Classes

Glass Fusing Classes

 

Classes at the Studio: Spring 2017.

 

Starts the week of May 1- June 26.

(All taught at my Screw Factory Studio Suite C-287.)

SIGN UP FOR THESE CLASSES AND GIVE YOURSELF THE GIFT OF ART.

Deadline to sign up – April 28, 2017

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Warm Glass Fusing Series

 

WARM GLASS FUSING I: 8 Week Session

Learn Some Of My Warm Glass Fusing Techniques Including The Basics Of Glass Designing, Glass Cutting & Assembly and How Glass Fuses In The Kiln With Inside Tips From The Bulleye Glass Guide. You’ll Gain Experience With Hand Cutting Tools, And Learn The Essentials To Studio Safety.

Starts Tuesday, May 2-June 27  from 7:00 pm-9:30 pm.  

Projects Include:

1.My favorite animal-real or imaged-a 4” circular glass paperweight painted with glass frits.
2.Execute two pendants included cord and bail using Dichroic glass.
3.Design and learn to fuse and slump a 7”x7”colorful trivet.
4.Work with the water-cooled glass saw to create a full-face mask.

Course Overview. This course offers opportunities to work in warm glass fusing, a medium that has the beauty, color and sparkle of glass and the versatility of painting with light and color. The class is designed for the beginning to intermediate student. We will utilize a range of approaches and techniques. You will work with a variety of new and familiar techniques using hand as well as specialized glass tools such as glass grinders and glass saws to increase your skill levels to support the development of a personal statement in glass. Glass firing schedules will be examined and written support materials covering the chemistry of glass will be provided as well as information on where to purchase materials and glass kilns.

 

 WARM GLASS FUSING II: 8 Week Session

Course Overview. The class is designed for the intermediate student. You will build on the  techniques learned in Fusing I.  An in-depth approach will be used to develop unique solutions to more advanced  projects. Four to five areas of focus will be addressed in the class. The student will select 3-4 to develop ideas and solutions to create fused glass solutions in their selected areas.

Starts Tuesday, May 3-June 28 from 7:00 pm-9:30 pm.  

 

To Register For Classes:

Contact me at the studio
Dan Pruitt 216.632.4552

glassfusingartist@sbcglobal.net