. The ceramic artworks range
from small objects for use and orna-
mentation to large-scale sculptures.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 495 color photos
256 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3465-8
hard cover • $50.00 •
Schiffer LTD
Pit Firing Ceramics: Modern Methods,
Ancient Traditions.
DawnWhitehand.PitFiring
is the first text to comprehensively explore the
complex nature of pit firing based on historical
evidence and the artistic perspectives of con-
temporary ceramicists. Included is a Historical
chapter, a How-To chapter, and Artist Profiles
that showcase the pit fired ceramics of modern
practitioners. It will appeal to ceramicists, serious
art historians, and collectors.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 180 b/w and color photos
128 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4172-4 • hard
cover • $29.99
Wood-Fired Ceramics: 100 Contemporary
Artists.
Amedeo Salamoni. Through over 500
color photos and personal statements, this book
showcases the contemporary ceramic artists who
use the labor intensive, unpredictable process
of wood-firing. Contact information, examples
of each artist’s work, kiln drawings, firing logs,
clay, glaze and slip formulas, and wood-firing
resources are included.
Size: 9” x 12” • 526 color photos • 248 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4533-3 • hard cover $59.99
PHOTOGRAPHYTECHNIQUES
The Art of Flower Photography.
Lucian Niemeyer. Vivid color photos
illustrate the steps necessary to cre-
ate artful color photographs of the
world’s flora, including the right choice
of setting, lighting, the color palette,
equipment, techniques, and the docu-
mentation and storage of the resulting
images.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 215 color photos
176 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3633-1 • hard cover $34.99
Underwater Photography: A Guide
to Capturing the Mysteries of the
Deep.
Trent Burkholder. An informa-
tive guide to underwater photography,
covering the technical, mechanical, and
compositional factors that contribute
to quality images. Includes 120 beau-
tiful color photos and 18 instructional
images. A must have for any scuba
enthusiast, aspiring underwater pho-
tographer, or ocean lover.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 138 color images • 160 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4234-9 • hard cover $34.99
The Traveling Nature Photogra-
pher: A Guide for Exploring the
Natural World through Photog-
raphy.
Steven Morello. Over 220 color
photos present stunning nature pho-
tography and the equipment used to
capture it. A detailed reference designed
to prepare readers for photo adventures
in the wild.
Size: 11” x 8 1/2” • 222 color photos
160 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-3055-1 • soft cover • $29.99
PAINTING TECHNIQUES
Pigments of Your Imagination: Creating
with Alcohol Inks.
Cathy Taylor. Mercurial,
versatile, inexpensive, and wildly colorful,
alcohol inks are one of the newest mediums
to hit the art community. Pigments of Your
Imagination is your essential guide for working
with alcohol inks, from choosing which inks
to use for each project to learning how to
maximize your artistic potential with a wide
variety of fascinating techniques. Size: 9 1/8" x 8 1/8" • 350+ color images
• 136 pp. • ISBN:978-0-7643-4753-5 • flexi • $24.99
Decorating Chairs: 7 Painting Projects.
Sammie Crawford. Turn old chairs into decorative
pieces of art for everyday use or as a holiday
decoration. Master painter Sammie Crawford
takes you through, step-by-step, seven projects:
the rose, sunflower, tiger lily, frog, butterfly,
rooster, and the Santa chair. With 29 color
photographs, 14 patterns, and lists of supplies
and color palettes.
Size:81/2”x11”•39color images,14pattern
48 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4773-3 • soft cover
• $16.99
Impressions with Clay.
Milt Liebson. This
complete and easy-to-use book describes the
basics and leads the reader step-by-step through
the process of using tinted liquid clay (slip) and
individually prepared pastels applied directly
to a clay matrix with a brush, sieve, or various
stencils. An impression is created by transferring
the image from the clay matrix to canvas.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 203 color photos • 96 pp.
ISBN: 0-7643-2125-0 • soft cover • $19.95
Water Based Texturing: Techniques &
Inspirations for Artists, Teachers, and
Craftsmen.
Tucker Stouch. This book explores
the use of acrylic textural finishes for home decor
projects and wall art. The techniques demon-
strated in over 290 color photos include crackle,
polystyrene relief, thick impasto, scratching,
combing, mixes, embedded elements, spong-
ing, tissue and paper textures, metallic paints,
sprays, splashes, drizzles, smearing, stamping,
impressions, and stenciling.
Size: 8 1/2” x 11” • 295 color photos • 112 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4534-0 • soft cover • $24.99
PRINTMAKING: INSPIRATIONS
Contemporary American Print Makers.
E.
Ashley Rooney and Stephanie Standish Foreword
by Susan J. Goldman. Over 500 color photos
display the work of 75 contemporary printmakers
and 30 print shops. Together these artists em-
brace the history and techniques of traditional
printmaking while pushing the bounds of new
print media.
Size: 18 1/2” x 11” • 500 color & 40 b/w photos
240 pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-4691-0 • hard
cover $34.99
glass art • CERAMIC ART • photography • painting techniques • printmaking
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