FUSING, MOSAICS, STAINED GLASS & MORE

BEGINNER STAINED GLASS:

Tuesday, July 9th– July 30th from  5:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday, July 13th– August 3rd from 12pm-3pm

Tuesday, August 13th– September 3rd from  5:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday, August 17th– September 7th  from 12pm-3pm

INTERMEDIATE STAINED GLASS:

Tuesday, July 9th– August 6th    from 6-9pm (available for registration onThursday 6/27/19)

Wednesday, July 10th– August 7th    from  6-9pm (available for registration onThursday 6/27/19)

Thursday, July 11th– August 8th    from  1-4pm (available for registration onThursday 6/27/19)

SUMMER 2019 SPECIALTY CLASS SCHEDULE: 

VITRIGRAPH EXPERIENCE - You become the artist!

Saturday, June 8th

10am-2pm with Phil  $95

*Beginner Level* 

Don’t pass up this opportunity to try your hand at the exciting experience of pulling your very own glass stringers from a hot kiln! Each student will be given a glass palette and the opportunity to create their very own work of art with their vitrigraph stringer. We will give students a little help by providing them with ideas to use for inspiration – and then the rest is up to you! Class includes all materials and one firing. Pieces can be slumped for an additional cost. This is a great opportunity to experience glass fusing in a one day class!

CUTTING COURSE

Wednesday, June 12th
5:30pm-8:30pm with Phil  $85

*ALL LEVELS WELCOME!*
In this three hour course, Phil will teach students about different cutting and breaking tools, how to cut glass, and the do’s and don’ts of cutting glass. 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!

OLD WORLD CAME METHOD

Saturday, June 15th

9am-3pm with Jurgen  $150

*This class sells out quickly*

Centuries old stained glass techniques will be revealed by master craftsman Jurgen Grauer.  In this class, you will be taught how to build a stained glass panel using came and putty the way it has been done for over 500 years.  Jurgen will discuss how to cut the glass, size the came, and finish off the panel to last a hundred years.  Each student will leave this one day class with a finished panel to keep or give away as a gift to a friend.  All glass and came included. Additional tools and materials are required.

INTRODUCTION TO FUSING

Wednesday, June 19th
6pm-8pm  with Annie $95
*Beginner Level*
In this two hour session, students 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 set of four fused glass coasters.  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.

GEOMETRIC SUNCATCHER

Saturday, June 22nd

10am-2pm with Stephanie $125

*Beginner Level* 

Join us for a day of SUNCATCHER FUN and discover what stained glass is all about! This is the perfect one day, entry level stained glass class! Students will learn the copper foil technique while making their very own beautiful sun catcher to take home. ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED! Keep your finished work of art or give it as a gift. This is a great class to take with a friend or a group of people.

SIP & SLUMP

Wednesday, June 26th

6pm-8pm with Meagan  $125

*Beginner Level* 

Slumping is a fusing process that creates shape in your kiln formed piece using a mold. The class will begin with a brief overview of the fusing and slumping process, and the remainder of class time will be used to create your one-of-a kind sushi style plate! Students are welcome to BYOB and enjoy a beverage of your choice. All glass, materials, and kiln firings are included! Finished pieces will be available for pick up within a week.

MOSAIC JEWELRY & WINE TOPPER 

with Susan Casbarro

Saturday, June 29th

9am-1pm  $195

*NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!*

Come and enjoy another fantastic mosaic class with Susan Casbarro!  Each student will design and create two pieces of Wearable or Functional Art. Students can chose between two pieces of jewelry, two wine bottle toppers or one of each.  Students can customize their work by bringing in small charms or beads that they would like to incorporate into their design.  If you want to try bottle cap jewelry and you have a favorite drink, bring in your bottle cap!

INTRODUCTION TO FUSING

Wednesday, July 10th
6pm-8pm  with Patti $95
*Beginner Level*
In this two hour session, students 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 set of four fused glass coasters.  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 NIGHT LIGHTS

Saturday, July 13th

10am-12pm  with Patti $65

*Cutting Experience Required*

This is the perfect class for gift-giving!  Create adorable fused glass nightlights in this fast-paced fusing class.  Students will create two nightlights with the subject matter of their choice.  Think owls, elephants, and lovable kid’s room characters!  Each students will create two nightlights and all materials and kiln firings are included.

GEOMETRIC SUNCATCHER 

Wednesday, July 17th

5pm-9pm  with Steph $125

*Beginner Level* 

Join us for a day of SUNCATCHER FUN and discover what stained glass is all about! This is the perfect one day, entry level stained glass class! Students will learn the copper foil technique while making their very own beautiful sun catcher to take home. ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED! Keep your finished work of art or give it as a gift. This is a great class to take with a friend or a group of people.

PAINTED PENDANTS

Saturday, July 20th

10am-12pm with Steph  $85

Learn to make beautiful glass pendants with stained glass blackline paint!  Add glass painted details to give your piece a high-end design!  Students will make two necklace pendants.  All materials and kiln-firings included.

 SIP & SLUMP

Wednesday, July 24th

6pm-8pm with Meagan  $125

*Beginner Level* 

Slumping is a fusing process that creates shape in your kiln formed piece using a mold. The class will begin with a brief overview of the fusing and slumping process, and the remainder of class time will be used to create your one-of-a kind sushi style plate! Students are welcome to BYOB and enjoy a beverage of your choice. All glass, materials, and kiln firings are included! Finished pieces will be available for pick up within a week.

STAINED GLASS PAINTING

Wednesday, July 31st, August 7th, 14th, 21st

5:30pm-8:30pm with Jordan  $375

Back by Popular demand! Space is limited! All levels welcome!
Learn from McMow master Jordan Day on advanced shading and coloring techniques.  This class will focus on detail and dimension.  Students will also learn how to apply this new knowledge to stained, fused, and mosaic art glass.  All materials and kiln firings included.

FUSED WINDCHIME

Saturday, August 3rd 10am-2pm and August 10th10am-1pm

with Faith $95

*Cutting experience required*

Create a beautiful windchime that you can enjoy in your home!  In this two day class, you will make a windchime from beginning to end.  The first day you will create your main pieces and the second day you will assemble your beautiful masterpiece.  Great class to build something fun!  Glass and kilnfiring included; beads not included. This class is perfect for beginners, but you must have cutting experience.

INTRODUCTION TO FUSING

Saturday, August 10th
10am-12pm with Patti $95
*Beginner Level*
In this two hour session, students 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 set of four fused glass coasters.  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.

GEOMETRIC SUNCATCHER

Saturday, August 17th

10am-2pm with Stephanie $125

*Beginner Level* 

Join us for a day of SUNCATCHER FUN and discover what stained glass is all about! This is the perfect one day, entry level stained glass class! Students will learn the copper foil technique while making their very own beautiful sun catcher to take home. ALL MATERIALS ARE INCLUDED! Keep your finished work of art or give it as a gift. This is a great class to take with a friend or a group of people.

KILN CASTING

Saturday, August 24th9am-3pm and Saturday, August 31st9am-12pm

with Phil  $295
In this popular and informative class, students will learn an exciting technique that will expand your fusing knowledge and skills.  Each student will create a clay sculpture that will be transformed into an exact copy in glass.  That’s right, you will be creating a glass sculpture, and the possibilities are endless.  Students will learn mold making techniques as well as calculations for filling the molds and all firing schedules related to this process.  Learning this process will free the fusing artist from the plate and bowl continuum and the best part is you can do it at home in your own kiln (no furnace needed).  TWO DAYS of intense fun and information.  Open face kiln casting.  TWO continuous Saturday’s.