One of our most popular classes for those who love and appreciate beautiful glass. Learn to score glass then design and create a decorative or functional square plate using different art glass techniques.
Class projects may include: square plate of your own design, bubble plate, decorative tile and your first dichroic glass pendant.
Topics covered: what are the different types of glass and what makes them different (COE: coefficient of expansion) how to safely score and shape glass, what happens in the kiln and why. Glass is included in class fee *. See below for information. Tools included .
After taking this class, students may qualify for Open Studio to create more beautiful glass projects. Open Studio information available by clicking on Contact Us. Feel free to phone anytime !
Pieces are kiln fired and available for pick up or shipping the following week.
Please bring a pair of safety glasses or purchase from the instructor ($5). Wear closed toe shoes.
Faculty: Marilynne Lipshutz, Yvonne Fordham , Michelle Arena
November 1 6:00-8:00
October 16 6:00-8:00 Co sponsored by Rochester Brainery (Please register at Brainery)
November 4 10:00-12:00 Bubble Bowl project
November 16 6:00-8:00 Co sponsored by Rochester Brainery (please register at Brainery )
December 1 HOT DATE NIGHT 6:00-8:00
*Bubble Plate project is 6 inch square. Tuition includes your choice of one transparent and one clear plus other supplies. Other project choices : 6 inch square plate of your own design is two layers thick and includes choice of one transparent or opaque, one matching clear, and other supplies i.e. frit, wigglies, fettuccini: decorative tiles are one layer plus design. Students can create two glass tiles if they choose, rather than a two- layer plate. Glass and materials for dichroic pendant necklace included in tuition.