Intro to Pate De Verre
Explore the art of pate de verre, French for paste of glass. Learn the technique of using powdered glass and frit to create colorful glass objects. First, create molds by carving plaster and sculpting clay. Then, carefully apply the pate de verre to the molds. Heated in the kiln overnight, the granulated glass fuses into a solid work while students learn about firing theory and kiln schedules.