Create beautiful plant portraits, just like those shown in this book! You don’t need any experience or skill with portraits. All you need is glass powders, a few simple tools, a kiln, and the uncomplicated, clear steps detailed in this book.
Simple, step-by-step directions will guide you in the exact process we use to create accurate images of spring flowers. Plus, we’ve spelled out our favorite tricks and tips for adapting these techniques to create beautiful portraits of your own favorite plants.
The book also contains illustrations on a variety of unique projects. These project include how to work the plant portraits into servingware, elaborate sculptural pieces, and wall panels that use a unique display method produced exclusively for this book.
Botanic Topics, Book 1: Plant Portraits in Glass contains over 110 pages of comprehensive instructions, complete with materials lists, over 315 photos and illustrations, plus a complete library of stencil patterns to create all the projects in the book. Firing schedules are provided in both Fahrenheit and Celsius.