Glass Fusion

Intro to Kiln Formed Glass

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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

Learn the fundamentals of kiln formed glass to create a one of a kind bowl or dish from beginning to end. Students will be introduced to various glass working  tools, materials and supplies that are used in the basic method of glass fusion.  Demonstrations include design layout and preparation of…

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Geometrics with Stringers

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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

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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Endless Optics in Fused Glass

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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

Create an optical illusion with stringers and glass! During this process, we will set colored stringers in a patterned format on sheet glass then add layers of smaller cut glass on top in a second patterned format. Once all of the glass is fired, you will developed a beautiful optical…

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Fused Glass Garden Party

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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

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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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

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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Glass Frit Marine Life

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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

This class will have you making beautiful marine life 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. These glass pieces will be 8×10”.  Please send a photo of your marine life to…

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People Portraits in Glass

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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

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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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

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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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

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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Build a Glass House

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September 28 @ 10:49 pm

Build a house out of glass!!! In this 4 week class you will learn how to draw and lay out your plans for the construction of a glass house. Students use the basic glass fusion techniques for cutting glass as well as learn  how to use a ring saw to…

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