Create original models for kilncasting—then replicate them effortlessly with absolute precision. In this nearly 3-hour Master Class, artist Norwood Viviano demonstrates how to supercharge the lost wax method for kilncasting using the surprisingly affordable and user-friendly technology of 3D printing.
In this project-based lesson, we create a sumptuous slumped bowl and lid using frit as our only glass.
In this 5.5-hour Master Class, artist Alicia Lomné guides students in a meticulous exploration of the varied processes she uses to create her signature works.
Learn the basics of sandblasting while designing and making a fused, slumped plate.
Knowing how to drill small holes in glass opens up many design options for kilnformed works. Learn how to set up your drilling station and more in this lesson.
In this lesson we demonstrate how to combine two or more pieces of glass by creating a centerpiece from two slumped bowls.
In this lesson, you'll learn reasons to consider sandblasting a piece, how sandblasting can alter surface quality, and how to properly and effectively sandblast a project.
Diamond hand laps are a powerful design tool available to kilnformers - learn to use them safely and effectively.
Learn the advantages of working with loose grit over fixed-abrasive machinery, how to set up a grinding station, how to grind glass with loose grit, and different finishes you can achieve.
In this lesson you will become familiar with the tile saw, see the working options it provides, and learn about safe operation and maintenance.
Learn to use the wet belt sander to grind and smooth glass edges and achieve a variety of surface finishes.