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Glass B Summer Session 5

Glass Summer Session 5
July 17–29
John Littleton and Kate Vogel
Captured in Glass

We’ll explore adaptive mold making as a means of encapsulating ideas in glass, examining the properties of glass and considering how it can enhance our creative vision. These ideas will inform the models we create from clay, found objects, and wax to make molds for kiln casting. We’ll cover working with wax, mold recipes, glass sources, firing schedules, calculating volumes, many types of mold making, and casting with various materials including sheet glass, frit, and billets. Be prepared to experiment and problem-solve. Glass experience will be helpful, but this workshop is open to all levels. Kiln studio. 

Collaborating studio artists; teaching/demonstrations: teaching/demos: Bergstrom Mahler Museum of Glass (WI), Penland, Corning Hot Glass Road Show (IL); exhibitions: 49th International Habatat Gallery, (MI), Momentum Gallery, (NC), Raven Gallery, (CO)  Bergstrom Mahler Museum of Glass (WI), SOFA intersect, Chicago, collections: Corning Museum of Glass (NY), High Museum of Art (GA), Mint Museum (NC), Imagine Museum (FL).  

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John Littleton and Kate Vogel, Heart’s Path, cast glass, 21-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 5-3/4 inches
John Littleton and Kate Vogel, Heart’s Path, cast glass, 21-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 5-3/4 inches