Introduction to Glass Fusing and Slumping

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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 slumped plate of your own design,    bubbles on purpose plate, or decorative tile.      Time permitting,   make 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 where indicated. *  Additional glass may be purchased from the studio.   All tools , firing, and kiln supplies  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,  Lindsey Arena , Mary Catherman, Michelle Arena

Level: beginner

Prerequisite:  none

Cost:  $55


July 18   6:00-8:00    Waiting list

July 8  1:00-3:00    Bubble Plate   (glass included)

July 19  3:00-5:00  Bubble Plate (glass included)

August 9  6:00-8:00   Glass in the Garden     Please call to register

August 10 6:00-8:00  Glass in the Garden

August 14  6:00-8:00   Bubble Plate (glass included )

August 19   12:00-2:00     Students’ choice project

*Bubble Plate project is 6 inch square.  Tuition includes  your choice of two transparents or clear plus other supplies.


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  1. What a great class to take, would be really fun someday, and so reasonably priced, thank you for sharing!

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