Kilnforming on a Sand Bed
Sand, which has long been used as a mold material in hot glass casting, can also be used as a firing surface for transferring textures onto kiln-glass. The range of textures one can achieve by firing on a sand bed is enormous, offering a unique and distinctive design vocabulary. In this lesson, you will learn: • How to prepare the sand bed mixture and load it into a vermiculite board box • Various ways to create texture on the surface • How to contain the glass during firing • How to fire an arrangement of sheet glass set up on a textured sand bed
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