Pâte de verre workshops – noon to 3:30, 12 student max. Special May pricing $85pp Sunday, May 28
Students learn the basics of pâte de verre from start to finish while making a thin-walled, kiln formed bowl. Students have access to a broad palette of coloured frit (crushed glass) and samples to help predict and understand fired qualities. Demonstrations include various techniques of working with glass powders against the mold, working with color reactions, as well as how to back-fill a packed mold to support the walls of the piece during firing.
2nd Option: Same workshop only you make your own bowl mould! This option teaches how to mix refractory materials, differences in mould materials available, working with water based clay to form bowls. Sunday, May 28 noon to 5pm (*return date to be determined during workshop).