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Stained Glass (Ages 13–14)

January 14, 2019

Embrace your love of color and learn to make stained glass. We’ll select or design stained glass patterns, then cut, grind, clean, foil and solder your glass creation using the Tiffany technique. Beginners will complete a small window and students with previous experience will learn more advanced techniques, completing a project of their choice.

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Stained Glass (Ages 13-14)

January 14, 2019

Embrace your love of color and learn to make stained glass. We’ll select or design stained glass patterns, then cut, grind, clean, foil and solder your glass creation using the Tiffany technique. Beginners will complete a small window and students with previous experience will learn more advanced techniques, completing the project of their choice.

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Stained Glass (Ages 11-12)

January 14, 2019

Embrace your love of color by learning to make stained glass. Learn to select or design stained glass patterns, then cut, grind, clean, foil, and solder your stained glass creation using the Tiffany technique. Beginners complete a small window and students with previous experience learn more advanced techniques, completing more challenging projects of their choice.

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Try Your Hand at Hot Glass (12+ with an Adult) – New!

January 14, 2019

Learn about hollow working or blowing glass, and make a glass object with the help of an instructor. We’ll explore the equipment, process and some beginner techniques for hollow shaping. Students with 11 a.m., 12 p.m., or 1 p.m. time slots will make a cup, and students at 2 p.m., 3 p.m., or 4 p.m. […]

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Advanced Glass Fusing + Slumping

January 14, 2019

Learn advanced, kiln–working techniques to create functional or sculptural projects of your choosing. We’ll cover advanced fusing techniques, making pattern bars and pot melts, and various ways to shape glass through slumping, mold making and cold working.

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Advanced Glass Fusing + Slumping

January 14, 2019

Learn advanced, kiln-working techniques to create functional or sculptural projects of your choosing. We’ll cover advanced fusing techniques, making pattern bars and pot melts, and various ways to shape glass through slumping, mold making and cold working.

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Borosilicate Glass Jewelry

January 14, 2019

Work with borosilicate glass on an oxygen propane torch to create resilient, wearable pieces. This workshop will start with the absolute basics of flameworking then expand to color, patterning and other techniques for creating wearable pieces.

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Break the Rules of Your Medium – NEW!

January 14, 2019

Stuck in a rut? Trying to find a new groove? Through a series of discussion, and class-guided creative assignments, we’ll take a critical look at the framework of rules that we as artists create and follow in our work. This class is open to artists working in any medium. Expect to complete creative exercises outside […]

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Continuing Flameworking

January 14, 2019

Continue working with the torch and borosilicate glass to expand your flameworking skills. You’ll build on techniques learned in Introduction to Flameworking and learn new, more advanced techniques. We’ll explore representation and how to sculpt the human figure. We’ll also learn more about color theory and application. Plan to complete a few small projects.

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Continuing Flameworking

January 14, 2019

Continue working with the torch and borosilicate glass to expand your flameworking skills. You’ll build on techniques learned in Introduction to Flameworking and learn new, more advanced techniques. We’ll explore representation and how to sculpt the human figure. We’ll also learn more about color theory and application. Plan to complete a few small projects.

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Drawing with Glass– NEW!

January 14, 2019

In this weekend workshop, we’ll create a 3–D glass drawing. You’ll have the choice to trace your personal drawings or work from a template. We’ll explore different shaping and sculpting techniques using various hand tools to achieve unique and diverse designs. Student will sketch ideas and take turns using both bench and hand torches to […]

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Exploring Mosaics

January 14, 2019

Design and create your own small mosaic. Learn basic techniques such as adhering and grouting tile, incorporating objects into your design and finishing your piece. You’ll leave with at least one completed project you can hang in your home or garden.

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Glass Fusing + Slumping

January 14, 2019

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We’ll cover how to create designs by cutting colored sheet glass and layering patterns using frits, powders, stringers and liquid line. We’ll also employ a variety of other glass-working techniques. Use your newfound knowledge to make plates, bowls, tiles and bas-relief. Beginners will work on specific […]

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Glass + Wood Sculpture

January 14, 2019

Create a free–standing sculpture with both wood and glass elements. You’ll explore the sculptural properties of wood while learning some basic woodworking skills. Then, you’ll learn how to incorporate glass into your piece. This class is for students skilled in either glass or wood. Students can build upon the skills they know in one media, […]

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Glass Fusing + Slumping

January 14, 2019

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We’ll cover how to create designs by cutting colored sheet glass and layering patterns using frits, powders, stringers and liquid line. We’ll also employ a variety of other glass–working techniques. Use your newfound knowledge to make plates, bowls, tiles and bas–relief. Beginners will work on specific […]

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Flameworking Glass Flora

January 14, 2019

Explore the world of flameworking and sculpting with glass. You’ll learn basic sculpting and forming techniques for borosilicate glass on the torch and gain an understanding of welds and connections by constructing flowers and other organic forms.

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Glass Bead Making Basics

January 14, 2019

Learn the basics of using a torch and mandrel to wind hot glass into beautiful beads that are perfect for jewelry.

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Glass Fusing + Slumping

January 14, 2019

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We’ll cover how to create designs by cutting colored sheet glass and layering patterns using frits, powders, stringers and liquid line. We’ll also employ a variety of other glass–working techniques. Use your newfound knowledge to make plates, bowls, tiles and bas–relief. Beginners will work on specific […]

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Glass Casting

January 14, 2019

Create 3–D, solid forms using glass casting techniques. We’ll make plaster molds, sand molds and box molds by starting with forms made from clay, wax and found objects. The molds will be filled with glass to create the final product. We’ll also learn about silicone molds for making multiples.

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Glass Fusing + Slumping

January 14, 2019

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We’ll cover how to create designs by cutting colored sheet glass and layering patterns using frits, powders, stringers and liquid line. We’ll also employ a variety of other glass-working techniques. Use your newfound knowledge to make plates, bowls, tiles and bas-relief. Beginners will work on specific […]

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Glass Bead Making

January 14, 2019

Learn the basics of using a torch and mandrel to wind hot glass into beautiful beads that are perfect for jewelry.

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Glass Bead Making Basics

January 14, 2019

Learn the basics of using a torch and mandrel to wind hot glass into beautiful beads that are perfect for jewelry.

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Hot Glass Icicle Ornament – New!

January 14, 2019

From fire to ice, create glass icicles on the torch! You’ll learn how to create your very own borosilicate glass, clear or colorful twist to hang in your home or share as a gift.

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Intermediate Stained Glass

January 14, 2019

Step up your game and take your stained glass to the next level by adding new processes to your work. Try leading, sandblasting, layering, simple painting or silver staining. Incorporate found objects such as shells, antique plates or bottle bottoms to create unique art glass for your home.

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