A Collaged Narrative: A Blend of Cast and Fused Glass with Screen Printed Imagery

Tord and Brenda will guide students through a creative process that integrates casting, fusing, and screen printing techniques to produce a glass collage.

Class Outline:

1. Introduction:
- Overview of the creative process.
- Emphasis on combining casting, fusing, and screen printing techniques.

2. Photography and Image Preparation:
- Students capture images to be used in the project.
- Techniques for preparing images on a computer for screen printing.
- Encouragement for participants with access to Photoshop on a laptop to bring it along.

3. Creating Negatives:
- Exploration of negative creation for exposing screens.
- Utilization of both printed images and hand-drawn designs, offering creative possibilities.

4. Screen Exposure:
- In-depth coverage of the screen exposure process.

5. Screen Printing on Glass:
- Instruction on the direct screen printing of refined images onto glass.

6. Fusing with Images:
- Merging printed images with glass through fusing techniques.
- Adding depth and dimension to the artwork.

7. Casting Small Sculptural Components:
- Culmination of the course with the casting of small, individually designed components in glass.

8. Artistic Direction:
- Inspiration drawn from artists like Joseph Connell.
- Emphasis on the utilization of glass as both a sculptural medium and a vehicle for storytelling.

By the end of the class, participants will have created up to seven unique components. Each component contributes to a small sculptural installation, showcasing the diverse array of skills acquired during the course.

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Start: 5 August 2024 at 09:30 Finish: 16 August 2024 at 16:00

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Tord Johnston

Tord is a professional still life and fine art photographer with over 30 years experience in the industry.

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Brenda Page

Brenda was introduced to glass while studying fine art at RMIT, after completing her first year of study there she transferred to Monash University where she graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Ceramic Design majoring in glass.

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