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Stained Glass For Dummies

Stained Glass For Dummies

Covers full range of art glass instruction, from traditional leaded stained glass to hot glass-working techniques. This title features gorgeous full-color design throughout. It includes designs for creating your own stained glass pieces. It contains hands-on exercises that help y... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780470591321
Barcode 9780470591321
Published 22 October 2010 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Payne, Vicki
Series For Dummies
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ISBN-13 9780470591321
ISBN-10 0470591323
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Imprint John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publication Date 22 October 2010
International Publication Date 5 November 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Payne, Vicki
Series For Dummies
Category Ceramic Arts, Pottery, Glass
Decorative Finishes & Surfaces
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 202mm
Height: 254mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 906g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Glass craft, Glass painting and staining - Technique
NBS Text Handicrafts, Arts & Crafts
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 748.50282
Catalogue Code 147273

Description of this Book

Discover the artist within and create beautiful stained glass. Beautiful stained glass isn't reserved solely for church windows - it can be used to create intricate patterns in home windows, decorate cabinet doors, patio doors, ceilings, skylights, mirrors, lighting fixtures, garden decorations, and much more. Stained Glass For Dummies provides all the information you need to express your creativity and spruce up your home with this timeless art. You'll get a full range of art glass instruction, from traditional leaded stained glass to hot glass-working techniques. This title features gorgeous full-color design throughout. It includes designs for creating your own stained glass pieces. Hands-on, easy-to-follow exercises help you perfect your skills. Packed with practical guidance on everything from obtaining supplies to working safely, Stained Glass For Dummies is the perfect guide for beginner and novice artists and artisans who want to try a hand at this centuries-old art. 9780470598948: This is the fast and easy way to ace your statics course. Does the study of statics stress you out? Does just the thought of mechanics make you rigid? Thanks to this book, you can find balance in the study of this often-intimidating subject and ace even the most challenging university-level courses. Statics For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow, plain-English explanations for everything you need to grasp the study of statics. You'll get a thorough introduction to this foundational branch of engineering and easy-to-follow coverage of solving problems involving forces on bodies at rest; vector algebra; force systems; equivalent force systems; distributed forces; internal forces; principles of equilibrium; applications to trusses, frames, and beams; and friction. This title offers a comprehensible introduction to statics. It covers all the major topics you'll encounter in university-level courses. It provides plain-English guidance that help you grasp even the most confusing concepts. If you're currently enrolled in a statics course and looking for a friendlier way to get a handle on the subject, Statics For Dummies has you covered. 9780470598740: This is the fast and easy way to improve your technical math skills. Are you a student aspiring a career in a skilled trade? Technical Math For Dummies is your one-stop, hands-on guide to acing the math courses you'll encounter as you work toward getting your degree. You'll get easy-to-follow, plain-English guidance on mathematical formulas and methods that professionals use every day in the automotive, health, construction, licensed trades, maintenance, and other trades. You'll learn how to apply concepts of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry and their formulas related to occupational areas of study. Plus, you'll find out how to perform basic arithmetic operations and solve word problems as they're applied to specific trades. This title maps to a course commonly required by vocational schools, community and technical college, or for certification in the skilled trades. It covers the basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. It helps professionals keep pace with job demands. Whether you're a student currently enrolled in a program or a professional who is already in the work force, Technical Math For Dummies gives you everything you need to improve your math skills and get ahead of the pack.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Vicki Payne is one of the best-known names in the art-glass world. For over 15 years she has hosted the popular TV show, Glass with Vicki Payne. Vicki is a frequent and popular guest on a number of HGTV and The Discovery Channel programs as well as various other home improvement and crafting shows. In addition to her work in television, Vicki is an accomplished writer, speaker, educator, and business person.

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