Learn how to make simple and effective slump moulds for fused glass. Create shapes that are unique and reusable in fired clay and Ceramaguard. We will guide you through modeling and firing clay to produce moulds that give your work a new dimension and allow you to produce glass that is truly unique. These moulds can be used repetitively and can be used for slumping, fusing mats, cabochon shapes and simple open face casting. Students will make 3 moulds to take home and learn how to make countless more. All materials included, suitable for beginners.
You will learn about:
Modelling clay, firing schedules for clay, carving ceramaguard and making drop out moulds and slump mats. OH & S
Please bring the following to class:
• Dust mask • Safety glasses • Suitable working clothing (including closed shoes, long pants and an apron for over shirt) • Pencil and paper • Stanely knife or scalpel • Latex gloves • Digital camera is useful
For: Beginners, perect for kiln owners who want to understand how to fire glass.