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Thursday, September 14

Glassblowing 3-Study Group

Fused Glass Study Group
Bring your own personal projects or ideas to this come-as-you-can fusing class. An instructor will be present for the entire three hour session. This is a great opportunity to learn more kilns, tools, and techniques, and to get feedback on things you've been working on. Scrap glass and cutting materials included, but your welcome to bring your own if you prefer. Additional costs for sheet glass and/or firings may apply. Some experience required

Fusing with iridescent glass and decorative etching (2 Day) ($150)
In this exciting new class you will learn the basics of 3 glass techniques: fusing, glass etching (sandblasting) and slumping. Create a bowl or a plate made with iridescent glass, decorated with sandblasting etching. See attached pictures for stunning effects and patterns. First: create a fused piece with iridescent glass. Second: apply a resist onto the piece and cut out a design. Sandblast the glass piece. Third: Remove the resist and slump your glass on a mold to fire-polish the surface and shape it into a three dimensional object.

Kiln Forming 1 Fusing and Slumping-4 Wk Thur Eve ($260)
This four-week class in an excellent overview to the world of kiln formed glass. Kiln forming is a process by which glass is assembled, put into a kiln, and heated in a controlled manner to achieve a wide range of effects. There will be discussions about kiln forming theory, color theory, design and pattern. You will learn how to cut straight lines, curves, and circles. The exercises will cover kiln carving, fusing, slumping and some painterly effects. You will have many study pieces and two finished pieces, which will bring the techniques you learned together. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY