Loren Stump, a Sacramento, Calif., native, began his career more than 35 years ago as a stained glass artist. He is now a self-taught flameworker, tool and technique developer, and teacher, known...
Flameworking Using Ultimate Details
Learn advanced murrine techniques, including color blending, design analysis, shaded components, and assembling and pulling cane to produce Franchini-style shaded faces. Students will examine methods for creating human and animal sculptural forms, including cold assembly, hot sculpture, detail overlay, temperature control, tool use, tungsten holes, and the application of murrine. Students will create a paperweight with an encased floral setup featuring blended colors, ribbed cane, and overlays. Some flameworking experience is required.