3D printing is an amazing part of the toolkit for glassworking today, and there's a lot to learn. This class will focus on using experimental methods to form hot glass with 3D prints. As the use of this tool develops in the glass world, it is important to discuss the 'why' of this technology as much as the 'how'. This course will include technical demonstrations in 3D technologies and glass processes, as well as slideshows, discussions and readings that can help inform your use of this technology. For those of you who know glass and are new to 3D print, you can expect a similar learning curve to glassblowing. Glitches will occur, but they are as frustrating as they are full of potential so the best approach to this class is to be curious. Often our processes will fail or produce unexpected results. 'Glitchcraft' is meant to embrace these accidents and look for inspiration in them. Please approach this course as research and development for the curious maker.
This class requires students to bring their own laptop computer. Once registered, you will receive more information on downloading the free 3D software, and steps to take to get started. Students will work with Shapeways to print their designs, with one print included in the price of the class at a predetermined size and material. Multiple prints will be at the additional cost of the student.
2 week Intensive | 10 sessions
July 16 - 27, 6:00 - 10:00pm*
*There is no class on July 21 - 22nd
This class has access to Student Hours for the semester, dedicated hours open to student use. Glass processes take practice, so utilize this free time in our studios to learn! For details call (718) 625-3685.
July 16 — July 27
Monday, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217