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Adult Classes

Introduction to Glass Beadmaking

Saturday, January 19, 2019 | 10am-1pm
Spots Available: 1
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
$50.00

Basic bead making techniques will be covered in this three hour introductory class. Learn about safe and proper handling of equipment, tools, and materials. You will learn how to pull stringers, layer color, and apply surface decoration. By the end of the class, you will have created several of your own glass beads.
Level: Beginner.  Ages 16 and up or at least 13 and must be accompanied by an adult.
Beth Wenger-Johnstone, Instructor

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Survey Glass Class

Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 5:30-8:30pm
Spots Available: 2
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, January 21, 2019
$55.00

Sample both flame working and glass fusing in this survey class. You will make beads and be able to fuse a platter.  Beth Wenger Johnstone and Sara Rezin, instructors.

 

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Stringers and Line Art in Glass

Thursday, January 31, 2019 | 5:30 -8:30pm
Spots Available: 12
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
$45.00

You will learn creative techniques for incorporating stringers (long, skinny pieces of glass) into a glass piece. Lines, one of the basic elements of art, can be added to fused glass art in several ways. You will bend stringers  in candle flames, and add them to the front or back of a fused glass piece you will create. All experience levels welcome.
Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Fused Glass Plaid Dish

Saturday, February 2, 2019 | 1-4pm
Spots Available: 2
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
$45.00

Learn to layer colorful transparent glass to create your own unique plaid glass dish. Wherever two transparent colors cross, a third color is created. Patterns and color combinations are infinite. Students will create a plaid tray while learning color theory and precise strip cutting techniques. Perfect for a thanksgiving serving tray or a holiday gift. All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

 

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Frit Slurry Painting

Thursday, February 7, 2019 | 5:30 - 8:30pm
Spots Available: 9
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, February 4, 2019
$45.00

Blend frit and glass to create a colorful painted dish, even if you have no prior experience with painting. Colorful slurries made of frit and water will be blended to create a tie-dyed, marbleized or watercolor look on glass. All experience levels welcome.
Sara Rezin, Instructor

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Metal Clay and Glass Jewelry

Saturday, February 9, 2019 | 10am-1pm
Spots Available: 9
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
$70.00

Create a beautiful pendant combining silver metal clay and glass. The basics of working with precious metal clay will be introduced , including shaping, texturing, drying, kiln firing, and finishing. Students will shape silver clay to create a setting for a piece of fused dichroic glass. The glass and silver clay pendant will be fired in our kilns and available to be picked up at a later date.  Instructor: Sara Rezin

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Intro to Glass Fusing

Thursday, February 28, 2019 | 5:30-8pm
Spots Available: 14
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, February 25, 2019
$45.00

Learn the basics of working with fused glass. You will learn how to cut glass and layer to get a specific effect of your choosing.

Instructor: Taylor Moeller-Roy

 

 

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Stamping on Glass – Two sessions

Thursday, March 7, 2019 | 5:30 - 8pm
Spots Available: 11
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, March 4, 2019
$65.00

Second Session is Saturday, March 9th 10am-1pm

Add design and sparkle to your fused glass by stamping on glass with mica and enamels. In part one of this class, students will design sheets of glass using rubber stamps and colorful mica and enamels. The designs will be permanently fused to the glass. In the second session, the custom sheets will be cut up and incorporated into a fused glass tray.

Instructor: Sara Rezin

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Curved Glass Vase

Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 5:30-8:30pm
Spots Available: 6
Registration Cut-off Date: Monday, March 11, 2019
$45.00

Display a sprig of colorful spring buds and flowers in a fused glass vase you have created. Students will design a curved free-standing pocket vase, or wall-hanging glass pocket vase. Instructor: Sara Rezin

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Open Weave Glass Baskets

Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 10am - 1pm
Spots Available: 13
Registration Cut-off Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
$50.00

Create a basket out of glass! Students will create a 7” fused glass basket from layers of colorful glass strips. Baskets will be fused and slumped into an open weave shape perfect for a display or for holding breads at your dinner table. All experience levels welcome. Sara Rezin, Instructor

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