Color Chemistry 101

June 6th - June 7th
Evan Voelbel |

Curious about making your own glass color? This class will cover the basics of glass chemistry and color making. Students will learn about a variety of glass colorants and the different mechanisms by which they create color, and participate in formulating and mixing three different colors from raw material. The second half of the class will be spent working the glass directly out of the crucible kiln. Class will also cover methods for determining annealing temperature, compatibility, and approximate coefficient of expansion in the hot shop. Some glassblowing experience is preferred but not required. Open to all skill levels.

Class Schedule
  • Weekend | 2 Sessions: June 6 — June 7
    Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
UrbanGlass Studio
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Evan Voelbel

Evan Voelbel received his BFA in 3D/Glass from Massachusetts College of Art in 2010. Following his undergraduate education, Evan worked as a teaching assistant at Massart, as a studio assistant for glass artists local to Massachusetts and also as a gaffer and teacher at a number of glass studios in the Boston area. 

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