Topic Kilnforming

This lesson covers how to navigate design choices when working with thicker part sheets and how to minimize bubbles when working with bumpy part sheets.

Designing with Part Sheets, Part 2 L054

What should you expect when the part sheet is thicker than 3mm or if the surface is bumpy and irregular? Learn how to navigate these design choices in this lesson.

This lesson demonstrates how to create individual design layers, how to control bubbles and minimize coldworking, and how to fire and finish the work.

Working Deep L053

In this lesson you will learn how to create individual design layers, lay up a block to control bubbles and minimize coldworking, and considerations for damming, firing, and finishing the work.

In this project-based lesson, we'll use 2mm stringer and 3mm sheet glass to make a basic plate with a line-based design and abundant color options.

Inline Plate Project L050

In this project-based lesson, we’ll make a basic plate with a line-based design. Using 2mm stringer and 3mm sheet glass,

This lesson covers techniques for making different kinds of part sheets. It also includes general guidelines for firing them.

Making Part Sheets L046

Making part sheets is like making your own fabrics for quilting - in this lesson you will learn techniques for making different kinds of part sheets and guidelines for firing them.

This lesson covers how to create a kilncarving design using ceramic fiber paper. It also teaches how to fire and finish a piece of work.

Kilncarving L045

Learn how to create a kilncarved design using ceramic fiber paper, how to fire and finish a piece of work, and how glass behaves at the various temperatures used in this basic forming method.

This lesson explores a technique for diluting areas of color within a composition, offering step-by-step instructions for making a fused and slumped plate.

Dilution Solution L037

In this lesson, you'll create a fused, slumped plate with diluted areas in the design.

This lesson covers how to prepare a sand bed mixture as a versatile kilnforming surface able to achieve a huge range of textures in fired glass.

Kilnforming on a Sand Bed L035

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 covers the distinct characteristics of Bullseye rods, their advantages in kilnforming, how to assemble a rod-based project, and more.

Kilnforming with Rod L034

Learn the distinct characteristics of Bullseye rods, their advantages in kilnforming, how to assemble and fire a rod-based project, and ways to combine rods with other forms of glass in the kiln.

This lesson demonstrates on-edge strip construction's methods for cutting and composing with strips, firing and finishing work, and adding special effects.

On-Edge Strip Construction L033

In this lesson you will learn tips for cutting and composing with glass strips, as well as some special effects you can achieve with on-edge construction.

Drawing with glass powder is a great way to explore and develop ideas. In this lesson, three people respond to a series of timed drawing exercises.

Drawing with Glass Powder L030

Drawing with glass powder frees you from the preciousness of the material, allowing you to take pleasure in drawing. See how three people respond to a series of timed drawing exercises based on an object.

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