In this comprehensive 4-week class, you will be introduced to many fundamental concepts related to creating glass objects in the kiln.
You will have the opportunity to fuse multiple pieces and learn how to plan firing schedules and prep the kilns for firings. In addition, you will learn proper and detailed techniques of fusing, slumping, cutting, assembly, color choice and finishing techniques. Introduction to coldworking is also included.
Class price includes use of tools, kiln firings (average 2 per piece), four sheets of 9" x 9" glass (clear, white, color), five sheets of 4" x 4" clear glass, colorful crap glass, stringers, frit, fiber paper, thin fire and molds. More glass is available for purchase from the instructor.
After the second week of class students may rent time during Open Studio hours. No prerequisites and repeat students are welcome. Instructor: Leslie Speicher
September 18, 25 and October 2, 9