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 Table of Contents


Dichroics: What, How and Why

  • The History of Dichroics in Art Glass
  • The Scientific Explanation

Terminology Confusion

  • Defining a Common Language
Color Shift
  • Tips to Minimize Cofusion

Adding Heat to Dichroic Glass

  • The Color Shift
  • Crazing
  • Burnout

The Techniques of Using Dichroics in Art Glass

  • Glass Preparation
  • Flat Glass Applications
  • Architectural Applications
  • Warm and Hot Glass
  • Torchworked Glass
  • Furnaceworked Glass
  • Tips and Techniques
    • Fused Dichroic Coatings on Clear vs. on Black
    • Layering Dichroic Glass
  • Special Effects and Dichroic Coatings
    • Stenciling - removing some of the dichroic surfce to make a design
    • Intentional Crazing

The Future of Dichroics in Glass Art


Appendix A - Contributing Artists and Studios

Appendix B - Suppliers and Comparative Coding Charts

Appendix C - Project: Art Clay Silver and Dichroic Glass

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