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Several of These classes are "Prerequisites" for higher level classes, which require glass cutting experience.
Beginners Fused Glass Jewelry, 3 HOURS; **PREREQUISITE CLASS**! (DATE & TIME SET WHEN REGISTRATION RECEIVED.)
GREAT Beginners Class! This Class is a PREREQUISITE CLASS - MUST BE TAKEN prior to taking any other Jewelry Class! In this class, Students learn about Fusible & Dichroic Glass & how to apply to their creations. Using a variety of this fusible glass, Students will then create Dichroic Glass Jewelry: Either (2) Pendants, (2) Sets of Earrings, OR (1) Pendant + Earrings Set. Students will also learn about Materials & tools used in Glass Fusing. All materials, tools, firing, instruction, bails, and earring hooks included with class cost. (14k Gold or Sterling Silver Earring hooks are custom ordered and require add'l. fee - please advise in advance.) Create a matching Ring for an additional Fee; Ring is Sterling Silver & Adjustable. Lecture + Hands On.
Register for Next Class: 3 Hours. (DATE & TIME SET WHEN REGISTRATION RECEIVED.) Directions...
Create: A Tropical Ornament, 2 HOURS. (DATE & TIME SET WHEN REGISTRATION RECEIVED)
Using a variety of colored glass frit (pieces), Students will enjoy creating a favorite lighthouse, a dolphin, a fish, palm tree, beach ball, even a Shark or a Large Dolphin (Larger Ornament-more $ & Time)! No glass cutting involved. Students will learn to create a mold in order to create their Tropical Ornament. This is a great class for any age! Children under 16 MUST Be accompanied by an adult (Click on "2" for 2 people). All Materials, Tools, Instruction, and (2) Firings included with Class cost. Any Ornaments larger, from 5-7", will incur a longer Class time + increased Class Fee. Speak to Instructor prior to arriving in class about Larger Ornament(s) creation. Sign up for Next Class: 2 Hours. (DATE & TIME SET WHEN REGISTRATION RECEIVED) Directions...
CREATE: A FESTIVE WINDSPINNER! 2 Hrs. (DATE & TIME SET WHEN REGISTRATION RECEIVED)
Create A festive Windspinner for your Lanai/Home/Garden! Students will enjoy learning about and combining fusible & dichroic glass, cutting, placing glass, and being creative in their own way to create a colorful Windspinner! Learn different techniques while creating your piece of art. All materials, firing, instruction, tools included in class price. Additional WindSpinner (or other) creation will incur an additional fee. Glass Projects can take 1-2 weeks for Firing; can be picked up OR Shipped (add’l. Shipping fee required).
Sign Up for Upcoming Class: 2 Hours (DATE & TIME SET WHEN REGISTRATION RECEIVED)
CREATE: A Whimsical Plant Stake OR a Unicorn Ornament! 2 Hours. (DATE & TIME SET WHEN REGISTRATION RECEIVED.) - ALL LEVELS!
Wonderful Class for Any Level of Glass Creators!
Using a variety of Powder & Fine Frit, Create a CAST Whimsical Stake for display, plant, or garden! Each Student has a choice to create w/own colors from a palette of beautiful glass! A dust mask may be included (always used when working w/powdered or fine glass, unless you have/bring your own N-95 Dust Mask). Stakes are 9-11" tall; Unicorn Ornament is 9" tall. Glass, basic tools, instruction, plus (1) firing included with class cost. Stake Choices include: Flamingo, Flower (Pansy/Hibiscus), and Bee (Top View or Side), Rabbits (female/male). Also Included to Create: A *Unicorn* Ornament! Up to (4) people allowed in a Private Class. Two People in same class cannot create the same Stake!
A special Frit Tool Kit (to be used in this & other Frit projects) can be purchased for an additional fee of $20, payable in class.
REGISTER for Next Class! 2 Hours. (DATE & TIME SET WHEN REGISTRATION RECEIVED.)
Intro to Glass Fusing! 4 HOURS. (Date & Time Set when Class Registration Received.)
This fun & exciting course introduces the Student to Glass Fusing (no prior experience necessary). What exactly IS Glass Fusing? What's involved in Fusing Glass? In this class, you'll tour a Fused Glass Studio, learn more extensively about fusible & dichroic glass, glass cutting, glass compatibility, studio safety, fusing temps, brief kiln review, and tools & equipment used. Various glass projects will be on display & discussed. Students will enjoy trying out skills learned by creating (1) Dichroic Pendant and (1) 4 x 4 Tile/Coaster, & using a variety of fusible glass in the process. GREAT for Beginners & those who have taken classes before, but unsure of fusing process. This class is a Prerequisite to ANY *Intermediate* classes offered. You must be at least 16 years of age to take this class. All Projects are Fired and Ready for Pickup 1 week after class. Private Instruction also available instead for $114 ea person; please Contact Instructor if interested. All materials, tools, and (1) firing of each project included with class cost. This is a Lecture + Hands On Class. 4 Hours. (DATE & TIME SET WHEN CLASS REGISTRATION RECEIVED.)