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Mold Making Magic with Gil Reynolds June 25, 2020

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Please join GPQ for a live Webinar with glass artist and teacher, Gil Reynolds on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Central, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Mountain, and 12:00 p.m. (Noon) - 2:00 p.m. Pacific. For our international customers, you may use the following Time Zone Converter.

Have you ever been at a yard sale or thrift store, noticed an attractive platter or bowl and thought, "This would make a great glass slumping mold if only it would withstand the high kiln temperatures"?

During this fast paced Webinar, Gil will show you how to use common objects to cast kiln-suitable slumping and bending molds.

He will focus on the different types of high temperature refractory materials such as ceramic fibers, sands, clays, gypsum products, insulating fondue cements and hybrid mixes.

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The four ways to shape glass in a kiln will be analyzed with lots of tips and tricks for each method. Once the optimum shaping method has been determined, you will learn how to pick the best mold material to use for that project.

You will leave this Webinar with an understanding of the techniques needed to work with each mold material as well as their advantages and disadvantages.

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Gil will cover the confusing negative/positive mold approach and show you how to get the best and most durable results.

This class is for all skill levels, but may have the tendency to be too intense for beginners.

Gil advises, the more you already know, the more you will take away from this Webinar!

No Traveling Required!

**Within a week after the Webinar, everyone who purchases the class will receive an e-mail with the link to a recorded version of the Webinar. You will have unlimited viewing of the recording AND your link never expires!

**We suggest you test your connection well in advance of the event.**

A free "Adobe Connect Add-In" will need to be downloaded for your first Webinar only.

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 10, Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer

Procedure Note:  Please be sure the email address you give on your order is the one you wish to use to receive the webinar link.  Please be sure that This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. are on your safe recipients email list. You will receive a reminder email the day before the webinar. Please read it carefully as it will contain instructions about the webinar process.  

ATTENDING A WEBINAR OR Master Glass Artisan Lecture SeriesTM VIA iPAD OR iPHONE IS NOT POSSIBLE. View with any laptop or desktop computer. Compatible with all Operating Systems.

On the day of the event, you will receive an e-mail with a link that will allow you to access the workshop 15 minutes before showtime.  When signing in for the Webinar, be sure to use the Same Name that you used when you placed your order.

 

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