Archives for 104 C.O.E. sheet glass

Photography tip for shooting clear dichroic

After photographing  some Dichroic Scraps and I discovered something I wanted to share. The Dichroic Scraps will be on sale in the Fun House so they needed some photos. The scarps were of dichroic on clear. I had a problem was when I was photographing them on white I was loosing all detail. So what I did was place a black piece of foam-core out of frame to see if I could get a little contrast and something really cool happened. The color on the Dichroic Scraps jumps out.   Here is what append when I placed a black piece
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Categories: Bead Photography Tutorial.

Did You Know Effetre / Moretti Makes Sheet Glass?

Frantz Art Glass & Supply carries a large selection of 104 C.O.E. sheet glass. This glass is made from the same glass as the rods created by Effetre / Moretti.  To me this is a huge area of possibilities for letting your creative energies run wild. When I started using Effetre glass rods 27 years ago, the company was still call Moretti and they had never made sheet glass at their factory because there was no interest in artist sheet glass in Italy.  This fact didn’t stop me from laying a bunch of rods together and fusing them into a
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Categories: 104 COE Glass Review, Flameworking 104 Glass, Lampworking, and lampworking techniques.