SHOW AND TELL/OPEN STUDIO Class fee $35, all supplies included (for one project, then supplies can be purchased), all skill levels (must have one class) The first Monday of each month will be SHOW AND TELL/OPEN STUDIO. Each Monday will consist of a tutorial for a specific project, 2 hours of torch time, and supplies for the instructed project. Students are encouraged to try the instructed project or can use the torch time as open studio.
MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 6:00-9:00 - STIR STICKS (and we'll sip a Martini while we work - Martini Monday!) MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 6:00-9:00 - BORO ROSE MONDAY, MARCH 3, 6:00-9:00 - SHAMROCK BUTTON (and how about a Grasshopper) MONDAY, APRIL 7, 6:00-9:00 - IMPLOSION PENDANT
BEAD WORKSHOP Class fee $50 all supplies included, all skill levels
In this three hour workshop students will learn the basics of bead making, which will include three bead shapes, pulling, and applying stringer. The class will also include information on torch safety, as well as a basic introduction to glass COE, and glass annealing.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 10:00-1:00
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 6:00-9:00
BLOWN ORNAMENT Class fee $50 all supplies included, all skill levels
In this three hour workshop students will learn the basics of ornament blowing, the instructor will discuss both round and icicle shaped ornaments. Each student will have the opportunity to blow 10 ornaments; the ornaments will be ready to be picked up after class. Class will also include information on torch safety, as
well as a basic introduction to glass COE, and glass annealing.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 6:00-9:00
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 10:00-1:00
TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 6:00-9:00
BLOWN ORNAMENT 2 Class fee $55 all supplies included, MUST HAVE BLOWN ORNAMENT 1
In this three hour workshop students will have the opportunity to take their blowing skills to the next level. This class will allow students to try out larger points, learn the trick to twisting the glass without breakage, utilize stringer in their points, and apply stringer to the outside of the points. Each student will have the opportunity to make 10 ornaments.
THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 6:00-9:00
MARBLES Class fee $50 all supplies included,
Learn to create glass marbles at the torch utilizing borosilicate glass. Students will use stringer and frit both to learn surface decoration, as well as marbles with optic depth.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 10:00-1:00
LET'S MAKE FISH Class fee $135 all supplies included, all skill levels
This is a three week bead class which will meet one time a week, for three hours, for three weeks. The intent of this bead making class is that by the third week each student will have acquired enough skills to create their very own adorable fish! Students will learn the art of pulling and applying stringers, the use of heat and gravity to shape beads, and the delicate art of making big beads! Students will also learn the basics of glass COE, and glass annealing.
SATURDAYS, MARCH 1, 8, 15, 10:00-1:00
ICICLES Class fee $40 all supplies included, all skill levels A great class to learn the basics of flameworking while making unique icicles. These icicles are perfect for hanging during the holidays, but are also great to look at year round twinkling in your window. Students will have the opportunity to make many icicles, and will also learn about glass annealing and about glass COE.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 10:00-1:00
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1:00-4:00
BORO HEARTS Class fee $50 all supplies included, all skill levels A great class to learn the basics of flameworking while making unique glass hearts. These hearts make great pendants, as well as looking beautiful hanging in a window, and are perfectly safe to hang outside. Students will have the opportunity to make multiple hearts in a variety of colors, and will also learn about glass annealing and about glass COE.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 6:00-9:00
FUSED BOTTLE STOPPERS Class fee $35 all supplies included, all skill levels Learn to create beautiful fused bottle stops! Each student will make three bottle stoppers utilizing COE 90 fusible glass.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 6:00-8:30
GLASS FLOWERS Class fee $35 all supplies included, all skill levels In this three hour class students will learn the basics of flameworking while creating their very own bouquet of freshly cut GLASS flowers. This class really emphasizes how important it is where one works in the flame. With plenty of opportunity to spend time on the torch, each student should make at least 5 flowers.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 6:00-9:00
SHOT GLASS Class fee $50 all supplies included, all skill levels A fun way to get introduced to glass. Students will learn the basics of pulling points and utilizing borosilicate glass will blow their own shot glasses. Students will have the opportunity to blow 2 glasses.
All classes must be paid in full at time of sign up.
Refunds/credits will only be issued if cancellation is made one week prior to class start date.
Any CAG class cancellation will be rescheduled or refunded in full.
In case of questionable weather, cancellations will be made by 4:00 pm on class day.
Author: Cindy Parmer
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