A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Monday, May 23 News:  Please take a moment to congratulate and thank our newest Craftster Moderators, lindyv321, pottermouth, PerfectlyBohemian, Mistress Jennie and LovelyMiss!
Total Members: 305,699
Currently Running With Scissors:
390 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 2 [3]  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: I'm in the froggie mood :)  (Read 4488 times)
Tags for this thread: lampwork , frog  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
dorith
« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2010 06:53:52 AM »

 Grin Grin Thank you all!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
AnneSarahJaney
« Reply #21 on: March 04, 2010 01:59:02 PM »

These are amazing! And sooooo adorable!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
PinkChick
« Reply #22 on: March 06, 2010 08:47:12 AM »

I love the froggies!! They are adorable!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Live Every Moment, Laugh Every Day, Love Beyond Words!
veri
« Reply #23 on: March 10, 2010 04:44:39 AM »

@Veri:
The torch is expensive. You can use one from the local DIY store but the colours of the glass won't stay very bright. I use a propane/oxygen torch. You also need a kiln for annealing the beads, that's a very expensive thing!! If you're interested you could take a workshop somewhere to see if you like it! Wink

Thank you for your answer - just saw it today Huh - I'm a bit out of the moon lately Cheesy. We have some classes here but they are really expencive - much pricier than the blowtorch from DIY store - that's why I asked about if it's ok... Thank you for the info on those and the problems that occur using them. My dad accually has a kiln that heats to I think 1000C (cca 1800F), maby even more (I have to check) - he made his PhD in engeneering on heat, lucky me Grin. Would that be ok?

I'd relly like to try but we're a bit on budget right now and I'm not sure how much you learn at the beginner class - usually they are pretty basic with no such cuties as this froggies Wink. How hard is this thing to master?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
freckles.
« Reply #24 on: March 12, 2010 03:55:36 AM »

My gosh, those are amazing! I didn't know you could do things like that with glass. They're so cute!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
blupaisan
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Time spent with cats is never wasted.
Offline Offline

Posts: 5313
Joined: 25-Jun-2008

I Work For Cats


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #25 on: May 22, 2010 01:59:04 PM »

i wuv da widdle froggie!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I carpe too much diem!
dorith
« Reply #26 on: May 26, 2010 11:34:04 AM »

@Veri:
The torch is expensive. You can use one from the local DIY store but the colours of the glass won't stay very bright. I use a propane/oxygen torch. You also need a kiln for annealing the beads, that's a very expensive thing!! If you're interested you could take a workshop somewhere to see if you like it! Wink

Thank you for your answer - just saw it today Huh - I'm a bit out of the moon lately Cheesy. We have some classes here but they are really expencive - much pricier than the blowtorch from DIY store - that's why I asked about if it's ok... Thank you for the info on those and the problems that occur using them. My dad accually has a kiln that heats to I think 1000C (cca 1800F), maby even more (I have to check) - he made his PhD in engeneering on heat, lucky me Grin. Would that be ok?

I'd relly like to try but we're a bit on budget right now and I'm not sure how much you learn at the beginner class - usually they are pretty basic with no such cuties as this froggies Wink. How hard is this thing to master?

Froggies are not easy to learn. It takes quite a time. The hands and legs are very hard because of the thin lines. So, for beginners I would say no. Embarrassed
My kiln uses 521 degrees Celsius. I think yours would be ok, but honestly I'm not sure about that. I have not enough knowledge.  Undecided I just know how my own stuff worjs, haha.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
hempjewelryworld
« Reply #27 on: May 28, 2010 11:46:21 PM »

Awesome frogs, awesome focal, you have some skill
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 [3]  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



How-To Videos
Tony Award Winner Michael Cerveris on "FUN HOME"
Queer Performer Justin Vivian Bond On Trans Rights & Gender Nonconformity
Word Warriors: Aja Monet
How Beau Willimon Got Involved in "SLUT: The Play"
Make Your Own Sharpie Monogrammed Mug
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Summer Dress
Wonderful Washi
Meatless Monday: Aubergine, Tomato and Goat Cheese Bake

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.