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Glass Fusing Classes
Below you will find the classes we offer for glass fusing and their descriptions.
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Introduction to Fusing and Slumping
Instructor:  Terry Mothersole

Students will learn the basics of of glass fusing and slumping including cutting glass, design considerations, firing a kiln and other techniques.  Students will complete 5 projects. Look for some new techniques in this session!!
 
This is a 5 week class, meeting each
Wednesday from 7-9pm.
Tuition: $175 (plus glass for 4 of the projects)

Next class starts in January. Call to register! 512-380-0770
 
NEW!! OPEN STUDIO FOR FUSERS!
                
Come collaborate and create during this dedicated studio time just for fusers! And then take advantage of sharing the costs of kiln space with others!
 
For $25, tools, grinders, and table space will be available for you.  Then for each 12"x12" space in the kiln, each fusing (full and slump) will only be $15 each!
 
To prepare for holiday creations, there will be an open studio day in October, November and December!  Wednesdays,  from 4-8Pm on Oct 22nd, Nov 19th, and Dec 17th!
 
WORKSHOPS!!!
We offer a variety of fused glass classes and workshops throughout the year.  Watch here for the next scheduled date or call to be added to the interest list!
 
Have a group that wants to do a project?  Call to schedule your own session!
 
 
 
Upcoming Workshops
 
 
 

 

 

Picasso Style Dichroic Glass Pendant

            Instructor: Terry Mothersole

 

Picasso loved to bend the rules and boldly manipulate shapes and colors! One style was Cubism, characterized by jagged, puzzle like shapes. In this 2 day fused glass workshop, you will get to bring out your inner Picasso while building and engraving a unique pendant using vibrant dichroic glass!

 

Tuition and materials is $75.  Build additional pendants for $10 each.

Class will meet on Wednesday, Oct 15th and  Thursday, Oct 16th from 6:30-8:30pm.

 

 

         
Stringer Bowl Glass Fusing Workshop
 
    Instructor:  Terry Mothersole

In this fun fusing class, you will learn to make a bowl out of stringers of glass creating a woven glass appearance!
 
No class cutting or fusing experience required. All materials included in class fee. Tuition is $95.
 
Next class is Wednesday, Dec 3rd, from 6:30-9:30pm.

 

 

 

Call to be added to the Interest List

 

 

 

 

 

Stamp Art Fused Glass Dichroic Pendants

            Instructor: Terry Mothersole

 

Got ink stamps that  you love? Use them to inspire designs that you can engrave

into 2 beautiful dichroic fused glass pendants! Many vibrant fused dichroic bases will be available to choose from for your glass canvas!

 

Tuition and materials is $45. (as well as an assortment of stamps!)

Class TBD.

 

 

 

 

Youth Mosaic Dichroic Pendant

            Instructor: Terry Mothersole

 

Fun fused glass workshop for ages 10 and up!  Bring your friends and build a very colorful mosaic glass pendant that you can pick up the next day and wear! No glass experience required!

 

Tuition is $15.

 

Call and schedule a group party

of 7-10 kids!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun Dangle Glass Fusing Workshop
Instructor: Terry Mothersole


Time to celebrate spring with some fun yard art! In this workshop, you will build a contour fused sun dangle with our Spectrum 96 kiln glass. Think of what you could dangle at the bottom! If you have a tiny glass bottle (clean, label and paint free), bring it…we will flatten it in the kiln! Make it sparkle with specialty dichroic glass for purchase ! Fun!

 

This is a 2 hour Wednesday night class from  6:30-8:30pm. Next class TBD.


Tuition: $65, all supplies and tools are provided.

Previous glass cutting experience would be useful.

 


 


 
 

Fused Glass Wall Vase Workshop

Instructor: Terry Mothersole

Create a beautiful fused glass wall vase to display your freshly cut flowers! Decorate with various colorful glass embellishments to create a one-of-a-kind wall art piece. We have a nice selection of dichroic glass pieces that can be purchased to make it even more vibrant!

 

Workshop class will be Wednesday from 6:30-8:30pm. All glass and materials will be provided.

Tuition is $55.

Call to be added to the interest list.

 
 
 Fused Glass Holiday Ornament Workshop
Instructor: Terry Mothersole
 
Come have some fun making your own fused glass ornaments that have been embossed with holiday designs that you cut out of fiber paper.  Ages 11 and up will enjoy making 4 ornaments that will be treasured for years!

All glass and materials will be provided.

Tuition is $25.

 Call to be added to the interest list.

 

Fused Glass Picture Frame Workshop

Instructor: Terry Mothersole

Make a fused glass picture frame to display that special 4x6 photo or give as a holiday gift! Great class for ages 11 and up. Lots of fun ways to decorate the glass frame with glass embellishments.

 

Workshop class will be  Saturday from 2-4pm.

All glass and materials will be provided.

Tuition will be $45 (all glass and materials supplied)

Call to be added to the interest list.

         
Mosaic Dichroic Pendants Glass Fusing Workshop
          Instructor:  Terry Mothersole
 
Awesome fused jewelry class for adults and teenagers alike! Design and build 2 of your own pendants with vibrant, patterned dichroic fusing glass. We even have a belt buckle finding that you can attach instead.
 
This class is only a 2 hour class and tuition is  $45 (glass and pendant bails included)
 
 





 
   
Suncatcher Glass Fusing Workshop
                  Instructor:  Terry Mothersole
 
Let the sunshine in! And shine through an embossed fused glass suncatcher that you get to design! Great class to take with with friends and ages 10-->100 are welcome.
 
This class is a 2 hour class and tuition is  $40 (glass, and beads included!)
 
Call to be added to interest list.
 
 
   
Retro-Warp Glass Fusing Workshop
                  Instructor:  Terry Mothersole

Create a retro-style slumped glass plate with wavy squares of glass shapes that seem to create transparent pools! 
Glass cutting skills are not necessary but definitely a plus!
 
One day class on Wednesday, from 7:00-9:00pm.
Tuition: $75 (glass and tools provided)

Call to be put on our interest list!

Glass Fusing Workshop: Fishy Fun
Instructor: Jim Berry

One fish, two fish, fuse fish, slump fish!

Come make yourself a funky fused fish in this two day workshop based on the popular book by Dione Roberts.  You'll also learn some neat tricks for hanging your glass art!  No fusing experience necessary, but solid glass cutting skills are required.



Call to be added to the interest list.

 


Glass Fusing Workshop: Craquel Me Up
Instructor: Terry Mothersole 


Learn some advanced fusing techniques to add to your arsenal.  This workshop will focus on craquel techniques.  No experience necessary, but glass cutting a fusing knowledge is a plus.


One day class on a Saturday, from 1:00-4:00pm
Tuition: $65

Call to be added to the interest list
 
Glass Fusing Workshop: Mod Plate
Instructor: Terry Mothersole 

Come join the Mod Squad in this retro-style glass fusing workshop!  Students will get to select from several colors of glass to make a multi-color plate which will be fused and slumped in a mold.  This is a great way to get familiar with the Morton and Beetle Bits cutting systems.  All glass and materials provided.  No fusing knowledge is needed, but prior glass cutting experience is a plus.
Tuition: $65.
 
Next class is TBD. Call to be put on interest list.
 
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