This class is an introduction to working with the torches and tools available in the Glass Arts Studio, and specifically designed as preparation for the "Torchworked Components for Fusers" class offered November 12. The instructor will demonstrate and then guide you through very basic torchworking skills. You will have time to practice pulling stringer from sheet glass to create shapes. This class also covers personal safety while operating the torches as well as studio safety and operational policies of the Glass Arts Studio.
Successful completion of this class will allow you to use the torches in the Studio during Monitored or Open Studio Access for your own projects. This is a one afternoon class.
Michele has taught Lampworking (torchwork) to students at OIT (Oregon Institute of Technology) and Klamath Community College, and written articles for Softflex Jewelry Company.