Bullseye Glass Tech Notes & Tips

Bullseye Kiln-glass Education Online

Top-rate instruction in the art and craft of kiln-glass in the comfort your own home or studio. (Updated June 16, 2016)

Bulleye TechNotes:

  1. Knowing Your Kiln – Bullseye TechNotes #1 (May 2011)
  2. Knowing Your Kiln – Bullseye TechNotes #1 (May 2007)
  3. The Vitrigraph Kiln – Bullseye TechNotes #2 (Nov 2014)
  4. The Vitrigraph Kiln – Bullseye TechNotes #2 (Aug 2009)
  5. Compatibility of Glasses – Bullseye TechNotes #3 (2010)
  6. Compatibility of Glasses – Bullseye TechNotes #3 (Jan 2013)
  7. Heat & Glass – Bullseye TechNotes #4 (Aug 2014)
  8. Heat & Glass – Bullseye TechNotes #4 (June 2012)
  9. Volume & Bubble Control – Bullseye TechNotes #5 (March 2015)
  10. Volume & Bubble Control – Bullseye TechNotes #5 (Oct 2010)
  11. Preparing The Kiln Shelf For A Large Kiln – Bullseye TechNotes #6 (Oct 2008)
  12. Monitoring Kiln Temperatures for Successful Annealing – Bullseye TechNotes #7 (March 2015)
  13. Monitoring Kiln Temperatures for Successful Annealing – Bullseye TechNotes #7 (Aug 2009)

Bullseye Glass / Quick / Torch Tips:

  1. Quick Tip: A Riot of Effects (Feb 2012)
  2. Quick Tip: A Riot of Effects (May 2014)
  3. Quick Tip: Alchemy Metallic Palette (March 2016)
  4. Quick Tip: Fine Line Stringers (May 2014)
  5. Quick Tip: Use Bullseye Clear Powder to Fix Surface Flaws (Jan 2010)
  6. Quick Tip: Fix Surface Flaws (April 2014)
  7. Quick Tip: Fresh Color (Feb 2014)
  8. Quick Tip: Frit Balls  (Oct 2012)
  9. Quick Tip: Frit Balls (April 2014)
  10. Quick Tip: Glimmering, Shimmering Irids  (April 2012)
  11. Quick Tip: Glimmering, Shimmering Irids (May 2014)
  12. Quick Tip: Gold-Bearing Pink Tints (July 2014)
  13. Quick Tip: Holiday Punch (Dec 2012)
  14. Quick Tip: Holiday Punch (April 2014)
  15. Quick Tip: Inky Blue Brush Strokes  (Sept 2012)
  16. Quick Tip: Inky Blue Brush Strokes (April 2014)
  17. Quick Tip: Iridescent Squares (April 2013)
  18. Quick Tip: Iridescent Squares (April 2014)
  19. Quick Tip: Kilncarved Billet (Sept 2015)
  20. Quick Tip: Kilncast and Slumped Bowl (Nov 2015)
  21. Quick Tip: Making a Chevron Design (July 2015)
  22. Quick Tip: Multitasking Molds (July 2012)
  23. Quick Tip: Powder Power (Jan 2013)
  24. Quick Tip: Powder Power (May 2014)
  25. Quick Tip: Opaline Ring (Oct 2013)
  26. Quick Tip: Opaline Ring (April 2014)
  27. Quick Tip: River Rock Reaction (April 2012)
  28. Quick Tip: River Rock Reaction (April 2014)
  29. Quick Tip: Silver Stripe Jewelry (Feb 2015)
  30. Quick Tip: Get the Look with Stripes and Dots (June 2013)
  31. Quick Tip: Tint Overlay Palette (April 2016)
  32. Glass Tips – Opalescents (2016)
  33. Glass Tips – Transparents (2016)
  34. Torch Tips: Opalescents & Transparents (2016)

Bullseye Tipsheets

  1. Kilncarving – TipSheet #1 (Feb 2011)
  2. Working With Accessory Glasses – TipSheet #2 (2001)
  3. Working Deep – TipSheet #3 (Nov 2012)
  4. Designing Your Own Art Glass – TipSheet#4 (Oct 2012)
  5. Designing Your Own Art Glass – TipSheet#4 (Jan 2013)
  6. Bullseye Box Casting – TipSheet #5 (2009)
  7. Bullseye Box Casting – TipSheet #5 (June 2013)
  8. The Amazing Roll-up – TipSheet #6 (2005)
  9. The Amazing Roll-up – TipSheet #6 (Dec 2012)
  10. Platemaking Tips – TipSheet #7 (Nov 2012)
  11. Platemaking Tips – TipSheet #7 (July 2014)
  12. Basic Lost Wax Kilncasting – TipSheet #8 (Sept 2009)
  13. Basic Lost Wax Kilncasting – TipSheet #8 (July 2014)

Bullseye Studio Tips:

  1. Annealing Thick Slabs (June 2009)
  2. Fahrenheit/Celsius Converters
  3. Glass Cleaning Basics (Dec 2007)
  4. 12 Ways to Improve Your Glass Cutting (Oct 2008)
  5. 12 Ways to Improve Your Glass Cutting (May 2012)
  6. Bullseye Blank Firing Schedule Project Sheets (July 2012)
  7. Pre-Firing Your New Kiln
  8. Recommended Annealing Cycle for Bullseye Glass
  9. Safety in The Kiln-Glass Studio (Sept 2010)
  10. Safety in The Kiln-Glass Studio (June 2014)

Bullseye Product Use Ideas:

  1. Alchemy Glass Notes (April 2015)
  2. Bullseye Brainstorm: Texture & Irids (Dec 2008)
  3. Bullseye Shelf Primer Instructions (Jan 2011)
  4. Colorcues Intro (2005)
  5. Color Cues: Brights (2005)
  6. Color Cues: Dusk (2005)
  7. Color Cues: Spring Lake (2005)
  8. Color Cues: Pink Martini (2005)
  9. Color Line Paints & Pens are ready-to-use enamels in a fantastic range of intense colors. Available in squeeze bottles for use as lining pens or in larger units for painting, airbrushing, screen printing and more.The firing range is from 1300°F–1510°F (700°C–820°C). All colors have extremely strong pigmentation, are lead-free and freely mixable to obtain further shades. The paints are homogenous and smooth in a water-based medium and environmentally friendly. They’re also easy to use in exactly the right amount ensuring low waste.All auxiliary products are also lead-free.
  10. Clean Shield Gel (2014)
  11. Drilling Small Holes in Jewelry and Ornaments (Sept 2014)
  12. Frit Tinting (Aug 2007)
  13. Frit Tinting (June 2014)
  14. Get A Reaction: Recommended Copper Bearing Glasses (June 2009)
  15. Get A Reaction: Bullseye Reactive Glasses (Sept 2012)
  16. Keen on Green (June 2016)
  17. Mold Tips: Big Bowl (August 2013)
  18. Mold Tips: Big Bowl (May 2014)
  19. Mold Tips: Cone Bowl Molds (August 2013)
  20. Mold Tips: Cone Bowl Molds (May 2014)
  21. Mold Tips: Deep Form Three-Step Process (August 2013)
  22. Mold Tips: Deep Form Three-Step Process (Jan 2015)
  23. Mold Tips: Pyramid Casting Mold (May 2010)
  24. Mold Tips: Pyramid Casting Mold (May 2014)
  25. Mold Tips: Suggested Slumping Schedules F (Jan 2016)
  26. Mold Tips: Suggested Slumping Schedules C (Jan 2016)
  27. Opaline Overlays
  28. Print & Glass Source List
  29. Reactive Potential of Bullseye Glasses (Feb 2015)
  30. Special Effects: Steel Blue Opalescent (May 2011)
  31. Special Effects: Steel Blue Opalescent (May 2013)
  32. ThinFire Shelf Paper (May 2013)
  33. Tips for Using Bullseye Slumping Molds (Dec 2010)
  34. Tips for Using Vermiculite Board (Oct 2015)
  35. Using Milestone Decals (Dec 2015)
  36. What to Expect from Bullseye Glass (Aug 2014)
  37. What to Expect From Opaline Striker Frit (Nov 2010)

Bullseye Glass Make-It Projects:

  1. Make It: Dilution Solution (Feb 2011)
  2. Make It: Dilution Solution (July 2015)
  3. Make It: Inline Plate (July 2013)
  4. Make It: Linear Reaction (Feb 2011)
  5. Make It: Linear Reaction (July 2015)
  6. Make It: Opaline Striker Sushi Set (Feb 2011)
  7. Make It: Opaline Striker Sushi Set (July 2015)
  8. Make It: Tint Tones Plate (Feb 2011)

 

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