Glass Workshops

Beginning Flameworking
 
Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
01/30/2017 to 02/13/2017

This workshop is a perfect starting point for the aspiring glass artist. We will explore shaping, attaching and finishing to create small marbles, pendants, and sculptural objects while teaching the fundamentals of working glass on the torch. No experience necessary.

Beginning Flameworking
 
Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
02/20/2017 to 03/06/2017

Not sure that marbles, beads, and pendants are for you? Always wanted to make a tiny glass octopus, abstract sculpture, or ironic unicorn? We will explore shaping, attaching and finishing while teaching the fundamentals of working glass on the torch. No experience necessary. Fee includes some materials and up to 3 hours of equipment use outside of the workshop.

 
Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
02/14/2017 to 03/07/2017

Feel the heat and catch the excitement. Using furnace glass, pipes and punties, participants will work in teams and explore the manipulation of solid and blown forms in glass. Safety, tool use, color application and more will be covered. No experience necessary.

 
Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
01/18/2017 to 02/08/2017

Feel the heat and catch the excitement. Using furnace glass, pipes and punties, participants will work in teams and explore the manipulation of solid and blown forms in glass. Safety, tool use, color application and more will be covered. No experience necessary.

 
Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
02/15/2017 to 03/08/2017

Gain confidence working as part of a team, while practicing the skills you’ve learned in beginning glassblowing. Hone those techniques and continue your studies of this exciting medium. Fee includes most materials. Allow extra money for purchase of color.

 
Thu 6:30 PM 9:30 PM
01/19/2017

Create your own beautiful blown glass orb to hang in a window, decorate a tree, or admire on a table. You will pick and apply color, and blow it out into a unique ornament with the guidance of a glass artist. Must sign up in person to receive student price.

 
Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
02/07/2017

Create your own beautiful blown glass orb to hang in a window, decorate a tree, or admire on a table. You will pick and apply color, and blow it out into a unique ornament with the guidance of a glass artist. Must sign up in person to receive student price.

Glassblowing Sculpture
 
Mon 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
01/23/2017

Spend a little time "sketching" with hot glass straight from the furnace. Learn to gather clear glass on the end of a rod, then use basic hand tools to work it into a simple and creative sculpture before it cools. By the end of the workshop, you may have one or more "finished" pieces to keep, and a great experience working with a unique material!

Fused Glass Magnets
Workshop Canceled
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
01/10/2017

Spice up your kitchen with colorful fused glass! Using small bits of colored glass, you will design and create your own small fused glass magnet.

 
Thu 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
02/09/2017

This workshop is a perfect starting point for the aspiring glass artist. We will explore shaping, attaching and finishing to create glass hearts while teaching the fundamentals of working glass. No experience necessary.

 
Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
01/12/2017

Intrigued by fire and glass? Are you curious about how to make beads? Then take this workshop! We will cover how to make a simple round bead over a torch in this 3-hour long class. This class will also cover how to add dots, bubbles and fun lines to your beads. This is a great class to take to get introduced to the glass medium!

 
Thu 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
03/09/2017

We’ll cover the basics of manipulating glass to make original glass beads on the torch. Learn the fundamentals of shaping beads, pulling stringers, applying dots, surface decorations and more. No experience necessary.

Beginning Flameworking
Workshop Canceled
Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
01/17/2017

We’ll cover the basics of manipulating glass to make original glass beads on the torch. Learn the fundamentals of shaping beads, pulling stringers, applying dots, surface decorations and more. No experience necessary.

Glass Torch Hearts
 
Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
02/08/2017

This workshop is a perfect starting point for the aspiring glass artist. We will explore shaping, attaching and finishing to create glass flowers while teaching the fundamentals of working glass. No experience necessary.

 
Tue 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
01/24/2017 to 02/07/2017

No skills needed for this class. We will show you step-by-step instructions on how to cut glass, pattern preparation, foiling, soldering in order for you to complete your first stained glass panel.

 
Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
03/01/2017

We will create a fused glass plate by using a puzzle/slumped technique.