Instructor Bronwen Heilman
August 1st, 3rd & 8th, 2017
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Borosilicate Part B is a continuation of Borosilicate Part A. More solid work, focusing on the round marble. Some projects may include: marbles, pendants, and bottle stoppers.
This is a 5 hour class, meeting 3 times for a total of 15 hours. Please join me for some glass melting fun!
Borosilicate A or instructor approval is required to take this course.
Session I: June 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2017 / Tuesdays / 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Session II: August 1, 3, & 8, 2017 / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Session III: September 26, October 3, & 10, 2017 / Tuesdays / 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Session IV: November 29, December 6, & 13, 2017 / Wednesdays / 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
There is a $35 Material Fee for this class and it is payable on the first day of class.
Other topics covered in this course: Safety (ventilation, eye-wear, work station setup and ergonomics). Tools and how to use them effectively. Proper kiln usage, temperatures, and how to program a kiln for best results. Torch operations, as well as flame settings and their use. How to harness gravity and use it to your advantage. Project planning, preparation, and execution.
After your first class, you will be able to sign up for Flame-Shop-Fridays. A great place to practice what you just learned. … a great value at 10.00/hour. (Click here for more information about Flame-Shop-Fridays).
Additional Notes: All safety equipment included. We have a wide spectrum available for class use. If you want to purchase some glass to use during open studio time, you will receive 10% off of you purchase during class, or during open studio. (Because we’re a non-profit, you never have to pay sales tax at SGS). When you buy glass at SGS, you save money and help support the glass arts. Thanks!
Class is subject to cancellation if minimum number of students is not met.