Index of Videos | Kilnforming

Index of Videos

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Overview of Kiln-Glass

What Is Glass? (FREE)
What Is Kiln-Glass? (FREE)
How to Choose a Glass for Kilnforming (FREE)
The Art of Kiln-Glass (FREE)
Artists Drawing with Glass
Kiln-Glass in Architectural Settings
Bullseye Factory Tour (FREE)


Foundational Glass Skills

Glass Cleaning (FREE)
Glass Cutting (FREE)
G-Manu Glass Cutting System (FREE)
Fusing Basics (FREE)
Preparing Kiln Shelves (FREE)
Slumping Basics


Kiln Concepts & Operation

In suggested order:
Bringing Home Your New Kiln (FREE)
Kiln Operation
Kiln Shelves and Furniture
Kiln Types
Firing: Basic Principles
Firing: Basic Applications
Programming the Sentry Xpress 4.0 (FREE)
Recommended Annealing Cycle for Bullseye Glass (FREE)
Vitrigraph Kiln: Basic Use


Kilnforming & Glass Fusing Concepts

From basic to complex:
Fusing Basics (FREE)
Slumping Basics
Heatwork and Color: Sheet Glass
Heatwork and Frit
Color Reactions and Special Effects
Expanding the Color Palette: Composite Colors
Expanding the Color Palette: Opaline Overlays
Harnessing Flow in Kiln-Glass
On-Edge Strip Construction
Using Foils with Kiln-Glass
Vitrigraph Kiln: Basic Use
Working Deep 
Working with Drop-Out Molds


Kilnforming Techniques & Projects

By title:
Boiled Glass
Clear Powder on Iridescent Sheet Glass
Considerations for Multiple Firings
Designing with Part Sheets, Part 1
Designing with Part Sheets, Part 2
Dilution Solution
Drawing with Glass
Drawing with Glass Powder
Drawing with Vitrigraph Stringer
Flameworking and Kilnforming
Inline Plate Project
Kilncarved Billet 
Kilncarved Sconce Project
Kilnforming on a Sand Bed
Kilnforming with Rod
Laser-Printed Sepia Decals
Linear Reaction Plate
Making Part Sheets
Milestone Fusible Decals (FREE)
On-Edge Strip Construction
Opaline Ring Bowl
Petrified Wood Bowl
Powder Colored Sheet Glass
Tint Tone Plate
Tips for Tack Fusing
Using Foils with Kiln-Glass
Working with Powders on Sheet (FREE)
Working with Frit Balls
Working with Rolled Edges
Working with Stringer


Kilncasting Concepts & Techniques

By title:
Box Casting
Day of the Dead Skulls
Frit Tinting
Harnessing Flow in Kiln-Glass
Kilnformed Container
Lost Wax Kilncasting
Making Multiple Wax Models
Open-Faced Kilncasting
Pâte de Verre Bowl
Pattern Bar: Flow Slab
Pattern Bar: Segment Slab (FREE)

Coldworking Concepts & Techniques

From basic to complex:
Coldworking with Diamond Hand Laps
Coldworking with Loose Grit
Sandblasting Basics 
Drilling Small Holes in Glass
Coldworking with the Wet Belt Sander
Tile Saw Basics



By title
Attaching French Cleats
Drilling Small Holes in Glass
Gluing Glass to Glass


Problem Solving

Beating Bubbles
Dealing with Devitrification
Why Did It Break?


Print & Glass

In suggested order:
Screen Printing: Setup & Care
Powder Printing
Screen Printing Basics with Color Line Pastes
Screen Printing with Enamels, Part 1
Screen Printing with Enamels, Part 2
Screen Printing with Hand-Cut Stencils
Screen Printing with Screen Filler & Drawing Fluid
Gum Image Transfer


Project-Based Lessons

Alchemy Clear Drop-Out Bowls
Cascade Chevron Plate
Day of the Dead Skulls (Pâte de Verre)
Dilution Solution
Inline Plate Project
Kilnformed Container
Linear Reaction Plate
Soap Dish
Tint Tone Plate


Design Fundamentals

Basic Elements of Design
Principles of Design
Color Theory Basics


BECon 2013 Presentations (FREE)

Bullseye Color Stories: Dan Schwoerer, Sam Andreakos, and Ted Sawyer, moderated by Mary Kay Nitchie
Beverly Fishman (Keynote)
Rudi Gritsch
Sandra Gross
Richard Marquis
Tanja Pak with Tom Jacobs
Narcissus Quagliata
Clifford Rainey
Stacy Lynn Smith
Richard Speer
Louise Tait
James B. Thompson
Judy Tuwaletstiwa & Erik Whittemore

For more information, see BECon 2013 Sessions.


BECon 2017 Presentations (FREE)

Resurrection: The Transformation from Tradition with Tim Carey and Ted Sawyer


Artmakers (FREE)

Looking Back: Klaus Moje & Dan Schwoerer
Artist Talk: Mel Douglas
Artist Talk: Emily Nachison
Artist Talk: Sibylle Peretti
Artist Talk: Clifford Rainey
Artist Talk: Nathan Sandberg
Artist Talk: Crystal Schenk
Bertil Vallien Sandcast Glass Timelapse


Artists at Work

Artists at Work: Ted Sawyer
Artists at Work: Dustin Sherron
Artists at Work: Narcissus Quagliata
Artists at Work: Miguel Unson (FREE)