Intro to Kiln Forming - Spring 24
Warm Glass techniques to make art
- Starts Mar 7, 2024Starts Mar 7, 2024
- 470 US dollars$470
- California Avenue
Learn how to use a kiln to make glass art and jewelry. A 5 week course to teach the fundamentals. This class is intended to introduce artists and crafters to use of the kiln to make their glass art or jewelry. Over 5 weeks, you will learn basic skills: 1. planning fusing and slumping projects 2. cutting glass 3. preparing and using forms and molds 4. intro to enamels & stencils/stamps 5. programming kilns for basic fusing and lumping 6. coldworking on the vertical grinder, drill press and tile saw. PROJECTS Students will learn by executing 3 projects: 1. Plate/Bowl - Choose from several patterns to create a finished plate or bowl 2. Jewelry - plan and create a necklace or earrings using glass and glass enamels 3. Art panel - Bring in your own image and learn to recreate it in glass using frit painting, enamels and stencils. This is meant to be a fun introduction or refresher to the tremendously diverse field of kiln glass forming. At the completion of this class, participants will be eligible to rent open studio time in both the warm and cold shop to progress their skills or learn new ones through our advanced workshops.
To cancel or reschedule, please contact us 7 days in advance.
801 California Avenue, Sand City, CA, USA