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Borosilicate Marbles: Tiny Worlds Within


September 25 - November 27, 2017 7:00pm to 10:00pm
All Levels
Ten-Week Session

Through demonstration and ample experimentation, students will explore some of the basics for making a borosilicate marble, such as encasement and tubing implosions, to create tiny worlds within. Materials used may include gold, silver, copper, dichroic glass, Herkimer diamond, volcanic pebbles, and a wide spectrum of colored glass. Many techniques could be applied to various forms such as bracelets and pendants. Student questions will guide the demonstrations and discussion topics. This class meets on Monday evenings for 10 weeks beginning on September 25. All levels. Some torch experience preferred, but not necessary.

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Miles Parker "Going Big in TX" (Photo by Aaron Verity)

Miles Parker is a self-taught glass artist from Ithaca, New York. He has been experimenting with glass in a variety of ways since 1997. Some of the techniques he has experimented with include...