15 October 2009

Upcoming cool classes
Class 924 - Photographic Image Transfers On Glass

photo transfer

The transfer process did not die with Polaroid. Learn how to make your images, manipulate them and put them onto almost any surface using Fuji's instant print film. Instructors Alison and Pete Duval will show you several tips and tecniques so you can get the most from your images. This will be a hands-on workshop, so com prepared to get your hands dirty All materials will be supplied by the instructors - but students are encouraged to bring their own slides and any materials they would like to transfer images to. There is a $20 lab fee for supplies to be paid to the instructors on the day of the workshop

Instructor Pete and Alison Duvall
Dates Saturday October 24
Time 1 pm - 4pm
Tuition $150 ( +$20 lab fee)

About the Instructors

Pete Duvall graduated from Syracuse University in 1998 with a BFA in Photography and moved back to DC afterward. Pete teaches workshops and classes for the Art League School in addition to the Washington Glass School. Alison Duvall graduated from Syracuse University in 1999 with a BFA in Photography and has lived in the Washington, DC area ever since. She currently teaches art at the Parkmont School and has taught at the National Cathedral School, River School and Corcoran School of Art and Design’s Camp Creativity. She is also a freelance photographer with her husband for their company, Anything Photographic. Click HERE to see their website for more information.


Class 926 - Xtreme Lava Lover's Weekend!


This X-treme class is the easiest way to learn all aspects of warm and hot glass and hot metal! In the shortest amount of time! Under the supervision of several professional glass artists, you will learn the basics of how to fuse and kilncast glass, blow glass and cast molten aluminum in one quick weekend! Everything from bowls and plates to sculptural objects - the perfect way for a beginner to learn the basics of both glass and metal... and you will leave with several very cool items! For this class we have teamed up with our sister school, DC GlassWorks. The first day will be here at the Washington Glass School in Mount Rainier, the second day at the Hyattsville hotshop. What can be cooler that melting glass and metal?!

Instructor Erwin Timmers / Dave D'Orio
Dates Sat / Sun, November 7 / 8
Time 1 pm - 5pm
Tuition $400

About the Instructors
Erwin Timmers is one of the DC area's leading ‘eco-artists’. Erwin is Co-founder and Director of the Washington Glass School Originally from Amsterdam, he moved to Californina where he graduated from Santa Monica College for Design Arts and Architecture. Erwin's work embraces concepts and principles of using sustainable resources. His works focus on the use of recycled materials to convey ideas about the relationship between human craft and industrial technology.Click HERE to see Erwin's website
Dave D'Orio has a BFA in sculpture from the University of Hartford and has worked in glass for over 15 years. His artwork features mixed media, glass and steel. Dave is Director of DC GlassWorks, one of the DC area's premier public access hot glass shop, located in Hyattsville, MD. Click HERE to see Dave's website.

1 comment:

carlee said...

too bad... i `am not just around the corner .... i would love to join this class !!
greets from germany
carla