Advanced Techniques

Mold Making
Drop Out Vessels
Crackle Effects
Glass Casting
Glass Combing
Pâte de Verre
Pattern Bars
Advanced Pattern Bars
Screen Printing
Stringer Fun
Pot Melts
Glass Painting
Vitrigraph
Cane Pull

 

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

$125 – 1 Day

Make one Frit Mold and one Texture Plate.

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Drop-Out Vessels

$260 – 3 Days

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.

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Drop Out Vessels – March 18, 20, 25

Wed. 10-Noon; Fri. 1-3; Wed. 10-Noon

$260.00

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Crackle Effects

$125 – 1 Day

Make two 7×7 Crackle Tiles.

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Glass Casting

$350 – 3 Days

Learn the casting process and create extraordinarily beautiful pieces that can not be made any other way. This class explores unique materials and techniques for making your model.

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Hand Casting

$650 – 4 days

Cast your own hand in glass! This exciting technique captures all the awesome details including wrinkles and finger prints. (The pumpkin is a prop and is not made of glass).


Glass Combing

$350 – 3 Days

Hand create your own beautiful patterns in glass! These pieces make lovely wall decorations.

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Pâte de Verre
(“Paste of Glass”)

$350 – 2 Days

Make your own custom pâte de verre molds and learn frit tinting! Create beautiful, one of a kind pieces that resemble sugar.

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Pattern Bars

$180 – 2 Days

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

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Advanced Pattern Bars

$200 – 2 Days

Learn to create even more exciting and complex patterns in glass!

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Screen Printing

$350 – 3 Days

Learn to print and fire photographs and other images into glass! These will never fade.

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Stringer Fun

$200 – 2 Days

Create fantastic patterns and depth with exciting stringer techniques.

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Pot Melts

$180 – 2 Days

Learn the tips and tricks to creating exciting pot melts!

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Glass Painting

$650 5 Days

This is a traditional glass painting class taught over multiple days and includes several firings.

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Vitrigraph

$125 – 1 day

Learn to set up and program your kiln and pull your own vitrigraph stringer!

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Cane Pull

$175 – 1 day

Learn to set up your kiln, fire and make your own decorative cane to nipper up into projects!

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Photographic & Vector Image Sandblasting

$350 3 days

Learn to blast professional images, words and photographs into glass.

  • Prerequisite of Fusions Sandblasting I class

Flow Techniques

$350 2 days

Learn to control and capture the flow of glass to create a 1″ thick piece. You will also learn how to put a final, profession polish on the edges to see all of the beautiful layers.