Learn how to manipulate hot glass in the kiln to form solid fused glass bracelets. Students will be guided though the basics of kiln forming to produce blanks of glass suitable to then form over a mould to create bracelets. Students will make 2 finished bracelets and have a number of finished blanks to work on in their own studio practise. Some materials supplied but students may wish to purchase additional glass like dichroic to embellish their works. Students need the use of both hands and be steady on on their feet.
Course Cost: $210
Contact Hours: (2 x 2.5 hours )
You will learn about:
cutting glass, preparing glass for firing, calculating sizes of glass. bending glass at top temp,
Please bring the following to class:
suitable clothing: long pants, covered in shoes and natural fibre long sleeve shirt. Dust mask, safety glasses, glass cutter and any hand tools you have. Permanent marker, windex and paper towel