This class has closed registration through the MFA. Please contact Diablo directly at 617-442-7444 to enroll.
Two-Day Workshop: Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6, 9:00am-1:00pm
Course Description: In this two-day workshop, using colorful pieces of glass, including glass powders and frits, students will learn to design several necklace pendants, coasters, ornaments, sun catchers, tiles and a fused and slumped plate or bowl. This class will introduce you to the basic principles behind forming glass in the kiln to create beautiful fused glass pieces. You will be introduced to all of the rools, basic glass cutting and kiln forming theory, as well as tack-fusing. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
The MFA is delighted to present programming with Diablo Glass School. Located just blocks from the MFA—easily accessible by foot, car, or public transportation—Diablo is a place where beginning and professional artists share a nurturing environment, which encourages growth and development in an inviting atmosphere. Diablo offers a diverse range of classes including glassblowing, flame working, kiln forming, and stained glass. The interdisciplinary approach to studio glass offers students a broad spectrum of opportunities. Students of all ages have found endless forms of expression at the Diablo studio. Many courses include a tour of the Museum’s glass collection with discussion of the history of glass, different techniques, and artistic inspiration. All tools and materials are provided. For more information on Diablo Studios, visit www.diabloglassschool.com or call 617-442-7444.
Workshop takes place at:
Diablo Glass School
123 Terrace Street
Boston, MA 02120