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STAINED GLASS CLASS SCHEDULE SUMMER 2014

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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
1. APR 19, 26 AND MAY 3 SATURDAY 9 - 11:30 AM

BEGINNING COPPER FOIL STAINED GLASS CLASSES - Maximum 10 Students
This three-week course in copper foil techniques will include the pattern and materials necessary to construct a small panel. Tools are not included. Please ask one of our sales associates for a list of tools.

TUITION $90.00 -- NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
2. MAY 14, 21, 28 WEDNESDAY 9 - 11:30 AM

BEGINNING LEAD STAINED GLASS CLASSES - 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 purchase their own glass. Tools are not included. Please ask one of our sales associates for a list of tools. 

TUITION $90.00 -- NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
3. JUN 7, 14, 21 SATURDAY 9 - 11:30 AM

MORE FUSING FUN

POT MELTS AND VITROGRAPHS STRINGERS
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
4. APR 15 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 - 8:30 PM

FLEXIGLASS PLATES - Maximum 12 Students
We will make some frit patties using flexiglass medium. Using the patties you make plus some I have made we will make a plate composition. We will cap it with clear on which we can paint additional details. Class will include all glass, fusing and slumping of the plates.

TUITION $85.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
5. APR 22 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 - 8:30 PM

SMASHED GLASS PLATES - Maximum 6 Students
In this class we will make small 6" plates using scrap glass and a base glass. After you have made your composition, we will place it in an 8" kiln, weight it with another shelf and fire it to about an 1/8". The piece can then be used in another composition or can be slumped. Firing schedules will be discussed. If you want your piece slumped into a bowl, it is included in the price of the class.

TUITION $75.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
6. APR 29 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 - 8:30 PM

FLOW BAR PLATES - Maximum 12 Students
Using pre-made geometric pattern bars we will design two small plates. There will be a discussion on volume control and anticipated design. We will also have time to make your own pattern bar that will be fired for you to take home when you pick up your plates.

TUITION $85.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
7. MAY 6 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 - 8:30 PM

POCKET PROJECTS - Maximum 12 Students
Using fiber to create a pocket we will make two projects. The first will be a wall hanging for dried or silk flowers. The size is approximately 6" X 8". We will also make a small pocket for a 2 " X 3 " photo with a copper wire hanger. Firing schedules will be discussed. Glass, dichroic and materials will be included.

TUITION $85.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
8. MAY 13 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 - 8:30 PM

REACTIVE GLASS - Maximum 12 Students
Let's experiment with reactive glass. Using small 4" square molds you will create designs with different colors of glass or frit. These "samples" can be used as coasters or slumped to make small sushi dishes. Samples of color reactions will be provided to help you with your compositions. Plan to make 2 - 3 tiles.

TUITION $85.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
9. MAY 20 TUESDAY NIGHT 6 - 8:30 PM

GLASS TAPESTRY - MIXED MEDIA - Maximum 7 Students
You will be working with rolled glass edges to create a unique design that can either stand on its own or hang. We will make a landscape design. Using the copper foil technique the 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
10. JUN 7, 14, 21 SATURDAY 1 - 4 PM

GLASS 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" by18" high. You will embellish the piece using decorative soldering techniques Previous copper foil experience is required.

TUITION $150.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $80.00
11. JULY 26 & AUG 2 SATURDAY 1 - 4 PM

MOSAIC FUN WITH "THE MOSAIC GUY" David Jarvinen

MINI LANDSCAPE - INTERMEDIATE - Maximum 12 Students
You will select a piece of 4" x 6" stained glass for your background. Using that piece for inspiration, we will use shards of glass tile to create the image and foreground. This piece is designed for no grout as the pieces will be inlaid tightly together. We will use color changes to add contrast, texture and depth of design, similar to a paint by number. Materials and lunch are included. Mosaic experience is helpful, but not necessary.

TUITION $95.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00
12. MAY 10 SATURDAY 9 AM - 4 PM

3 D CIRCLE OF LIGHT - Maximum 12 Students
We will start with a 10" circle of glass and a metal stand. We will mosaic the bottom half on the front of the circle using glass tiles from the Mosaic Marketplace. To complete the dimensional design we will then mosaic the back of the circle. The completed circle will sit in the metal stand. Materials and lunch are included. Mosaic experience is helpful, but not necessary.

TUITION $150.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $80.00
13. MAY 31 SATURDAY 9 AM - 4 PM

FUSED GLASS AND MOSAIC TILE ABSTRACT - Maximum 12 Students
We will have fused glass components that will be the cornerstone for our composition. Then using glass tiles we will mosaic around our components and complete our design. We will provide a zinc framed 6" X 21" piece of glass for the foundation. Glass, tiles and lunch are supplied for class. Mosaic experience is helpful, but not necessary.

TUITION $150.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $80.00
14. JUN 28 SATURDAY 9 AM - 4 PM

GARDEN MOSAIC TOTEM - Maximum 12 Students
This lovely mosaic will certainly add beauty to your flower bed or container. Join us as we make a 3 " X 21" free-standing piece using 1" x 1" Isis tiles from the "Mosaic Marketplace". You will create your own design. Materials and lunch are included. Mosaic experience is helpful, but not necessary.

TUITION $135.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $70.00
15. JULY 19 SATURDAY 9 AM - 4PM

3 D MOSAIC SQUARE - Maximum 12 Students
We will start with a 8" square of glass and a metal stand. We will mosaic the bottom half on the front of the glass using glass tiles from the Mosaic Marketplace. We will also incorporate some cut pieces of stained glass. To complete the dimensional design we will then mosaic the back of the square. The completed piece will sit in the metal stand. Materials and lunch are included. Mosaic experience is helpful, but not necessary.

TUITION $135.00 - NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $80.00
16. AUG 9 SATURDAY 9 AM - 4 PM

WORKSHOP TIME You pick the project and we'll be here to assist you with one or all three days.

TUITION $30.00 EACH WEEK
17. JUN 4, 11, 18 WEDNESDAY 9 AM - 11:30 AM
18. JUL 16, 23, 30 WEDNESDAY 9 AM - 11:30 AM



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