Glassmaking Classes at The Studio

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From Papier-Mâché to Pâte de Verre


June 5 - 10, 2017
Kiln Working
All Levels
One-Week Session

Paper-thin pâte de verre is a new approach to produce pieces with thin walls in a very simple way and in a short time by creating handmade glass-paper and using sand as molding material. In this class, students will be exposed to a range of different methods using recyclable materials such as paper, glass, and sand to create works of art, learn various methods to produce glass frits and powder and use them in their work, as well as using sand blasting for finishing and creating texture. No glassworking experience is required.


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Saman Kalantari

Saman Kalantari was born in Shiraz, Iran, and started working as a ceramic artist in 1992. He then participated in several exhibitions, and, in 2004, he left his country and has been living and...