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Glass - Flameworked

Continuing Lampwork Glass Beadmaking

If you have taken Beginning Lampwork Glass and would like an advanced course  in the medium, then this is the class for you. Continue to build your torch and shaping skills.

Dates & Times

#1: February 8, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: March 28, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Creating Pate de Verre Forms

After watching a demo on how to make glass sculptural work from tiny pieces of fractured glass (pate de verre), students will make their own 6" glass sculptural form. Glass will be colored with permanent glass powders and embellished with other glass frit, stringer, confetti, etc. Students will arrange to pick up their finished fused pieces at the Schack the following week or pay to have the work shipped to their homes.

Dates & Times

March 21, Saturday 8 am-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lin McJunkin
Location: Multiple

Flame-working to Fusing Crossover

Combine flame-working and glass fusing to bring your work to a new level. Learn to make design elements in the torch that will produce fused glass that really stands out. After
warming up with demos in the flame studio, students will "cross-over" to the warm shop, designing and firing projects using flame-worked elements.

Dates & Times

Mar 20 & Mar 21, Friday & Saturday 10 am-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mark Ditzler
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Glass Jewelry: Flora & Fauna

This class is a basic introduction to working with color borosilicate glass. How to use a punty, making glass loops, and some sculpting would be covered.

On the last day of class students would assemble their glass pieces into jewelry with earring hoops and pendant chains.

Dates & Times

Mar 23-Apr 13, Mondays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intro to Flameworking in Borosilicate-Simple Ornaments

Explore the basics of lampworking with clear borosilicate glass. Learn how to melt glass rods with a bench-mounted torch and then manipulate the molten gather on the end of the rod with tools to create simple round and flattened shapes, and even twisted icicles, all of which we will turn into small hanging ornaments. 

Dates & Times

December 7, Saturday 12 noon-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lampwork Glass Beadmaking

If you're fascinated by baubles, bangles, and beads, this one day class is for you. You will make many glass beads as you learn the basic skills of heating Moretti (soft) glass, applying it to a mandrel, and shaping it with tools.

Dates & Times

#1: December 14, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: January 18, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: April 25, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lampworking: Make a Pipe

This class is a one day workshop of practicing working with hollow glass to make a functional pipe.

Students will learn how to use blow tubes, weld glass, use a punty, and how to shape hollow glass.

Dates & Times

#1: January 25, Saturday 11 am-4 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: March 14, Saturday 11 am-4 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lampworking: Miniature Potted Plant

This class is a fun way for students to learn to sculpt glass color to turn it into their favorite potted plant.

Students will learn how to weld glass color together, how to shape glass, and how to determine when glass is hot enough to do these things.

Dates & Times

February 15, Saturday 11 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lampworking: Vases

This class is an introduction to working hollow borosilicate glass to form simply elegant vases.

Students will learn how to weld a blowtube to a larger glass tube, how to cut glass in the flame, and how to shape hollow glass.

Dates & Times

Feb 3-Feb 24, Mondays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio