All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Glass Question at our Rakow Research Library.

Garble Nar Blar by Reed | You Design It; We Make It
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This You Design It; We Make It! comes from Reed, age 13. Watch as gaffer Heather Spiewak brings Garble Nar Blar the alien dog to life. See Garble Nar Blar out of the annealer starting at 1:26:10. See a photo of the drawing and the final piece on Facebook. Visit The Corning Museum of Glass to try

Heather Spiewak Guest Artist Demonstration
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Watch Guest Artist Heather Spiewak create a vessel using four separate pieces of cut glass in the Amphitheater Hot Shop on June 28, 2018. See the finished vessel starting at 1:07:47. A member of the Hot Glass Team, Heather Spiewak graduated from Illinois State University, where she studied studio