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.   

Pendants

Twisty Pendant and Earrings

price: 75 

class length:  3 Hr. 

skill level:  Beginner

prerequisites:  None

description:  This class is a great place for new students to start learning how to work with glass.  This course covers the fundamentals of how the glass heats and cools. The important step of color application and then how to manipulate the glass to create effects such as spirals, lines, and wig wags.

techniques:  torch settings, color application and welding, puntying, color effects and heat base control, bails.

Implosion Flower I

price: 75

class length:  3 Hr.

skill level:  Beginner

prerequisites:  None

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

Techniques:  Pulling stringers, Dot and line work, implosions, welding, punting, bails

Dichroic Pendant

price: 75 

class length:  3 Hr.  

skill level:  Medium 

prerequisites:  Any beginner level class

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: Dichroic glass encasement and manipulation.

Jellyfish Amulet

price: 75 

class length:  3 Hr.

skill level:  Medium

prerequisites:  any beginner level class

description:  Students will learn how to work with stringers and dots to create a tiny glass jellyfish.  Once the jellyfish is made then it is time encase it in clear glass to create the illusion of floating in water.

techniques: Stringer, dot work, encasement and plunging, loops and bails.  

Eye Pendant

price: 75 

class length:  3 Hr.

skill level:  Medium 

prerequisites:  Any beginner level class

description:  learn how to create a realistic eyeball pendant.  This unique take on the traditional evil eye is a fun and challenging class for mid-level glass workers.  

Techniques:  heat control, pulling stringers and fine line drawing, murrini encasement, forming bails.

Space Pendant I

price: 75 

class length:  3 Hr.  

skill level:  medium

prerequisites: implosion flower or any other beginner level class.

description:  Learn how to create a pendant complete with planets, moons and fumed silver stars.

techniques: making planets, encasing planets, dot work, fuming with precious metals.

Space Pendant II

price: 100
class length:  4 Hr.  
skill level:  Advanced
prerequisites: Space Pendant I
description:  Take your space pendants to the next level.  Students will build on the skills they have learned in Space Pendant I.  In this class students will learn how to add details like mountains, external sculptural trees, murrini stars, dichroic glass.  
techniques: making planets, encasing murrini images, fuming with precious metal, dichroic glass, .

Implosion Flower II

price: 100
class length:  4 Hr.
skill level:  Medium
prerequisites:  Implosion flower I
description:This class is a great way to develop a students skill sets. Students will take the skills from implosion flower I class and build upon them.  Now we begin developing surface techniques such as branches, leaves and berries.
Techniques:  Pulling stringers, Dot and line work, implosions, welding, punting, bails