In this class you will study with Stacy Lynn Smith, who developed and taught printing with powdered glass techniques for Bullseye Glass Company. This class is focused on screen and powder printing for kiln-glass. Here you will explore a variety of methods and take home a number of samples and finished pieces. You will learn the fundamentals of screen printing including basic image preparation (both digital and hand-drawn), screen coating and exposing, printing with enamels and powders, and firing schedule basics. Topics that will be covered include multiple firings, textured prints, wafers, image registration and thick blocks. It will be helpful if you have a laptop with full Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and have some working knowledge with computers and/or hand-drawn imagery. Free trials of this software are available through Adobe. Be prepared to learn, leap into creativity, and have lots of fun! All materials included in class fee.
Prerequisites: 1 years experience working with glass.
Stacy Lynn Smith was born in Vancouver, Washington. She received her BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2006 with a focus in printmaking and installation. From 2007 to 2015, Smith worked as an Instructor/Technician for Bullseye Glass Company in Portland, Oregon. She currently resides in Providence, Rhode Island where she is working toward her MFA in printmaking at the Rhode Island School of Design. Smith’s work has been shown nationally including at SOFA Chicago and Art Santa Fe. She has taught short workshops in US studios such as Penland School of Craft in North Carolina, Vitrum Studio in Maryland and various Bullseye Glass Resource Centers. Smith has presented and held demonstrations for various universities and conferences including the California College of Arts, Portland State University, the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Illinois Wesleyan University, the Southern Graphics Council International Conference and the Glass Art Society Conference.
Monday 8th to Friday 12th August 2016
$1350 All materials included in this workshop.
Secure your place with a $500 deposit, balance due by 15th June 2016.
Deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Phone the Art Glass Studio on 9375 9810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Students will need to bring basic glass cutting tools and a laptop loaded with Photoshop would be useful.