Advanced Techniques

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

 

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

$180 – 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-outs – Feb 28th, Mar 4/6th

Friday 1pm-4pm; Wednesday 1pm-4pm; Friday 1pm-3pm

$225.00

 

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Crackle Effects

$150 – 2 Days

Make two 7×7 Crackle Tiles.

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Glass Casting

$300 – 3 Days

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

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Casting – February 18/20/25th

Tuesday 1pm-4pm; Thursday 1pm-4pm; Tuesday 3pm-4pm

$300.00

 

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Glass Combing

$300 – 3 Days

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

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Pâte de Verre
(“Paste of Glass”)

$300 – 2 Days

Make your own custom pâte de verre molds
Learn how to tint frits
During class you’ll pack, fire, and divest your molds

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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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Screen Printing

$300 – 3 Days

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

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Stringer Fun

$180 – 2 Days

Create fantastic patterns and depth with exciting stringer techniques.

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Pot Melts

$160 – 2 Days

Learn lay-up
Firing considerations
Equipment needed
Cold-working the edges

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