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Fusing Class Saturday April 7 2018 2-5PM


By Linda Ehlers - April 2, 2018

*** Glass Fusing Classes ***
$55 Beginner / $45 Non-Beginner

(Includes firing fees & tool rental.  Materials separate.)

APRIL 7TH  2018  Saturday Afternoon 2-5 PM


(
Next class: JUNE 14th 2018  Thursday Evening 6:30-9:30 PM)


Another one day class also coming up:
WIRE WRAPPING A GLASS CABACHON:  $65

(Includes materials. You’ll need your own tools.)
APRIL 22nd 2018 Sunday 2-5 PM


CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
GLASS FUSING

All students:  Make one or more bowls, plates, tiles, clocks, coasters, jewelry and more. The projects are shaped to ceramic or stainless steel molds and Great Glass Galore has over 60 molds available for student use.  The firing fees for all your projects are included in the class fee, but expect to spend $30-$80 on materials. Glass cutting skills are recommended, but not required. Ask about scheduling an optional 1.25 hour glass cutting workshop (cost $20).   System 96 glass is used during the class.  If you decide to make more projects outside of class and don’t have a kiln, you can pay Great Glass Galore to fire them.
Beginners: 
Learn about the materials used in fusing and how to clean and assemble them.  You will also learn a basic firing schedule for a small project, and about the changing properties of glass as it heats and cools.  You will have time to make one large project (up to a 12x12” square or 12” round plate) and several smaller projects.
Non-Beginners:  Just work on projects at your own pace, or learn more details about firing schedules, setting up your own kiln, kiln wash, molds, fiber papers, or other fusing techniques.
 
WIRE WRAPPING A GLASS CABACHON: 
Use soft sterling silver to hold and hang a glass cabachon.  You will need the following jewelry tools:  flat nose plier, round nose plier, thin needle nose plier, diagonal flush wire cutter, hemostat, and 3.22mm crochet hook.   You can purchase them through the teacher.  Please request these at least 8 days ahead of class.  Materials included.
 

 
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April-June 2018 Stained Glass classes


By Linda Ehlers - March 27, 2018

*** 4 Week Stained Glass Classes ***
$85 Beginner / $65 Non-Beginner (Tools & materials separate.)
(OR Beginner $175 all inclusive fee includes everything: class fee, tool rental, materials & taxes.)
(Non-begginers can also pay $18 to attend one day in a 4 week session.)


 
Beginner Stained Glass Project   

                                                                                                                                                                                                           
APRIL 2018
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — April 3, 10, 17, 24
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – April 4, 11, 18, 25  (This class is full.)
Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM – April 5, 12, 19, 26
 
MAY 2018
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — May 1, 8, 15, 22
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – May 2, 9, 16, 23
 
JUNE 2018             
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — June 5, 12, 19, 26
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM — June 6, 13, 20, 27
 
JULY 2018
NO CLASSES




STAINED GLASS CLASS DESCRIPTION
Beginners:  :  Make one of over 3 dozens patterns of 15 pieces or less, learning the steps of the copper foil method (cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering, and framing). Try Great Glass Galore tools the 1st week, then purchase or rent tools by the 2nd week.
Non-Beginners:  Work on whatever you want at your own pace (lamps, boxes, clocks, large windows, fusing, mosaics, stepping stones, or another stained glass panel).  Get added help and tips to advance your stained glass skills and knowledge.  You can also learn the lead came method of stained glass.



 
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Last glass snowflake class of the season 3/24


By Linda Ehlers - March 19, 2018

Last chance to get your stained glass snowflake fix in this season.

Beveled Snowflake 2018 Class

$65 (or $60 for repeat students)

(Includes tool rental and materials.)

MARCH 24th   Saturday 2-5 PM



Cut, foil, solder and assemble a snowflake using glass, bevels, and globs.  Students without any glass experience will pick a snowflake that needs no cutting, and will learn how to foil and solder it.  Choose from over 18 patterns.  Tool rental and materials included. These make great holiday gifts!  Learn how to make one, and make many more at home by yourself.  Ages 13 and up welcome.
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One Day classes in March & CLOSED 3/1-15 2018


By Linda Ehlers - February 20, 2018

I've had requests for some extra classes.  Note that I am closed March 1-15.  So I've squeezed these classes in at the end of March.

Fusing / Hot Glass / Kiln Work Classes
Wednesday Morning: March 21st 2018 9:30AM-12:30PM

$55 Beginner / $45 Non-Beginner
Includes firing fees and tool rental. 10% off materials used during class.


 

Beveled Snowflake Class

MARCH 24th 2019  Saturday 2-5 PM
$65 (or $60 for repeat students)

(Includes tool rental and materials.)

FUSING CLASS / HOT GLASS CLASS / KILN WORK CLASS DESCRIPTION

All students:  Make one or more bowls, plates, tiles, clocks, coasters, jewelry and more. The projects are shaped to ceramic or stainless steel molds and Great Glass Galore has over 60 molds  available for student use.  The firing fees for all your projects are included in the class fee, but expect to spend $30-$80 on materials. Glass cutting skills are recommended, but not required. Ask about scheduling an optional 1.25 hour glass cutting workshop (cost $20).   System 96 glass is used during class.  If you decide to make more projects outside of class and don’t have a kiln, you can pay Great Glass Galore to fire them.

Beginners: Learn about the materials used in fusing and how to clean and assemble them.  You will also learn a basic firing schedule  for a small project fired in a small kiln, and about the changing properties of glass as it heats and cools.  You will have time to make one large project (up to 12x12” square plate or up to 12” round plate) and several smaller projects.

Non-Beginners: Work on projects at your own pace, or learn more details about firing schedules, setting up your own kiln, kiln wash, molds, fiber papers, or other fusing techniques

Two Hour Class Option (First 2 out of 3 hours of class):  Beginners learn about the materials used in fusing and how to clean and assemble them. The student will have time to make one large project (up to 12x12” square plate or up to 12” round plate) and possibly one smaller project. The student then picks the base layer color, the teacher will cut the base layer, and then the student will decorate the top of it.  Only base mosaic cutting skills are used to break glass.  No glass cutting skills required.
 

BEVELED SNOWFLAKE CLASS DESCRIPTION

Cut, foil, solder and assemble a snowflake using glass, bevels, and globs.  Students without any glass experience will pick a snowflake that needs no cutting, and will learn how to foil and solder it.  Choose from over 18 patterns.  Tool rental and materials included. These make great holiday gifts!  Learn how to make one, and make many more at home by yourself. 

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Glass Fusing Class this Saturday 2/3/18


By Linda Ehlers - January 30, 2018

GLASS FUSING CLASS THIS SATURDAY
FEBRUARY 3RD 2-5PM



Great class to make a gift for you loved one for Valentine's day!



$55 Beginner / $45 Non-beginner
(Includes firing fees & tool rental.)



10% off supplies used & purchased during class.


GLASS FUSING DESCRIPTION:
All students:  Make one or more bowls, plates, tiles, clocks, coasters, jewelry and more. The projects are shaped to ceramic or stainless steel molds and Great Glass Galore has over 60 molds available for student use.  The firing fees for all your projects are included in the class fee, but expect to spend $30-$80 on materials. Glass cutting skills are recommended, but not required. Ask about scheduling an optional 1.25 hour glass cutting workshop (cost $20).   System 96 glass is used during the class.  If you decide to make more projects outside of class and don’t have a kiln, you can pay Great Glass Galore to fire them.
Beginners: Learn about the materials used in fusing and how to clean and assemble them.  You will also learn a basic firing schedule for a small project, and about the changing properties of glass as it heats and cools.  You will have time to make one large project (up to a 12x12” square or 12” round plate) and several smaller projects.
Non-Beginners:  Just work on projects at your own pace, or learn more details about firing schedules, setting up your own kiln, kiln wash, molds, fiber papers, or other fusing techniques.




 
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