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This exclusive course is part of the program:From Design Concept to Reality
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In this course, students are introduced to the practice and principles of hot glass; hand blowing, mold blowing, hot casting, cold working and sculpting. Territories of production, conceptual and discipline inquiry and critique will be introduced and used.
This course is in scheduled mode. Learn more about scheduled courses here.
Session 1: Production Method 1: Mold Blown Glass – Case Study
Session 2: Production Method 2: Kiln Glass – Case Study
Session 3: Production Method 3: Sand Casting – Case Study
Session 4: Production Method 4: Finishing Techniques
Instructors & Guests
Helen Maria Nugent
Helen Maria Nugent is Professor and Chair of Designed Objects Programs (1997). BFA (Honors) in Environmental Art (1990) and MA Design (1992), Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. Concurrent Positions: Partner, Haelo Design; Co-Director of DesignArts, YoungArts Foundation. Exhibitions: 2nd Istanbul Design Biennale; CHGO DSGN at the Chicago Cultural Center; Devening Projects & Editions; International Contemporary Furniture Fair, NY. Curatorial and Exhibition Design: Moholy: An Education of the Senses; Thick Design; Beyond Function: The Art of Furniture. Bibliography: Chicago Makes Modern; Global Scots; Domus; DesignBoom; Innovation; Azure. Grants: Istanbul Foundation for Culture and the Arts (IKSV); Graham Foundation; Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs.
What You Need to Take This Course
Please note: Taking part in a Kadenze course For-Credit or as a Premium Member, does not affirm that a student has been enrolled or accepted for enrollment by School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Taking part in this course For-Credit offers credit that is recognized by School of the Art Institute of Chicago, should the Kadenze student be accepted for enrollment in the future.
Students who are currently enrolled at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago are not eligible to receive credit for this course.
In order to receive college credit for these program courses, you must successfully complete and pass all 3 courses in this program. If a student signs up for the From Design Concept to Reality program, it is recommended that these courses are taken sequentially.
*Partial credit will not be awarded for completion of only one course.
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