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3-D Projects for the Classroom: Glass Sampler
The University of the Arts

VPAS 525NM 01 3-D Projects for the Classroom: Glass Sampler

VPAS 525NM 01

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Instructor

Wesley Valdez

Location(s)

UArts

Summer 2017

  • (Aug. 7 to Aug. 11)
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • 3.00 Credits
  • 3.00 Graduate Credits
  • Tuition: $1010 / Fees: $100
Explore an overview of basic glass techniques as an introduction to this material. Hands-on projects include fusing and slumping (bending), flamework and introductory glassblowing. Those new to glass discover the technical aspects of working in both the hot and cold shops and discuss types of glass to use, the compatibilities of glass, annealing schedules and using sheet glass with powdered frit. Content applicable to K-12 classrooms, particularly to expand knowledge of 3-D concepts. Open to all teachers with interest in glass, no previous experience required.