Introductory Kilnforming Classes | Classes

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
Mar 30
May 21
Jun 29

Santa Fe
Mar 12
May 28

Bay Area
Feb 18
Jun 7

New York
Mar 2
Jun 8
Jun 22

Los Angeles
May 25

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
TBA

Santa Fe
TBA

Bay Area
TBA

New York
TBA

Los Angeles
TBA

First Glass Fusing Class /
Glass Fusing Fundamentals

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

Portland
Feb 10
Mar 16
Apr 9
May 18
Jun 22

Santa Fe
Feb 27
Apr 2
May 25

Bay Area
Feb 16
Mar 2
Apr 3
May 28
Jun 26

New York
Feb 24
Apr 6
Apr 22
Apr 27
May 14
Jun 1
Jun 18

Los Angeles
Apr 9
Apr 13
Jun 1

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Graphic Relief in Thick Glass

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

Portland
TBA

Santa Fe
TBA

Bay Area
TBA

 New York
TBA

 Los Angeles
Jun 17

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
Feb 24
Apr 16
Jun 4

Santa Fe
Mar 26

Bay Area
Feb 11
Apr 3
May 28

New York
Mar 12
Apr 20

Los Angeles
Mar 12
May 11
Jun 18

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
Mar 9
May 7

Santa Fe
Jun 4

Bay Area
Mar 23
Jun 26

New York
May 11
Jun 29

Los Angeles
May 28

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
Apr 30

Santa Fe

Bay Area
Mar 5
May 4

New York
Feb 10
Apr 23

Los Angeles
Apr 27

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
TBA

Santa Fe
TBA

Bay Area
TBA

New York
TBA

Los Angeles
TBA