Other Classes

Creative Mold Making

 

Have you ever wanted to re-create an old family serving piece? Have you found an interesting bowl, plate or platter that you think would look great in fused glass? Are you tired of your slumping molds breaking? Come learn how to use Best Mix Mold Mix to create slumping molds that will last for several hundreds of firings.  In this class you will learn how to create your own unique slumping molds. We will discuss various materials and methods to create master molds. This class is hands on, lecture and demonstration, so be sure to dress for a mess. Students are encouraged to bring a shape they would like to discuss with the class and all students will receive a 5-pound box of Best Mix Mold Mix and a finished 6 inch slumping mold to take home.

Materials: All tools & materials provided.
Prerequisite: None
Duration:  2 hour class
Price:  $110

Register for classes by calling 503-240-9449.  A $25 deposit is required to hold your seat. 

Making Glass Boxes

Learn how to cast a glass box and lid using frit. Students will learn how to prime molds, create frit mixtures, and fill their molds. Other frit casting molds, branches, flowers, butterflies, etc will be discussed. No glass cutting skills necessary.  Students will complete the class with the knowledge to make additional boxes.Be ready to have a good time, be creative and make some glass art for yourself, family or friends. Each student makes a round box or a heart box to be taken home a few days after the class.

Class completion gives the student access to the schools.  
Open Studio time.

Materials: All tools & materials provided.
Prerequisite: None
Duration:  2 hour class
Price:  $109

Register for classes by calling 503-240-9449.
A $25 deposit is required to hold your seat.

Decal Workshop

Students will learn how to use their computer and printer to custom make their own decals using either words or graphics or both. We will also show how to apply ready to use color decals. Each student will make a set of pieces showing what happens to the decals when applying various heating methods.


Materials: All tools & materials provided.
Prerequisite:   Intro to fusing and or equivalent experience
Duration: 2 hour class
Price: $30

 
Register for classes by calling 503-240-9449.  A $25 deposit is required to hold your seat.