|Fundamentals of Fusing Class must be completed before any other fusing classes may be taken. Thank you.
We will train you how to use your kiln for $5.00 when you purchase your kiln from us!
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Glass University- We offer basic classes in Fusing, Master and Project Based.
Fundamentals of Fusing - $100
Learn the basics of glass fusing and make two 4” square fused glass tiles. This hands on class will introduce students to basic
fusing techniques, glass cutting, kiln operation and material selection. Find out what “frit”, “noodles”, and “stringers”, are all
about and use them to create little works of art that you can use as tiles, coasters or wall art. Turn your tiles into a clock, a vase, or
a dish for an additional $6. This class provides the basic skills to allow you to go on to create jewelry, bowls, trays, clocks and
other fused glass pieces. This class is a prerequisite for most of our other fusing classes. Bring a friend and experience the
beauty and fun of fused glass. Course fee includes all tools and materials for two 4”x 4” tiles. Bring a design that will fit into a 4"
tile. Projects may be picked up a week after class. Meets one time for 3.5 hours.
Examples of F of Fusing class projects:
Dichroic Cabachon Class $160
In this "BLING" inspired class you will be able channel your creative side by customizing your very own caged dichroic cabachon.
These cabachons make great gifts for yourself, friends, and family members of all ages. During the class you will make 9 cabachons
using 3 layers of glass. This package includes 2 glass firings, use of a ring/tile saw and the completion of one caged wire wrapped
cabachon. The glass and dichroic are included in the class. The tools, wire, and beads are packaged and sold separately in your
very own customized tote. See our "Kit" section of the website for more details. Classes meet 2 times, the first class is a one hour
session and the second class is a 2 hour session. These beautiful cabachons will be the envy of your friends and family.
Master Classes - Technical
Please note: Classes listed under Technical/Master classes are designed for those that want to take their glass skills to a higher
level. These classes are designed with advanced techniques and make up our Master Fuser Program. Fundamentals of Fusing
and advanced cutting skills required for all classes. We offer an exclusive yearly membership for Glass Masters with several
perks. Please inquire for more details.
Dealing with Dichro - $150
Dichroic glass puts the "bling" in your thing! It is a brilliant design element and a must for fused jewelry, but it has some unique
characteristics. Students will learn the techniques to make the best use of dichroic glass in their projects. Types of dichroic
glass, color and color changes with firing will be discussed. Uses for Dichro Slide and Dichro etching will be demonstrated.
Students will make several dichroic jewelry pieces. Course fee includes firing and a dichro Sample Pack for each student. One 3
Advanced Plate and Bowls - $195
Want to make a real piece of art glass that involves more than arranging a few pieces of glass and frit on a circle and firing it? If
so, this is the class for you. Thick glass techniques, cold working and design considerations will be discussed. Students will
provide 2 sheets of colored glass and 1 sheet of clear glass and bring ideas for a simple geometric design. Course fee includes
two firings, use of a mold or dam materials and scrap glass. Two Sessions: One 4 hour and 1 one hour.
The Vitrograph - $75
Leave your notebook at home....this is a fun class!!! Hot glass drips out of the bottom of a specialty modified kiln while students
manipulate the flowing glass into custom stringers and other shapes. Students take home what they create for inclusion into
future projects. Course fee includes all tools and materials. Class is limited to four students, so Sign Up Early!
One 2 hour session.
Creative Slumping - $125
What is a slumping ring for? What if I can't find a mold for the shape I want? Ceramic or stainless steel? Why won't the kiln wash
stick to my stainless steel mold? These and many other questions you didn't even know to ask will be answered in this "all about
slumping class." Students will learn basic mold making and glass forming techniques. Class fee includes a firing in any of our
molds (students must create tile to be slumped at home or during studio time). Templates for tiles will be created in class. One 3
No, you don't eat this fish! Come join us for a fun time making "Fresh Fish." We will provide instruction. Make a fish to hang
on the wall by itself or make up to a 14" fish plate. One 2 1/2 hour session. Glass and Decorations to be purchased by
Coral Sea Bowl - $65
|1247 Washington Road, Rye, NH 03870 - 603.929.9113 - email@example.com
|Please note - Classes tend to fill up quickly. If you see something you like, sign up as soon as possible.
Unless otherwise noted, there is a maximum of six (6) students per class and a minimum of three (3)
students. Classes are on a first-come-first-served basis and require pre-registration to reserve your space.
For safety reasons please wear closed toe shoes only - no sandals or flip-flops. Please note: No refunds will
be issued for classes. Store credit only or we can apply to a future class.
|Please call 603 929-9113 to register for classes or sign up online
and check this page often for updates and new classes.