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Jen Smith | Working with Stencils

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until February 8, 2018

Jen Smith | Working with Stencils – Jan 25

Instructor Jen Smith
January 25, February 1, & 8
Thursdays 6PM-9PM

In this three-week course you will have a chance to explore different stencils in an effort to create patterns and images. You will work with layering and creating texture with frit. There will also be time to create your own stencil if you have the perfect design in your mind. 

WEEK ONE
Introduction to class with demonstrations and discussion

Topics covered:

-Go over supplies needed: stencils, frit, sheet glass, stringer medium or adhesive
-Working with the stencil, free hand or creating a lifting frame
-Sifting frit
-Look of clear vs. opaque

Work time:

-Pick a base
-Practice working with sifting frit (to build a frame or not)
-Create a stencil of your own

End the day with a 6 x 6 piece to fire

WEEK TWO
Introduction to class with demonstrations and discussion.

Topics covered:

-To cap or not to cap
-Working with more than one color
-Adding to your first design – do you want to build a frame or not
-Outlining
-Slumping

Work time:

-Add to your first piece or start another 6 x 6 piece.
-End the day with a piece to fire and/or slump

WEEK THREE
Introduction to class with demonstrations and discussion.

Topics covered:

-Negative vs. positive
-Layering stencils to create a collage
-Small pieces, jewelry

Work time:

-Continue work on your piece

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CLASS NOTES
There material fee $55 payable on the first day of class for glass, masks, etc.

Details

Date:
January 25
Time:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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