Glass Workshops

Winter and Spring Sessions:

Winter: January 3 - February 26 (8 weeks)
Spring: February 28 - April 23 (8 weeks)
Late Spring: April 25 - May 21 (4 weeks)

The Basics of Glass Fusion Mini Workshop

Days & Times:
Mondays - 6pm - 8pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:
Great for beginners and a fun night out with friends and family. In this workshop students will learn how to cut glass and properly lay out a pattern using a variety of colored glass, frit, and stringers to create a one of a kind functional piece of art glass in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. Please wear closed toed shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron. All materials and firings included.

The Basics of Glass Fusion

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

This one-day 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 creative ideas to this one-day workshop and learn the many possibilities of using a variety of colored glass, stringers, and frit. Please wear closed toed shoes and an apron.

The Delicate Glass Stringer

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

Glass 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 workshop, learn how to cut and place these delicate stringers to fuse and slump into a one-of-a-kind piece of glass art for display. Please wear closed toes shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron.

Pâte de Verre

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

There are many ways to use crushed glass, also called “frit”. Use bright and vibrant colors of frit glass mixed with fuser’s glue to design crisp, geometric shapes directly on a slumping mold. Learn the recipe for mixing and learn how to lay out a design directly onto a primed slumping mold. With some patience and a steady hand, this sugar square effect is sure to delight you! Please wear closed-toed shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron if you have one. All materials and firing included.

Creating Vitrigraph Glass Stringers

Days & Times:
Tuesday (March 15 & 22) - 5pm - 8pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Learn how to pull and draw with vitrigraph glass stringers in this 2-week glass fusion workshop. 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 a one-of-a-kind piece of glass art for functional use or display. This technique is sure to amaze you! Please wear sneakers and cotton long sleeves shirts, pants and an apron.

Create Your Own Sheet Glass Workshop

Days & Times:
Tuesday (April 12 & 19) - 5pm - 8pm
Level:
All Levels Welcome
Location:
395 Seabrook Road - Studio G
Instructor:

Why would you work with ordinary, manufactured sheet glass when you can create your own! Learn how to design your own original sheet glass using a wide variety of techniques and tools with frit, stringers, and powders.  Explore your options to cut, break, and plan a pattern to create glass art projects you will be proud to share or keep for yourself.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, comfortable clothes, and an apron.