Fusing glass is the process of bonding separate pieces of glass together in a specially designed kiln, at heats of up to 1600 degrees. In this class, we will make an 8 inch round fused glass bowl. We will create a design using thin colored glass
to make straight lines on the ribbed clear base of the circle. We will then lay the colored glass on the base, breaking up the colored glass to fit in the channels. We will do this on 2, 8 inch circles of glass. The two circles will be put together in the kiln. The circles can be laid so that the lines look like a plaid. Or you can decide that the angles will be different, changing how the finished piece will look. The designed pieces will go in the instructor’s kiln 3 times. The last time will be to slump the circles into a bowl. Your piece will be ready for pick up after approximately 2 weeks.