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Learn how to turn your carved clay into bah relief sculptures in solid glass. Transfer the extraordinary details of clay into a timeless piece of glass. You will be introduced to open face mold making by casting an original handmade relief carved by the student.
Please bring a sketch book as well as any preferred sculpting tools, a particulate respirator if you have one, if not dust masks will be supplied, as well as any favorite carving tools.
No experience necessary.
An additional material fee of $48 will be added to the total of the class tuition when you register online. If you send a check, please be sure to include the $48 materials fee.
Instructor Bio:Robin Hoerth was born in Ohio and has a B.F.A. in sculpture from Mount Saint Joseph University. Upon graduation she moved to Kingston, Washington to apprentice under Jennifer Caldwell-Umphress where she now makes her living as a glass artist. Robin has been drawn to art her whole life, first through two-dimensional practices then sculpture. She was drawn to glass because of its beauty, difficulty, and versatility. By reflecting on her own life she is able to create a narrative within the piece that creates a profound dialogue between complex compositions.