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Working in Pastels

Working in Pastels
Working in pastels, is a wonderful way for my mind to escape. The past few months I have reawakened my passion for drawing. My favorite theme is landscape drawing. I formed an art group, at our glass studio. We meet once a week, to keep each other on track. A snapshot of one of our nights. Ready to move on to larger scale...
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Abstract Imagery in Glass

Abstract Imagery in Glass
The Infusion Series by Jaime Harris Abstract imagery in glass art is beautifully orchestrated by Jaime Harris. I am drawn to Jaime’s Infusions Series. The Infusion Series are one-of-a-kind glass sculptures with multiple layers of glass color.   The amount of work that Jaime Harris puts into each sculpture would  take   weeks to design and create. Jaime describes his process as, “These one-of-a-kind pieces begin as solid sculptures, similar to the Infusion sculptures in my studio line, and are then kiln-cast into thick blocks or panels, and carved and polished. These are paintings done in...
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Glass Art Display

Glass Art Display
Glass art display with  proper lighting can really enhance our hand blown glass sculptures. We are often asked how to display and light art glass for our customer’s homes. Personally there is not one proper way to display art glass,  because the right way needs to look good to the beholder of the sculpture. There are two types of glass, opaque glass art which is best lit from an angle or on top of the piece. Transparent or translucent glass looks great with natural or artificial lighting that is direct or reflected. Niches with lighting can really frame the piece and give the sculpture the main...
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Bernard Katz Glass on Google+ Business Spotlight

Bernard Katz Glass on Google+ Business Spotlight
Bernard Katz Glass on Google+ Business Spotlight hosted by Stephan Hovnanian and Ben Fisher. Bernard and I discussed our glass art business on Google+ Hangout on Air on April 23rd, 2014. The Google+ Business Spotlight streamed live from our studio location in Philadelphia PA.  Prior to our Hangout on Air,  Bernard Katz  shown testing our computer equipment. Bernard and I talked about how our glass art business has changed within 25 years. Be sure to watch and learn how we have continued to change and grow Bernard Katz...
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Bernard Katz Glass Art Sale

Bernard Katz Glass Art Sale
 Bernard Katz Glass Art sale available to purchase on our online website Katz Glass Design.  Only one from each select design will be available for our glass sale. Work will be ready to be shipped within 3-5 business days. Bernard Katz Glass hand blown art glass is created within our warehouse studio location in Philadelphia PA. To see how each piece is carefully created be sure to visit: Glass Art Sculpture in the Making. Each glass sculpture is hand made and takes 2-3 weeks to create each piece. Bernard Katz Glass artwork is collected worldwide in the finest of art galleries and museums. To receive...
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Glass Color for Sculpture Design

Glass Color for Sculpture Design
The glass colors for sculpture design comes in different forms. We use several types of glass colors to create our hand blown glass sculptures. The opaque textures are created with different size Frit (color chunks) shown below.   To create our transparent parts of our glass sculptures, we use  Glass Color Rods, which can can come in both opaque and transparent colors.  Peek into our cabinet filled with lots of glass color choices. When we create a new color combination, we experiment to see which colors work  well together in design. Glass colors can heat and melt at different temperatures,...
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