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Richard La Londe: Fused Glass Art and Technique. Fusing Book.

Fused Glass Art and Technique
by Richard La Londe



  • 224 Full Color Pages
  • 475 Photographs
  • Hardback 8-1/2" x 11" Gold Stamped Cloth Cover
  • Printed on Heavyweight Matte Art Paper
  • One inch Thick and Weighs three Pounds
  • 45 Pages of glass fusing history
  • A portfolio selection of Richard La Londe's art
  • The technical aspects about fusing glass
  • More than 50 pages about La Londe's fusing techniques
  • Gold leaf and foil techniques in fusing
  • Kilns, glory holes, mounting systems
  • and much, much, more!
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Chapter 1 - History

  • Natural and man-made glass: 5 1\2 billion-3000 BC
  • Ancient glass fusing: 3000 BC - 500 AD
  • Pate de verre: 1800- Present
  • Fusing in the USA: 1950's
  • Experimental glass: 1960's & 70's
  • Past influences present: Klaus Moje
  • The Bullseye fusing movement: 1981- Present

Chapter 2 - Richard La Londe

  • The beginning: My path
  • Cut sheet glass: 1983 - 1988
  • Black Lake Elemetary story
  • Free design frit: 1988 - present
  • Frit follows design: 1989 - 1993
  • Liquid glass line: 1993 - Present
  • Collaboration: 2000
  • Story telling: 2003
  • Multilayers: 2004 - Present
  • Rattles: 2004

Chapter 3 - Fusing Concepts

  • The Big Three
  • Compatibility
  • Volume Control
  • Annealing
  • Devitrification
  • Color reactions

Chapter 4 - Technique

  • Liquid glass line
  • Clear frit overlay
  • Frit on a shelf
  • Frit in sand
  • Slumping, sagging, & mold
  • Precious metal: leaf & foil
  • Leaf under glass
  • Leaf on top of glass
  • Foil fused in glass

Chapter 5 - Equipment

  • Mounting systems
  • Special studio equipment
  • Kilns
  • Glory hole

Chapter 6 - Appendix

  • Resume
  • Bibliography
  • Materials and suppliers
  • Ancient glassmaking articles
  • Firing schedules
  • Annealing thick slabs
  • Index
  • Story

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