Bowl 'Em Over! A Fused Glass Bowl Basics

  • Saturday, December 11, 2021
  • Sunday, December 12, 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • Saturday, December 11, 2021, 9:00 AM 12:00 PM (PST)
  • Sunday, December 12, 2021, 1:00 PM 3:00 PM (PST)
  • BARN's Glass Arts Studio, Class Code GL121121CD
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  • $88 + $38 materials fee
  • $68 + $38 materials fee

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Make your favorite cereal, soup or pasta bowl while learning to cut and work with circles. This is a Skills Building Project Class designed for beginners who would like to learn:

  • cutting circles working with circular designs
  • using additional elements such as stringers
  • noodles and pebbles using basic wet working tools (grinders, ring saws) to enhance or correct glass cuts
  • using kiln firing schedule options to enhance your designs

On day 1 we will:

  • Review straight cuts and learn to cut circles
  • work with grinders and ring saws introduce design elements (stringers, noodles, pebbles)
  • discuss mold choice
  • design options/issues with circles
  • construct and assemble bowl circles for full or contour fusing
  • work w/kiln firing forms
  • kiln paper, mold preparation (kiln wash)

On day 2 we will:

  • Review fused circles
  • review slump firing
  • clean up circles as needed
  • set up slump firing review
  • any final questions

Project Review/Pickup: Wednesday, December 15th, 6-7pm (or arranged as needed).

Details:

  • Remember to wear close-toed shoes & long pants in the Glass Studio at all times! This is a strictly enforced safety policy. Thank you.
  • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are here.
  • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.

Instructor Bio:

Constance Ducar is enthusiastic about working with beginning students and encouraging a love for glass. She sometimes incorporates fiber or wood as display options with her glass pieces

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