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Glass with Vicki Payne

Decorative Soldering Styles (#1111)

Vickie's soldering and metal techniques can help add interest and style to traditional glass work. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: From traditional stained glass panels to hot glass working techniques viewers are sure to find this show exciting and informative. This interesting and entertaining program takes the mystery out of working with all types of art glass. Vicki's step-by-step demonstrations for the many processes involved in glass work are helpful to hobbyists at all levels of experience and engrossing to viewers who are simply curious about the fascinating art glass medium.

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  • Hanging Lantern (#201)

    Want to create a handcrafted arts and crafts lantern for your home? It's easy. Vicki shows you how to work with colorful art glass, metals and an easy-to-assemble lighting fixture to fashion your own hanging lantern. [26 minutes]

  • Bubbling Foundation (#202)

    Fountains are great accents for any garden space. Using various sizes and shapes of terra-cotta flower pots, a submersible aquarium pump, brightly colored art glass and fun mosaic techniques, Vicki makes a bubbling fountain. [26 minutes]

  • Beads and Marbles (Pt. 1) (#203)

    Ever wonder how marbles or glass beads are made. This week's show has the answers. Well-known Arizona glass artist, Don McKinney will share basic techniques for setting up a home studio for making beads and marbles in this first part of a two-part series. [26 minutes]

  • Beads and Marbles (Pt. 2) (#204)

    Don McKinney is back with more torch-working techniques. He will show us how to make beautiful glass marbles and teach techniques used to create other hot glass items. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #205

    Windows made with sparkling bevels and art glass are still one of the most beautiful examples of contemporary stained glass. Vicki shows you how to make your own window using today's bevel clusters and brass. [26 minutes]

  • Mosaic Sundail (#206)

    Vicki puts a new twist on a mosaic sundial for your garden. Learn how to cut glass, pour your own cement form and use a special patina to create the look of bronze. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #207

    Blenko Glass has been a favorite collectible for decades. But few people know that Blenko is just as famous for their beautiful glass dallies that are used to fashion faceted glass windows. Richard Blenko will demonstrate how faceted glass windows are made. [26 minutes]

  • Glass Fusing (#208)

    Glass fusing is a technique that allows you to use heat to transform art glass into beautiful jewelry and other decorative accent pieces. Vicki is joined by Jayne Persico to guide you step-by-step through basic glass fusing techniques in the first of this two-part series. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #209

    More exciting glass fusing techniques are lined up for this information-packed show. Vicki and Jayne Persico will show you how to create beautiful glass jewelry using a variety of different kiln techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #210

    Looking for a way to Oglass upO your garden? Vicki has this season's hottest yard art project, colorful art glass, displayed in a stand-up metal frame that can be used to display your house numbers, favorite flowers or patriotic spirit. [26 minutes]

  • Episode #211

    Put a little light in your life with a colorful mosaic lamp. Vicki will show you how to decorate a plain glass dome with brightly colored glass to make a Tiffany-style lamp without foiling or soldering. [26 minutes]

  • Computer Glass Designing (#212)

    Computers are everywhere and Vicki's studio is no exception. Dick Ashoff has today's latest computer software that will help you design your next window and even select the glass without leaving your pad! Then it's off to this year's International Art Glass Trade Show to get a sneak preview of what else is new in glass. [26 minutes]

  • Paint On Glass (#213)

    Want to learn how to paint on glass? Then don't miss this show! Candy Grammel will instruct us on how to decorate plates, wineglasses and our stained glass windows with colorful glass paints. Vicki will take you to this year's International Glass Cutting Contest to find this year's fastest and most accurate glasscutter. [26 minutes]

  • Curb Appeal (#1001)

    Add colorful appeal to your front yard with this unique stained glass house number plaque. [27 minutes]

  • Foil Repair 101 (#1002)

    Learn how to replace and repair broken glass pieces in any copper foil project & use glass cutters. [27 minutes]

  • The Cat's Meow (#1003)

    Learn how to capture your feline's image in stained glass and turn it into an outdoor flag. [27 minutes]

  • Gazing Balls (#1004)

    Add a dramatic gazing ball accented with iridized dragonflies and basic stained glass techniques. [27 minutes]

  • Silver Jewelry (#1005)

    Learn how to take art clay, shape it into any form, fire it in a kiln and create beautiful jewelry. [27 minutes]

  • What's The Buzz? (#1006)

    Things are really buzzing in the garden with this adorable bee hive mobile and three fat glass bees. [27 minutes]

  • Work of Art (#1007)

    Glass fusing techniques are used to make small gallery works of art that are worthy of framing. [27 minutes]

  • Tropical Heat Wave (#1008)

    Turn any tray into a summer accent piece using pre-cut glass pieces in a tropical floral design. [27 minutes]

  • A New Twist for Pansies (#1009)

    Capture the beauty of pansies in stained glass and encircle a panel with a twisted lead frame. [27 minutes]

  • Quick Fix (#1010)

    Learn how to repair a lead glass panel and get tips for cementing and polishing lead came windows. [27 minutes]

  • Sun-Drenched Flowers (#1011)

    Working with colored glass and easy techniques, capture the beauty of nature in stained glass. [27 minutes]

  • Painted Beauty (#1012)

    Artist Michael Kitchen shares the materials and techniques used to create painted glass windows. [27 minutes]

  • Pop-Up Daises (#1013)

    Learn how to create a field of bright little sun catchers to adorn your windows or give as gifts. [27 minutes]

  • Beautiful Birds (#1101)

    Glass artist Shane Fero uses warm glass torch techniques to create colorful, realistic glass birds. [26 minutes]

  • The Bottle Slumper (#1102)

    Artisan Theresa Farrar slumps bottles into fun creations with a glass kiln & fused glass techniques. [26 minutes]

  • Charming Charm Jewelry (#1103)

    A stained glass scrapbook bracelet and a necklace with family pictures in square frames are made. [26 minutes]

  • Butterfly Beads (#1104)

    Carla Beyerlein creates colorful glass butterfly beads using her experience in warm torch work. [26 minutes]

  • Tres Chic Tropical Tray (#1105)

    Vicki creates a colorful mosaic party tray with a hibiscus floral design. A wonderful gift idea! [26 minutes]

  • Eight Arms for Your Neck (#1106)

    Popular warm glass torch artist Joshua Mazet makes an alluring octopus pendant using quiet colors. [26 minutes]

  • Island Panel (#1107)

    Glass frit is used to blend colors for a fused glass panel displayed in an illuminating wall sconce. [26 minutes]

  • Buttoned Up (#1108)

    Hot torch artist Aimee Perez teaches how to create her adorable glass buttons. [26 minutes]

  • Copper Foil Tips (#1109)

    Vicki teaches basic copper foil techniques and creates a colorful stained glass tulip panel. [26 minutes]

  • Sea Horse (#1110)

    Glass artist Shannon Hill uses torch working techniques to make a three dimensional glass seahorse. [26 minutes]

  • Business Card Holder (#1112)

    Hot glass artist Filip Vogelpohl uses a glass torch and a pendant to create a business card holder. [26 minutes]

  • Cold Metal Jewelry (#1113)

    Jewelry designer Kim St. Jean uses hammers and other tools to create hand crafted earring designs. [26 minutes]

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