Opaline sheet glass has great potential to expand the color palette in kilnforming because it has the ability to create new colors with distinct properties. Learn more about using Opaline in this lesson.
In this lesson, learn to create a broad array of hues for use in kiln-glass projects by firing two different colors of sheet glass together.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this project-based lesson, we’ll work with stringer to create a simple and pleasing line-based design. In this lesson you
In this lesson you will learn how glass flow can be controlled to spectacular effect.
Explore ways to work with part sheets and use them as design elements.
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.
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.