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Skill Level: Beginner
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• Handouts & firing schedules included
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• Professionally filmed w/ three camera angles
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I am a native Texan who has lived on both the East and West Coasts. My love of working with glass began in 1983 and has followed me throughout my life. My strong connection to nature is rooted in my passion for hiking and exploring the outdoors. My work is a reflection of the awe and wonder I feel at nature's ability to create the rare and exotic. I have worked for and been mentored by a number of glass artists around the country and for that I am thankful. I am now a full time studio artist living in Austin, Texas.
Kiln Size Needed: Any - technique adaptable to any size kiln
Equipment/Machinery Needed: Diamond hand pads or sandblaster (optional)
Projects Made: 2
Join Glenda Kronke on an incredible journey using powders to create free-form organic shapes inspired by the wonders of nature. This video class is a breath of fresh air and a break from technical glass education and encourages you, the artist, to emerge, experiment and "play." Follow along with Glenda as she demonstrates three projects from start to finish focusing on color and style, all the while encouraging you to step outside the box and spread your own wings and develop your own style. The video is geared towards ALL skill levels and beginners are welcome. You will be surprised at how simple it really is to create such jaw-dropping fused glass art and we guarantee this technique will have your mind spinning and reawaken the artist within you. Firing schedules & supply list are included for you to download.
Private Facebook Group: A private student group has been created on Facebook entitled: “AAE Glass & Glenda Kronke - Nature's Wonders in Fused Glass" Student Group. You can search the name and request entry or copy and past this link https://www.facebook.com/groups/2534368503271775/ Please allow up to 72 hours for your request to be approved. If you are not approved in 72 hours, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your name or order number. In order to be accepted to this group, BOTH Glenda Kronke's Nature's Wonder Part 1 & 2 must be purchased.
NOTE: It is strongly advisable to use the exact powder colors used in Glenda's projects demonstrated if you do not have the experience of powder technique, color blending or layering with powders. Since color is a large part of this technique's success, we recommend creating color samples prior to exploring on your own. The color powders Glenda uses can be found in the supply list in your PDF handouts and also in the supply list tab to the right of this description tab.
How to Watch: Add this class to your cart and purchase as you would any other item. Once purchased, your video will be available instantly for lifetime access and may be streamed in your aaeglass.com video library. If there are handouts associated with the video class, they will also be located in your library and ready for download. You may watch the video by full length version or by chapter for easy reference. View full screen by selecting the four-arrow icon at the bottom right of the video frame.You must be logged into your AAE account to purchase and watch your video. There are no refunds on video classes and no exceptions to this policy. Please e-mail customer service prior to purchasing if you have questions. Thank you.
Nature's Wonders I: Explorations in Powders - Full Version01:37:10
This video can be watched in your library by full version or chapter selection. Handouts and firing schedules can be downloaded and found in your library next to the "watch now" button.
1. Slideshow & Introduction00:03:17
2. Tropical Leaf: First Firing00:15:28
3. Tropical Leaf: Second Firing & Slump00:14:45
4. Galaxy Bowl: First Firing00:15:25
5. Galaxy Bowl: Second Firing & Slump00:12:26
6. Sea Fan First Firing00:19:43
7. Sea Fan: Second Firing & Slump00:12:43
8. Final Touches00:03:23
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