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Welcometo GlassClass!

 

When you enroll in GlassClass, you have an enormous amount of freedom to decide which direction to take.

I teach traditional copper foil & lead techniques, as well as work in brass, zinc, tiffany style lampshades, glass fusing, slumping and lampwork (making beads on a torch).

 

GlassClass is run on a continuous basis. You do not have to take your classes consecutively. You are free to switch days as your schedule permits.

 

GlassClass Cost:

You can become a member of the studio for a fee of $150. This includes six, two-hour classes. You pay for materials. Use of all studio toos is included. After your initial six classes, you pay $10 per two-hour class to continue.

 

There are no open studio times for non-members.

 

Regular 2014 GlassClass Schedule:

Note: This schedule is not the two-hour fused class, or other special classes. Please see the CALENDAR page for those listings.

Tuesday:  

Session One: 10:00 am - Noon

Session Two: 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Evening: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

 

Wednesday:  

Session One: 12:30 - 2:30 pm

 

Thursday:  

Session One: 10:00 am - Noon

Session Two: 12:30 - 2:30 pm

 

See our CALENDAR page for a calendar of special workshop dates.


2-hr Fused Glass WorkshopLiving Social

$60 for 2 hour fusing class for beginners and advanced students.

Come to the studio and complete a lovely fused dish, or set.

 

Choices include: 7" x 7" candy dish, or set of four 3.25" square condiment dishes, or a 7.25" square section dish or a 7 3/8" shallow bowl.

 

Other choices may be made available during the class. $60 includes ALL materials. Requires a return visit to pick up fired piece(s), or a mailing option is available for $12 (USPS Priority Mail only). Pieces will be ready two days following the workshop.

 


2-hr Jewelry Secrets WorkshopLiving Social

$100 for 2 hour class in jewelry making.

During this class, you will create two pair of hanging earrings, two pair of studs and two pendants from jewelry bars. All findings included. The class requires a return visit to pick up and glue your findings, or for $10 we will glue findings and mail your pieces to you! One wire necklace is included in the package.

 

You will be using dichoric glass for most of your creations. The jewelry bars are pre-fired, made from dichro and a variety of other glass, and ready for you to design and cut your creation.

 

If you've taken the longer Jewelry Secrets Workshop (see below) - you'll find a few new things in this one! Extra pairs of earrings or jewelry bar pieces may be purchased during the class at wholesale prices.

 

2-hr Jewelry Secrets Workshop will be offered on select weekends, and on Thursday evenings. With a group of five or more, you can schedule your own time. Check the calendar!

 


SPECIAL 3-hr Intensive JEWELRY SECRETS FUSING WORKSHOP

$150 for 3 hour intensive workshop - all materials included.

jewelry secretsDuring this fusing workshop you will learn how to:

  • Create sparkling dichroic jewelry and make 2 pair of earrings.
  • Learn the secrets of "wasser glass" - and make 2 pair of earrings and one pendant with this glass. Dichro accents included.
  • Learn the secrets of constructing a beautiful jewelry bar (demo only) - then cut 2 beautiful pendants from pre-made bars. Cut with a diamond saw. Pieces will be left for a perfect fire polish.
  • Create another pendant using "dichro silide," and yet another using 22karat gold decals. Pretty amazing materials!

Class includes one necklace wire. They are available in black, silver, turquoise, purple, gold, and teal. Extra wires are $1.50 each. You also receive mounting cards for earrings and a nice selection of small gift bags for your items. We have surgical steel findings for studs, silver and gold plate for bails and hanging earrings. All findings are included in the price of the class. What fun!

 

First two pair of earrings will be fired during the workshop and you'll go home with them! The rest of your pieces will be fired and ready for pick up in two days. Allow yourself about 15 minutes to glue findings on finished pieces.

 

Mailing option: $10 per package.

 

Note: at the end of the workshop, you will have created NINE pieces or sets!

 

Firing schedules for all techniques will be provided so you can recreate this in your own kiln, if desired. Jewel box kilns will be offered at a discount.

 

Class times TBD.