Heike Brachlow received her BA from the University of Wolverhampton and her MA and Ph.D. from the Royal College of Art in London, studying color, form, and light in solid transparent glass. Her...
Shaping Color: From Raw Materials To Finished Sculpture
This class will explore the interaction of color, form, and light in glass through lectures, discussion, and hands-on experience. Beginning with a demonstration of mixing glass batch or frit with oxides to achieve personalized colors, the class will focus on variations in color density and the optical properties of glass. Students will work with a variety of model-making, casting, and coldworking techniques. Some glassworking experience is helpful, but not required.