Fused Glass Introduction, Adults
Oct. 23 to Nov. 13, from 6 to 8 pm, Four Tuesdays
What is Fused Glass? "Glass fusing" is defined as the heat bonding of separate pieces of glass in a kiln. New to glass fusing? Ready to begin your glass fusing education? Good news, you've come to the right place. It's easy to learn the basics of fusing glass. It's also challenging, fun, and the possibilities are endless. You'll also explore the properties of fused glass as an art-making material.
Professional fused glass artist Jennifer Boyle, will instruct introductory fused glass including glass cutting, kiln forming, and cold working. Students will partake in the hands on learning process. There will also be instructions on kiln firing half way through class. Students will create a fused glass trivets stylized to their personality. Below are examples of a trivet dish.
Material Fee: $30 will be paid directly to the instructor on the first night of class
Class Cost: $60 Members, $65 Non Members
Fused glass is glass that has been fired in a kiln at a range of high temperatures from 593 °C to 816 °C. There are 3 main distinctions for temperature application and the resulting effect on the glass.