The Art of Glass - Hallway Gallery
ART OF GLASS STUDENTS:
NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL WORK
May 23-July 8, 1999
Molten glass on a blowpipe is rolled in colored glass
T. D. Siegmund: Making Glass: A Photographic Essay
which will produce the primary color of the blown form.
Gloves for handling hot glass during transfer from a blowpipe
to an annealing oven.
An annealing oven is an electric kiln which slowly cools
work to room temperature to prevent cracking.
Jacks for cutting glass on blowpipe to separate blown form
Shears for manipulating and cutting hot glass.
Wooden Round Jacks for forming glass where a softer finish
free of tool marks is desired.
After being optic molded, the glass is reheated and
made long by stretching using gravity.
Glassworker closely inspects glass bubble
after blowing air through the blowpipe before continuing to work.
Jim Chalkley, glassworker, using a wooden blocking
that cools the surface of the glass bubble before blowing air
Bottom of a piece being flame polished to remove sharp
rough edges after being knocked off the punty rod.
of Glass Home ~ Ken
Daley ~ Kent
Ipsen ~ T.D.
Siegmund ~ Student