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Murrine and More Class Descriptions

Pulling murrine, twisted cane and vitrograph using the Cress GK1 kiln

“Murrine and More”

Full-Day Class Description
Learn to create intricate murrine, twisted cane and vitrigraph stringer using the Cress GK1 kiln and a specially designed container. A presentation of the tools, techniques and designs used to create interesting cane will be followed by a demonstration as well as individualized training. Each student will have the time to gain confidence with the process while ensuring safety in the classroom. Students will then team up to design, fill and pull their own vessels into murrine and twisted cane. All of the cane pulled in class will be divided among the students for use in future projects.

 

“Murrine and More”

Half-Day Class Description
Students will learn to create interesting murrine, twisted cane and vitrigraph stringers using the Cress GK1 kiln and a specially designed container. Following a demonstration and discussion about preparing and filling the container with glass to create unusual designs, students will pull murrine and cane from pre-prepared pots of glass. All of the cane that is created in class will be divided among the students for use in future projects.