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in Spring 2021

A Taste of Glass Bead Making

$85

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jan 17, 2021 at 2 pm

Curious about glass beads? In this sampler workshop, you’ll explore the ancient, yet simple Venetian technique of melting and layering Italian soft glass in a 2000° flame to create your own one of a kind glass beads. Course# GLS100.220.01

Note: For ages 16 and above. Fee includes all tools, glass, use of a torch, and safety materials. 

For safety, this workshop is limited to three (3) participants and masks are required.

 

Beginning Borosilicate Glass Marble Workshop

$115

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jan 20, 2021 at 6 pm

Learn the flameworking technique of marble making using borosilicate glass rods. You’ll learn how to gather glass and shape it in a marble mold - creating a beautiful shiny orb. With the help of your instructor, you’ll practice making a single-color transparent marble and a frit/stringer decorated marble. Course# GLS104.221.01   

Note: Marbles will be available for pick up approx. 48 hours after they are annealed in the kiln. Fee includes all supplies. For safety, enrollment is limited and masks are redquired.

 

Full Course

Simple Glass Pendant Workshop

$99

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jan 27, 2021 at 6 pm

Glass sparkles and shines like no other material. With your instructor’s guidance, learn to melt borosilicate glass using a propane/oxygen torch and create colorful glass pendants. Flamework experience is helpful but not necessary. Course# GLS102.221.01

Note: For ages 16 and above. Please wear natural fiber clothing, closed toe shoes and pull long hair away from face. Pieces will be available for pickup in 48 hours.

For safety, enrollment is limited and mask are required.

Making Glass Swizzle Sticks

$90

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Feb 21, 2021 at 2 pm

Adorn drinks with your very own handmade set of sparkling swizzle sticks. This “no experience necessary” workshop makes for a fun, creative experience or an easy introduction to the art of glass flameworking. Learn to make simple shapes and designs out of molten glass using a torch and then attach those designs to pre-made glass swizzle stick bases. Course# GLS101.221.01

Note: For ages 16 and above. All tools and materials provided. Your set of 6 swizzle sticks will be available within 48 hours for pick up. Please wear closed toe shoes, natural fiber clothing (no shorts), and secure long hair away from face.

A Taste of Glass Bead Making

$99

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Feb 28, 2021 at 2 pm

Curious about glass beads? In this sampler workshop, you’ll explore the ancient, yet simple Venetian technique of melting and layering Italian soft glass in a 2000° flame to create your own one of a kind glass beads. Course# GLS100.220.02

Note: For ages 16 and above. Fee includes all tools, glass, use of a torch, and safety materials. 

For safety, this workshop is limited to three (3) participants and masks are required.

 

Simple Glass Pendant Workshop

$99

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Mar 3, 2021 at 6 pm

Glass sparkles and shines like no other material. With your instructor’s guidance, learn to melt borosilicate glass using a propane/oxygen torch and create colorful glass pendants. Flamework experience is helpful but not necessary. Course# GLS102.221.02

Note: For ages 16 and above. Please wear natural fiber clothing, closed toe shoes and pull long hair away from face. Pieces will be available for pickup in 48 hours.

For safety, enrollment is limited and mask are required.

Beginning Borosilicate Glass Marble Workshop

$115

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Mar 10, 2021 at 6 pm

Learn the flameworking technique of marble making using borosilicate glass rods. You’ll learn how to gather glass and shape it in a marble mold - creating a beautiful shiny orb. With the help of your instructor, you’ll practice making a single-color transparent marble and a frit/stringer decorated marble. Course# GLS104.221.02

Note: Marbles will be available for pick up approx. 48 hours after they are annealed in the kiln. Fee includes all supplies. For safety, enrollment is limited and masks are redquired.

 

Sculptural Glass Flowers

$100

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Mar 14, 2021 at 3 pm

Under the guidance of your instructor, you will use a 2000 degree flame, along with various tools to sculpt a beautiful glass flower. Enjoy a flower that will never wilt or whither. Some torch experience is helpful but not necessary. Flowers ready for pickup 48 hours after class.

GLS109.221.01





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