Basic Bottle Glass Fusing


Learn how to make beautiful and creative fused glass art using bottle glass, molds and a kiln. Bottle glass is an inexpensive alternative to art glass that is also great for the environment. This fused glass course will take you through the absolute basics, including what tools you’ll need, all the way through multiple, increasingly complex projects.

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What You Will Learn

In this fusing glass course, we will cover making fused glass art from whole bottles, two ways to cut bottles, how to make sheets of glass from cut bottles, fused donuts, fused bottle bottom molds with embellishments, kiln-formed recycled glass beads and jewelry, Fuse and Fold animals-including two exclusive designs available only through this course. We will also explore how firing schedules work, what is happening at each stage and how to adjust your firing schedule. We will spend time reviewing common glass fusing problems and how to solve them.

Class 01:

  • Tools and Safety
  • Tools
  • How Kilns Work and Firing Schedules
  • Glass Studio Safety

Class 02:

  • Cutting Bottles and Basic Projects
  • Fusing with whole bottles
  • Cutting bottles two ways
  • Fusing Donuts and bottle bottoms

Class 03:

  • Expanding out Horizons
  • Creating sheets of glass from bottles
  • Kiln formed recycled glass beads
  • Bottle Glass Votives and Stars
  • Additions to Bottle Glass (Paint, Mica, etc)

Class 04:

  • Bringing it together
  • Floral Painted Kilnformed Beads
  • Painted and Mica bottle bottoms
  • Keepsake candlesticks
  • Kilnformed Bead Bracelet

Class 05:

  • Upping the Ante
  • Fuse and Fold Birds

Class 06:

  • Finishing it up
  • Coldworking
  • Trouble shooting
  • Fixing the problems

BONUS Items:

  • Chicken and Rooster patterns – Curious Mondo Exclusive!
  • Firing schedules and blank firing graph pages to print and use

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Arts & Crafts | Curious Mondo: Basic Bottle Glass Fusing

Time table:
6 hours

Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

Target market:
Glass artists, anyone who loves glass or want to start a new hobby or career

Main objective:
Learn glass fusing techniques.


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