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3-Day Kilnworking

Wed Mar 9 2022- 10:00 am - Fri Mar 11 2022- 4:30 pm

£400.00
example of kiln cast glass with texture
example of kiln cast glass with texture
example of kiln cast glass with texture

Course Outline

Explore a range of techniques for manipulating glass in the kiln. Over three days you will try out fusing processes such as reactive fusing, iridescent fusing and deep fusing. We will also look at slumping, drop-out moulds, pot melts and open-faced moulds - creating form and texture in cast glass. Technical factors such as kiln firing, glass properties and in-depth discussion will be ongoing throughout the course. An intensive course of kiln activity, which will provide participants with a thorough grounding in kiln basics as well as more advanced techniques.

Course Tutor - Helga Watkins Baker

Helga Watkins-Baker

Helga is co-founder and director of The Glass Hub and as well as working tirelessly backstage, teaches warm glass courses.

Helga originally trained in architectural stained glass, undertook postgraduate studies in kiln techniques for glass at Central St. Martin’s College, London, and an MA in Glass at Wolverhampton, specialising in kiln forming. She was chairperson of the Contemporary Glass Society from 2004-8, and was an original founder of the Liquid Glass Centre. Her glass work is an interpretation of ideas concerning nature, time, and the energy of natural forces and elements, such as air, water, light. She has worked in glass education for a number of years, and in 2010 published Kiln Forming Glass an in-depth guide to kiln processes for glass.

Kiln Forming Glass - Helga Watkins-Baker

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3-Day Kiln Working 9-11 Mar 2022
£ 400.00
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Tutor: Helga Watkins-Baker
Times: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Start: Wed Mar 9 2022
End: Fri Mar 11 2022
Location: The Glass Hub
Cost: £400.00

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Course Level
Beginner - Intermediate
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