An introduction to glass-working techniques using electric kilns. Explores glass fusing and casting as medium of aesthetic expression and develops an awareness of selected historical and contemporary methods of making glass art in the kiln. Critiques, group discussions, research and information gathering assignments, lectures, and demonstrations complement studio work.
The fundamental characteristics of glass as a sculptural material will be explored. The glass casting student will learn basic clay and wax modeling techniques to produce sculptural prototypes. In addition to casting, the student will be shown how to torchwork glass.
A continuation of Art 125. Three-dimensional kiln glass working using a variety of moldmaking techniques.Offered: Spring Semesters