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ART GLASS – Breaking Glass To Make Money: A Beginners Guide To Making Money With Art Glass – Copper Foil And Lead Explained (Volume 1)

ART GLASS – Breaking Glass To Make Money: A Beginners Guide To Making Money With Art Glass – Copper Foil And Lead Explained (Volume 1)

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This book encompasses knowledge by the professional glass artist Francis Elder II, who has been doing stained glass and art glass work since 1988.

In this book he explains in easy to understand terms the process of going from a part time hobbyist to becoming a paid artisan. This how-to book explains in detail the steps involved that will allow you to follow your dreams of becoming a paid art glass artist.

He details areas such as; incorporating yourself into your art, designs and pattern making, efficiency, production, custom work, safety, how to price your work, installation and service calls, where and how to sell, insurance, commission sales, using social media, marketing as a whole, teaching and more.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Do What You Love                                       

You Are Part of Your Art                           

Customer Satisfaction

Chapter 2

Designs – The Basics                                

Keeping it Simple                                      

Designing Made Easier                            

Choosing Designs to Make Money          

Pattern Making And Storage

Chapter 3

Efficiency For The Win                              

Pattern Pieces Or No Pattern Pieces       

Size Does Matter                                       

Make Those Scraps Count

Chapter 4


Multiples Versus One At A Time            

Custom Orders                                           


Chapter 5


Getting The Lead Out                                      

Glass Can Bite!                                   

Warnings And Lead Disclosures              

Wear Goggles At All Times

Chapter 6

Selling Price And Charges                      

Learn Your Market                                        

Quality Matters                                              

Formula For Success                     

Installation And Service Calls

Chapter 7

Where And How To Sell                              

Must Haves                                       

Other Helpful Items To Get                         


Farmers Markets                                           

Craft Fairs And Selling Events                   

Flea Markets                                           

Galleries And Commission Sales       

Social Media                                                 

In Summary

Chapter 8

Make It To Last                                              

Proper Construction Method                       


Chapter 9


Cards And Fliers                                           


Farmers Markets                                           


Contact Logs                                                

Signing Your Work                                

Social Media                                                 

Track Your Efforts

Chapter 10

Donations And Family                                



Chapter 11


Cross Training                                       

In Summary

Chapter 12

Going Forward