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Glass: Concept, Theory + Practice

Course No. GLS 343-443  Credits: 3.0
Prerequisite(s) Intro/Intermediate Hot Glassblowing & Forming Processes

Assignments given at all levels 300 and above. Includes research and development of concepts using glass as a media for expression. Practice in hot glass working, further advancing fundamentals of blowing off-hand to more advanced techniques surface decoration of vessels and use of hot glass for sculptural ideas. Cold joining using special adhesives; and in cold glass, cutting, grinding and finishing techniques. Emphasis on hot glass in the fall; casting and cold glass in the spring. Safety and general studio operation. Enrollment priority to Glass majors, intermediate and advanced electives first. Course fee required.

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