Fusing Workshops

IMPORTANT PLEASE READ: This list of workshops is for informational purposes only.  Our current scheduled workshops with dates and times can be found HERE.  Many of our workshops are offered by request only.  Contact us if you read one below that interests you.

Yard Art - Fused Garden Flowers - New!
Don't think you have a green thumb?  You won't need one, just join us to make an exotic 10 to 12 inch fused glass flower with a copper stem.

Let us help you light up your life - New!
We will be making 2 fused glass nightlights with an attractive curved shape, and will attach them to LED or incandescent bases. A selection of pre-fired blanks, frit, vitrigraph and other fancies will be available to personalize your creations. These small works of glass art make wonderful gifts and the class is suitable for beginners and teens or supervised older children.

Paint It Backwards – Reverse Painting Class
Come and learn the hottest “old” technique in town! In this three-day class, we will explore the techniques of Sgraffito and enameling to create three hand-painted, fused glass pieces. Students will use reverse painting techniques and colorful enamels to create two 6” square pieces and one 8” square piece.

Yard Art – Fused Tabletop Bird Bath
Lets us help you please the birds in your yard.  Come in and create a one a kind fused bird bath for your birds to frolic in.  We will provide the table top stand, 2 - 16” F96 glass rounds, F96 pebbles and F96 scrap glass to create your one of a kind bird bath.

Yard Art – Fused Glass & Copper Styled Fountain
What’s better than hearing a fountain bubble away?  Smiling & knowing that you created, a one of a kind fused glass & copper fountain.  Day 1 we will create the fused glass portion for the fountain and on Day 2 you learn how to measure, cut and sweat solder copper pipe and attach your fused piece to create a trellis styled fountain

Organic Stainless Steel Mold Workshop including a Glass Bowl
Take your glass to a NEW level.  Learn to fabricate your own organic, whimsical stainless steel mold for slumping.  You will be bending and pop riveting your own mold.  The mold will accommodate approximately 14” or larger depending on your design.  After lunch you will choose to design a bowl or create a coral sea bowl using clear iridescent ripple art glass.

Fused Christmas Coral Centerpiece
Make a unique Candlelit Centerpiece for the table. You will cut and layer glass to make you own unique design.  It will be fired in the kiln and slumped.  No experience necessary. Come in to choose your glass.  All materials included.

Fused Snowflakes
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.

Yard Art - Copper Trellis with a Fused Glass Weave Panel
Have you wanted to learn to work with copper pipe? In this workshop you learn how to measure, cut and sweat solder copper pipe to create a trellis for your beautiful fused glass panel. Day 1 you will create a fused weave panel for your trellis and Day 2 you will build your trellis and wire in your fused panel.

Fusing Camp
We are excited to offer open studio night for fusers! Are you brand new to fusing?  Been fusing for years but need more space than you have at home?  Or maybe it is just fun to be out with others who share your passion of making beautiful glass art.  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. If you have not cut glass before, please call to schedule coming in during one of our 3hr stained glass classes to learn how to cut glass. Class 3hrs, Cost $18.00.

Elements of Fusing
There is something mysterious and exciting about melting glass. This beginning class enables students to quickly learn and execute a variety of techniques.  Foundational fusing principals will be covered, giving vital information to help students grow in confidence for future projects. This will be hands on experience with each student creating fused tiles.  Students should have basic glass cutting skills and tools. Supplies are included in the tuition fee.

Frit & Vitrograph Impressions
This class is designed for busy people on the go that want to create something amazing in a short period of time. In this 3 hour class you will become an Impressionist artist defining your masterpiece by colored frit. Create an 11" fused square art piece that becomes a stand-alone art piece or as an option, have it slumped onto a shallow bowl.  Bonus: We will also have a Vitrigraph set up and give you the opportunity to pull some stringers or twist some spirals that can be include in your art piece.

Fused Garden Stakes
Add some spice to your garden. Join us for this spring workshop and create your own one of kind fused garden markers. In the workshop you will make 4 stakes. Additional stakes can be made for a small fee.  We provide the glass, stamps, paint, ideas, pattern & stakes. You provide the creative spice!  This workshop is kid friendly (age 8 or older with participating adult) . Young students would need to bring gardening gloves and safety glasses that fit them

Fused Stringer Plate
A fun evening class.  Design a unique fused dish that looks like fabric.  No experience necessary. Use layers of glass stringers to create a beautiful pattern that is first fused then slumped into a mold to create a glass dish.

Coral Sea Bowl
This beautiful and delicate bowl is perfect for gift giving or for you.  This sea-inspired bowl can be made in your choice of colors.  With a few tips on design and layout, even a beginner can create a bowl that's ready for a gallery.  The simplicity of this Coral Sea Bowl is an elegant design that is easy to make and eye-catching on any table-top! All supplies included.

Fused Christmas Poinsettia Plate
In this exciting new workshop you will create a Poinsettia Plate for the holidays.  Use it for your favorite holiday cookies, candy or Hors D'oevres.  Students will complete the design with a little painting and frit to give it dimension.  The project will be fired and then slumped.