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:

Saturday, September 30th – October 21st from 12pm to 3pm

Tuesday, October 17th – November 7th from 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday, November 4th – December 2nd from 12pm to 3pm (skipping November 25th for thanksgiving week)

Tuesday, November 28th – December 19th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm

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.

Make Up Class Due to Hurricane Irma:

Saturday, September 30th – October 21st from 12pm to 3pm

Tuesday, October 17th – November 7th from 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday, November 4th – December 2nd from 12pm to 3pm (skipping November 25th for thanksgiving week)

Tuesday, November 28th – December 19th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm

 

Regular Sessions (5weeks – available for registration on Friday, 10/13/2017)

Tuesday, November 7th – December 12th from 6pm to 9pm

Wednesday, November 1st – December 6th from 6pm to 9pm

Thursday, November 2nd – December 7th from 1pm to 4pm

***Thanksgiving week will be skipped for the following dates below***

 Tuesday 11/21/2017, Wednesday 11/22/2017 and Thursday 11/23/2017

 

***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 ***

CHECK OUT OUR NEWEST GUEST ARTIST:
TONY GLANDER in DECEMBER!

INTRODUCTION TO FUSING

Wednesday October 4th 6:00 – 8:00 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.

**NEW** FUSED GLASS CLOCKS

Saturday October 7th 9:00am – 3:00 pm $150.00 *Cutting Skills Required*

In this one day session students will create a functional piece of art alongside a trained McMow artisan. Learn how to using the fusing technique to build a functioning clock. Students will be able to pick the style and color of their piece of art. This class includes all materials, kiln firings, and the clock parts required.

PATTERNED COASTERS

Wednesday October 11th 6:00 – 8:00 pm $75.00 *Beginner Level*

This is the perfect class for a fusing newby! Learn the basics of kilnforming while creating your very own set of patterned coasters! Tap into a variety of both cathedral and opalescent glass, stringers and rods to create structured or whimsical patterns and designs you will just LOVE!

**NEW** FUSING DESIGN WORKSHOP w/Phil

Saturday October 14th 9:00am – 3:00 pm $150.00 *Cutting Skills Required*

He’s at it again! Let McMow Master Phil walk you step-by-step through the process of creating a never before seen design! Utilizing a variety of techniques he will teach you how to tap into your inner artisan and focus in on your designer abilities – all materials, kiln firings, and jokes are included in this super creative course.

**NEW** GLASS BUGS & BIRDS

Wednesday October 18th 6:00 – 8:00 pm $75.00 *Beginner Level*

It doesn’t matter if you are new to glass, or skilled artisan – this class is going to be a fun one! Create a variety of adorable bugs and birds using metal inclusion and dichroic glass for added enhancement. Think beetles, ladybugs, bumble bees, owls, flamingos and many more! All materials and kiln firings included.

FACE TAPING METHOD MOSAICS – PETS!
w/Special Guest Artist, Debbie Davis

Saturday, October 21st 9:00am – 3:00pm $150.00 *Beginner Level*

This class is an introduction to a double direct method of mosaics which uses face taping instead of gluing each piece separately. This method allows for more versatility and a cleaner application. The gluing takes place at the completion of the project. This workshop is open to beginner and intermediate levels.This class includes all materials.

About Debbie Davis: Davis is a mosaic artist from North Palm Beach, Florida. She was accepted as an emerging artist at Artigras 2017. She has trained with several well-known mosaic artists, but is mostly self-taught, drawing from the inspiration of Antoni Gaudí, and other great mosaic artists of the past. Through her art, Debbie would like to inspire others to express passion, love and simplicity in all they do.

**NEW** SLUMPING & DRAPING TECHNIQUE

Wednesday October 25th 6:00 – 8:00 pm $75.00 *Beginner Level*

Explore the technique of utilizing heat and gravity to create functional pieces of art glass. While you may know what these terms are, this class will explore how you can harness the power of the kiln and molds to create unique shapes with your fused art glass. If you LOVE the look of blown glass – now you can achieve it with slumping and draping techniques in your skill set!

**NEW** GHOST VASES & EERIE FACES

Saturday October 28th 9:00am – 12:00 pm $75.00 *Beginner Level*

It doesn’t matter if you are new to glass, or a skilled artisan – this class is going to be a fun one! Create two fanciful art glass vases using sheet glass, frit and stringer. Create designs inspired by the holiday spirit! All materials and kiln firings included.

CELEBRATE HOWL-A-DAY AT MCMOW ART GLASS!

ALL DAY 9am – 3pm
Special event day with trick-or-treat discounts, yummy holiday snacks and double reward points on ALL purchases!!! More details to come!

SELF-PORTRAITS – Tap into your inner artist!

Wednesday November 1st 6:00pm – 9:00pm $95.00 *Beginner Level*

Students in this class will learn how to distort images of themselves in Photoshop to create fun self-portraits. They will be guided through the process of using color and cutting technique to add interest to their fun self-portrait design. The pieces will be tack-fused creating a dimensional piece of art. All materials and kiln firings included.

MORTON SYSTEM LAB w/Phil

Thursday November 2nd 6:00pm – 9:00pm $95.00 *Beginner Level*

In this three-hour lab students will learn how to effectively use the Morton System for all their glass cutting needs. This is a great way to try the system before you purchase OR learn how to use one you already own. In addition, participants will receive 15% off all Morton System purchases.

Back By Popular Demand! Painting Techniques with McMow Artisan Jordan

FOUR-PART COURSE – LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE!
Thursdays Nov 2nd, 9th, 16th, & 30th (please note this class skips Thursday November 23rd for Thanksgiving) 6:00 – 8:00 pm $300.00 *Beginner Level*

In this wildly anticipated course you will learn fundamental painting techniques led by the studio’s lead glass painter and designer. You will cover the basics from understanding your tools, kiln firings, and types of paint and work into more complex design techniques and concepts. Students will complete three pieces which will push their abilities to the next level. Students will also learn how to apply this new knowledge to stained, fused and mosaic art glass. All materials and kiln firings included.

**NEW** Kiln carving Techniques and Holiday Scenes

Saturday November 4th 9:00am – 12:00 pm $75.00 *Beginner Level*

Interested in glass fusing?? This is the perfect way to try a new art form while creating a beautiful piece of art! This class is a great introduction to fusing, kilncarving and slumping. If you are already fusing – add this exciting technique to your skill set! Students will create two works of art. Think winter wonderlands, Fall leaves, or wintry forest scenes! Finished piece will be available for pickup a few days after class.No previous experience necessary. Includes all materials and kiln firings

INTRODUCTION TO FUSING

Wednesday November 8th 6:00 – 8:00 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.

**NEW** MAD SCIENTIST FUSING EXPERIMENTS w/Phil

Saturday November 11th AND November 18th 9:00am – 3:00 pm $300.00 *Fusing Knowledge a Benefit!*

Our McMow Master Artisan has spent ALL Summer developing this EXCITING course just for you! Never before taught at McMow, Phil will guide students through one of the most experimental techniques ever taught! Utilize all forms of raw material including sheet glass, rods, stringer, powder and frit. Gain in-depth knowledge into the scientific world of art glass and create one absolutely spectacular kiln-formed art piece. Students will create one dish and a variety of sample sets. All materials and kiln firings included!

Colour de Verre with Guest Artist Irene Jalowayski

Wednesday November 15th 6:00 – 9:00pm $150.00 *Beginner Level*

Merging the age-old art of glass casting with modern technology and contemporary design, Colour de Verre molds can be filled with glass powders, pate de verre, glass frits, or cut sheet glass. In this class students will create stunning 3-dimensional Colour de Verre cast box. Even better – the class includes the Colour de Verre mold so you can continue to create with this unique technique. All materials and firings included. No experience necessary!

About Irene: Irene has working as a glass artist for the past12 years and owns Palm Beach Smashing Glass.  Her art glass has been shown in numerous galleries here and around Florida. Her creations include both fused and cast glass sculptures, jewelry, Judaiica, and items for the home.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd – MCMOW ART GLASS WILL BE CLOSED – AND GIVING THANKS FOR ALL OUR WONDERFUL CUSTOMERS!

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24th – FREE WORKSHOP AND DEMO DAY – STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS!

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25th – SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY - Support your local small business community on this day and shop local. McMow Art Glass will be giving away a SPECIAL GIFT to EVERY customer who shows us their support! STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS!

Mastering the Masters – PICASSO & MONDRIAN

Saturday December 2nd 9:00am – 3:00 pm $150.00 *Cutting Skills Required*

Do you love the Masters? In this class, you will learn how to turn selected PICASSO paintings into a workable glass pattern to cut and create your own masterpiece, and play with the techniques required to turn a MONDRIAN canvas into a fused glass piece of art of your own! Cutting experience required.

CONNECT!!!
 
FUSING FORUM – SPECIAL HOLIDAY EDITION

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6th from 6-8pm
Hosted by: Artisans on the Avenue

630 Lake Ave, Lake Worth, FL 33460

Free and Open to the Public!

 PLEASE RSVP by calling 561-585-9011 x100

Join your fellow glass fusing enthusiasts for a night of conversation & connections. ARTISANS on the AVENUE will be inviting fusing artists, hobbyists, and retailers from the local community to discuss fusing technique and ways in which we can continue to support the art glass industry. Bring your kiln-forming successes and failures to discuss you’re your fellow fusers. This is an excellent opportunity to learn, and engage with the art glass community! Refreshments will be served.

Would you like to learn more about joining our Fusing Forum? Please contact taylor@mcmow.com

**NEW** SCREEN PRINTING 101 w/ SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST TONY GLANDER!

THIS IS A TWO-PART COURSE!

Saturday December 9th & Sunday December 10th 9:00am – 3:00 pm $450.00 *BEGINNER LEVEL!*

Want to add a new technique?  In this class Tony Glander will show you how to add images you create to your fused or stained glass work. Words, designs or pictures can all be used in this exciting and fun process.  Paints and a little Photoshop will be covered.

Tony Glander started working in stained glass in 1989. It didn’t take long for him to become totally hooked on making beautiful art works in colored glass. In 1990 he purchased a stained glass studio, Glass Fantasies in Gaithersburg, MD. “I love every technique from cold glass to hot glass, from

Wanting to further expand the quality of his work, Tony added silk screening to his many skills. “I never really cared for faces done in stained glass so one day I had a brainstorm – use a silk screened photo on the glass.” He tried using a picture of his wife and the results were simply stunning. “After that piece, I was hooked on using screen printing anytime I could. Although I have created a lot of really nice pieces, my best works of art are my young children Maya and Lucas.”

For more information about Tony and his work go to fitzpatrickglassstudios.com

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Tuesday, December 19th McMow’s Annual Holiday Sale!
This one day event will be held from 9am – 7pm   – details to follow!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT & CHAMPAGNE TOAST 7pm – MUST RSVP TO ATTEND!

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