Grand Marais Art Colony Workshops, Grand Marais, Minnesota
120 WEST 3RD AVENUE   PO BOX 626    GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA 55604    218-387-2737   arts@boreal.org

Merging Hand-building and Cast Glass

Merging Hand-building and Cast Glass

July 17 - 21, 2017; 5 days; 9am - 4pm

Instructor:
Helen Otterson
Location:
Clay Studio
Tuition:
$475.00
Supply Fee:
$50.00
Class Size:
8

Students will work with Helen Otterson to create mixed-media sculptures in clay and glass. Helen will demonstrate how to hand-build small-scale, organic sculptures in clay using the ancient art of lost-wax glass casting. After completing this phase, students will then create a one-time use mold for reproduction in glass. Helen will teach distinctive techniques for working with wax, plaster-silica mold making, and de-waxing molds, along with kiln processes and firing schedules for casting glass. Prerequisite: Foundational clay and or glass experience.

This class will be cancelled on July 8, 2017, if minimum enrollment is not met. Please register before this date.
 
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