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Follow Megan O'Hara's step-by-step guide to create this ancient ammonite kiln carving. 

A lifetime access course, you can watch as many times as you like, for as long as you like.  

Welcome to the Glass School's Learn At Your Own Pace Education! Learn from the comfort of your own home or studio via our step-by-step videos. Here we are showing a project for Ammonite Kiln Carving.

Unlock the fossilised past by crafting your very own Ammonite Kiln Carved glass masterpiece. Explore the ancient seas' most abundant creature using a simple combination of fibre paper, glass and kiln heat to achieve depth, carved effects, and bas relief. Megan O’Hara will guide you step by step through this process and provide all of the information you need to produce your work. This is an easily accessible technique for beginners, and one that can be scaled up and applied to more complex designs in the future. Why wait 66 million years, when you can make your own glass fossil in your studio?

Kiln Carved Ammonite Project Materials List 1.pdf

Ammonite Kiln Carving Trailer


8 videos with a total of  25 minutes.

Class Description

This new project will cover all the techniques needed to make a captivating kiln carved ammonite:

  • Simple tool setup
  • Design troubleshooting
  • Cutting and gluing of fibre paper
  • Negative and Positives of fibre paper designs
  • Firing schedules necessary for the technique
  • Possibilites with bas-relief

What to Prepare

  • You will need a computer, tablet, or phone in order to watch the project.
  • Ensure that you have checked the materials list and purchased any materials you may require 
  • A pen and paper to take any notes. 
  • We teach using Bullseye Glass (CoE90)


We are committed to maintaining a respectful community where all our students can learn and develop their full potential, within a safe environment. English subtitles are available on all of the videos. 

*Price excluding VAT is £25. The correct tax will be calculated at checkout based on your location.

Given the nature of this product, it is non-refundable. For further questions please contact us at [email protected] 

  1. Welcome

  2. Introduction

  3. Preparation

  4. Getting Started

  5. Cutting and Carving

  6. Finishing

Megan O'Hara

Megan began working with glass in 2005, creating a range of dichroic jewellery, and helping to make tiles for 5th Element Design. In 2011 she completed an art degree in Creative Art Practices at Sheffield Hallam University and returned to Warm Glass to pursue a creative career in glass. In 2013, Megan attended a glass instructor’s course at the Bullseye Glass factory in Portland, Oregon and began teaching workshops for Warm Glass UK. In 2015 she took part in the Glass Heap Challenge in the Kosta Boda glass factory in Sweden. Megan is the Studio Coordinator at Warm Glass UK, responsible for the running of the studio and workshops as well as offering technical advice to customers, she is passionate about sharing her enjoyment of working with glass.

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