NANCY WEISSER - ABSTRACT FLOW FACTORS
Instructor: Nancy Weisser
Do you love abstract work but just don't know where to start to achieve the best contrast and movement? If so, this is your workshop!! In this class you learn ways to capture the magic and movement of fluid glass in the solid glass form. Moving beyond controlled linear patterns, students will explore special effects that can be achieved inside the kiln using heat and gravity to produce remarkable visual outcomes. Students will learn strategies for capturing the organic movement of glass and methods of forming elements to create interesting design. Also covered are methods for constructing containment systems for various shapes, and how to calculate how much glass is needed to fill those spaces. Firing schedules for all techniques will be reviewed, and finishing options will be demonstrated. Students will have the option to practice these techniques and more!
About Nancy & Technical blah... blah...
Nancy Weisser has been working in the field of glass since the early 80’s. She owns and operates Weisser Glass Studio in Kensington Maryland where she teaches a wide range of classes in the area of kiln formed glass. She is known for her innovative artworks including installations. Check out Nancy's website; http://weisserglass.com
LEVEL - NEXT STEP - Some glass fusing experience is necessary.
WORKSHOP - 3 Days - 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
CLASS FEES - $545 Due at Registration (non-taxable)
MATERIALS FEE - $150 Due on the Day of Class (taxable)
Lunch: Bring your own or grab a bite next door at Hatch 5 Market! Hatch creates a wonderful class lunch for us with a variety of tasty choices. Each day's lunch is $11.00. Let us know if you have any dietary restrictions!
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