A workshop specially designed for students who are ready to go beyond basic fusing techniques. Class begins with a review of COE (coefficient of expansion), scoring , cutting, and design principles. This class goes further than Intermediate Fusing and Slumping 202 by the addition of a third session. Session one project is Plaid plate, and includes an introduction to the Morton Cutting System. Second session project is a 10 inch round bowl with accent strip and includes an introduction to the art and technique of circle cutting. Third session project includes practical kiln experience. Tuition includes up to 6 kiln firings. Glass is purchased at class.
Students will provide their own cutting/scoring tool, safety glasses and a Rubbermaid-type box with a top to hold projects between classes. Safety glasses may be purchased at class ($5). Students may test drive scoring/cutting tools at first class and get recommendations prior to purchase.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Fusing and Slumping, prior experience, or permission of the instructor.
Studio 34 Faculty: Mary Catherman
March 6, 13, 20 2:00-4:00