Summer 2018 Glass Schedule

Stained Glass Orientation

Tuesday 5:30-6                                    July 2

GLA-1  Marilyn Hinds                       Class Fee: FREE

This one-half hour class is REQUIRED for all new and returning members who are NOT registered in a stained glass class. Learn how the glass studio works and be informed of changes or updates to the studio. Pre-Registration Required.

 

Kiln Formed Glass/Glass Fusing Orientation

 Thursday 6–6:30                                   July 5

 GLA-2  Deanna Peters                        Class Fee: FREE

This one-half hour class is REQUIRED for all new and returning members who are NOT registered in a glass class. Learn how the glass studio works which may include changes or updates in the studio area. Pre-registration Required.

 

Torchwork/Lampworking Orientation

Thursday 6-6:30                                    July 5 

GLA-3  Todd Weber                             Class Fee: FREE

This one-half hour class is REQUIRED for all returning torchwork members who are NOT registered in a torch class. Learn how the glass studio & open torch sessions work, which may include changes or updates in the studio area. Pre-registration Required.

 

Beautiful Stained Glass 

Tuesdays  6:30-9                                                           July 10 – August 21                        

GLA-21    Marilyn Hinds & Marcia Babel               Class Fee: $70 

View the world through a stained glass piece that you create! Learn to cut glass, draft a pattern and solder using traditional copper foil methods. Design your own simple pattern or select a beginning level design from several pattern options. Beginners will strongly encouraged to limit their project to 8-10 pieces or less. Continuing students will work on more complex projects. Two instructors often teach this class...so lots of individual attention! Equipment and tools are provided but students furnish glass and supplies; these are available for purchase at the Craft Center.

 

Fused Glass Summer-Themed Workshop     NEW

Saturday 11-4                                            July 21

GLA-11    Deb Scheele                            Class Fee: $35 /Non- Member Class Fee: $47

Colorful glass keepsakes to celebrate Summer! Create beautiful, vibrant glass pieces capturing summer’s beauty. A fun one-day workshop. No glass experience necessary. Tools and glass provided by the Craft Center. Bring a snack.

 

Beginning Fused Glass

Mondays 6-8:30                                        July 9 - 30

GLA-37    Gayle Larson                            Class Fee: $65

Make colorful glass decorative or functional creations! In this 4-week class, you will be guided through the process of basic cutting, grinding, fusing, and glass slumping. This includes an introduction to basic tools, glass selection, and firing techniques. This class is fun and packed with project ideas, repeat students can learn additional techniques and strengthen their skill set.

 

Beginning Borosilicate Part 1- Pendants!

Thursdays  6- 8:30                               July 12 – August 2

GLA-37 Todd Weber                           Class Fee: $40 (includes gas)

Pendants or pendies are a popular way to wear your handcrafted glass art. In this four week class you will discover the thrill of creating wearable art using the torch.  Two styles of pendants will be explored utilizing simple design techniques such as dot stacking and wig wags. Instruction will include: safety, tool use, color application, and other topics. No experience necessary. Students will purchase their own glass; instructor will assist students in making selections in the first class. Wear cotton or natural fiber clothing and closed-toe shoes.

 

Beginning Borosilicate  Part 2 – Marbles!

Thursdays  6- 8:30                           August 9 - 23

GLA-37 Todd Weber                       Class Fee: $35 (includes gas)

Mostly Marbles. In this 3 week class discover the fascinating world of marbles. Marble making is a fun and challenging hobby with endless possibilities. This class will focus on 2 types of marbles, surface design and internal design. Students will also have the opportunity to manipulate their marble into a wine stopper. Instruction will include: safety, tool use, color application, as well as other topics. No experience necessary. Students will purchase their own glass; instructor will assist students in making selections in the first class. Wear cotton or natural fiber clothing and closed-toe shoes.

 

Beginning Soft Glass: Beads & More!   

Mondays 6-8:30                               July 9 – August 20

GLA-38   Kelly Ensor                      Class Fee: $80 (includes gas)

Discover the diversity of soft glass. In this 7- week class learn to make beads, jewelry and/or elements for mixed media or fusing projects. Learn safety, tools and techniques as you gain a good foundation in working the torch. Students will purchase coe-104 or coe-90 rods from the Craft Center supply store on the first night of class with the assistance of the instructor. Emphasis will be placed on the execution of elements and finished vibrant glass works such as beads and simple sculptures. Join the fun and make a variety of unique glass items…perfect gifts for family and friends!  Wear cotton or natural fiber clothing and closed-toed shoes.

 

Make a Boro Flower Workshop

Saturday  12-4pm                        July 28

GLA-39 Todd Weber                   Class Fee: $30 (includes gas)

Come try out boro glass! In this one day workshop, students will try their hand at making beautiful boro flowers. This is a great way to dip your toes in the medium without commiting to a full class.  No experience necessary. Students will purchase their own glass; instructor will assist students in making selections in the first class. Wear cotton or natural fiber clothing and closed-toe shoes.