Kiln Casting with Kerry Transtrum

Several techniques in kiln casting glass such as positive and negative image casting and lost wax will be taught. Students will be shown how to use a kiln to melt glass bricks or billets over the top of a refractory plaster model in a manner that will leave an image in relief in the back of the glass. Also this class will teach how to recreate either found objects or other art objects in glass by using glass of various forms.

Kiln Casting
September 11,12 2010
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Spectrum Studio
196 W. Malvern Ave. (2630 South)
Salt Lake City, Utah. 84115

In this two-day workshop students will explore the fundamentals of different ways of kiln casting glass in a solid and three dimensional way. No previous kiln casting experience is necessary. Several techniques in kiln casting glass such as positive and negative image casting and lost wax will be taught. Students will be shown how to use a kiln to melt glass bricks or billets over the top of a refractory plaster model in a manner that will leave an image in relief in the back of the glass. Also this class will teach how to recreate either found objects or other art objects in glass by using glass of various forms.

This as a Glass Art Guild of Utah sponsored class and Guild members will receive $100 discount off the regular $300 cost for this class. There will also be a $25 material fee due at the beginning of class.

A $100 deposit is required to save your spot in the class and is due by August 15, 2010. Deposits can be mailed or dropped of at Spectrum Studios 196 W. Malvern Ave. Salt Lake City UT 84115. Make checks payable to Glass Art Guild of Utah.

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