Fused Glass Art is one of the fasted-growing art forms in the United States and the Carlyn Galerie contemporary crafts blog is here to explain what it is.
You'll also explore the properties of fused glass as an art-making material. Below, we've included a few links suggesting some next steps you can take.
There are many forms of glass art. Fused glass is one of them. The basic idea behind fused glass is that art objects can be created by melting glass in a kiln.
Glass fusing is the technique used to join glass pieces together by partly melting the glass at high temperature. The fusion process requires multiple pieces of glass. The heating is commonly undertaken in an electric kiln.
This page is a glass art for beginners page. Try some beginning projects in glass fusing.
If you aren't familiar with fused glass you've come to the right place! Take a look at this short introductory video from Bullseye glass, one of the many art glass .
The art of glass fusing began somewhere around 2000 BC. Between around 1500 BC and 500 AD, Romans and Egyptians used kiln glass fusing as their .