Learn how to manipulate hot glass in the kiln to form solid fused glass bracelets. Students will be guided though the basics of kiln forming to produce blanks of glass suitable to then form over a mould to create bracelets. Students will make 2 finished bracelets and have a number of finished blanks to work on in their own studio practise. Some materials supplied but students may wish to purchase additional glass like dichroic to embellish their works. Students need the use of both hands and be steady on on their feet.
Saturday 10am-12:30pm for 2 weeks
- Basics of kilnforming, including cutting and preparing glass for firing
- How to manipulate hot glass in the kiln
- 2 finished glass bracelets
- Dust mask, safety glasses, glass cutter and any glass hand tools you have. Permanent marker, windex and paper towel
Suitable clothing: long pants, covered in shoes and natural fibre long sleeve shirt.
Beginners through to advanced
Vendor since 2016
Located in Mordialloc, Melbourne, Blue Dog Glass is a unique business dedicated to offering quality products, tuition and commissions in the field of kiln formed glass. We combine artistic flair, refined technique and practicality to produce items and services of true individuality. We stock an extensive selection of materials and tools for any glass enthusiast as well as providing specialist technical support.
As importers and distributors of Bullseye Glass and Paragon kiln products, our range of glass and products are of the highest quality. At Blue Dog Glass we also provide a personalised commission service including cast hand prints, functional ware, business or sporting awards and architectural lighting design. Our team can collaborate with your business to produce design prototypes and items best suited to your needs.
Classes offered at Blue Dog Glass are conducted by professional artists and offer students the opportunity to learn in a friendly and creatively conducive environment. Our classes cater for absolute beginners and craft makers through to professional artists looking to expand their practice with specialist glass workshops.