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Glass Forming Survey: An Introduction

Course No. GLS 243  Credits: 3.0

The focus of this class is in developing an understanding of how glass as a material works, and how one might use it to realize ideas of design and sculpture. This class will be an introduction to the fundamental techniques of glass working. This includes: glass blowing and hot shaping, glass fusing and casting, flame working, glue fabrication, and grinding, polishing and finishing processes. Required of all incoming 2nd year Glass majors. No previous experience necessary. Course may be repeated.

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