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Intro to Fusing

Intro to Beadmaking

Intro to Boro

Boro Button Making

Creative Mold making

Rectangles & Squares

Torchworking for Fusers

Ornament Workshop

Making Boro Ring

Decal Workshop

Plate Making Workshop

 

Color Theory

Marble Making

Making Glass Boxes

   

Miniature Glass Blowing

 

 

 

 

Fun with Critters

 

 

 

 

Geckos

 

 

 

 

Creative Mold Making

In this class the student will be introduced to basic slumping mold concepts.  Each student will make a 6” round plate mold to take home the next day so make sure to dress for a mess! The teacher will demonstrate how to make slumping molds out of two found objects. Students are encouraged to bring in their own objects they want to make slumping molds of for discussion in the class. All students will take home a 5 pound box of Best Mix and their 6" plate slumping mold.

Materials: All materials used in class will be provided.

Prerequisite: None

Projects:  6” round plate

Schedule: 2 hour class with a follow up to separate poured molds. The next class will be student choice.

Price: $109

Teacher: Don Bietschek

 

Color Theory

Most intriguing about borosilicate glass are the color effects that can be achieved. Come take this class and explore color in borosilicate. The course will cover the basics of working with lusters and strikers in addition to surveying the relationships between color and light. Class price includes 1 “Northstar” Color 20 piece Sample Set.

Materials: All materials used in class will be provided

Projects: Beads or marbles (class preference)

Prerequisite: Introduction to Borosilicate or Introduction to Beadmaking

Schedule: 2 Days (3 hrs each day)

Price: $224

Teacher: Leah Pellegrini

 

Borosilicate II – Sculpture – Fun with Critters

Want to create your own fun glass animals? Do you or a loved one collect glass figurines? Leah will be sharing the basics for how to make glass critters. You will learn what it takes to create these fun guys and everyone will make a few of their own.

Materials: All materials used in class will be provided

Projects: Geckos, Elephants, Frogs, Dolphins, and Turtles – more upon request!

Prerequisite: Introduction to Borosilicate or Introduction to Beadmaking

Schedule: 2 Days (3 hrs each day)

Price: $224

Teacher: Leah Pellegrini

 

Borosilicate II – Sculpture – Geckos

This fun one-day-workshop will get you making your own glass critters. Through learning the simple steps to put together your glass gecko, you will gain hands on experience and have a good time bringing the glass to life.

Materials: All materials used in class will be provided

Projects: Borosilicate Geckos

Prerequisite: Introduction to Borosilicate or Introduction to Beadmaking

Schedule: 3 hour class

Price: $124

Teacher: Leah Pellegrini

 

Marble Making

Learn to make marbles out of Borosilicate glass. Create a variety of differently decorated marbles.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Borosilicate or Introduction to Beadmaking or instructor approved equivalent experience.

Materials: All materials used in class will be provided

Instructor: Leah Pellegrini

Price: $124.00

 

 

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1628 N Columbia Blvd

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