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May/June 2019 Art Glass Classes


By Linda Ehlers - April 17, 2019

*** 5 Week Stained Glass Classes ***
     $95 Beginner / $80 Non-Beginner (Tools & materials separate.)

         (OR Beginner $185 all inclusive fee - class fee ($95), tool rental ($20), + materials & taxes ($70).)
         (Non-beginners can also pay $18 to attend one day if space available.)

MAY/JUNE 2019
Monday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — May 6, 13, 20, June 10, 17
      (No class May 27 or June 3)

Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — May 14, 21, 28, June 11, 18  (this class is full)
     
(No class June 4)                

Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – May  15, 22, 29, June 12, 19
     (No class June 5)


JULY 2019 - NO CLASSES

 
Beginner Stained Glass
     Project Example



*** Glass Fusing Classes/Kiln/Hot Glass Classes ***
  $58 Beginner / $48 Non-Beginner (Includes firing fees & tool rental.  Materials separate.)

JUNE 13TH   2019  Thursday Evening 6-9 PM



- Class fee is due within 1 week of registrationCall to pay by credit card or mail a check.
- Class fee is only refundable if you cancel 48 hours ahead of the first class.
- Missed Classes  must be made up within 1 month of the last class of the session.
- Cancelled classes (due to weather or instructor illness) must be made up on the day class is rescheduled by the instructor or within 1 month of the last class of the session.
- Tools and Materials are not included in the class fee unless specified.
*     *      *
CLASS NOTES:  Great Glass Galore is a home based business.  Due to that…
  • Parking: Students will park and meet 15 minutes before class at the Rock Creek Pool and Tennis courts (1650 S. Indiana St.) on the southeast corner of Rock Creek Parkway and Indiana Street.  From there, you can walk 5 minutes to my house, or the instructor will drive you over in her car (a red Ford Explorer).
  • Cats:  I have cats.  So if you are allergic to cats, don’t sign up for class or take precautions.
  • Stairs:  Classes are in my garden level basement.  You must be able to go up and down stairs.


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.

STAINED GLASS
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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April Art Glass Classes


By Linda Ehlers - March 25, 2019



        *** 4 Week Stained Glass Classes ***
     $85 Beginner / $65 Non-Beginner (Tools & materials separate.)
         (OR Beginner $175 all inclusive fee - class fee ($85), tool rental ($20), + materials & taxes ($70).)
         (Non-beginners can also pay $18 to attend one day if space available.)

APRIL 2019
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — April 2, 9, 16, 23                                 
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – April 3, 10, 17, 24

Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM - April 4, 11, 18, 25


*** Glass Fusing Classes/Kiln/Hot Glass Classes ***
  $58 Beginner / $48 Non-Beginner (Includes firing fees & tool rental.  Materials separate.)
APRIL 6TH  2019  Saturday Afternoon 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.

STAINED GLASS
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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Glass Classes March-July 2019


By Linda Ehlers - March 1, 2019

** ART GLASS CLASSES **
 
*** 4 Week Stained Glass Classes ***

    $85 Beginner / $65 Non-Beginner (Tools & materials separate.)
        (OR Beginner $175 all inclusive fee - class fee ($85), tool rental ($20), + materials & taxes ($70).)
         (Non-beginners can also pay $18 to attend one day if space available.)

MARCH 2019                                                                                          
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM – March 5, 12, 19, 26 (one spot left)
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – March 6, 13, 20, 27 (this class is full)
Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM – March 7, 14, 21, 28 (this class is full)
Friday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – March 8, 15, 22, 29 (non-beginners only) (this class is full)

APRIL 2019
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — April 2, 9, 16, 23                                 
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – April 3, 10, 17, 24

MAY/JUNE 2019 (5 weeks $95 beginners/$80 non-beginners)
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — May 14, 21, 28, June 11, 18                
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – May  15, 22, 29, June 12, 19


JULY 2019 - NO CLASSES

*** Glass Fusing Classes/Kiln/Hot Glass Classes ***

  $58 Beginner / $48 Non-Beginner (Includes firing fees & tool rental.  Materials separate.)
                                
                            APRIL 6TH  2019  Saturday Afternoon 2-5 PM                                               
                            MAY 18TH  2019  Saturday Afternoon 2-5 PM

- Class fee is due within one week of registration:  
Call to pay by credit card or mail a check.
- Class fee is only refundable if You cancel 48 ahead of the first class.
- Missed Classes  must be made up within 1 month of the last class of the session.
- Cancelled classes (due to weather or instructor illness) must be made up on the day class is rescheduled by the instructor or within 1 month of the last class of the session.
- Tools and Materials are not included in the class fee unless specified.
*     *      *
CLASS NOTES:  Great Glass Galore is a home based business.  Due to that…
  • Parking: Students will park and meet 15 minutes before class at the Rock Creek Pool and Tennis courts (1650 S. Indiana St.) on the southeast corner of Rock Creek Parkway and Indiana Street.  From there, you can walk 5 minutes to my house, or the instructor will drive you over in her car (a red Ford Explorer).
  • Cats:  I have cats.  So if you are allergic to cats, don’t sign up for class or take precautions.
  • Stairs:  Classes are in my garden level basement.  You must be able to go up and down stairs.


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.

STAINED GLASS
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.



BUSINESS HOURS: Retail and wholesale customers are welcome by appointment. To make an appointment, call or text Linda’s cell: 303-641-3575  or click on “Set Appointment” at www.greatglassgalore.com.

Great Glass Galore will be CLOSED:
   Sunday April 28th - Friday May 3rd 2019
   Tuesday May 7th - Friday May 10th 2019
   Monday July 1st - Sunday July 14 2019



 
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GGG closed 12/31/18-1/11/19, class updates


By Linda Ehlers - December 26, 2018

Great Glass Galore will be closed:
Monday December 31st 2018 through Friday January 11th 2019.

Please plan your supply purchases before or after these dates.

Linda is having surgery and won't be teaching in January, but will be replying to emails and phone calls.

February classes are almost full:
FEBRUARY 2019 
Saturday Morning 9:30-11:45AM — February 2, 9, 16, 23 (1 spot left)
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — February 5, 12, 19, 26 (full)                      
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – February 6,13, 20, 27 (1 spot left)

Class added in March:
MARCH 2019

Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM - March 5, 12, 19, 26 (this class added)
Wednesday Morning
10AM-12:15PM – March 6, 13, 20, 27

Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM – March 7, 14, 21, 28


Happy Holidays!
Linda Ehlers

 
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Stained Glass Classes Through April 2019


By Linda Ehlers - November 25, 2018

        *** 4 Week Stained Glass Classes ***
     $85 Beginner / $65 Non-Beginner (Tools & materials separate.)
         (OR Beginner $175 all inclusive fee - class fee ($85), tool rental ($20), + materials & taxes ($70).)
         (Non-beginners can also pay $18 to attend one day if space available.)

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — November 27, December 4, 11, 18  
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – November 28, December 5, 12, 19 (This class is full)


       Beginner Project
(Over 3 dozen to choose from.)


JANUARY 2019
No Classes
(Shop closed 12/31/18 - 1/11/19)


FEBRUARY 2019
Saturday Morning 9:30-11:45AM — February 2, 9, 16, 23                    
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — February 5, 12, 19, 26                      
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – February 6, 13, 20, 27

MARCH 2019
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – March 6, 13, 20, 27
Thursday Evening 6:30-8:45PM – March 7, 14, 21, 28

APRIL 2019
Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:45PM — April 2, 9, 16, 23                               
Wednesday Morning 10AM-12:15PM – April 3, 10, 17, 24



           Happy Holidays!!!


STAINED GLASS 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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