One of our most popular classes for those who love and appreciate beautiful glass. Learn to score glass (cut and shape) then design and create two complete pieces: 1. class project, and 2. a fused dichroic glass pendant necklace.
Class projects may include: square plate of your own design, garden art, bubble plate, decorative tile. dichroic glass pendant. See scheduled dates for individual projects.
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
February 4 10:00-12:00 *Dichroic Pendants
February 13 6:00-8:00 *Valentine Fused Plate square plate or tiles
February 23 6:00-8:00 Hot Date Night * Six inch square decorative or bowl
March 3 2:00-4:00 Decorative or functional 6 inch square
March 23 6:00-8:00 Hot Date Night * Six inch square decorative tile or functional bowl
March 24 10:00-12:00 *Fused Garden Art with Yvonne Fordham (steel posts $4/each)
April 12 Fused Garden Art *6:00-8:00 Co Sponsored by Rochester Brainery
April 19 6:00-8:00 *Fused Garden Art with Yvonne Fordham(steel posts $4 each)
*Bubble Plate project is 6 inch square. Tuition includes your choice of one transparent and one clear plus other supplies.
* 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 may create two glass tiles if they choose, rather than a plate.
Glass and materials for dichroic pendant necklace included in tuition.