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Sculpture and Design with Recycled Glass

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Sculpture and Design with Recycled Glass

Cindy Ann Coldiron

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Forty artists take the raw material of recycled glass and transform it into an astonishingly creative medium for sculpture and design. This “green” book is packed with photos of original recycled glass craft and sculpture representing emerging and established artists from Swaziland to Australia to Canada and the United States, as well as photos of three public art sculptures that tell a story from design to construction to the final installation. This book also provides an overview of the technical issues in working with recycled glass and step-by-step instructions on creating four glass craft and sculpture projects. Also included is an overview of trend setting green companies who are using recycled glass in interior design and decorative and utilitarian products such as tiles, countertops, and drinking vessels. This is a great resource for interior designers, “green” or LEED professionals, homeowners, museums, galleries, art collectors, art educators, artists, and individuals seeking to start a “green” glass business.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 375 color images | 208 pp
ISBN13: 9780764338892 | Binding: hard cover

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Cindy Ann Coldiron developed a love of making things at an early age. She received a public art grant for the creation of a 40-piece cast recycled glass sculpture that was installed in Barcroft Park in Arlington, Virginia, in 2010.