Mold Making
Drop Out Vessels
Crackle Effects
Glass Casting
Glass Combing
Pâte de Verre
Pattern Bars
Screen Printing
Stringer Fun
Pot Melts
Photographic Sandblasting

 

Our advanced techniques classes are designed to help you create exciting effects in glass. These fun and engaging classes will help you reach the next level of professionalism in your artwork. Come join us and learn these exciting techniques!

If you’d like to take a particular class that you don’t see on the Calendar, please e-mail or call and we will find a date and add it to the schedule. We design classes around participants and interest.

* To be registered for a class, all fees must be paid before the first day of the class. Payment can be easily made directly from this page under each respective class offering. If you prefer, we can also take payment over the phone at (208) 938-1055 or in person at the studio.

* 24 hour notice of cancellation is required for rescheduling. Cancelling the day of class or not showing up for a scheduled class will result in a fee of 50% of the cost of the class and the remainder will be placed on your in store credit account.

 


Mold Making

Make one Frit Mold and one Texture Plate.

$125 One Session – 3+ Hours

Next Class:

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Drop-Out Vessels

Learn to monitor a firing and create beautiful drop-out vessels that resemble blown glass.  On day 3 you will learn to remove the rim and hand work the edges.

Next Class:

September 9,11,12 Drop-Out Vessels

Monday, September 9 1-4pm Wednesday, September 11 1-4 pm Thursday, September 12 11-1pm

$250.00

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Crackle Effects

Make two 7×7 Crackle Tiles.

Next Class:

September 18 Crackle effects!

Wednesday, September 18 10am - 12pm

$125.00

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Glass Casting

Make a block model
Use creative materials
Pour a plaster mold
Use glass billets
Cold-work edges
Make one thick casting

$300 – 3 Days

Next Class:

August 5,7,9 Casting Class

Monday, August 5 10am - 12pm Wednesday, August 7 10am - 12pm Friday, August 9 10am - 12pm

$300.00

 

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Glass Combing

Color Reactions
Viscosity
Sandblasting
Tile saw use
Make one 38mm thick 12×7″ piece

Next Class:

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Pâte de Verre
(“Paste of Glass”)

Make pâte de verre molds
Tint frits
Pack, fire, and divest molds

Next Class:

September 24,25,27 Pate De Verre

Tuesday, September 24 1-4 Wednesday, September 25 1-4 Friday, September 27 1-4

$300.00

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Pattern Bars

Learn to create awesome patterns to include as design elements in your artwork.  Day 2, slice up your patterns for future use.

$180 – Two Days, Two Hours Each

Next Class:

July Pattern Bars

Tues July 23rd, 6-8pm / Fri, July 26th, 11am-1pm

$180.00

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Screen Printing

Print using powders
Learn screen printing
Make several printed tiles
One final project

$300 – 3 Days

Next Class:

September 16,17,19 Screen Printing

Monday, September 16 10am - 12pm Tuesday, September 17 10am - 12 pm Thursday, September 19 10am - 12pm

$300.00

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Stringer Fun

Create fantastic patterns and depth with exciting stringer techniques.

$180 – 2 Days

Next Class:

August 20,22 Stringer Fun!

Tuesday, August 20 1-4pm Thursday, August 22 1-4pm

$180.00

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Pot Melts

Learn lay-up

Firing considerations

Equipment needed

Cold-working the edges

August 27,29 Pot Melts

Tuesday, August 27 10am - 12pm Thursday, August 29 10am - 12pm

$180.00

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Photographic Sandblasting

Sandblast photographs and vector images onto glass

learn photographic techniques

edit photographs on the computer

expose and develop film for blasting

*Prerequisite: Sandblasting I class (see Basics Series page)

August 19,21,23 Photographic Sandblasting

Monday, August 19 10am - 12pm Wednesday, August 21 10am - 12pm Friday, August 23 10am - 12pm

$300.00

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