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 introductory lesson will focus on working with three specific materials: copper leaf, silver foil, and gold foil.
This lesson covers two of the most common causes of a piece breaking: thermal shock and improper annealing.
In this lesson you will learn to print imagery onto sheet glass, as demonstrated by artist Carrie Iverson.
In this lesson, you'll create a fused, slumped plate with diluted areas in the design.
This lesson covers the range of textures one can achieve by firing on a sand bed, offering a unique and distinctive design vocabulary.
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.
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.
In Part 2 of the lesson, you will learn how to work safely with enamels, print your image onto the glass, fire the glass, and clean up or recycle materials when finished.
In Part 1 of the lesson, you will learn how to choose a silkscreen and an image for this process and how to prepare the image and fix it to the screen in preparation for printing.
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.
This lesson provides basic instructions for making a thick-walled kilnformed glass container.