The July/August 2021 issue of Glass Art® is overflowing with profiles of exceptional glass artists plus tips for bringing your glass art to a new level. In this issue you’ll discover the exquisite kaleidoscopic flameworked designs by Japanese artist Daisuke Takeuchi. You’ll also follow sculptural blown glass artist Elliot Walker on his journey to winning first place in the latest Netflix Blown Away competition. Joy Munshower shares how she draws on her background as a sculptural artist to create lifelike, three-dimensional floral and animal flameworked beads. Milon Townsend examines how artists can build on their past work to create innovative artistic concepts. The first of a new continuing column by Vicki Schneider, Artist to Artist, shares tips from Kathleen Elliot, Jason Gamrath, Jen Violette, and Michael Janis on finding ideas and inspiration when creating new work. Robert Palusky shows how he captures life’s narratives in glass through his mosaic-covered glass sculptures. Bob Leatherbarrow’s techniques for creating realistic stacks of glass books plus a look at the glass animal sculptures that are part of the extensive Pierre Rosenberg Collection exhibition at Le Stanze del Vetro round out this marvelous issue. For the latest news from the American Glass Guild and Contemporary Glass Society plus more photos from The Glass Ark exhibition, go to “Glass Organizations” under “What’s New” on the Glass Art® homepage. Subscribe today at www.GlassArtMagazine.com.