This practical handbook covers the process of taking sheets of glass, decorating them by painting, sandblasting, cracking, shattering or etching, then covering them with another layer and fusing the layers together. Material, metal, paper etc can also be used as decoration between the layers. The process can be applied on a variety of scales, from very small (used for jewellery, etc) to large wall panels and room dividers. Since glass can be used along with a wide range of other materials there is great scope for mixed media projects. The book contains practical information as well as a history of the technique, industrial applications, use of a variety of materials, information about resins and pigments and a list of suppliers.
George Papadolpoulos is a young British glass artist. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and has worked in glass studios in the UK, the USA and Australia. He is one of the leading exponents of lamination.