Common window glass is called float glass because it’s made by pouring molten glass onto a bed of molten tin. It’s a great alternative to the colored glass used by glass artists for fusing and slumping. It’s cheap (often free) and available in a variety of thicknesses and tints.
This class will teach you how to deal with compatibility concerns, some of the special issues involved with cutting and kiln firing and the significantly different kiln firing schedules needed to work with float glass. You will watch a number of step by step projects being built with varying kinds of float glass and bottle glass.
This class is designed to teach you how to create glass art from window glass and assorted glass trays and bowls found in thrift shops and dollar stores. You will make several projects to teach you some of the fabulous ways to use float glass and found glass.