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Whether you're an artist working in another medium, a collector, a college student, or just someone fascinated by glass, we've got something for you! Depending on your interests and schedule, you may choose anything from a quick Make-it-Now experience to an 8-week class or weeklong summer intensive. Our classes are taught by both local and international professional artists. If you want to see classes on a particular date, use our calendar.

An In Depth Introduction to Kilncasting

Summer Intensives

All Skill Levels

LISA ZERKOWITZ In this workshop you will learn kilncasting techniques as well as gain an understanding of the tools, supplies and equipment needed for glass casting on your own. Come…

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Beads 2

Multi-Week Classes

Intermediate

Take your beads to the next level! With Michael Mangiafico as your guide, learn more advanced decorative techniques, shapes and improve your Moretti bead making skills. Intro to Beads, 24…

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Beginning Adventures in Glassblowing

Summer Intensives

Newbie

JOHN SHARVIN Have you always wanted to play with fire and molten glass, but have never had the opportunity?  Then this course is perfect for you!  We will explore the basic…

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Blown Glass Garden Floats

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Make your own beautiful glass object for your garden. In this workshop, an instructor will help you gather, color and blow a beautiful glass ball to either hang in your garden or float on a…

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Blown Glass Ornaments

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Celebrate Christmas in July by making your own blown glass ornament. Under the guidance of a hot shop instructor, you will be able to select and add color to a hot glass bubble to create a…

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Blown Glass Pumpkins

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Real pumpkins come in all shapes and sizes and so do the ones you’ll create in this workshop. Gather, color, shape and blow a bubble of hot glass to form a pumpkin and then add a stem…

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Blurred Lines

Summer Intensives

All Skill Levels

DEMETRA THEOFANOUS This course focuses on glass as a vehicle for artistic expression of realistic forms in nature. With an emphasis on realism, we will blur the lines between life forms…

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Bodacious Beads

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Mesmerized by intricate, colorful glass beads and jewelry? Learn the secrets of how beads are made at the torch in this introductory session in the flame shop. You will have a chance to make…

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Boro A-33: Beginning Flameworking

Summer Intensives

Newbie, Beginner

TIM DRIER Students will be reinforcing basic foundational borosilicate skills, while building small projects. Our objective is to make objects, pieces that you can in turn sell to…

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Breaking Symmetry

Summer Intensives

Beginner, Intermediate

SLATE GROVE This class is intended for those with some experience blowing glass to break out of the functional mode and start seeing glass in three dimensions. This class will deal with…

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Candle Bridges

Workshops

Intermediate

Use the skills and techniques learned in fused tiles workshops to create your own decorative display for your favorite candles. Cut and place color rods, stringers and pieces of glass to…

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Casting on a Different Plane, Press Molds

Summer Intensives

All Skill Levels

JENNIFER HALVORSON Press molds have a very unique and purposeful mold design, which allows thinner objects to be cast, as well as forms containing various openings or texture on all…

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Coldworked Pendants

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Choose from a variety of transparent glass colors and coldworking techniques to transform a piece of flat glass into a one-of-a-kind pendant. You will learn how to sandblast, carve and…

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Color, Form and Line in 104 COE Glass Beads

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

JC HERRELL In this one week study you will have the opportunity to explore a range of 104 COE beadmaking techniques, tailoring practice time to best meet your personal goals. Emphasis…

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Creating Imagery with Stringers

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Using thin strands of glass, we will create an image or pattern on a fused glass tile. We can keep a rigid, straight design or loosen up our stringers with heat. This is a great class to…

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Embossed Glasses

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Personalize your own beer mug, wine goblet or drinking glass using sand blasting, glass carving and dremeling techniques! Working with the glass that is provided for you, you’ll learn…

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Fast Track Flameworking

Workshops

Newbie, Beginner

Flameworking is the technique of forming objects by melting glass rods and tubing at the torch. You will be amazed at what you can make – beads, marbles, chains and pendants to name a…

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Flirting with Pattern

Summer Intensives

All Skill Levels

BECKY SMITH Delve into the world of kilnformed glass with an emphasis on the almighty pattern bar. This will be an all-encompassing class great for beginners but those with advanced…

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Floral Glass Gardens

Summer Intensives

Intermediate

LEAH FAIRBANKS In this class you will learn how to create your own floral glass beads using precise application of surface embellishment. Emphasis will be placed on design, color…

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Found Object Casting

Multi-Week Classes

Newbie, Beginner

Learn how to turn your favorite small object into a glass casting. The first half of class will focus on silicone mold making and wax pouring of an object that we will provide for you. Next,…

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