Introductory Kilnforming Classes

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These quick kilnforming classes held at Bullseye Resource Centers are a fun and affordable way to experiment with glass fusing techniques. In 2.5 hours, you'll indulge your creative urge while making your own unique artwork. No previous experience necessary.

 

Basic Pâte de Verre Bowl

A great introduction to the "pâte de verre" (French for "paste of glass") technique, which uses granules of glass to create a three dimensional form.

Portland
July 22

Santa Fe

Bay Area

New York

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Block Party: Carving Glass With Heat

This class introduces you to “kilncarving,” a kilnforming technique
that achieves a bas-relief, textured, or sculpted look in billets.

Portland
May 27
August 19

Santa Fe

Bay Area
June 5

New York

First Glass Fusing Class

Get introduced to many fundamental concepts relating to creating
glass objects in the kiln, and design a slumped plate to take home.

Portland
May 6
June 3
July 18
August 8
September 12

Santa Fe
June 6
July 9
August 15
August 19
September 30

Bay Area
May 14
June 6
July 2
July 10
August 14
August 16
September 25

New York
May 9
June 3
June 20
July 1
July 15
August 1
August 15
September 23

Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters

Printing with a selection of Bullseye glass colors and screens
prepared with a wide range of images, you’ll make art you can drink
to: four 4"-square glass coasters that your guests will want to steal.

Portland
June 10
July 15
August 12

Santa Fe
June 17
August 12

Bay Area
May 23
July 15
August 20
September 4

New York
May 21
June 17
September 16

Kilncarved Plates

A great introduction to three fundamental concepts of kiln-glass: fusing, kilncarving (a process for achieving a textured or sculpted surface on glass by firing over ceramic fiber paper), and slumping — starting with a square pre-fused piece of glass.

Portland
August 26
September 30

Santa Fe

Bay Area
September 26

New York
August 22

Kilncarving Bowls

A great introduction to three fundamental concepts of kiln-glass: fusing, kilncarving (a process for achieving a textured or sculpted surface on glass by firing over ceramic fiber paper), and slumping — starting with a round pre-fused piece of glass.

Portland

Santa Fe

Bay Area

New York
May 23
June 4

The Necklace Project

Work with a wide palette of sheet glass colors and pre-designed
part sheets to make two kilnformed glass pendants. Students
receive a brief introduction to the fundamental concepts of fused
glass and glass cutting.

Portland
June 17
August 5

Santa Fe

Bay Area
May 22
August 5
September 16

New York
June 6
July 29