Glass Engraving and Cutting
Secondary School of Glassmaking Kamenický Šenov / Střední uměleckoprůmyslová škola sklářská Kamenický Šenov
471 14 Kamenický Šenov
Director: doc. Mgr. Pavel Kopřiva, PhD.
phone.: +420 487 764 965
Workshop is based on knowledge of drawing, relief and plastic art.
Participants will work classical engraving techniques with shapes from the school repository or they can realize graphics by the help of technique of printing from the glass plate so-called “vitrography”.
Desing are provided by engraving with copper, stone and diamond wheels trough the engraver machines or the handly shaft.
Engraving techniques can be combined with grinding and sandblasting. It is also possible to use the technique of slumping and sintering of glass.
In the case of interest in melting glass to form must participants send or bring prepared model and intention is necessary consult with teachers of organizing school minimally 40 days beforehand.
This consultation is necessary also in case of slumping and sintering.