The Glass City with Kelly Closser Alge
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THE GLASS CITY
Advanced Kiln Glass Sgraffito Collage
Kelly Closser Alge
Attendees of Customer Appreciation Weekend have priority over available class seating.
Take your glass sgraffito drawing skills to a whole new level in this 4 day, fast-paced, intensive workshop! You will develop new skills in visual thinking and observation, as well as gain confidence in your ability to move ideas from your mind’s eye into finished artistic compositions. We’ll be using glass powder sgraffito drawing techniques to create multiple components of drawn imagery, which will be integrated with specialty sheet glass to design and build a multi-layered, 2-D composition in glass.
This intensive workshop focuses heavily on learning skills for planning excellent composition, using glass color effectively, and developing artistic habits that will improve your drawing skills exponentially in a short amount of time. In addition to learning simple ‘tricks of the trade’ and improvised technical drawing skills, you’ll have the freedom and individual encouragement to experiment with ways to use glass to create your own drawn imagery that evokes emotion and expresses mood.
Other class topics include: Creating custom patterned collage glass and kiln-formed murinni, inclusions, etching dichroic glass, torch-worked elements, reactions, stringer techniques, achieving depth, color theory, firing schedules, and finishing. Previous fusing and glass cutting experience required.