Glass Sculpting /Vladimir Klein

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Glass Sculpting /Vladimir Klein

July 25 – 29, 2016


Type of the Class: 5 days long creative stay
Instructor: M.F.A. Vladimir Klein, Czech Republic
Level: beginner / intermediate 
Language: Czech / English

11 000,- Kč

Description Glass Sculpting /Vladimir Klein

Goal of teaching in this class is the motivation and development of creativity of participants of this class during forming glass in its cold state – coldwork, understanding the principle of glass grinding and finding efficient procedures. During the class, participants will understand and make a use of principles of creativity during the individual approach of the instructor to students and even to advanced creators in order to get the originality of expression. From selected blocks /boulders/ of cold glass will participants of the class together with instructor form their own glass sculpture with the use of diamond saw, horizontal and vertical grinding machines, flexible grinders, but also cutting glass with widia chisel and hammer, just like in stonesculpting. In order to achieve and support the glass expression, we will be familiarized with effective methods of forming, fining and polishing. The surface on the other hand will be dealt with using various tools and grindstones. A necessary
instrument of the communication, an instrument of the inspiration and final expression will be a picture in all phases of the procedure.





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