From Scratch, Beginning Kiln Casting and Pâte de Verre with Joanna Manousis, Bay Area, March 3-8, 2018

From Scratch, Beginning Kiln Casting and Pâte de Verre with Joanna Manousis, Bay Area, March 3-8, 2018
$1,200.00

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Learn everything you need to know to translate ready-made and hand-sculpted objects into transparent and opalescent glass. Great class for beginners.

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This class will introduce a combination of casting and pâte de verre techniques in order to translate the surface quality and form of ready-made and hand-sculpted objects into transparent and opalescent glass. Students will learn from the ground up how to work with polyurethane rubber to create simple open-face mother molds, as well as clay sculpting, wax assemblage, and refractory moldmaking. Firing, programming, annealing, and coldworking will be covered, giving students a comprehensive overview of all facets of the glass-making process. This is a class for beginners.

About the Instructor
Joanna Manousis is a British artist and designer living and working in the United States. She holds an MFA in Sculpture from Alfred University, NY, and a BFA in Glass from the University of Wolverhampton, England. Manousis has worked, studied and taught in Japan, the UK, and US. Her sculptures and installations have won numerous scholarships and awards including The Hans Godo Frabel Award, and the Pearson’s Glass Prize. Her work is featured in private and public collections in the US and Europe.

Bay Area / Joanna Manousis / March 3-8, 2018 (CLB269-0001) / Saturday-Thursday, 10am-6pm / 8 Students / $1200

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SKU CLB269-0001
Title From Scratch, Beginning Kiln Casting and Pâte de Verre with Joanna Manousis
Topic Kilncasting, Kilnforming
Location Bay Area
Instructor Joanna Manousis