Glass Workshops

Fall, Winter, and Spring Sessions:


Fall: October 17 to December 17, 2022 (8 weeks)
Winter: January 9 to March 4, 2023 (8 weeks)
Spring: March 6 to April 29, 2023 (8 weeks)
Late Spring: May 1 to May 27, 2023 (4 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.

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!

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.

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.

Streaky Glass Fusion

Days & Times:
Saturday (May 6) - 10am - 1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Specialty production manufactured glass comes in many beautiful designs…almost too pretty to cut up or change. In this 3-hour workshop, you will be challenged to do just that! Choosing from a variety of streaky glass, you will be dared to cut it up and learn the countless possibilities to design and transform the pieces to create your own pattern. Once we develop your pattern, it will be fused into a one-of-a-kind functional piece of glass art. Materials and firing schedules are included. Additional materials and firings schedules are available for purchase.

Please wear closed-toed shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron.

The Bendable Stringer

Days & Times:
Saturday (March 25) - 10am-1pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

How do you bend glass you ask? 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 and heat. Using design placement on a 9″x9″ base piece of glass, these forms will become a one-of-a-kind fused glass art piece you will be proud to show off! Please wear closed-toed shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron.

Fired Paintings using Glassline

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

This amazing workshop will give students the opportunity and ability to paint with glass line paints that fire permanently as part of a glass art piece when fused in the kiln! Joan’s technique involves using fine-tip applicators for the liquid glass paint and creating sharp lines by scraping unwanted paint with various hand tools. All skill sets are welcome! Please wear closed-toed shoes.

Intro to Glass Casting

Days & Times:
Monday (March 13 and March 20) - March 13 (11am-5pm) and March 20 (11am-2pm)
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Students will be instructed and led through the introductory process of glass casting using the tin can and lost wax method. Demonstrations will include wax working and the two key factors in glass casting; mold-making and kiln firing. Through mold-making, students will be shown how to properly mix investments and develop molds able to withstand the intense heat of the kiln. Instruction on how to load and program a kiln to fire and a firing schedule will be available for future reference. The class will be hosted on consecutive 2 Mondays, March 13 and March 20.