Ruth Dobbins

With over 35 years in the glass business, Ruth Dobbins offers experience in fused and cast glass, as well as in glass-etching techniques. Ruth holds a Master's Degree in Printmaking and Art History and has been a partner in a stained and fused glass wholesale supply company in Europe, which also placed great emphasis on a training program. For the past 20 years, she collaborated with her husband Norm Dobbins in commission work, writing books and creating videotapes on how-to techniques for glass etching. Ruth taught these techniques for 30 years in the U.S. and other countries. Ruth continues these venues by offering a complete training program at Aliento School in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and by teaching at various trade shows, including The Awards & Engraving Show. One-on-one training and consulting services are also offered. You can reach Ruth by email at ruth@etchmaster.com, by phone at 505-473-9203 and by fax at 505-473-9218. Check out the website at http://www.etchmaster.com

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Be aware of these considerations when choosing a compressor for your sandcarving machine. 
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Sandcarving sandstone
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Ruth Dobbins, Professional Glass Consultants, shares this tip for sandcarving sandstone.
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Do you know how to apply gold leaf to glass?
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The devil is in the details. 
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How to achieve a smooth and shiny edge with sandcarved glass creations.
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Ruth Dobbins explains the importance of your printer when it comes to producing artwork to use for sandcarving. 
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Tips for paint-fill personalization from Ruth Dobbins of EtchMaster. 
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Photoresist Stencil Image Art
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Make sure to read the fine print when it comes to image copyright. 
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