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Water Street Studios School of Art



Glass

in Summer 2021

A Taste of Glass Bead Making

$99

with Victoria Belz

Calendar May 23, 2021 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

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# GLS100.321.01

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.

 

Full Course

Simple Glass Pendant Workshop

$99

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jun 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

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# GLS102.321.01

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

For safety, enrollment is limited and masks are required.

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One-of-a-kind Glass Sun Catchers (age 16+)

$199

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jun 9, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Let the sunshine in! Make a truly unique Suncatcher with a rainbow of handmade artisan beads as well as your own flameworked glass beads in this 3-day workshop. Your experience starts with a mini introductory glass bead-making class where you will learn to create your own custom beads that can then be added to your one-of-a-kind Suncatcher.

Students will string then string these pretty creations and attach them to rustic wood pieces for a beautiful window or wall hanging. Students will have the opportunity to purchase more ornate, specialty beads from artist if desired. Course# GLS113.321.01

Please wear closed toeshoes, natural fiber clothing (no shorts), and secure long hair away from the face.

 

Beach Glass Bracelet

$155

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jun 12, 2021 at 2 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Dreaming of a trip to the beach, walking in the sand, and scooping up pretty pieces of beach glass? In this 2 day workshop, learn the art of creating lampwork glass beads in a variety of transparent colors of your choosing. Next, you will transform your glass baubles into beach glass using an acid etching solution. With the finished "beach glass " you will assemble your own unique bracelet.

Course#GLS114.321.01

Saturday, 6/12/2021 2-5 pm 

Saturday, 6/19/2021 2- 6 pm 

"Charmed, I'm Sure" Wine Charms

$69

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jun 25, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

"Charmed I'm Sure" wine charms that is...Gather your friends for what is sure to be an enjoyable Artistic Friday evening. Watch a live flamework glass demo by resident artist Victoria Belz. Then, choose from a variety of her handcrafted glass beads to create your own one of a kind wine glass charms. All supplies provided. 

Course# GLS115.321.01

Making Glass Swizzle Sticks

$90

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jun 27, 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# GLS101.321.01

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.

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"Charmed, I'm Sure" Wine Charms

$69

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jul 16, 2021 at 7 pm

"Charmed I'm Sure" wine charms that is...Gather your friends for what is sure to be an enjoyable Artistic Friday evening. Watch a live flamework glass demo by resident artist Victoria Belz. Then choose from a variety of her handcrafted glass beads to create your own one-of-a-kind wine glass charms. All supplies provided.

Course# GLS115.321.02

A Taste of Glass Bead Making

$99

with Victoria Belz

Calendar Jul 18, 2021 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

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# GLS100.321.02

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.

 

Will run





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