NEW Stone and Glass Fusion
June 29 - July 3| Register: $650
Stone Carving and Glass Casting each have quirky characteristics and unique challenges. Connecting the two disciplines leads to interesting questions and possibilities. Can marble be heated enough to cast glass? Can stone be carved to fit formed glass? How extreme a connection can be made?
This workshop offers an adventure in experimentation, tempered with an understanding of the dynamics of both media. Participants will be inspired to create a unique fusion of their own.
The instructor will lead an exploration of glass and stone properties and methods for working with them. Discussion will include thermal expansion and contraction, rubber and metal gasket making, mold making, cutting and finishing and stone carving. The use of epoxy and other adhesives, as well as release agents, will be covere