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Video Tutorial: Nature's Wonders II: Further Explorations in Powders w/ Glenda Kronke

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Glenda Kronke

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I am a native Texan who has lived on both the East and West Coasts. My love of working with glass began in 1983 and has followed me throughout my life. My strong connection to nature is rooted in my passion for hiking and exploring the outdoors. My work is a reflection of the awe and wonder I feel at nature's ability to create the rare and exotic. I have worked for and been mentored by a number of glass artists around the country and for that I am thankful. I am now a full time studio artist living in Austin, Texas.

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• Professionally filmed w/ three camera angles

Skill Level: Beginner

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Kiln Size Needed:  15" x 15" inside dimensions but projects can be scaled down to accommodate any size kiln

Equipment/Machinery Needed:  Dremel 400 grit diamond hand pad or sandblaster

Projects Made: 2 

 Two videos now available! Join Glenda Kronke on an incredible journey using powders to create free-form organic shapes inspired by the wonders of nature.  This video class is a breath of fresh air and a break from technical glass education and encourages you, the artist, to emerge, experiment and "play."  Follow along with Glenda as she demonstrates three projects from start to finish focusing on color and style, all the while encouraging you to step outside the box and spread your own wings and develop your own style.  The video is geared towards ALL skill levels and beginners are welcome.  You will be surprised at how simple it really is to create such jaw-dropping fused glass art and we guarantee this technique will have your mind spinning and reawaken the artist within you.  Firing schedules & supply list are included for you to download.  

Private Facebook Group: A private student group has been created on Facebook entitled: “AAE Glass & Glenda Kronke - Nature's Wonders in Fused Glass" Student Group.  You can search the name and request entry or copy and past this link https://www.facebook.com/groups/2534368503271775/ Please allow up to 72 hours for your request to be approved. If you are not approved in 72 hours, please e-mail info@aaeglass.com with your name or order number. In order to be accepted to this group, BOTH Glenda Kronke's Nature's Wonder Part 1 & 2 must be purchased.

 NOTE:  It is strongly advisable to use the exact powder colors used in Glenda's projects demonstrated if you do not have the experience of powder technique, color blending or layering with powders.  Since color is a large part of this technique's success, we recommend creating color samples prior to exploring on your own.  The color powders Glenda uses can be found in the supply list in your PDF handouts and also in the supply list tab to the right of this description tab.

 How to Watch:  Add this class to your cart and purchase as you would any other item.  Once purchased, your video will be available instantly for lifetime access and may be streamed in your aaeglass.com video library.  If there are handouts associated with the video class, they will also be located in your library and ready for download.  You may watch the video by full length version or by chapter for easy reference.  View full screen by selecting the four-arrow icon at the bottom right of the video frame.You must be logged into your AAE account to purchase and watch your video.  There are no refunds on video classes and no exceptions to this policy.  Please e-mail customer service prior to purchasing if you have questions.  Thank you.

 

 
 

Lessons

Nature's Wonders II: Further Explorations in Powders - Full Version01:09:13

This video can be watched in your library by full version or chapter selection. Handouts and firing schedules can be downloaded and found in your library next to the "watch now" button.

1. Introduction00:02:26

2. Designing the Blossom Bowl00:15:35

3. Coldworking the Blossom Bowl00:05:49

4. Blossom Bowl: Second Layer00:05:40

5. Slumping the Blossom Bowl00:02:38

6. Designing the Blossom Vase00:20:15

7. Coldworking the Blossom Vase00:08:18

8. Blossom Vase: Second Layer00:06:18

9. Slumping the Blossom Vase00:02:10

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Reviews

  1. Amazing Video review by Joan on 9/11/2019
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    This technique is amazing! I was finally able to take this class and I'm so happy I did. Glenda creates stunning sculptures and is a
    great teacher.

  2. Fab course review by Sue Lambert Inspired Glass Ltd on 9/9/2019
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    Great content and easy to follow instructions. I love this technique :)

  3. Excellent Video! review by Trish Monteforte on 9/9/2019
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    I purchased both of Glenda Kronke's video on this technique. This one offers lots more excellent ideas and tips. Plus, by purchasing both, I was able to join the private Facebook group where Glenda and others share projects, details and advice. Everyone is very generous, sharing process tips and color combinations, as well as display and sales advice! Love it.

  4. Best yet! review by Linda m pledger on 9/7/2019
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    This is my favorite technique so far! Glenda is so engaging and she has developed a beautiful technique. She shares it so clearly and I have loved experimenting with this.

  5. Great class to build up technique review by Annette Kapfer on 9/4/2019
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    This is the fabulous second class and it really made me confident in using this technique and creating my own designs and larger pieces.

  6. Mind Blowing Tutorial! review by Michaelene on 9/4/2019
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    Glenda is one of those fantastic artists who is so very down to earth. She makes the learning process very enjoyable, but most of all easy, because of her personality. How great that she is willing to share all her knowledge. I can't wait to make the Garden Blossom bowl.

  7. Phenomenal video review by Stacey on 9/4/2019
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    So much fun and inspiration, this video by Glenda is great and a must to watch for an amazing technique.

  8. Wow...this is an amazing video review by Rae on 9/4/2019
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    Glenda provides excellent instruction and she is fun to watch. Her technique has opened up new world for me in working with powders.

  9. Clear and easy to follow review by Lindsay Blankenship on 1/13/2019
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    This video builds on the first one. Linda’s instructions are easy to follow. The handouts are extremely helpful. This is a technique that anyone can do, yet the finished pieces look sophisticated and complicated

  10. Great technique - Great value review by Sharon Marks on 1/13/2019
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    This technique can be used to create beautiful, unique pieces. As simple as it is, it would have been very costly to recreate the process on my own. It makes much more sense to have the expert show us how it's done! Great value.

  11. Great tutorial! review by Claudia on 1/13/2019
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    I absolutely loved this video, Glenda explained the process very well. I was surprised st how good my first project turned out!
    I’ll definitely be ordering more videos,

  12. Fantastic review by Peggy North on 1/13/2019
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    This is AMAZING. I have admired her work for years and never believed I would be fortunate enough to learn it. She is a great instructor with clear directions. She is very down to earth and positive about everyones ability to take this technique and make it your own. Thanks Glenda and AAE

  13. Keep it Coming! review by Cheryl on 1/13/2019
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    Oh, my poor head! It's going to explode with all these ideas that Glenda Kronke is putting in there. I cannot believe that I now have the ability to watch the video over and over again. It's like having Glenda right beside me in my studio ("let's put it in the oven!") I especially appreciate the humility with which Glenda approaches her work. She doesn't give herself enough credit for the absolutely pioneering work she has done, and continues to do. PLUS she uses the most basic of tools (a cardboard tube!) - no fancy schmancy stuff needed, just your imagination and a little help from a friend.

  14. Excellent course review by Bernadette Carter on 1/13/2019
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    This is the type of MOOC I love. The content flows and the process is easy to follow. She is very encouraging and expects this to be the start of your version of the technique. She generously shows and tells you how she creates her work whilst encouraging you to do your own thing.

  15. Awesome review by Marcel Bridges on 1/12/2019
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    Wow! This is a spectacular video I have learned so much. I really like Glenda's teaching style and her work is absolutely stunning. I can't wait to make these pieces and I will be buying more of her videos . Thank you AAE Glass for offering these videos to us growing glass artist!

  16. value review by jjsim2@comcast.net on 1/9/2019
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    This is one of the best tutorials for the money that I have ever taken

  17. Wonderful teacher, excellent video review by Sandy Talen on 1/9/2019
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    Glenda Kronke has devised and explained thoroughly this wonderful unique technique==I'm so glad I bought this one!

  18. Excellent review by Clint Schrader on 1/9/2019
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    Her style and presentation is excellent. takes into account details for the beginners in the class. Have enjoyed making her presented items

  19. Informative and fun review by Deborah Josling on 1/9/2019
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    Great video, easy step by step instructions .with great results. Great value.

  20. I am growing as an artist!! review by Marian Pyron on 1/8/2019
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    I'm so glad I bought the first video! With the second one I learned so much more and can't believe I can now make these beautiful projects! Can't wait to do my next show! By adding new pieces to my repertoire it lets my customers know to always expect more from me and not feel like my work is stale. I'm growing as an artist!!

  21. Brilliant!! review by Lindsay Butler on 1/8/2019
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    I just love Glenda's work - and to be able to make these amazing pieces for myself - is just AWESOME!! I have hardly stopped using the technique since purchasing the video and the results have got me very excited!

  22. It’s a drape! review by Kerstin Hilton on 1/8/2019
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    Glenda’s notes that accompany each video cover everything that I need to make my own art pieces inspired by this technique. So gad she took time to explain the need for the bubble squeeze and the long annealing time. Super helpful!

  23. Great instruction and fabulous piece review by Jill on 1/8/2019
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    Fabulous piece - cant wait for the powders to arrive to try it.

    Many thanks to Gail for taking the time to reply to my email explaining why the firing time was about 15 hours long, much longer than I would usually fire for.

    Only improvements would be to include schedule in degrees C as well as F and to show more colour combinations that would be as effective. Of course it could be a bit cheaper too - not that I dont appreciate the time and effort that goes into developing a new technique etc of course !


    Overall love it !

  24. Another amazing video from Glenda! review by Yvonne Mathie on 1/8/2019
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    This video is fantastic like the first one! Glenda teaches how to make another amazing project and gives lots of inspiration. Well worth the price!

  25. WHAT CAN I SAY - ABSOLUTLEY FABULOUS CAN'T WAIT TO GET STARTED - WAITING ON MY ORDER OF FRIT review by SHANNON SHEPHERD on 1/8/2019
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    I watched this video first then bought the 2nd one - I am so impressed with the procedure and how it was pesented - excellent job. waiting for my frit to come in - i will enjoy this totally - so many more ideas and have now joing the club - thanks for accepting me

  26. Love this video review by Sheena Wadlinger on 1/8/2019
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    I have been wanting to learn how to make coral designs and this is the perfect way to learn how to do it. And now I also know how make leaves and other designs. The instructions are very good and easy to follow. The nice thing about videos is that you can always go back and review the instructions any time.

  27. Oh my, oh my, oh my! review by Jyl O'Neal on 11/28/2018
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    This video is AMAZING. Very good instructions that are easy to follow. I found this to be a great value, and would cost a whole lot more to travel for a face to face class. I took a ton of notes, and am really looking forward to making some coral!

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