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Holiday Workshops

Flameworking in Borosilicate: Hollow Ornaments

This class will be a fun way to prepare for the holidays. Making both hollow round ornaments and snowmen.

The students will learn how to blow a round bubble to turn into an ornament, as well as how to sculpt a snowman out of solid glass rods.

Dates & Times

December 11, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fluid Acrylic Paintings: Holiday Gift Miniatures

In this workshop you will learn all of the basics of fluid acrylics, and then you will use your skills to complete six beautiful matted miniature paintings that can be gifted to friends and family. Each painting will be matted with backing, and finished with a cellophane sleeve, ready to frame!

Dates & Times

December 12, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fused Christmas Cookie Ornaments

You will be creating fused glass ornaments to hang on your tree and/or to give as gifts.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will decorate precut ornament shapes with frit, stringers, noodles and nuggets. We will also add some dichroic scrap pieces for some extra bling.

Dates & Times

November 7, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Snowman Cookie Plate

Looking for the perfect plate for Santa's cookies and reindeer treats?

This class will give you a chance to create a fused glass project even if you have never worked with any kind of glass.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will have a chance to use frit with the precut shapes.

Dates & Times

#1: October 24, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: December 5, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Hallo-Weave Happy Hour!

Join Mia for a lovely afternoon weaving project to show off your holiday spirit! (And have a tasty beverage, of course.)

Class cost includes a pre-warped circular frame loom and a boatload of seasonally inspired materials. There will probably be at least a little bit of black lace floating around on the table around Halloween, and all the red and green; blue and white; definitely some tinsel or other sparkly fun you could want!. ;)

Dates & Times

October 23, Saturday 2-5 pm
Ages: Ages 18+; photo ID required for adult beverages
Instructor: Mia Hanson
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Lampworking: Glass Icicles

Students will create twisted glass icicle ornaments out of borosilicate glass using a bench-mounted torch. This is a great introduction to flameworking.

Dates & Times

December 4, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lampworking: Spooky Glass

This class will cover making solid charms that are Halloween themed. These charms can be made into earrings or pendants. Witches hats, ghosts, tombstones, and whatever other spooky things you can think of!

Dates & Times

October 2, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Tiny Glass Pumpkins - An Intro to Lampwork Glass

Create small glass pumpkins by heating glass rods in the flame of a bench-mounted torch and transferring the molten gather onto the end of a stainless steel mandrel. Learn to control the glass and form it into a sphere which can then be shaped into a pumpkin while still molten. A great introduction to the basics of manipulating hot glass on a very small scale!

Dates & Times

October 23, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Winter Holiday Weaving Happy Hour!

Join Mia for a lovely afternoon weaving project to show off your holiday spirit! (And have a tasty beverage, of course.)

Class cost includes a pre-warped circular frame loom and a boatload of seasonally inspired materials. 

Dates & Times

December 11, Saturday 2-5 pm
Ages: Ages 18+; photo ID required for adult beverages
Instructor: Mia Hanson
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1