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
Jun 29
Sep 24

Santa Fe

Bay Area
Jun 7
Aug 16

New York
Jun 22
Sep 21

Los Angeles
Jul 6

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

Glass Fusing Fundamentals
(formerly First Glass Fusing Class)

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

Portland
Jun 22
Jul 6
Aug 10
Aug 27

Santa Fe
Sep 7

Bay Area
Jun 26
Jul 28
Aug 25

New York
Jun 18
Aug 10

Los Angeles
Jul 9
Jul 28
Aug 31

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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
Jul 30

Santa Fe
TBA

Bay Area
TBA

 New York
TBA

 Los Angeles
Jun 17
Aug 13

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
Jul 27
Sep 17

Santa Fe
Aug 13

Bay Area

New York

Los Angeles
Jun 18
Aug 6
Sep 7

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
Sep 7

Santa Fe

Bay Area
Jun 26
Sep 17

New York
Jun 29

Los Angeles
Sep 14

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

Perfect Pendants (formerly 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
Aug 20

Santa Fe
Sep 3

Bay Area
Sep 22

New York

Los Angeles
Sep 3

Stripes and Dots

Explore a new form of glass: rods! In this 2.5-hour project-based class, you'll work with a huge palette of opalescent sheet glass and rods to create two stylish 5-inch square plates, one with stripes and another with dots.

Portland
Aug 3
Sep 14

Santa Fe
Aug 17

Bay Area
Sep 18

New York
Jul 30
Aug 3
Sep 7

Los Angeles
Aug 24