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
November 18

Santa Fe
December 12

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

Santa Fe

Bay Area

New York

Day of the Dead Glass Skulls

Create a Day of the Dead “sugar” skull. This is a great introduction to the “pâte de verre” technique, which uses granules of glass to create a sculptural form.

Portland
October 21

Santa Fe

Bay Area
October 25

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
September 12
October 7
December 2

Santa Fe
September 30

Bay Area
September 25
November 19
December 27

New York
September 23
November 11
December 10

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
October 28

Santa Fe
December 5

Bay Area
September 4
October 22
December 20

New York
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
September 30
November 11

Santa Fe

Bay Area
September 26

New York

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
December 9

Santa Fe

Bay Area
September 16
November 21

New York
December 2

Ornaments in Kiln-Glass

Start a new holiday tradition and make your own unique, handmade glass ornaments. In this two and a half hour workshop, we'll cover several styles of ornaments and the kilnforming techniques used to create them.

Portland

Santa Fe
December 9

Bay Area
November 28

New York
December 9
December 16