Advanced Hot Glass: Concept, Theory, + Practice
Course No. GLS 343A-443A Credits: 3.0
Assignments given at all levels 300 Independent projects at 400. Includes research and development of concepts using glass as a media for expression. Practice in advanced hot glass working further building on fundamentals of blowing off-hand to more advanced techniques surface decoration of vessels and use of hot glass for sculptural ideas. Advanced methods for forming, may include hot casting, mold blowing, using multiples; cold joining using special adhesives; and cold glass, cutting grinding and finishing techniques. Emphasis on Hot Glass. Safety and General studio operation. For Glass Majors and Advanced Electives. Course fee required. May be repeated. Prerequisite: One semester of hot Glass.
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