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Glass Courses
Experience the heat of glassblowing! Kirkwood boasts one of the only community college glass shops in the nation. Join a glass class to learn the techniques of slumping, fusing and blowing glass.

ART 420: Glass I
Learn contemporary and traditional glassworking techniques and concepts. Hot glassblowing, fusing, slumping and kiln casting will be covered. This class includes group and individual demonstrations, discussions and critiques. Slide lectures, visiting artists, reading and project assignments, and discussions of current trends in the field of glass art will be covered. Demonstrations include the creation of hollow forms, solid cast forms and flat fusing, and other functional and non-functional objects using glass. Credits: 3, Prereq: ART-120, ART-123, ART-133, ART-163, ART-173 or ART-405

ART 422: Glass II
Investigate contemporary and traditional glassworking techniques and concepts including hot glassblowing, fusing, slumping and kiln casting. This class consists of group and individual demonstrations, discussions and critiques. Slide lectures, visiting artists, reading and project assignments, and discussions of current trends in the field of glass art will be covered. Demonstrations will include intermediate hot glass blowing, fusing, slumping and kiln casting. Projects will include the creation of hollow forms, solid cast forms and flat fusing, and other functional and non-functional objects using glass. Credits: 3, Prereq: ART-420