Sand-Casting Glass with Scott Jensen
This post details the process of sand-casting a glass face to be put into a carved wooden panel by Scott Jensen.
Step 1: The original wood sculpture is carved.
Step 2: The Original carved face is coated with graphite.
Step 3: The carved face is pressed into a sand/ cornmeal mixture
Step 4: The face can be pressed multiple times, resulting in a tray of multiple molds.
Step 5: Carbonizing the molds
Step 6: Molten glass is ladled from the furnace.
Step 7: Pouring molten glass into the molds.
Step 8: The glass sets in the molds.
Step 9: The glass is cast, ground, polished and inset into the carved Sisiutl Panel.