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Geometrics with Stringers

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

Design a geometric look with glass stringers!  Students will create a sheet of glass using a specific layout of glass stringers. Once fused and out of the kiln, the glass will be cut up into pieces and cold worked (polished). From this point, demonstrations will also include arranging these pieces…

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Acrylics (Intermediate-Advanced)

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

We’ll be exploring a variety of subject matter in photos (landscape, floral, still life, maybe even abstract) and acrylic techniques. Jim will assist in your painting development when time allows. Each session has a unique approach, using acrylics in transparent to opaque, wet-in-wet and dry brush washes, and developing our…

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Fused Glass Garden Party

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

Create unique fused glass objects to decorate your garden or patio! Learn intricate cutting, fusing, kiln forming techniques to make your designs into reality. Demonstrations on how to use cold working tools to design flowers, butterflies, and other objects in a variety of colored glass will also be covered.  Materials…

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Pet Portraits in Glass Frit

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

This class will have you making awesome pet inspired glass pieces to decorate your home or use as a plate! Demonstrations will include application of glass frit, creating an interesting composition, and selecting colors.  Please send a photo of your pet or someone else’s pet to ives.joan56@gmail. All materials are…

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People Portraits in Glass

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

This class will have you making a person portrait glass piece to decorate your home!  Demonstrations will include application of glass frit, creating an interesting composition, and shading using black, white, and grey frit.  Please send a photo of your person you’d like to use for your portrait to ives.joan56@gmail.…

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Vases Tall and Small

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

Create beautiful vases in a variety of sizes just in time for the holidays! This class with introduce you to the beauty of using kiln heat and gravity to make a graceful forms in glass. Students will learn the basics of glass fusion such as understanding the effect of different…

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Let it Flow

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

Let the glass flow in this fun 4 week class! Students will learn how heat, viscosity and gravity work to create unique organic designs in glass. Mix and match a variety of colors and learn how to weigh out the amount needed to create bars of beautiful glass layers that…

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Advanced Kiln Formed Glass 

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

Now that you have the knowledge of Basic Kiln Forming, learn new techniques to make creative ideas into reality. There are endless ways to form glass together and slump or drape them into unique forms. Cutting glass shapes beyond the straight cut and how to use more advanced cold working…

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Creating with Vitrigraph Stingers

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

Learn to pull and draw with vitrigraph stringers. We will work with hot melted glass, pulling it from a Caldera kiln to make your own unique stringers. Combine them with a variety of other glass colors and frit to create glass bowls, dishes or wall art. This technique is sure…

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Create Your Own Molds

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December 7 @ 7:42 am

Shape your own glass creation from start to finish by developing your own unique molds! We will work with a variety of mold forms including  Silk Mat, plaster,  and screens. Students will make a fused glass art piece to then be slumped or draped into the molds. Materials and firing…

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