Glass Techniques

Glass Techniques I introduces the student to a variety of techniques and terminology used by stained glass professionals. The history and development of these techniques is covered as well as application of design principles. Included are glass painting, mosaic, warm glass/glass fusing, slumping, casting, copper foil method, and glass etching. Students will be expected to maintain a sketchbook and submit homework and writing assignments through Google Classroom. Students attaining a B or better in this class plus one other 3D art course are eligible to take 3D Honors Art. There is a lab fee of $15 (subject to change). (.5 credit)

A calendar of assignments posted to the google classroom pages for both classes are below.

GlassTech I.pdf

In Glass Techniques II students will be encouraged to develop a portfolio, possibly focusing on a particular technique. Students will learn about lead came construction, bead making/lamp working, as well as advanced copper foil, fusing and casting techniques. Students may choose to make large windows, lamp shades, large fused glass pieces, lamp-worked or other three-dimensional projects. Students will research historically significant as well as contemporary glass artists. Students will be expected to maintain a sketchbook and submit homework and writing assignments through Google Classroom. Students attaining a B or better in this class plus one other 3D art course are eligible to take 3D Honors Art. (.5 credit)

A calendar of assignments posted to the google classroom pages for both classes are below.

GlassTech II.pdf