FUSING, MOSAICS, STAINED GLASS & MORE

BEGINNER STAINED GLASS CLASSES:

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 $225.00 (plus tax), it included 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 Schedule:

Tuesday, June 16 — June 7  from 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday,   June 20 — July 18 (No class on July 4)  from 12pm — 3pm

Saturday, August 29 — September 19  from 12pm — 3pm

 

 

INTERMEDIATE STAINED GLASS CLASSES:

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 sells out quickly!  Students will need to supply all tools and materials in this class.

Regular Sessions (5 weeks)
Tuesday, June 9 — July 7  from  6 pm — 9 pm  with Faith
Wednesday, June 10 — July 8   from  6 pm — 9 pm  with Karla
Thursday, June 11 — July 9   from  1 pm — 4 pm  with Phil

Regular Sessions (5 weeks)
Tuesday, July 14 — August 11  from  6 pm — 9 pm with Faith
Thursday, July 16 — August 13  from  1pm — 4pm with Phil

Regular Sessions (5 weeks)
Tuesday, August 25 — September 22 from  6 — 9pm with Faith
Wednesday,  August 26 — September 23  from  6 — 9pm with Karla
Thursday, August 27 — September 24  from  1 pm — 4 pm with Phil

Regular Sessions (5 weeks)
Tuesday, September 29 — October 27 from  6 — 9pm with Faith
Wednesday,  September 30 — October 28  from  6 — 9pm with Karla
Thursday, October 1 —  October 29 from  1 pm — 4 pm with Phil

 

Summer 2020 SPECIALTY CLASS SCHEDULE

INTRODUCTION TO FUSING

 

Wednesday, June 17

Wednesday, June 24

Wednesday, July 8

With Patti from 6:30 – 8:30 pm — $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

Wednesday, July 15

5:00pm-9:00pm 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.

 

 

 

PATTERN ADAPTATION

Saturday, June 27
10:00am-2:00pm with Jordan $65
*Highly Requested!*
Ever wanted to turn one of your photos into a stained, leaded or mosaic glass?  Learn from McMow Master Jordan on how to convert a photo or image into an art glass pattern design.  Bring in a photo of your choice and get ready to create. Jordan will also teach you how to adapt existing patterns to be more sophisticated OR simplify cut lines. This is the perfect class for someone wanting to take their glass art to the next level. Pattern size is limited to six square feet.

 

GO WITH THE FLOW

Saturday, July 25
9am-3pm with Phil $300
*Cutting Experience Required*
In this Master Class Students will learn the process of using heat, gravity, and beautiful Bullseye Glass to create a dimensional piece of kiln-formed art.  Learn the following:  The basics of how glass moves; the fundamental tools and materials necessary to harness flow within a body of glass; how to fire sheet glass arranged within an assembled mold that includes a ramp or incline to achieve flow within a finished piece. Students will also come back at a later date to learn how to coldwork their finished piece. All materials and kiln-firing are included.

STAINED GLASS PAINTING BASICS – LEARN HOW TO BLACKLINE!

Wednesday, July 1 
6pm-8pm with Jordan $85
ENTRY LEVEL CLASS – NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
Black lining is the first step in the intricate technique of glass painting. McMow master Jordan Day will discuss the process of glass painting and the various materials used. Students will then put their knowledge into play and create a piece of their own! Participants will learn how to use black lining to add small details and personalized touches to their stained glass pieces. All materials and kiln firings included.

GUEST TEACHER
JOSEPH CAVALIERI

Thursday, October 8th 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday, October 9th 9:00-6:00pm (Lecture from 4pm-6pm)
Saturday, October 10th 9:00-4:00pm
Sunday, October 11th 9:00-4:00pm
*ALL LEVELS WELCOME!*

Course Cost: $895
All Materials are Included

This master class appeals to students who know the basics of stained glass and want to take their knowledge and skills to the next level. Participants will be illustrating a fable as well as learning and practicing many techniques.

A FUN class based on historic Aesop’s fables. Each student has a choice of a fable to base their work on, then with Cavalieri’s guidance, will sketch a plan for a glass panel measuring approximately 12”x 12”.

During the four day workshop, students will learn different processes to add imagery onto a glass surface using kiln fired enamel paints. No painting or drawing is experience needed, found images can be traced!

Techniques:
Stained Glass painting
Air-brushing (using an atomizer)
Pen-and-ink drawing
Sandblasting

3 Lectures included!!!
“Marketing for Artists”
“Advice on Art Residencies”
“My Glass Work”