BOTANIC TOPICS
PLANT PORTRAITS IN GLASS BOOK 1

Incredibly detailed, beautifully colored

plant portraits with glass powders.

You don't need to be an artist to create the beautiful plant portraits in this book. We fully explain all the uncomplicated steps of creating realistic plant portraits using only glass powders, a few simple tools, and a kiln.

We know and love plants, and this book illustrates the simple step-by-step directions we use to create accurate images of spring flowers.  We add in our tricks and tips to help you  produce beautiful, accurate portraits. These techniques can be easily adapted for plants of your choosing. 

We also illustrate several different ways of using these plant  images for a variety of unique projects,  ranging from simple serving ware to more elaborate sculptural pieces and wall panels that use new and unique display methods designed just for this book. 

Botanic Topics: Plant Portraits in Glass Book 1 contains over 110 pages of comprehensive instructions, complete with materials lists, and  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.



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STRIPCUT
REIMAGINED
BOOK 1
FILLING THE VOID
Subtle line widths and delicate details - StripCut construction the Vitrum way!
STRIPCUT
REIMAGINED
BOOK 2
FILLING THE VOID
Learn to create intriguing patterns and shadows in StripCut work.
STRIPCUT
REIMAGINED
BOOK 3
SPANNING THE SPACE
Learn to create beautiful, flowing designs in fused glass!
OPTIC TOPICS
BOOK 1
HARMONICS
Sinuous stringers in kiln glass, seriously scrumptious patterns.

FINDING PLACE
BOOK 1
LIGHT & LANDSCAPE
Easy and Adaptable powder techniques for capturing beautiful landscapes in glass.
FINDING PLACE
BOOK 2
LIGHT & LANDSCAPE
A Vitrum quality class with newly developed techniques for realistic landscapes in glass.
miniVISTAS
BOOK 3
LIGHT & LANDSCAPE
Beautiful miniature landscapes in soft, sculptural forms... maximum impact with minimal effort!

OPTIC TOPICS
BOOK 2
EBB & FLOW
Creating elegant, elongated patterns with the Ebb and Flow of Glass.

BOTANIC TOPICS
BOOK 1
PLANT PORTRAITS
IN GLASS
Incredibly detailed, beautifully colored plant portraits with glass powders.
BOTANIC TOPICS
BOOK 2:
PLANT PORTRAITS
IN GLASS
Create beautiful botanical imagery in glass…almost magic!
SHORES & STREAMS
BOOK 1
A CLOSER LOOK
The beauty of shores & streams captured in glass.
OPTIC TOPICS
BOOK 3
A NEW ANGLE
A new angle for creating delicate fanlike patterns.
 
OPTIC ACCENTS
BOOK 1
CANES
A new way of adding detailed pattern
– introducing Optic Canes!
SILVER TINTS
From glitzy to gritty,
the shimmer of silver is a welcome surprise.
OPTIC FLORA
Create a Garden of Optic Delights.
 

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