Quick Tip: Expand your Color Palette with Over and Underlays!
Bullseye already makes a wide range of colors for glass fusing, but did you know that by layering transparent and opal glass you can exponentially expand your color palette? In this Quick Tip, we're using 3mm Bullseye Sheet Glass. 142 Neo-Lavender Opal A variety of transparent colors over 142 Neo-Lavender Opal:You can get some gorgeous purples without spending the money on gold! All colors are enriched and some are changed. 1442 Neo-Lavender Shift Transparent 1442 Neo-Lavender Shift Transparent over both transparent and opal colors below: 1442 bejewels transparent colors! The small top sample shows the 1442 layers over the color shown...
Tracking Mold Slumping Schedules
I just saw a post on Facebook asking how to keep track of firing information on molds, so I thought I’d share this simple tip. After you’ve figured out the perfect schedule for a slumping mold, turn it over, and in silver sharpie write the thickness of the piece and the process slumping temperature. In other words, if the firing schedule looks something like this for a 9mm project: 300-1100-.15 600-1160-.20 9999-900-1.30 100-700-0 Use your silver sharpie to write 9mm-1160-.20 If you are firing a 6mm piece next time, the info will change: 350-1100-.10 600-1160-.30 9999-900-1.00 100-700-0 So write 6mm-1160-.30 over the 9mm entry If you are using...
Layering Streakies & Collage Glass: "Magic" 4217
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