E-BOOK: Intermediate Kilnformed Glass Powders: Pebble, Oriented and Colour-Filled Veins Textures, by Bob Leatherbarrow
If you are interested in working with kiln-formed glass powders and expanding your repertoire of textural techniques made with powders, this is the e-book for you!
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The second book in a series on Bob Leatherbarrow’s artistic journey working with glass powders. Bob Leatherbarrow is internationally renowned for the unique techniques, textures and colour palettes he has developed using Bullseye glass powders.
BEFORE PURCHASING THIS E-BOOK, PLEASE NOTE: Knowing how to make the basic crackle texture described in Introduction to Kilnformed Glass Powders (Book 1) is essential for learning the techniques in Intermediate Kilnformed Glass Powders (Book 2). There is no review of basic crackle in this book.
- 113 pages of clearly documented step-by-step instructions for the 5 included textures
- 115 quality images to accompany the instructions
- Thorough explanations of important details related to working with powders, e.g. how variations in the basic crackle technique can control textural outcomes, using powder to enhance design, using chemical reactions to create fine lines
- Firing schedules and the logic behind their development (in both °Celsius and °Fahrenheit)
- Guidelines for finishing and slumping projects into gallery quality pieces
- A gallery of finished artwork, with accompanying stories, to illustrate a range of applications for the techniques described in this book
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Photography for last three images by John Cameron
Bob’s powder recommendations for the crackle techniques;
Warm Colours (all Opals)
- Red Opal
- Canary Yellow
- Marigold Yellow
Cool Colours (all Opals)
- Deep Cobalt blue
- Turquoise blue opal
- Egyptian Blue
- Jade Green
- Teal Green
- Mint Green
Black Opal – a small amount
White Opal 0113 – for tinting when blending colours or for infilling the backs of wafers with wet white powder
French Vanilla – Reacts nicely with turquoise, Egyptian blue, jade green, teal green, Also good for tinting red, canary yellow and marigold yellow