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STAINED GLASS CLASS SCHEDULE FALL 2014

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BEGINNING LEAD STAINED GLASS - Maximum 10 Students 
This three-week course will teach you the basics of lead window construction. Patterns and lead are included. Students will need to pick their pattern and purchase their own glass the week before class. Tools are not included, although there may be a few rental tools available. Please call for information.

TUITION $ 90.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
1. SEPT. 9, 16 , 23 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 – 8:30 PM 
2. NOV. 8, 15, 22 SATURDAY 9 – 11:30 AM 

BEGINNING COPPER FOIL STAINED GLASS - Maximum 10 Students
This three-week course in copper foil techniques will include the pattern and glass necessary to construct a small panel. Tools are not included, although there may be a few rental tools available. Please call for information.

TUITION $90.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
3. SEPT. 6, 13 , 20 SATURDAY 9 -- 11:30 AM
4. SEPT. 17, 24, OCT. 1 WEDNESDAY 9 – 11:30 AM
5. OCT. 21, 28, NOV. 4 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 – 8:30 PM 

BEGINNING GLASS FUSING – Maximum 12 Students
This class is a three-week introductory course in glass fusing and slumping. All materials are supplied. Required tools are a glass cutter and breaking tools. Three projects will be completed during the class period.

TUITION $150.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $80.00
6. SEPT. 30, OCT. 7, 14 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 – 8:30 PM 

POT MELTS AND VITROGRAPH STRINGERS – Maximum 8 Students
Let’s make some vitrograph stringers together. I will have two set-ups and we will manipulate some stringers. Everyone will be able to take some home. When we are not doing that we will set up some pot melts. For those of you that love to make Mary Beth’s tapestries, come and make your own pot melt. No experience necessary. Scrap System 96 Glass will be available for use in both projects.

TUITION $65.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $40.00
7. SEPT. 10 WEDNESDAY 9 – 11:30 AM

FUSED JEWELRY – Maximum 12 Students
Lets make some jewelry using Colour de Verre casting molds, but fill them with twisted canes, cut glass, millefiori and maybe some dichroic glass. All materials and firing is included.

TUITION $65.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $40.00
8. OCT. 4 SATURDAY 9 – 11:30 AM

DECORATIVE SOLDERING – Maximum 8 Students
For those of you who have been doing tapestry classes and have struggled with this technique or those who just want to explore a new technique this class was designed for you. Join us as we create a unique glass piece, then decorate it with solder! Bevels are included and you will need 60/40 solder for class. Soldering experience is required.

TUITION $85.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
9. OCT. 4 SATURDAY 1:30 – 4 PM

NEW IDEA! FUSED GARDEN STAKES – Maximum 10 Students
We will have cut for you to decorate 5 stakes, approximately 12” X 2” X 1” . These are great decorations for plant pots. Another gift idea for the holidays. No fusing experience necessary.

TUITION $75.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $40.00
10. OCT. 8 WEDNESDAY 9 – 11:30 AM
11. NOV 25 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 – 8:30 PM 

DO YOU WANT CHEESE WITH THAT WHINE?? – Maximum 10 Students
We will make a rectangular cheese board, two layers, full fused. This makes a wonderful gift for the holidays. Materials and fusing are included. No fusing experience necessary.

TUITION $85.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
12. OCT. 15 WEDNESDAY 9 – 11:30 AM

3-D FUSED FISH - Maximum 8 Students
We will have pre-cut pieces ready to be assembled and embellished with dichroic, glass, frit and stringers. All glass, wire and miscellaneous adornments are included. No experience necessary. Project will be fired and ready for pickup the following week. 

TUITION $75.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $40.00
13. OCT. 22 WEDNESDAY 9 – 11:30 AM

FUSING WITH SATIN SHIMMERS – Maximum 10 Students
Satin Shimmers are the newest product by Profusion Studios. This is a titanium coated mica that is applied as a decal. It produces brilliant color to enhance fused jewelry, tiles, plates and bowls. We demonstrated this product last February. Now you can come in and experiment with a variety of techniques. All materials are included.

TUITION $65.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $40.00
14. OCT. 29 WEDNESDAY 9 – 11:30 AM

HOLIDAY CANDLE HOLDER – Maximum 10 Students
We will make a 3” square beveled glass and holly candleholder. All materials are included. The holly will be overlaid, so if you don’t want it to be holiday specific, you can eliminate the holly!

TUITION $75.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $40.00
15. NOV. 5 WEDNESDAY 9 – 11:30 AM

NEW IDEA! MASHED GLASS! – Maximum 6 Students
Here’s a new idea. Let’s take some base glass, add pieces and the mash it between two kiln shelves. Come and see what happens. We will have lots of fun as well as spend some time talking about volume and firing schedules.

TUITION $85.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $45.00
15A. NOV. 8 SATURDAY 1:30 – 4 PM

FUSED CHRISTMAS PLATES – Maximum 10 Students
How about making a glass plate for all those Christmas goodies you bake and give away? It will be a single layer, texture-fired piece that will be slumped into a plate shape. Glass and materials for two plates are included. Fusing and slumping for two plates are included. Each additional plate will be materials plus $10.00 to fuse and slump. Plate will be ready for pickup the following week. No fusing experience necessary although cutting is a must!

TUITION $95.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
16. NOV. 11 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 – 8:30 PM

FUSED CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS – Maximum 10 Students
We have a bunch of ideas for creating Christmas ornaments that you can keep or use as gifts. Use our ideas, or come up with your own for single-layer, texture-fired ornaments. Materials for 6 ornaments are included. Ornaments will be ready for pickup the following week. No fusing experience necessary although cutting is a must!

TUITION $75.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $40.00
17. NOV. 18 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 – 8:30 PM

MORE EXCITING CLASSES WITH MARY BETH MADDOX!

LANDSCAPE TAPESTRY – MIXED MEDIA – Maximum 6 Students
You will be working with rolled glass edges to create a unique design that can either stand on its own or hang. Using the copper foil technique the 4-layer piece will be soldered to create a finished tapestry approximately 18” in diameter. You will embellish the piece using decorative soldering techniques. Let’s think outside the box and have some fun! Bring your own background glass and found objects. Previous copper foil experience is required.

TUITION $175.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $90.00
18. SEPT. 6, 13 20 SATURDAY 1:30 – 4:30 PM
19. NOV. 7, 14, 21 FRIDAY 9 AM – NOON

NEW CLASS – CIRCLE ABSTRACT – Maximum 8 Students
Let’s make a simple project using smaller pieces of the heads and tails, pot melts and glass. This 14” hanging panel is a great gift idea or decorating accessory.

TUITION $105.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
20. OCT. 11, 25 SATURDAY 9 – 11:30 AM
21. NOV. 12, 19 WEDNESDAY 9 -- 11:30 AM 

LEAF TAPESTRY – MIXED MEDIA – Maximum 7 Students
You will be working with rolled glass edges to create a unique design that will stand on its own. We will make a leaf tapestry. Using the copper foil technique the piece will be soldered to create a finished tapestry approximately 12” wide by 18” high. You will embellish the piece using decorative soldering techniques Previous copper foil experience is required. 

TUITION $150.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $80.00
22. OCT. 11, 25 SATURDAY 1:30 – 4:30 PM

SOME LIKE IT HOT – MOSAICS – Maximum 9 Students
You are going to make a 15” X 15” framed mosaic with or without a mirror. The piece can contain of a 5” x 7” mirror, if you choose, fused elements and mosaic pieces. The frame, mirror, glue, grout and pattern are included. Fusible class glass is available for use, but background glass is not included. No fusing experience is needed. 

TUITION $175.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $90.00
23. NOV. 15, 22* SATURDAY 1:30 – 4:30 PM
*We will grout either Nov 29 or Dec. 6, the class will decide which date.

MOSAIC MADNESS WITH DAVE JARVINEN aka “THE MOSAIC GUY”

BUILDING LANDSCAPES WITH GUEST ARTIST - LAURA RENDLEN
In this mixed media workshop explore materials and texture with a myriad of materials - glass, shell, beads, tiles, stone & metals. Laura will walk us through her process for ”building” a mosaic landscape. Learn layering, cutting, application, along with color, movement and special techniques that are unique to Laura’s work. This workshop is sure to inspire you to step up your mosaic game. Throughout the workshop, individual attention and tips are provided to help with the technical aspects of mosaics and to guide you to the successful completion of each project. All inclusive tools and materials included during workshop times.

TUITION $325.00 plus $50.00 MATERIALS FEE.
24. SEPT. 26 FRIDAY 6 – 9 PM OVERVIEW & MEET/ GREET
SEPT. 27 SATURDAY 9:30AM – 4:30PM
SEPT. 28 SUNDAY 9:30AM - 4:30PM

WELCOME SIGN – Maximum 12 Students
Create your choice of a Mosaic Welcome Sign or House Number Sign using glass strips for the letters and creating a fun and fanciful background with glass mosaic tiles on a 6” X 18” Wedi board base. Learn nipping and cutting techniques while creating a fun and useful project. We will work to grout at the end of the day. All materials and lunch are included. No experience necessary.

TUITION $125.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $70.00
25. NOV. 1 SATURDAY 9:30 AM – 4 PM

MOSAIC AND FUSED GLASS CROSS – Maximum 12 Students
We will start with a fused glass cross and add mosaic tiles to complete our design. The approximate size is 12” X16” X 4” wide. The base is Wedi board with glass sides. Materials and lunch are included. 

TUITION $125.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $70.00
26. DEC. 13 SATURDAY 9:30 AM – 4 PM

GUEST INSTRUCTORS

JAYNE PERSICO PRESENTS:
BRACELETS, BRACELETS AND MORE BRACELETS
– Maximum 10 Students
We have changed the format of this class to give you more variety and more opportunity to form bracelets. We will have three half day classes that will give us time to fuse the day’s work in preparation for the following day. We will explore embossing techniques, pattern bar bracelets, cane bracelets and more. Each day we will form the previous day’s work. Materials are included. 

TUITION $165.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $85.00
27. OCT. 17, 18, 19 FRI, SAT & SUN 9AM – 12 PM

CASTING EXTRAVAGANZA – Maximum 10 Students
Using the color blending techniques of Colour de Verre, we will do many different forms of casting in their molds. We will component cast for the top of a box, then cast the box and tack fuse the components on the lid. Create your own plate design using glass dams and the 10” casting plate. This is just an example of the projects that we will be making, so clear your calendar and plan to join us. Materials are included.

TUITION $165.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $85.00
28. OCT. 17, 18, 19 FRI, SAT & SUN 1:30 – 4:30 PM

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