Design for Drop-Out Vessels, Santa Fe, February 9 - 11, 2018

Design for Drop-Out Vessels, Santa Fe, February 9 - 11, 2018
$350.00

Availability: In stock

Explore the process of designing, slumping, and coldworking these elegant vessels.

* Required Fields

Description

Details

A drop-out vessel is created by slumping a piece of glass through an elevated mold with a hole in the center. The part of the glass that "drops" through the hole can stretch considerably, significantly informing the design of the finished piece. Coldworking to remove the rim further transforms the piece.

In this class, you'll learn how glass slumps in an elevated drop-out firing and how to design in response to this phenomenon. You'll make 3 bowls using small, medium, and large round drop-out molds. Starting with 6 mm pre-fired blanks, you'll make the small and medium vessels and practice coldworking to remove the rims. The large bowl project is more open-ended: you'll have access to a variety of frit, powder, and stringer for further palette exploration. An additional project will explore working with a square drop-out form or variation with the medium round mold. Prerequisites: Basic glass cutting skills and kilnforming experience.

Santa Fe / Heather Foster / February 9 - 11, 2018 (CLS225-0003) / Friday & Saturday 10am - 5pm & Sunday Noon - 4pm / 8 Students / $350

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU CLS225-0003
Title Design for Drop-Out Vessels
Topic Kilnforming
Location Santa Fe
Instructor Heather Foster