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Fascinate your Fixtures! Form meets Function: Sink or large bowl in glass Fri-Sun Sept 8th-10th


Price: $595.00

Personalization

Include your own mold and ring to take home!! (+ $200.00)
tax free

In depth 3 day exploration in glass
Friday – Sunday ; September 8th, 9th, and 10th

In this amazing workshop you will come away with knowledge, experience, and a
functional masterpiece. Learn how to cut circles in glass, create unique designs by
following esthetic formulas, ways to prep large molds, cold work a large circular piece,
core-bit drill a sink hole, install sink fixtures, program large piece fuse and slump
schedules, and program a kiln. Materials, firings, and instruction are included in cost.

Friday, September 8th
9am-12:00pm
Discuss the Elements and Principles of Design, Learn and practice cutting circles, Cut base for your piece
and learn the strip cutter. Use studio time to focus on your design and your bowl construction.
12:00pm
Quick break for lunch
12:45- 3:00pm
Finish designing and constructing personal projects
3pm-4:00pm
Place work in the kilns to be fuse fired. Prep molds for the slump firing to come.
Saturday, September 9th - we will need to divide the 6 students into 2 groups of 3
12-1:00pm
(First Group) Explanation of lap wheel: understanding the equipment and how to cold work
1:00pm
Lunch and Lecture
1pm-3:00pm
Both groups will be included in the lecture-on kiln programming, kilns, and maintenance of kilns. You will
also learn the ins and outs of the large mold used for this project and ways to alter it for other uses.
3pm-4:00pm
(Second Group) Explanation of lap wheel: understanding the equipment and how to cold work
4:00pm
All work will be placed in kilns to slump
Sunday, September 10th
12pm-3:00pm
You will get to practice drilling through glass. This will be great practice for your current large bowl to turn
into a sink, or a future work that you may be thinking about creating. You will also learn about the proper
installation of the sink and the fixtures needed to create your functional work of art!
Limited To 6 seats only!
Fired Arts Academy at Jen-Ken Kilns is located in sunny central Florida
3615 Ventura Dr. W, Lakeland, FL 33811
• 40 minutes from Disney, Universal and SeaWorld
• 1 hour from gulf beaches
• Minutes from our growing downtown art community
• 1.5 hours from the Dali Museum
Contact:
Please don’t hesitate to call with any question. Call Fired Arts Academy at Jen-Ken
Kilns at 800-329-5456 Located in sunny central Florida 3615 Ventura Dr. W,
Lakeland, FL 33811
Ask for Tabitha
Hotel Accommodations:
The Hotel Terrace in historic downtown Lakeland has graciously given us a group
rate.
Please call 863-688-0800. Ask for the Jen-Ken group rate.
329 E. Main St. Lakeland FL 33801
What to bring:
If you have favorite tools, glove, eye shields or masks please bring them. If you
don’t have any tools we will have everything you need.
What to wear.
Dress casual, but please wear long pants and closed-toed shoes.
Special Needs:
Please make us aware of any special needs you might have or any special dietary
concerns. Drinks are provided throughout the class and lunch is catered.
Cancelation Policy
A full refund will be given to any cancelation before August 18th. After August 18th
we will be happy to apply your deposit fee to any of our other workshops or the
purchase of a new kiln. No refund will be given for no-shows or cancellations
within 7 days of the class.

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