Glass Fusing: Beginner Projects
Date/Time: Saturday, October 28, 2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Type of Class: Demonstration and hands-on project
Experience Required: None
Tools & Materials Included: All tools and materials needed for this class are included.
Class Description: This class will explain basic fusing techniques, types of glass, the difference between glass kilns vs. ceramic kilns and glass molds that are used in the kiln. You will learn about glass compatibility and firing schedules for fusing and slumping. Students will create a 6" piece that can be formed into a bowl, plate or suncatcher. We will also make smaller pieces for jewelry items such as pendants, earrings and bracelets. Class activities may include cutting and grinding glass so we do not recommend this class for small children. Your creations will be kiln fired and ready to pick up in approximately 7-10 days.
Safety: Closed toe shoes are required. Safety glasses will be provided.
- Gripping, holding and applying steady pressure with hand tools
- Reading ruler measurements, draw steady lines to guide cutting tools