A minds footprint
In this course we shall explore a specific kiln forming and pate de verre process, based on the principles of intaglio printing. We will create objects and installations around the themes of imitation and illusion, paying particular attention to the aesthetic qualities and sculptural possibilities of this process and using them as the backbone of our ideas.
Using a variety of mold-making materials (plaster-silica, sand, fibre frax, wax and silicone) our technique allows us to obtain a direct transfer of drawings, hand written text and structures from a mold onto glass. We shall treat this as a printing process and create flat molds as printing plates onto which we fuse glass frit and powders.
From there we will go into three dimensions by manipulating the glass during the firing (free forming, folding) as well as exploring various slumping methods. We will partially use glass frit that we make in the hot shop in combination with glass blowing powders which gives us the option to take our castings further into hot working processes.
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Event Price 1300