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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Artist and educator, Nathan Sandberg is based in Portland, Oregon. After working in the Research & Education department at Bullseye Glass company for 8 years he started Nathans LLC in 2012 and has established himself as one of the top kiln-glass educators teaching today. From Santa Fe to Zurich and Australia to Norway, Nathan is usually somewhere on the planet presenting fresh, innovative curriculum at a wide range of studios, schools and art centers.He is widely credited as the pioneer of the modern Vitrigraph methods which he began to develop at the Bullseye Factory in 2009 and has since taken to unprecedented levels of control. In 2015 Nathans LLC moved out of the basement and into a proper studio space in the Kenton neighborhood of North Portland. Today, Nathan uses OnGrade Studio as his home base and can be found there relentlessly producing work for exhibitions and developing new curriculum to teach whenever he isn't on the road. His primary material is glass although his installations commonly make use of other materials such as wood, metal and concrete. And his artwork can be found in private and public collections around the world.
Kiln Needed: You must have a vitrigraph kiln to complete this technique
Equipment/Machinery Needed: None
Taking a thoughtful approach to using the Vitrigraph kiln we can create cane and murrine that rival those created in a hot shop. Capitalizing on the ways glass can be arranged in and flows from a crucible, students in this innovative workshop will learn to create reproducible decorative canes and intricate murrine using the Vitrigraph Kiln. These elements can then, immediately, be used in other kiln-glass projects. This video focuses on creating a murrine wall panel that can be hung as decorative glass art, however, once this technique can applied to any fused glass project that you create. Bowls, plates, part sheets, drop out vases, jewelry etc. Nathan does not hold back and gives so much information, you will surely benefit from this video by using his teachings in all aspects of your glass work. Handouts, diagrams and firing schedules are also available for you to download. Nathan also includes 3 additional bonus recipes with diagrams in your handouts to get you started! In addition, you will gain admittance in a private Facebook student group hosted by AAE Glass and Nathan Sandberg where you will continue to learn and share ideas with other students who haven taken this online video class.
Private Facebook Group: A private student group has been created on Facebook entitled: “AAE & Nathan Sandberg Student Group - Vitigraph Murrine: A Foundation” You can search the name and request entry or copy and past this link https://www.facebook.com/groups/VitrigraphMurrine/ Please allow up to 72 hours for your request to be approved. If you are not approved in 72 hours, please e-mail email@example.com with your name or order number.
Vitrigraph Kiln Is Needed for this Video
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.
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.
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