Carol Doherty and Jackie LeFrancois
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
We are excited to offer open studio night for fusers! For a $30.00 fee we will provide you with access to the tools and space in the shop as well as one kiln firing of your piece, up to 1 sq. foot. Larger pieces and additional firings will be individually assessed. We will provide ideas and demo's each week and have hands on support with two instructors, Our glass molds will also be available for your projects at an additional fee. Beginner to expert, ages 13 and up.
No prior fusing experience required; but cutting skills are needed. Attend a first night of Stained Glass Class for instruction. Cost $25.00
Times: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Bring: Glass cutting tools, safety glasses
Cost: $30.00 per class ~ Limit: 14 students
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Develop your skills in using the Morton jig system for cutting repetitive shapes. Bring your Morton tools, so you can practice using your own tools as you perfect various cuts. If you do not own the Morton system yet, some classroom sets will be available for use in class. Morton has a new cutting surface and has upgraded their system.
Times: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bring: Morton System, glass cutter, pliers, safety glasses
Cost: $30.00 ~ Limit: 15 Students
Sunday, October 28, 2018 or Sunday, November 4, 2018
Each student will trace and matte a piece of clear glass over a black and white design of their choice. Sample designs will be available, or students are welcome to bring their own. The size of the project will be 8" x 10". Multiple layers of paint will be applied and the piece will be fired with the goal of creating depth and shading in one firing. By the end of the class, attendees should feel comfortable adding paint to any project.
Bring: Glass cutting tools, brushes, dust mask, lunch
Times: 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Cost: $125.00 ~ Limit: 10 students
Design and Display of your Kiln-formed glass projects
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Most fused pieces have a certain look, ¼: thick with a kiln shelf texture on the back. Learn ways of separating your work from the masses. In this lecture/demo class we will explore elements of design and display including texture, thickness, tack-fuse, holes, flat polish, lighting, hanging and stands.
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bring: Pen and Paper ~ Cost: $40.00
Make a Wish and Blow
* Sign up & pay by October 1st and get 2 additional glass cylinders
Tami Bogdanoff and Carol Doherty
Saturday, November 24, 2018 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Saturday, December 1, 2018 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Friday, December 7, 2018 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday, December 8, 2018 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Join us for a hot fun evening as we blow unique heirloom ornaments. We will be using pre-blown clear glass cylinders with a blow pipe end, fill them with frit and stringers, and then heat them over a torch and blow. It is the same product used throughout Europe for making Christmas tree ornaments. With a little practice and patience you will be off to a running start for your holiday season.
No experience necessary.
Class fee covers 10 ornaments.
All supplies included.
Bring: Safety glasses
Cost: $95.00 ~ Limit: 10 students
Friday, November 23, 2018
We will show you how to use the Morton System to strip cut ¼" pieces of F96 glass and layer them to create beautiful fused snowflakes to hang on your tree or give as a gift.
Times: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bring: Loctite Super Glue*, Mosaic nippers & glass cutting tools if you have them.
Cost: $25.00 - 6 snowflakes ~Limit: 20 students
*Super glue needs to be Loctite Super Glue (plain) no Gel or Pro.
Fused Christmas Cards
Part 1 Fusing glass for cards— Wednesday, December 5, 5:30-8:30pm
Part 2 Putting your glass on paper— Sunday, December 9, 1:00-4:00pm
Make a set of 6 special Christmas cards to give to friends and family; each decorated with a 2x2” or 2x4” block of fused glass. We will be using frit and paints to create your own designs and images. Warm Cider and Cookies will be served during the assembly session Sunday, December 9.