|Vanessa Cutler's new book: New Technologies in Glass is a vital text for any glass artist wishing to expand their toolkit and challenge the possibilities of the medium|
The world of the glass artist is changing. Emerging technology for the cutting, engraving, and printing of glass is opening doors for those who want to work more quickly, more accurately, at larger scales and in multiples, and is stretching the boundaries of innovation.
Dr Vanessa Cutler is a Research Co-ordinator at the Welsh School of Architectural Glass,
, as well as a lecturer, craftsman, designer, consultant, recognised glass artist and authority on waterjet cutting of glass, and she has presented papers in Europe, Swansea Metropolitan University UK
on creative applications of using such technology for the creative and
industrial sector. America
|Spinal Wave - Waterjet cut & kiln-formed float glass|
|Detail - Spinal Wave|
Dr Cutler's new book "New Technologies in Glass" is now out . Using straightforward language, she introduces the digital tools that are becoming an essential part of an artist's toolkit, and describes the application of new technologies, from cutting and engraving machinery to rapid prototyping.
|Dr Cutler loves glass. Here she smooches with her work exhibited at Chicago SOFA's BIGG (Breakthru Ideas in Global Glass), 2009.|
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