Introduction to Glass Fusing with Janie Yakovlevitch
Crafting Mosaics with Glass Fusion. In this fun one-day class instructor Janie Yakovlevitch introduces the basics of glass fusing. Students will work with a wide variety of materials and tools, with the intention of creating beautiful fused pieces to incorporate into mosaics. There is so much potential – come see what is possible! Class includes: Lecture presentation on fusing history, types of kilns, glass characteristics Learning to use a wide range of fusible glass materials including compatible sheet glass, frits and powders, glass rods, confetti and stringers Cutting techniques and use of a myriad of glass tools Students will see examples of the many different effects that can be achieved by combining different types and qualities of fusible glass, as well as working with inclusions such as metal and gold and silver leaf Rigging and hanging mechanisms for decorations and small plaques will be demonstrated
Seattle Mosaic was founded by Dr. Claire Barnett in 2009 to create community and support through shared creativity, the studio features workshops from international visiting artists, mosaic technique classes, lectures, art shows, group events, commissions, and, of course, space and time to create your own mosaic projects. Piecing together is the heart of SMA. As a member-based studio, we are a large group of creative, generous people working together to nurture community at all levels. We offer a lovely, light and color-filled shared space to work creatively with others, to learn, and to be inspired. SMA and its members are using their hearts and hands to bring beauty and foster community. From a welcome sign at a local Pea Patch to the mosaicing of the pediatric ward of a hospital in Haiti, we are involved at all levels: fundraising, technical support, education and, of course, hands-on tiling. Committed to the growth and development of mosaic art in the Pacific Northwest, SMA provides resources, materials, support and space for the sharing of all things mosaic.
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