Learn the versatility of glass and how it can be inspired by art. Methods for cutting, fusing, and cold working glass are provided, with reference maps for fusing and simple shapes. 292 beautiful color photos and an engaging text present a vast collection of information to aid the artist forming glass in a kiln. Includes kiln selection and instruction on developing firing schedules for working with glass. Works of art from museum collections and those created by contemporary international artists are displayed. This detailed work provides a contact list of artists and suppliers that anyone with a passion for glass art will treasure.