NAG Glass Solutions (NGS)

Pistol Cutter Demo

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Pistol cutter demo video

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Working hard on demo videos - Pencil Cutter

Tutorials

Working hard on demo videos - Pencil Cutter

Demo videos now available!

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Kiln Fusing Services (NAG Guideline)

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Kiln Fusing Services (NAG Guideline)

Northern Art Glass offers a kiln firing service for customer’s fused glass projects. Order our service online and schedule a drop off with us! The average time frame from drop off to finished product is 24-48 hours. Two formats are available, a Tack Fuse at 1350 degrees or a Full Fuse at 1450 degrees. Cost depends on the size and/or quantity of your project pieces. Shelf dimensions are as follows: 7.5” square (small kiln), 14” square (medium kiln) & 23” round (large kiln) The Basics of Glass Fusing Glass, a solid, fragile material that we are all familiar with. When heated...

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The Maiden inspired by Alphone Mucha

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The Maiden inspired by Alphone Mucha

This leaded panel was inspired by the illustrations of Alphonse Mucha, a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct style.   Mucha was famous for his commercial posters but he also worked in a variety of other media, including furniture, jewelry, and theatrical sets. He mostly worked in Vienna and Paris, but was also in Chicago, where he taught at the Art Institute, from 1904 to 1910. The densely patterned posters epitomize the Art Nouveau interest in natural forms, decoration, and a rejection of the anonymity of mechanical production. Our master painter, Vasile Mosanu, spent two...

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Stunning Painted Glass Mural by Frederic Back

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Stunning Painted Glass Mural by Frederic Back

Acclaimed around the world, the works of Frederic Back never fail to impress and this privately commissioned 10’ x 10’ art glass mural is no exception. It was designed in 1963 by Back who became one of Canada’s most celebrated artist and director of short animated films. ⁠Nominated for four Academy Awards, winning two for his 1981 film ‘Crac’ and the 1987 film ‘The Man Who Planted Trees’. The mural was commissioned for the Motel Deville, Ottawa, as it was known at the time, and presently as the Concord Motel. ⁠This rich mosaic features a stunning boreal forest, home to the...

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