Workshop

Tie Dye Bowls with Glass Frit with Carolyn Austin

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

In this 3-hour workshop, students will learn how to create cool tie-die patterns in glass using a variety of colored glass frit (crushed glass)!  Explore firing schedules for achieving different varieties of texture in the glass and prepare molds for slumping. Please wear closed-toed shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron.  …

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Intro into Insulation Foam Sculpture with Jamie Rodriguez

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

This 2-day hands-on workshop teaches students the subtractive process of creating a 3D sculpture or 2D relief utilizing installation foam, a common construction material. Students will become familiar with the material, show examples of completed projects, and guidance will be provided to create their own sculptures. Towards the end of…

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Veterans Glass Fusion Workshop

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

Calling All Veterans! Join us for an immersive workshop of Glass Fusion tailored specifically to veterans. Whether you’re a beginner or have experience, this workshop offers a wonderful opportunity to connect, express yourself through art, and unwind in the company of fellow veterans In this mini-workshop, you’ll dive into the…

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Screen Printing & Dichroic Etching with Penny Burdick

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

The objective is to successfully teach the student how to mix enamels & screen print on clear glass using EZ Fire Enamels. Students will use a silk screen that they previously ordered from AAE glass.com by Nov. 1st and will print it on clear tekta. After the image is printed,…

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The Delicate Stringer with Carolyn Austin

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

Stringers are made from sheet glass melted to a liquid state and pulled through a kiln to form a thin straight piece of glass to use in designing glass art projects. In this 3-hour workshop, students will learn how to cut and arrange these delicate stringers to fuse and then…

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Mold Making & Pate De’ Verre with Jose Ugas

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

Students will be led by the instructor in the process of Pate De’ Verre where they will create unique vessels using the pinch and coil method with clay, create a two-part mold, and will kiln cast their vessel in glass. Please wear closed-toed shoes, comfortable clothes and an apron. N95…

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Steel Jewelry & Laser Cutting with Maia Leppo

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

Virtual: Nov. 6th, 12-2pm In-person: Dec. 14th & 15th 10-4pm In this course for working in steel, students will explore the basics of utilizing steel sheets and wire as fundamental jewelry components, as well as simple prong settings. Basic fabrication, proper soldering, and appropriate finishing techniques for steel will all…

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Holiday Fun with Fused Glass with Carolyn Austin

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

Create your own unique Holiday ornaments, sun catchers, or gift tags to decorate your home or give as gifts to others. You will learn the basics of glass fusion using a variety of colored glass pieces, frit, and stringers to make hanging ornaments or gift tags. Please wear closed toes…

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Etch and Embellish with Carolyn Austin

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

Learn the process of etching on glass without sandblasting equipment! In this 3-hour workshop students will create 2 pieces of functional or decorative etch glasses that can then be embellished with other fused glass, copper wire, and objects of interest for one-of-a-kind, fun, useful gifts. Glass etching with acid is…

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Cabochon Extravaganza with Carolyn Austin

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September 29 @ 3:08 pm

Learn how to use Heat and Gravity to create nicely rounded and other shaped cabochons for jewelry and other decorative glass art. Students will learn glass-cutting skills and have a wide variety of glass and glass accessories to work with while learning the compatibility and reaction effects they will have…

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