Explore the possibilities for using clay to create objects that can be cast in glass. This intensive hands-on class will cover all of the steps in the process. You will learn how to make a mold, set up a kiln for casting, and how to program firing/annealing cycles. Students can expect to complete two kilncast glass projects by the end of the class. No prerequisites.
About the Instructor
Mark Abildgaard earned a BA in Art from San Francisco State University in 1979, a MFA from the University of Hawaii in 1984, and was awarded a five-month fellowship at the Creative Glass Center of America in Millville, N.J., in 1985. Since 1986, he has worked in his Northern California studio creating kilncast sculptures. His sculptures have been included in the collections of the Corning Museum of Glass, the Oakland Museum of California, the Crocker Museum, the Richmond Museum of Art, and the Triton Museum.
- Additional Information
SKU CLB314-0002 Title Clay into Glass: Transformation Through Kilncasting, with Mark Abildgaard Topic Kilncasting, Kilnforming Location Bay Area Instructor Mark Abildgaard