The art of mold making can be translated into many forms and materials. This workshop will give you the knowledge of kiln casting glass using high temperature refractory molds. Although concentrated on glass casting, in the process we will be covering techniques applicable to create multiples in a myriad of different medium. Basic cold working will also be covered to remove mold residue and produce finished pieces.
Instructor: Dorie Guthrie
Weekly | 6 sessions: November 1 - December 6
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 6:00 pm
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UrbanGlass is dedicated to furthering the use of glass as a creative medium, through studios, classes, publications, exhibitions, and events. We offer a comprehensive education program for students at every age and skill level - from children to working artists - in a variety of techniques, including kiln casting, lampworking, mosaics, and stained glass. Over 500 students a year come to study and work with faculty that includes world-renowned artists and designers. UrbanGlass serves as the primary studio of over 200 professional artists and designers.
Founded in 1977 by artists Richard Yelle and Erik Erikson as the New York Experimental Glass Workshop, UrbanGlass was the first artist-access glass center in the United States and is now the largest. Previously, those interested in working in glass could only do so at art schools, in factories or by building their own studios, but when UrbanGlass opened its doors, glass as an art medium became widely available.