At last, a book that explores the origins and renaissance of lampwork glass beads and offers a one-on-one journey with fourteen exceptional glass bead artists as they create more than 20 projects. Step-by-step instruction and beautiful photography shows crafters how to create stunning necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and much more. This new reference gives an inside look at the artists' creative processes, including how they choose color and materials and how they add the finishing touches. Most importantly, they reveal how serendipity plays a role in their creative processes. Readers will be inspired to embark on an artistic journey to create magnificent works of art for future generations to behold.FOREWORD. In the pages of this book, you will read the stories of some of todaya#39;s finest lampwork artists. ... Many admit, rather apologetically, to having found atheir own waya of doing things (and they invite us to learn from their trials). They share ... CONTENTS Dedication 3 Foreword 4 The Quest for the aPerfecta Foreword.
|Title||:||The Art & Soul of Glass Beads|
|Author||:||Susan Ray, Richard Pearce|
|Publisher||:||Krause Publications - 2003-04-15|