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ONSITE: Stained Glass (Ages 12-14)

November 07, 2022

Embrace your love of color by learning to make stained glass. Select or design stained glass patterns, then cut, grind, clean, foil and solder your stained glass creation using the Tiffany technique. Beginners complete a small window and students with previous experience learn more advanced techniques, completing more challenging projects of their choice.

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ONSITE: Stained Glass (A)

November 07, 2022

Learn the basics of glass cutting, foiling, soldering and framing in order to embellish your home with stained glass panels, decorative mirrors or handmade lampshades. By the end of the class, beginners will have learned the fundamentals and completed a panel. Returning students will be able to explore more advanced techniques.

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ONSITE: Intermediate Stained Glass

November 07, 2022

This class is for students who have previously taken a stained glass class at VisArts. Use this class to finish working on projects already started or begin a new project. This is a great opportunity to reinvigorate your creative practice with glass!

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ONSITE: Glass Fusing + Slumping for the Absolute Beginner

November 07, 2022

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We'll create designs by cutting colored sheet glass, using glass stringers, rods and frits. By layering patterns and firing glass in kilns, students can create tiles, bowls, plates and panels. No previous experience needed.

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ONSITE: Marble Making

November 07, 2022

Learn the basics of marble making using a propane torch and glass rods. Enjoy generous demonstrations, discussions and time to practice as you explore various marble styles.

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ONSITE: Leading a Stained Glass Panel

November 07, 2022

If you’re familiar with copper foiling, you’ll love learning the leading technique. Come with a design in mind and glass to get started. We will review the designs and learn how to fabricate a leaded glass panel.

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ONSITE: Networking: Sculptural Construction in Flameworking

November 07, 2022

Learn to build in the round with borosilicate glass rods on a propane and oxygen fed torch! In this class students will develop 3D forms utilizing the networking technique. These caged structures have the ability to get quite large. We will discuss multiples and drawing with glass, hot and cold seals, as well as design and […]

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ONSITE: Marble Making Workshop (B)

November 07, 2022

Learn the basics of marble making using a propane torch and glass rods. Enjoy generous demonstrations, discussions and time to practice as you explore various marble styles.

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ONSITE: Screenprinting on Glass

November 07, 2022

This is a glass fusing class focused on creating design and imagery on sheet glass. Students will learn basic design methods using stencils, screenprinting and monoprint techniques. These sheets can then be turned into functional wares such as plates and coasters or as hanging glass art "paintings" on a wall. Students will learn how to […]

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ONSITE: Borosilicate Glass Jewelry

November 07, 2022

Work with borosilicate glass on an oxygen propane torch to create resilient, wearable pieces. This workshop will start with the absolute basics of flameworking then expand to color, patterning and other techniques for creating wearable pieces.

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ONSITE: Marble Making Workshop (A)

November 07, 2022

Learn the basics of marble making using a propane torch and glass rods. Enjoy generous demonstrations, discussions and time to practice as you explore various marble styles.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Glass Fusing Workshop (B)

November 07, 2022

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We'll create designs by cutting colored sheet glass, using glass stringers, rods and frits. By layering patterns and firing glass in kilns, students can create tiles, bowls, plates or panels. No previous experience needed.

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ONSITE: Stained Glass for the Absolute Beginner

November 07, 2022

Students will learn the fundamentals of building a stained glass panel from start to finish. This class is for students who are completely new to stained glass. Lessons will encompass pattern design, glass scoring/breaking, grinding, foiling, soldering, framing, and applying various patinas. Each student will have made at least one piece they can bring home […]

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ONSITE: Introduction to Glass Fusing Workshop (A)

November 07, 2022

Learn to fuse and slump glass in the kiln. We'll create designs by cutting colored sheet glass, using glass stringers, rods and frits. By layering patterns and firing glass in kilns, students can create tiles, bowls, plates or panels. No previous experience needed.

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ONSITE: Flameworking a Glass Heart Pendant

November 07, 2022

Learn how to make glass pendants using clear and colored borosicilicate glass rods using the flame of a propane-oxygen torch. You'll be introduced to basic techniques as well as the tools and equipment needed to explore flame working.

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ONSITE: Stained Glass (B)

November 07, 2022

Learn the basics of glass cutting, foiling, soldering and framing in order to embellish your home with stained glass panels, decorative mirrors or handmade lampshades. By the end of the class, beginners will have learned the fundamentals and completed a panel. Returning students will be able to explore more advanced techniques.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Stained Glass (B)

November 07, 2022

Students will learn the fundamentals of building a stained glass panel or 3D object from start to finish. Lessons will encompass pattern design, glass scoring/breaking, grinding, foiling, soldering, framing, and applying various patinas. Each student will have made at least one piece they can bring home and immediately display at the end of the class.

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ONSITE: Introduction to Stained Glass (A)

November 07, 2022

Students will learn the fundamentals of building a stained glass panel or 3D object from start to finish. Lessons will encompass pattern design, glass scoring/breaking, grinding, foiling, soldering, framing, and applying various patinas. Each student will have made at least one piece they can bring home and immediately display at the end of the class.

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