Powder and Frit Basics

The crushed sheet glass known as frit and powder is perhaps the mose versatile material in the fused glass artist's toolbox.

Learning the basics of how frit and powder behave when fired and how to use them is one of the most important tools to have in your glass fusing toolbox.

Dichroic technique samples

This class is a comprehensive overview of basic techniques for using frit and powder with special attention to achieving different effects by varying the kiln schedule.

Paul's work with powders has been exhibited at the Bullseye Connection Gallery and is featured in Contemporary Glass Enameling: Fusing with Powders, Paints, and Frit by Kay Bain Weiner.

Visit the gallery to see examples of work from this class!

In this class you will learn the following:

Students will create six 5 x 5 inch (125x125mm) fused and slumped plates demostrating different techniques.


Includes: •  8 hours instruction & work time
•  Glass & supplies to complete class projects
•  Use of necessary tools
•  All kiln firings
•  Unlimited free "studio time" for class projects for six months after class completion

Class Size: 10 students (max)

Tuition: $250  Includes all materials. No tools to buy.

Prerequisite: Fused Glass for Absolute Beginners (or equivalent)

Teacher: Paul Tarlow

Sessions Dates Days ♦ Times
PW4-170422Apr 22 - May 20, 2017Saturdays ♦ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
(Skip 5/13/2017)
PW4-171004Oct 4 - Oct 25, 2017Wednesdays ♦ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM