No Frit!: An Introduction to Colour Bar <br> Weekend Workshop <br> March 23 - 24, 2019

Description

Weekend Workshop
March 23 & 24, 2019
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Instructor: Cameron Dougherty

his course is

a hot

-

shop course

meant to

introduce students to the many uses of c

olour

b

ar. Students

in this course can expect to learn the basics of using colour bar as a way to

give even colour to

their

bubble

s, as well as how to accent their designs using other application techniques. Skills that will be

taught include colour overlays, colour blowthroughs (aka colour fades), as well as how to prepare and

apply colour bar as a lip wrap, and different applicatio

ns for accenting the bubble using threading

wheels.

Most colour bar application techniques require two people to execute properly so feel free to take this

with your regular blow partner or

teams can be made

with others

during

the class.

This course is me

ant to be an

intermediate

-

beginner course. Students should be comfortable in the hot

shop and ideally are approved to work unsupervised at TCGC. Minimum one GB1 course required. If you

are unsure about your experience please contact the office.

This glassblowing course will introduce you to the many uses of colour bar. You can expect to learn the basics of using colour bar as a way to give even colour to your bubbles, as well as how to accent your designs using other application techniques.

Skills that will be taught include colour overlays, colour blowthroughs (aka colour fades), how to prepare and apply colour bar as a lip wrap, and different applications for accenting the bubble using threading wheels. 

Most colour bar application techniques require two people to execute properly so please consider taking this course with your regular blow partner. If you register solo you will be teamed up with a fellow student.

Glassblowing experience is required for this course. You should have taken at least one glassblowing course at TCGC or have equivalent experience elsewhere. For TCGC members, Student level is the minimum for this course. Please email us if you are unsure of your experience. 

his course is

a hot

-

shop course

meant to

introduce students to the many uses of c

olour

b

ar. Students

in this course can expect to learn the basics of using colour bar as a way to

give even colour to

their

bubble

s, as well as how to accent their designs using other application techniques. Skills that will be

taught include colour overlays, colour blowthroughs (aka colour fades), as well as how to prepare and

apply colour bar as a lip wrap, and different applicatio

ns for accenting the bubble using threading

wheels.

Most colour bar application techniques require two people to execute properly so feel free to take this

with your regular blow partner or

teams can be made

with others

during

the class.

This course is me

ant to be an

intermediate

-

beginner course. Students should be comfortable in the hot

shop and ideally are approved to work unsupervised at TCGC. Minimum one GB1 course required. If you

are unsure about your experience please contact the office.

his course is

a hot

-

shop course

meant to

introduce students to the many uses of c

olour

b

ar. Students

in this course can expect to learn the basics of using colour bar as a way to

give even colour to

their

bubble

s, as well as how to accent their designs using other application techniques. Skills that will be

taught include colour overlays, colour blowthroughs (aka colour fades), as well as how to prepare and

apply colour bar as a lip wrap, and different applicatio

ns for accenting the bubble using threading

wheels.

Most colour bar application techniques require two people to execute properly so feel free to take this

with your regular blow partner or

teams can be made

with others

during

the class.

This course is me

ant to be an

intermediate

-

beginner course. Students should be comfortable in the hot

shop and ideally are approved to work unsupervised at TCGC. Minimum one GB1 course required. If you

are unsure about your experience please contact the office.

About the Instructor

Cameron Dougherty is a Californian recently transplanted to Vancouver. He studied glassblowing at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina, then began working for artist Bryon Sutherland in Gridley, CA. Moving to Portland OR in 2015, he worked as a glassblowing instructor and demonstrating artist. Cameron’s passion for glass and his enjoyment of the process is evident in everything he makes.

 

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