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Mixed Media Glass

These classes do not fall into our other glass categories or they are a combination of two. Examples would be drawing or etching on glass or cold working an already made glass piece.

Art Exercises for Relaxation

Stressed out? Haven't had the time to get your creative juices flowing? Come join us for a couple hours of creative relaxation by exploring exercises that will relieve stress of the 9-5 and energize your creativity.

Dates & Times

November 3, Sunday 1-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Alicia Czerwiec
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Basic Glass Cutting 101

In this class, students learn about basic tools to cut and break apart glass.

You will learn how to do the three basic cuts: inside curves, outside curves, and straight lines. Students will have the skills to be more creative when taking fusing classes. This class is also for anyone wanting to improve their cutting skills.

Dates & Times

#1: January 5, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: March 1, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Coldworking

Students will be instructed on the efficient and safe usage of the equipment and techniques necessary for the successful cutting and polishing of glass objects.

Dates & Times

#1: Jan 18 & Jan 19, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Chernow
Location: Cold Shop

#2: Mar 14 & Mar 15, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Chernow
Location: Cold Shop

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 & Mixed Media: The Altered Book

Mixed Media/Glass Sculpture course will focus on the serendipity of  mixed media and embrace the happy discoveries of glass + found objects.  We'll examine a variety of joining methods,  as well as incorporating  imagery, text, concept, and narrative.

Dates & Times

Mar 6-Mar 9, Friday-Monday 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Susan Taylor Glasgow
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio