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Day of the Dead Glass Skulls Camille Hamilton

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 02:00pm - 04:30pm
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Celebrate Dia de los Muertos and create a Day of the Dead "sugar" skull. This class is a great introduction to the "pâte de verre" (French for "paste of glass") technique, which uses granules of glass to create a sculptural form. We'll provide you with a plaster silica skull mold and demonstrate pâte de verre methods and design options. You'll personalize the project using a palette of glass powders and fill the shell of the mold with a frit paste. Student pieces will then be kiln-dried and back-filled prior to a final firing. The result is a relatively hollow form that, despite its delicate sugar-and-icing appearance, is a strong and long-lasting object. Pieces will be fired after the workshop and available for pick-up a few days later.

This Session

Bay Area / Camille Hamilton / October 25 (CLB126-0001) / Saturday 2-4:30pm / 16 students / $100

Location : Bullseye Resource Center Bay Area
Contact : www.bullseyeglass.com/bayarea

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