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Mold Making for Glass

with Jodi McRaney-Rusho

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What you will learn in this Mold Making for Glass course:


Class 1:

  • Ceramic

  • Hand built

  • Slip cast

  • Air dry

Class 2:

  • Commercial Bisque

  • Stainless Steel

  • Sheet

  • Forms

Class 3:

  • Commercially Available

  • DIY Stainless Tile Molds

  • Fiber Paper and other Refractory Materials

  • Fiber Blanket and Rigidizer

  • Fiber Paper in various thicknesses


Class 4:

  • Fire Brick

  • Safety

  • Casting Molds with Silica Flour and Plaster

  • Creating forms

Class 5:

  • Mixing the materials

  • Reinforcing for strength

  • Fired Examples

Class 6:

  • Dams

  • What they are and how they are used

  • Stainless Steel


Class 7:

  • Ceramic

  • Fiber Board/Paper

  • DIY Molds for Plaster Inclusions

  • Latex

Class 8:

  • Silicone

  • commercially available

  • DIY from hardware store materials

Class 9:

  • Non-traditional molds

  • Flower pots

  • Ceramic Dishes

  • Stainless Dishes and Utensils


  • How to do Slip Casting from Ceramic Molds
  • DIY Silicone Molds from the Hardwear Store
  • DIY HEPA Filter Dust Collector

What People are Saying

Janet Wright

A lot of onfo packed into this class.

An enjoyable class.

Cheryl Farrens

Jodi: enjoying this immensely. Thank you for sharing!

Nickole Schmidt

Jodi Wow!! I am learning so much!! Thank you!!

Paige S

JODI! Fantastic class! You never disappoint. Thank you for sharing all of your knowledge.

Guest 422

So much learned!! So much to try!! Thak you Jodi and Curious Mondo!!

Coco Watkin
Jodi McRaney-Rusho hit another home run with her recent class earlier this week: Mold Making for Glass...Her teaching style inspires my own creativity, her wealth of knowledge leaves me awestruck, and her enthusiasm, generosity, and ability to go with the flow in answering all of our questions makes me not want to miss a class...I'd buy them all if I could!!!


About this Mold Making for Glass course

Nearly all glass makers (unless they are blowing glass) need molds which can go in the kiln, as part of the process of creating their work.

This fused glass course aims to introduce all the mold-making techniques for casting glass, with detailed information on materials, recipes for mould mixes, methods and applications. It helps the student to learn which methods are appropriate for different types of work, and covers all the basics of how to make your mould. It also includes practical information on sourcing, storing, using and recycling materials, and how to develop your own recipes and methods for particular projects.

Open Facebook Group to students of this course:
Curious Mondo: Mold Making for Glass Art

Time table:
9 hours

Basic / Intermediate / Advanced

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

Main objective:
Learn various mold-making techniques for casting glass.



About the instructor

Jodi McRaney-Rusho
Glass With a Past

Jodi is a warm glass artist working exclusively with post-consumer glass. Her work has won several awards and has been featured in “Sculpture and Design With Recycled Glass” by Cindy Ann Coldiron, as well as several magazines including “Handmade Business” and “Crafts Report”. HGTV's “That's Clever” filmed two segments in her studio. Jodi currently teaches out of her Salt Lake City studio and is an instructor at Kimball Arts Center in Park City Utah. She is represented by Concept SAL in Salt Lake City and Gallery 873 in Kayenta, Utah. After nearly 15 years of recycled glass art making, Jodi has begun producing her own line of tools, kits and molds in an effort to spread the joy of fusing with recycled glass to the whole world.

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