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  • v. Present participle of flamework.

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Examples

  • I am so excited to be attending the Appalachian Center For Crafts' glass flameworking class with Fred Birkhill and Shane Fero. woo hoo!

    Heads Up! Planning Another Trip- Glass Camp

  • Hot glass glows as flameworking artist Corbin Fonville, 16, makes colorful marbles during the 23rd annual GrapeFest in Grapevine.

    GrapeFest flame worker

  • Pilchuck Glass School, where you can go to learn to make glass of all kinds: hot glass, flameworking, casting, kiln slumping, stained glass, Ravenna-style mosaics, you name it.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Both these kinds of glass-working can produce excellent results (or cheesy, depending on where you go, as I said above; beware the cheap ease of its shiny allure); but flameworking tends to be a solitary pursuit, in a small studio, and hot glass requires a large, noisy workspace with plenty of access to fresh air and loads of propane or other gas to run the equipment.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • I took a couple of flameworking marathon sessions at the Mesa Arts Center, and I made more fish.

    Kater’s Art » Blog Archive » More Glass Fish

  • • Glass sculptor Hin Won Han will teach an intermediate flameworking class that will also include computer rendering; students will create 3D mockups of their pieces using a computer and then bring them to life in flameworked glass.

    Smoky Mountain News

  • Among the highlights of the 2010 course offerings are classes that explore ways that neon can be powered with solar energy, flameworking with furnace glass and the use of digital technology in working with glass art.

    HeraldNet.com Local, Sports, Business and Entertainment News

  • i just got back from "glass camp" at the Studio at Corning Museum of Glass, where I learned flameworking...

    Heads Up! Planning Another Trip- Glass Camp

  • * (Editor's note: When I say "glassblowing", I am referring specifically to what is called "hot glass", rather than "flameworking".

    Archive 2007-08-01

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  • In glassmaking, this is the technique of forming objects from rods and tubes of glass that become soft and easily manipulated when heated in a flame. The source of the flame was once an oil or paraffin lamp used with foot-powered bellows; today, glassworkers use gas-fueled torches.

    November 9, 2007