Monthly Archives: February 2015

Designing a plate in a glass fusing class at Bullseye Resource Center New York

Jacquelyn Geisner is creating a design that would eventually be fused together and slumped into a plate

The following is a guest blog by painter Jacquelyn Gleisner, about her first experience in glass fusing:

Last January I participated in a glass-fusing workshop at the Bullseye Glass Resource Center New York in Mamaroneck. As an artist with a background in painting, I like to seek out new avenues for creative expression. And sometimes, I crave a break from my studio practice. Trying out a new medium can add spice. A few years ago I learned firsthand that experimenting in a new field helped light the fuse within my wavering practice as an artist.

When I visited the Bullseye Glass Resource Center about an hour outside New York City in early January, James O’Neil gave me a tour. Walking past row upon row of gleaming glass rods, powders and sheets, the glass appeared glimmering and more beautiful to me than I remembered. read more

A glass sculpture made using the lost wax kilncasting method

The lost wax kilncasting method is highly useful for making detailed fully three-dimensional sculptural imagery.

Which kilncasting technique is right for your project?

Earlier this month, we released a new video lesson detailing the Lost Wax Kilncasting method.  If you haven’t watched it yet, it’s an amazing lesson that covers every step of the process from making the wax sculpture original to divesting the finished product.

The appeal of the lost wax kilncasting method is that it’s a very powerful technique that enables you to create all kinds of highly detailed three-dimensional imagery out of glass.   read more