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Painting on Glass with Cappy Thompson


Learn the technique of grisaille or grey-tonal painting, which involves several applications and firings of vitreous enamels to create tonal modeling or patterning. Colors are then applied for the final firing. Students will focus on two projects—a reverse painting on flat glass and a small vessel—and will receive take-home information on the tools and materials of glass painting and firing schedules for both flat and vessel forms. About the Artist Painting on glass since 1976, Cappy Thompson of Seattle has been described as "the major practitioner of the art of transparent enameling in the American Studio Glass movement." Known for her reverse-painted vessels, she has taught at Pilchuck, Penland and other art programs internationally. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Washington Artist Trust Fellowship and Pilchuck's Libensky Award.

Dates:June 6-10, 2012 Other Dates
Meets:9:00 AM to 5:00 PM 5 sessions
Fee: $475.00

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