FUSING, MOSAICS, STAINED GLASS & MORE

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701 North Dixie Hwy

Lake Worth, FL 33460

Tel: 561-585-9011

Email: retail@mcmow.com

 BEGINNER’S STAINED GLASS SCHEDULES

In this class you will learn the basic techniques required to create a stained glass panel. Learn how to cut and shape glass, how to foil and solder, and how to assemble your project for a beautiful completed stained glass panel, handmade by you! For the cost of $150.00 (plus tax), it includes 4 continuous weeks of instruction, a beginner’s stained glass pattern, glass and everything you need to complete your first project. There are no additional costs! Class meets once a week for four weeks – 3 hours session each class. All beginner students will receive a 15% discount on week 4 of class to purchase your own materials and supplies.

Upcoming Class Schedules:

Tuesday, August 15th – September 5th from 5:30 to 8:30pm

Saturday, August 19th – September 9th from 12pm to 3pm

 

INTERMEDIATE STAINED GLASS CLASS:

 Take your stained glass to the next level! Intermediate class will focus on perfecting your cutting, foiling and soldering skills. Learn advanced cutting techniques and how to frame your projects in different materials. The cost of this class is $85.00 and it sells out quickly! Students will need to supply their own tools and materials for this class.

Upcoming Schedules:

Tuesday, August 15th – September 12th from 6pm to 9pm (Available for registration on Friday, 8/4/17)

Wednesday, August 16th – September 13th from 6pm to 9pm (Available for registration on Friday, 8/4/17)

Thursday, August 17th – September 14th from 1pm to 4pm (Available for registration on Friday, 8/4/17)

***Please be aware that due to overwhelming demand for our intermediate stained glass classes and in an effort to be as fair as possible to all students, we have implemented a NEW POLICY for our intermediate stained glass classes. Moving forward, when new class dates are released they will also be released with a date available for registration. No registrations will be accepted before that date. Thank you! **

 ** Workshop Hours Tuesday through Friday from 9am to 4pm **

*** 3 hours for $10.00, 15 hours for $40.00 or $100 for a month unlimited ***

SUMMER 2017 SPECIALTY CLASSES

 

JULY

 

SALE DAY: SATURDAY, JULY 1st – McMow will be open and we will be offering specials for our annual 4th of July Sale – Details to be announced!

Tuesday, July 4th – McMow Art Glass will be CLOSED in observance of Fourth of July. We will resume regular business hours on Wednesday, July 5th.  Classes will begin the following week.

WEDNESDAYS in JULY & AUGUST: FREE Workshop Wednesdays all Summer-long. Enjoy free workshop time from 9am – 4pm and 10% off all purchases!

 

TECHNIQUE!!!

Back by Popular Demand! PATTERN BAR CASTING w/ Phil

Wednesday July 12th and July 19th 5:30pm – 8:30p pm $150.00 *Cutting Experience Required*
Learn how to construct and cast pattern bars in this two part class. Specific firing schedules and formulas will be discussed. Students will choose from a variety of Bullseye glass to use when creating a rectangular shaped cast piece. This is an advanced level fusing class; introductory kiln forming knowledge and cutting experience are required. All materials are included. If desired, Pieces may be slumped for an additional & discounted fee.

 


NEW!  DEMO DAY – LEAD CAME – Watch & Learn!

Saturday July 15th from 10am – 12pm FREE

The McMow Masters will teach you all about how we work to create full-scale productions. Learn the secrets of working large projects in the leading technique.  Attendees will receive a 15% off coupon to attend future Lead Came Class this coming September!

 

Back by Popular Demand! LANDSCAPES with Frits & Powders

Saturday, July 22nd from 9am – 3p m $150.00

Be inspired by the beautiful landscapes and let your imagination create a serene scene made entirely of glass frits & powders. Students will learn fusing basics, as well as how to use fusing accessories such as stringers, frits and powders to bring life to their landscape. All materials and kiln firings are included.

  LEARN!!!

 

INTRO TO FUSING

Wednesday July 26th 6:30 – 8:30 pm $70.00 *Beginner Level*

In this two hour session participants will learn about the basics of glass fusing, and work with a variety of glass materials including glass frits, powders, and stringers. You will complete your very own fused glass coaster. Each piece will be a one-of-a-kind functional piece of art. The completed fired pieces will be available for pick-up the following week. All materials are included.


FUSED GLASS CORAL VASES

Saturday July 29th 9am – 12 pm $150.00 *Cutting Experience Required*

Create a stunning Coral vase after learning about strip cutting technique. Select a color palette of your choice and create TWO functional art pieces, including kiln-firings and all materials.


AUGUST

 

WEDNESDAYS in AUGUST: FREE Workshop Wednesdays all Summer-long. Enjoy free workshop time from 9am – 4pm and 10% off all purchases!

 

AS SEEN AT GLASS QUEST!!!!!

 

 

NEW! Drawing with Vitrigraph Stringers – You become the artists!
Saturday, August 5th 9am-12pm    $95.00 *Beginner Level*
This concept was created by Bullseye Glass Co. in Portland, Oregon. First learn how this artistic concept began with the creation of the Vitrigraph kiln, and then learn to pull this unique type of stringer. Each student will be given half-sheets of white glass, a diverse pile of vitrigraph stringers, and time to draw with those stringers. We will give students a little help by providing them with a list of words they could use for inspiration – and then the rest is up to you!

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO FUSING

Wednesday, August 9th 6:30-8:30pm       $70.00 *Beginner Level*

Gain elementary knowledge of kiln formed glass in this two hour course. Fundamental fusing terminology, techniques, and principles will be covered. The class begins with a lecture and remaining time is spent creating a set of four fused glass coasters. This is an entry level fused glass class, no experience is necessary. After completing this class, students will be eligible to register for our intermediate level fusing classes. All materials are included.

 

INTERMEDIATE FUSING

Saturday, August 12th 9am-3pm     $150 .00 *Experience Required*

Take your fused glass skills to the next level in this full day course! Cutting techniques, kiln preparation, firing schedules, and compatibility & COE are just a few of the necessary fusing concepts that will be covered. Students are encouraged to focus on, and consider design when creating their choice of a fused & slumped plate or sushi platter. Introduction to Fused Glass (or equivalent) is a prerequisite. All materials are included

 

DESIGN & CREATE!!!

 

NEW! OPEN FUSING WORKSHOP with Patti & Phil
Saturday, August 26th from 10am – 2pm   FREE!!!!  *Cutting and Fusing Experience Required*

Create a STUNNING fused glass project of your choice! Come in with your idea, and Patti or Phil will help you make your dream project a reality. They will help you determine design, materials, and kiln firings – which you can pay for separately.  Experience is required – both beginning fusing knowledge and cutting experience is required.

FREE WORKSHOP WEDNESDAY – 10% off all purchases for participate

SEPTEMBER

LABOR DAY SALE: Saturday September 2nd from 9am – 3pm: Enjoy special sale items to be announced via email!

 

COMPREHENSIVE CUTTING COURSE – THIS ONE SELLS OUT FAST!

Wednesday September 6th 5:30 – 8:30PM      $85.00 *Beginner Level*

In this three hour course Phil will teach students about different cutting & breaking tools, how to cut glass, and the do’s & don’ts of cutting glass. The class will end with a brief overview of a helpful cutting tool, The Morton System. This class is perfect for students who have taken an entry level fusing, mosaic, or stained glass class and are looking to improve or brush up on cutting skills. After taking this course, students should be comfortable enough with cutting to start working on pieces on their own. A 15% discount will be offered on cutting tools!

 

AS SEEN AT GLASS QUEST!!!!!

NEW! The Wardell Tattoo Goo Stencil System – Never before taught, anywhere!

Saturday, September 9th 9am – 12pm   $250 *Beginner Level*
Create and learn from a Master! Learn how to manipulate the newly introduced tattoo stencil system from the creator himself. Think this product is just for stencils? Think again! This is a diverse NEW product that allows you to take your fused art glass to the next level. Work alongside Randy learning three never before seen techniques and create three individual projects in this all-inclusive class. Special pricing on the Tattoo Stencils and Goo – this day only!

 

INTRODUCTION TO FUSING

Wednesday, September 13th 6:30-8:30pm       $70.00 *Beginner Level*

Gain elementary knowledge of kiln formed glass in this two hour course. Fundamental fusing terminology, techniques, and principles will be covered. The class begins with a lecture and remaining time is spent creating a set of four fused glass coasters. This is an entry level fused glass class, no experience is necessary. After completing this class, students will be eligible to register for our intermediate level fusing classes. All materials are included.


 

Fish Pendant Necklace & Cabochon – includes Pewter Findings for Head & Tail!

Saturday, September 16th 10am – 12pm     $85.00 *Beginner Level*

In this two hour class create several fused glass cabochons using iridescent and dichroic fused glass. Then learn how to attach your glass art piece to custom pewter findings created by Marcie Preisler with Flamingo Art Center! The class includes all materials; one set of findings and kiln firings. Additional findings will be available for sale at a discounted price!

 

MOSAIC STEPPING STONES w/Taylor

Saturday September 23rd  9am-3pm $175.00 *Cutting Skill Required* Dimensional, art glass mosaic for Beginners!!!! All materials included. Learn the indirect method of pouring mosaic stones and cutting and designing beautiful, functioning art glass! All materials included.

 

PROFESSIONAL CAMING with McMow Master Jurgen – THIS ONE SELLS OUT FAST!

Saturday, September 30th  9am -3pm  $150.00

If you are an intermediate student looking to take your work larger OR create professional looking panels, then this class is for you! With more than 30 years of experience, Jurgen will walk you through this ancient process step-by-step. Glass and came is supplied, but you will need to bring your stained glass tools. Leave the class knowing the techniques of Old World Masters and with your very own leaded panel. This is an intermediate level stained glass class; students must be proficient in cutting & soldering techniques. Additional tools may need to be purchased.

 

 

Please note the work presented above may be McMow Art Glass or other artists and are used as a source of reference only. McMow Art Glass does not claim these images, works or techniques.