2803 Franklin St, Michigan City, Indiana 46360, United States
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The Rising Phoenix Gallery llc.
The Rising Phoenix Gallery LLC

The Rising Phoenix Gallery LLC in Michigan City, IN

Glass Classes

There's much to learn here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about the classes we offer.  Pick a class or two, and then send us an email letting us know what you would like to take.  We will work with you to schedule a time and date to take a class.   

Marbles

Biginners Marbles

price: 100 

class length:  4 Hr.

skill level:  Beginner

prerequisites:  None

description: In this class students will begin to explore the wonderful world of marbles. In Beginners Marbles students will learn the fundamentals skills needed to make a round glass marble and to begin external surface decoration. 

Things you will learn: Safety, Tools, Torch settings and flame types, Welding, Shaping with mo

Vortex Marbles I

price: 100 

class length:  4 Hr. 

skill level:  Medium 

prerequisites:  Beginners Marbles 

description:  Students will learn how to create the optical illusion known as a Vortex.  Students will be pulling stringers, working from glass punties, using graphite molds for shaping and learn surface decoration techniques.  


Vortex Marbles II

price: 100

class length:  4 Hr.

demo time: 1 hr.

skill level:  Advanced  

prerequisites:  Vortex Marble I

description:  The student continues to build on what they have learned and add dichroic glass techniques to the mix.  Dichroic glass is delicate, so care is needed to work with it without burning its fragile beauty.


Dichroic Marble

price: 100 

class length:  4 Hr. 

skill level:  Medium 

prerequisites:  Beginners Marbles 

description:  Students will learn how to create the optical illusion known as a Vortex.  Students will be pulling stringers, working from glass punties, using graphite molds for shaping and learn surface decoration techniques.  

techniques: Pulling stringer, welding color patterns, twisting the spiral vortex, lens crafting, hobnail surface pattern.

Implosion Flower Marble

price: 100 

class length:  4 Hr.

skill level:  medium

prerequisites:  Beginners Marbles

description:  This mid-level class is a fun way to get introduced to working behind a torch. Students will learn the skills required to create marbles with glass flowers suspended within them. 

techniques: Safety, Tools, Torch settings and flame types, Welding, Shaping with molds, Glass on glass punties, Dot stacks


Space Marbles I

price: 100

class length:  4 Hr.

demo time: 1 hr.

skill level:  medium  

prerequisites:  Beginners Marbles

description:  The student continues to build on what they have learned and add dichroic glass techniques to the mix.  Dichroic glass is delicate, so care is needed to work with it without burning its fragile beauty.

techniques: Encasement and manipulation of dichroic glass.