|Frit Wafers created using Jacqui's special No Days technique|
SA_24 - Frit Wafers in the Oven
What?!?! No Fusing!!!!! Yes, you heard correctly. Frit wafers in the oven. Tired of trying to get frit where you want it to go? Tired of the mess when you breath on your project or try to spray it with hair spray? Tired on the time it takes to fuse the frit wafer then fuse your project? Wouldn't it be easier if you could quickly make a frit wafer, that isn’t fragile, and place it on your glass and then fuse it? Or make a bunch at one time and then create your project without waiting on the kiln? YOU CAN!!! These wafers are very sturdy and travel well - unlike the wafers you create on a kiln shelf. You will also learn other techniques for working with frits, powders and enamels that take all of the frustration out of being able to transport them. You will make several frit wafers and create two 4 x 4 fused tiles using 2 different techniques. Come see what you can do with your oven besides cooking dinner. Hobby Knife, dust mask, copies of designs, stencils, drawings, etc that you might be interested in using . Contact instructor for more information if needed.
Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Jacqui Bush took her first copper foil class in 1997 and hasn't looked back. From flat glass to warm glass, and silver art clay to enamels, her classes and experimenting continue. In 2004, she could no longer resist the call of the glass and left her career in technology to open a studio. She has a contagious passion for glass in all its forms and loves to share it with others through teaching and demonstrating. Some of her favorite places to share glass art in all its glory include: local schools (K-12), colleges, Historic Living History Day demonstrations at a local century-old village, city festivals, Library openings, and anywhere she can. One of the most rewarding, and popular activities, are her frequent "Teach the Teacher" workshops and her many students, aged 4 to 94. Jacqui is certified in the Unique Glass paints, a member of AGA, RAGS, and is on the Board of Directors for the KBW Education Foundation. Learn more about Jacqui on her website: Stained Glass of McKinney.