Glass Workshops

Early Fall, Fall, and Winter Sessions:


Early Fall: September 6 to October 15, 2022 (6 weeks )
Fall: October 17 to December 17, 2022 (8 weeks)
Winter: January 9 to March 3, 2023 (8 weeks)

The Basics of Glass Fusion

Days & Times:
Saturdays - 10am - 1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

This workshop is for those who want to learn a few more tricks to add to their tool bags of basic glass fusing and kiln formed art. Bring your creative ideas to this one -day workshop and learn the many possibilities of using a variety of colored glass, stringers and frit to create a functional piece of art glass that you will be proud to use and display. Materials and firing schedules are supplied for this project with additional materials and firing schedules available for purchase. Please wear closed toes shoes, comfortable clothes and an apron. 

Serve it UP in Glass!

Days & Times:
Saturday (March 4) - 10am - 1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Create a unique serving set using a wide variety of bullseye-colored glass, stringers, and frit. You will learn the basics of glass fusion techniques and firing schedules with instruction in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere.

Ornaments for the Holidays

Days & Times:
Saturday - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:
Instructor:

Have a blast during this one-day workshop creating fused glass ornaments for the holidays using colorful glass line paints and glass sheet. This fusible glass paint is a great product for kiln formed glass and will give you a lot of detail to your piece. Please wear closed toed shoes. 

Cabochon Extravaganza

Days & Times:
Saturday - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Learn how to use heat and gravity to create nicely rounded or various shaped stone like cabochons for jewelry and other decorative glass art. Students will learn glass cutting skills and have a wide variety of colors, glass, and glass accessories to work with while learning their compatibility and reaction effects once fired in the kiln. Glass materials are supplied for this workshop. Additional materials and firing schedules are available for purchase. Please wear closed toes shoes, comfortable clothes and an apron. 

Kiln Carved Glass Art

Days & Times:
Saturday - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Make a lasting impression in glass using kiln carving techniques to create a beautiful kiln carved bowl. Students will learn how to cut and work with fiber papers to create designs that will then be “carved out” into an 8 x 8 piece of glass. Learn to prepare your mold for kiln forming.  Please wear closed toed shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron. Please wear a mask for the carving part of the process. If you don’t have one we will supply.

Stacked Squares

Days & Times:
Saturday - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Great for beginners and advanced students, this workshop will teach cutting skills and the proper ways to stack glass in a variety of sizes and colors for a perfectly fused one of a kind dish or bowl.  Learn how the different thicknesses and layout of the glass will form in the kiln and the proper fusing schedules that will be used to bring it all together!

The Bendable Stringer

Days & Times:
Saturday - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

How do you bend glass? In this workshop, you will learn how stringers are made and how you can manipulate this rigid string of glass into an endless amount of forms using a variety of colors. Using design placement on an 8″ x 8″ glass base, these forms will become a one-of-a-kind fused glass art bowl or dish you will be proud to use and show off! Materials and firing schedules are supplied for this project. Additional materials and firing schedules are available for purchase. Please wear closed toes shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron.

The Endless Optic Glass Challenge

Days & Times:
October 8 and October 9 - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

This workshop is for students that have previously taken Optic Glass Classes. The goal is to create a unique design using the wide variations of optic layouts to create a one-of-a-kind dish or bowl. Students will create a blueprint of their design based on the size and shape of final art piece.  All stringers will be cut and placed on the base piece of glass.  Clear “Capz” will be cut into desired sizes and shapes to be stacked and glued together for the final layout. In preparation for firing your piece in the kiln, we will cold work and prep the mold for slump firing. Detailed work and intricate cutting are all combined in this guided lesson.

Fused Glass Wall Clock

Days & Times:
Saturday - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Create a one-of-a-kind wall clock out of glass. Students will learn the basics of kiln formed glass, design layout, and cutting skills.  Bring your creative ideas and learn the many possibilities of using a variety of colored glass, stringers, and frit to make a functional piece of art glass that you will be proud to display. Please wear closed toed shoes and an apron if you like. All materials and firings are included. Please wear closed toes shoes, comfortable clothes and an apron. Glass will be available for pick up within 2 weeks.

Shimmering Fused Glass

Days & Times:
Saturday - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Bring some shimmer to the table for the Holidays!  Students will learn how to transform a single sheet of Rainbow Iridescent glass into a shimmering beautiful fused glass dish. We will carefully plan the design, use precise cutting techniques, fuse the glass, and then use a slump the glass in the kiln.

Glassline Painting

Days & Times:
Saturday - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

This workshop will give students the opportunity and ability to paint with glassline paints!  Joan’s technique involves using fine tip glass applicators and sharp lines by scraping unwanted paint with various tools.  All skill sets are welcome!  Please wear closed-toed shoes.