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Borosilicate Marbles: Tiny Worlds Within


March 2 - May 4, 2020 7:00pm to 10:00pm
All Levels
Ten-Week Session

In this class, students will focus on strengthening fundamentals, exploration, and development of new skills for the creation of borosilicate marbles. Students will incorporate a variety of techniques such as gold and silver fume, tubing implosion, surface application of color, dichroic glass, encasement and more. Depending on students’ interests, other forms and techniques may also be covered. A wide range of topics will be discussed, guided by student questions, including, but not limited to, flame chemistry, adding lenses, inclusions, backings, and annealing. This class meets on Monday evenings for ten weeks beginning March 2, 2020. This class will use borosilicate (hard) glass. While some experience is preferred, all skill levels are welcome.

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Artist Miles Parker uses a torch to melt a rod of clear glass

Miles Parker is a self-taught glass artist from Ithaca, New York. He has been experimenting with glass in a variety of ways since 1997. Some of the techniques he has experimented with include...