At this 10 day workshop we will be exploring different techniques of kiln casting. We will start with a simple relief design and get to the more complicated 3d forms in the process.

We will be cold working our own pieces and get a lot of cultural and theorical information about kiln casting techniques and the amazing artists that graduated from Kamenický Šenov.

Schedule  For the Workshop

Day 1: Welcoming, scatching and drawing of simply relief images (20X15X3 cm max.)

Day 2: Modeling of reliefs, build of molds

Day 3: Modeling of reliefs, build of molds, filling up of kiln, switch on the kiln

Day 4:  Scatching and drawing of simply 3D object (20x10x5cm,max.)

Day 5:  Modeling of 3D object, build of molds

Day 6:  Removal of reliefs from kiln, modeling of 3D objects, build of molds, filling up of kiln, switch on the kiln

Day 7:  Cleaning of relief ingots from plaster,cutting of reliefs at cold workshop

Day 8: Cutting and polishing of relief ingots at cold workshop, lecture-Glassmaking school in Kamenický Šenov and glass artists graduated at this school

Day 9: Cutting and polishing of relief ingots at cold workshop, removal of 3D objects from kiln, lectures- Petr Stacho glass art,history of kiln cast technique in Czech republic

Day 10: Cutting and polishing of 3D objects ingots at cold workshop. Exhibition and farewell.

Changes are possible, depending about quantity of students and their work velocity.

Event Price 1300

Petr Stacho

Petr Stacho (born in 1965 in Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic) earned his reputation as an excellent glass artist in the early 1990s while still a student at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, where he studied...

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