Silver stain : an artist's guide / by J. Kenneth Leap.

Title: 
Silver stain : an artist's guide / by J. Kenneth Leap.
Author/Artist: 
Leap, J. Kenneth.
Publisher: 
[San Francisco] : Blurb, Inc., c2010.
Description: 
79 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 x 25 cm.
Bib ID: 
130480
Notes: 
Gift; J. Kenneth Leap; 2012; 1000112674
Cover title.
The experiments documented for this book were prepared for a workshop taught by the author at the American Glass Guild conference in Detroit, MI, in July 2010.
All works illustrated are by the author.
Contents: 
The technique of silver stain --
The chemistry of silver stain --
Silver staining tests with pure silver leaf --
Introduction to the experiments --
The glass sample group --
Preparing the samples --
Revealing the tin side of float glass --
Mixing silver stain for airbrush application --
Applying silver stain with an airbrush --
Notes about airbrushing silver stain --
The reaction test --
The Debitus stains --
The Reusche stains --
The Oster stains --
The Keracolor stains --
Glass chemistry and silver stain --
The temperature tests --
Temperature test: hold time --
Temperature test: multiple firings --
Temperature test: color follows ion exchange --
Metaling of silver stain --
Applying silver stain by hand --
Gallery --
Silver stain suppliers.