Mold to Kiln and Back Again

September 28th - September 29th
Dorie Guthrie |

Many objects, forms, and materials can be translated into glass through the art of mold making. This two-day intensive workshop is packed with information about basic mold making for kiln casting. Students will be working with clay and wax to create positives to directly translate into glass. Students will then learn how to hand-build two high-fire refractory molds that can be used in the kiln to complete the process of melting glass into final works of art. This workshop also touches on kiln schedules and basic cold shop techniques.

Class Schedule
  • Weekend | 2 Sessions: September 28 — September 29
    Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location
UrbanGlass Studio
647 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Exhibiting Artist, Instructor

Dorie Guthrie

Born in 1982 in Moline, Illinois, Dorie Guthrie was first exposed to the medium when she stumbled upon a small glass studio in her hometown. Since graduating from Illinois State University in 2008, Guthrie has continued her studies, being awarded scholarships, at Corning Museum of Glass, Penland School of Craft, and Pittsburgh Glass Center where she furthered her technique. 

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