Instructors: Robert Kincheloe/ Mick Coughlan
Dates: Session 1201A - Sat/Sun Jan 21/22
Session 1201B - Sat /Sun March 17/18
Time: 1pm to 5pm each day
Tuition: $300 per student (all materials included) _______________________________________________
OK...we hear you! Our Next Step Fused Glass expands on the
basic fused glass techniques and adds some fun extras that will
help set your work apart. You will gain a more in-depth
understanding of fused glass and the various techniques in the
creation of more complex pieces. This 3 day class focuses on
larger scale objects - plates, platters, etc, and will include working
with pattern bars, and embellishments with frit powders and decals!
Instructor: Michael Janis
Time : 2 pm to 5pm each day
Tuition : $350 per student (all materials included)
Ever wondered about learning to weld? Want to impress your friends, your older brother and that cute bartender? It's easier than you think! In three evenings you will learn how to lay a bead, and handle all sorts of sharp and dangerous tools. You will be able to complete a small project and leave with lots of ideas and know-how for other projects. This class will teach you the basics of welding, metal work and design, joining, bending and finishing. And you will get dirty!
Instructor : Erwin Timmers
Dates : Wednesday evenings in February 8, 15, 22
Time : 7 pm to 9 pm
Tuition : $325 per student
Led by master artist Bert Weiss, (just check who's the most
consulted guru on Warmglass.com) this three-day glass painting
technique class features multiple projects designed to give the
student a better understanding of lass painting and its enormous
potential in fused glass. Bert's techniques allow you to use vibrant
colors without worrying about glass compatibility. The course
will show you how to mix metallic oxide colorants with glass
and create oil paint like-washes.
This course is suitable for all levels of experience.
Students do not need to bring anything, all the tools and materials are
provided for the course - just wear suitable old clothes and sturdy
shoes... oh, and bring a lunch!
Bert Weiss studied traditional glass painting with Albinus Elskus
and has developed and improved his techniques for the past 40
years. Bring any questions you may have had about glass fusing;
within 10 minutes Bert should be able to troubleshoot!
Cut off sign-up date is Jan 30, 2012.
Instructor : Bert Weiss
Dates : February 18, 19, 20 (President's Day Weekend)
Time : 10am to 4pm each day
Tuition : $400 per student________________________________________
Green up your life by doing something creative to help the environment! This is an exploration into using recycled glass to make sculptural pieces, tableware, and architectural elements. We will delve into multiple techniques, including casting, fusing and slumping. Glass chemistry, coloration, and firing temperatures will be explained for each particular application. It is a fantastic way to learn aspects of any warm glass work while focusing on recycling! Once you start down the path of recycled glass, you will see more and more opportunities for experimentation around you. No prior experience is necessary - you are encouraged to bring in materials you'd like to try...and you will leave with several very cool items!
Instructor : Erwin Timmers
Dates : Wednesday evenings in March 14, 21, 28
Time : 7 pm to 9:30 pm
Tuition : $350 per student
Already know the basics of casting or fusing? Open Studio gives each student the opportunity to work independently in a world class studio. Tuition includes a kiln firing per session, clear base glass and colored scrap glass, use of studio tools.
Instructor : Studio Staff
Dates : Wed/Thurs/Sat afternoons (call to confirm appointment)
Time : 1pm to 5pm
Tuition : $300 for 4 sessions
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