Art Alliance fused glass artist, Don Dietz, is opening his Desert Hot Spring artist studio for a hands-on beginner to intermediate fused glass class. Open to the general public, this class will introduce students to fusing materials and techniques.
Each student will be introduced to a variety of tools such as noodles, frit, stringers, and "scrap glass." They will also learn step by step techniques for design transfer, cutting, grinding, sawing and project assembly. This includes understanding kiln firing temperatures and segments for different operations - slumping, tacking, contours, and fusing.
Students will be able to produce 1 or more projects. Projects will be available for pickup at a later date.
The class will have a maximum of 5 students. Student must be at least 19 years of age. Cost is $50 per student and there are no refunds. Deadline to register is November 16th.
Transportation is the responsibility of the attendees. Contact information for those who wish to carpool will be shared among those interested in carpooling. Click here to read and print waiver to be mailed in to PO Box 472 by November 16th.