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KO Angotti design feature video

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KO Angotti design feature video

  Katie Katz at Bernard Katz Glass is interviewed by Kara Angotti.       We want to thank Kara Angotti from KO Angotti.com for doing a terrific job with her feature video interviewing Katie Katz on location at Bernard Katz Glass studio and gallery in Philadelphia.  ...

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Glass Blowing basics Tutorial 3

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Glass Blowing basics Tutorial 3

This is the 3rd tutorial video in a series of glass blowing basics and glass studio processes. In this short tutorial video, Bernard Katz covers what the main components are that make up a basic simple glass formula. Bernard fills the furnace with the ‘batch’ along with some recycled glass. He throws in about 50 pounds or so every 1-2 hours until the furnace is full. Filling the furnace is a process called ‘charging’. Melting a full tank of glass takes about a day with the furnace at a high temperature of around 2400 degrees. Resources and more information used in...

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Glass Blowing Basics Tutorial 2

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Glass Blowing Basics Tutorial 2

This is the 2nd tutorial video in a series of ‘basic glass blowing’ and glass studio processes. In this video, Bernard Katz narrates as Steve Stens and Chris Wheeler demonstrate how a color overlay is done in glass blowing. The color overlay is one of a few main ways that color is added to clear glass to get colored glass. Tutorial 1 showed what the bar color is that is used in this video. With this method, the color is just a thin layer sandwiched between the layers of clear glass. This gives the illusion that the entire glass vase or glass sculpture is made of that color. You...

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Glass Blowing Basics Tutorial 1

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Glass Blowing Basics Tutorial 1

This is the 1st tutorial video in a series of basic glass blowing and glass studio processes. These short videos cover some of the basic questions that we get from people about how we make our hand blown glass.   In this video, Bernard Katz shows examples of the color that we use to mix with our clear molten glass. He shows the various forms that the concentrated colored glass looks like before it is incorporated with our clear glass to give the glass color. In other videos from this series, we will show various ways that we use color for our art glass sculpture. In these and upcoming...

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