Fusing and Slumping Level 2

For: Students who have completed Fusing and Slumping level 1
Tutor: Brenda Page

Course Outline

This class is open to students who have completed fusing and slumping level 1 and want to continue to improve their skills and expand their knowledge base under the guidance of a tutor. Students will continue to work on their own projects while each week a new topic is introduced giving them an opportunity to try new techniques. Topics covered in this class include kiln carving, dilution, colour reactions, working with bubbles, torch work to pull stringer and make twisties along with explanations on how glass behaves in the kiln.

Course Cost: $240
Contact Hours: (4 x 3 hours )

Day
Saturday

Time
2 - 5pm

Dates
7th, 14th, 21st & 28th April

You will learn about:
Using a torch to create twisties, stringer and organic forms that can be used in fusing. Kiln Carving and creating texture under glass. Colour dilution and moving glass in the fusing process. Reactions in glass.

Class Materials

Please bring the following to class:
• Dust mask • Safety glasses • Suitable working clothing (including closed shoes, long pants and an apron or over shirt) • Oil fed glass cutter (available from Blue Dog Glass $38) • Pencil and paper • Small ruler or measuring tape • Windex and paper towel • Scrap Bullseye Glass • Bullseye sheet glass available from Blue Dog Glass • Scalpel or small stanely knife