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Introduction to Kiln Casting

Instructor: Ben Greene-Colonnese

Saturday, March 23 & Sunday, March 24

OR Saturday, April 27 & Sunday, April 28

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Level: Beginner

Tuition: $500

This is a two-day whirl wind tour of the intensive process of mold making utilizing simple open-face kiln casting. Students will build their own high-temp mold to melt solid glass into, creating one of a kind glass sculptures! Day one, students will sculpt a clay positive and learn the basics of making your first high temperature plaster and silica mold. Day two consists of de-molding clay, loading the molds into the kiln, and an explanation of kiln firing schedules. Once castings are cooled off, students will come back to pick up their finished artwork!

Earlier Event: March 23
Decorative Flameworking: Dots!
Later Event: April 6
Sculpting the Human Form