Advanced Hot Glass: Concept, Theory + Practice
Course No. GLS 343A-443A Credits: 3.0
Assignments given at all levels; independent projects at 400. Includes research and development of concepts using glass as a media for expression. Practice in advanced hot glass working further building on fundamentals of blowing off-hand to more advanced techniques surface decoration of vessels and use of hot glass for sculptural ideas. Advanced methods for forming may include hot casting, mold blowing, using multiples; cold joining using special adhesives; and cold glass, cutting grinding and finishing techniques. Emphasis on hot glass. Safety and general studio operation. For Glass majors and advanced electives. Course fee required. May be repeated. Prerequisites: One semester of hot glass.
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