Instructor: Nell Trask
Saturday, September 9th, 2:00PM - 5:00PM
$80 - 1 Day Class
Glass Fusing is a fascinating media, you can shape it, stack it, weave it or melt it into a puddle! Each student will get exposed to the glass fusing process in this introductory class. No experience necessary and no glass cutting will be required for this intro level class. Each student will complete a 9" Glass Flower Bowl using a frit slurry process and other glass embellishments to create an artistic design on a 9" circle of clear fusible glass. The glass is fired on top of flower shaped molds, which fuses the class components together and slumps the glass into the shape of a flower at the same time. These flower bowls make great pieces for tabletop or wall display.
This class is suitable for adults, seniors, and teens over 16 years of age. Materials and Tools information below. N95 Mask is recommended for safety.
September 9, 2023
MATERIALS & TOOLS:
Due to the nature of this class, at brief periods of time students may be working with glass powders. This being the case, we ask students to bring an N-95 mask for safety. This mask will be worn while handling the glass powders and isn’t required to be worn for the whole class. The studio will have a limited number of respirators available for class use, however, if you are able to bring a personal safety mask, this would be recommended. Other than personal safety masks, all materials and tools will be provided by the Instructor, Nell Trask, or by the Arts Center.
It takes hours to run the kiln and fire the pieces. Because of limitations on access to a kiln, the projects will be fired and available for pick up at Sangre de Cristo Art Center one week following the conclusion of your class.
Please note that by enrolling in this class, you understand that the Arts Center's staff and/or Photographer-in-Residence may stop by to photograph the class for educational, marketing, and promotion purposes. By enrolling in this class you understand that if you wish to not be included in photographs, you are asked to alert your instructor and/or the Arts Center of your wishes and your wishes will be respected. A full copy of the Arts Center's Photo Release Policy can be provided anytime upon request and will also be provided in the classroom. Please let us know if you have any concerns.