In this fun and easy project-based lesson you will learn how to create a segment slab, cut it into cross-sectional pieces and use them to design and make finished work.
In this lesson, we'll demonstrate the basic techniques of pâte de verre by making a color-fade bowl.
In this lesson, you'll learn how to create a wax model from both found objects and an existing mold.
Frit tinting is a technique for creating specific color blends by adding colored glass powder to Clear frit. It broadens
Pâte de Verre is a casting method that involves hand-packing layers of frit and powder in a refractory mold. For our Day of the Dead skull, we use granules of glass instead. Learn the process in this video.
In this lesson you will learn how to prepare a wax model, how to make a two-layered refractory mold, how to steam the wax out of the mold, and successfully cool and clean the piece.
Box casting is a great way to create a reverse-relief, cast-glass object with exceptional clarity. This process is ideal for producing multiple editions of a piece.
In this lesson you will learn how glass flow can be controlled to spectacular effect.
This lesson covers the range of textures one can achieve by firing on a sand bed, offering a unique and distinctive design vocabulary.
This lesson provides basic instructions for making a thick-walled kilnformed glass container.
In this lesson, you will learn considerations for preparing a model, tips for making an open-faced mold and calculating the amount of glass needed to fill it.
With certain glasses, chemistries will interact to create effects and different colors than what one might anticipate. Learn about the types of possible reactions, which can prove quite useful in art and design.