Current Classes

Monday, February 18
3D Mosaic Wave with Flow | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Mindy Graber

In this new intermediate level mosaic class, using mosaic mesh and thinset, you will learn the skill of forming straight Wedi board (lightweight ceramic tile backerboard) into new curves like a wave. You will also learn how to cut glass and tile to create visual flow (andamento) to enhance your background, and make your design pop! And your design will be on the front and the back of the wave.

Supplies that will be included: Wedi board, thinset, mesh, glue, grout, and plenty of colorful stained glass. There will be many other materials available for purchase at Blue Moon, such as Italian smalti, millefiori, glass round tiles, glass nuggets and more. Please feel free to bring your own supply of mosaic tesserae to add uniqueness to your design.

Basic glass cutting and mosaic skills required. Tools will be provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Tuition is $225.

This is a 5 week class that meets on Monday nights from 6:30-9:00pm, starting on February 18th, 2019.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Wednesday, February 20
Fused Glass Pocket Vase | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Terry Mothersole

Create a beautiful fused glass pocket 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!

Tuition and materials is $75

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Tuesday, February 26
Beginner's Stained Glass - Lead | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Susan Stegall

Students learn the basics of the art of stained glass including glass cutting techniques, design considerations, lead construction, soldering, framing and cementing, while building a fun abstract panel.

Students will complete a lead panel with a NEW pattern which is provided, but using your own stained glass that you have selected.

Tools and materials are not supplied. Glass, tools and supplies will run approximately $300-$400 and are available for purchase at Blue Moon. (These expenses will be spread out over the 6 weeks.) If you have your own tools, please bring them to class.

Tuition: $145

One day a week on Tuesdays, from 6:30-9 pm for 6 weeks.

Next available class will run February 26th - April 2nd, 2019.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Wednesday, February 27
Introduction to Fusing and Slumping | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Terry Mothersole

Students will learn the basics of fusing glass together in a kiln and slumping it in molds to achieve various shapes. Instruction includes cutting glass, how a design can be realized with the use of different forms of glass, understanding the firing of a kiln and other cool techniques.

Students will design and complete 5 projects: a sampler strip, a 6" square plate, a round drop vase, a night light, and the last project will selectable by each student.

Tuition: $175
(Tools are provided, as well as materials for the first night's project. Students can expect to spend approximately $100 for glass for the 4 remaining projects.)


This 5 week class meets on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, March 2
Stained Glass Art Strips | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructors: Bob McLaughlin and Susan Stegall

Get an introduction to leaded stained glass construction and a few little twists while making a gorgeous stained glass art strip that you hang!

In this 3 hour workshop, you will learn how to make simple glass cuts, frame in lead, and solder. You get to select from a large selection of 3" wide pieces of beautiful stained glass, and then choose glass embellishments to make it truly a one-of-a-kind! Your finished panel's length will be about 21" long, and you will be shown how to solder hangers at the top.
All tools and supplies are provided.

Tuition: $95

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Monday, March 4
Beginner's Stained Glass - Copper Foil | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Sejnowski

Students learn all the basics of the art of stained glass including glass cutting techniques, design considerations, copper foil construction, soldering and framing a stained glass panel.

Students will complete a copper foil project. We have many patterns to choose from, or you can supply one of your own (subject to approval). Tools and materials are not supplied. Glass, tools and supplies will run approximately $300-$400 and are available for purchase at Blue Moon. (These expenses will be spread out over the 6 weeks.) If you have your own tools, please bring them to class.

Tuition: $145

One day a week on Mondays, from 6:30-9:00pm for 6 weeks. First class is March 4th.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, March 9
Stained Glass Feather | 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Instructor: Lisa Sejnowski

Get an introduction to copper foil stained glass construction while making a fun and colorful feather sun-catcher. In this 3 hour workshop, you will learn basic glass cutting, foiling and soldering. Then, for a unique extra touch, add a few colored Czech-glass beads if you like. This is also a good way to "try your hand" at stained glass to see if you want to advance on to the complete 6-week class.

Tuition: $95

All materials provided, with some beautiful glass to select from!

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, March 23
PMC 101 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor: Lydia Johns

Learn the basics of working with Precious Metal Clay (PMC). This class is an introduction to shaping, texturing and finishing pieces made with this fascinating material. Learn how to add small molded embellishments (like the dragonfly shown in the picture) to your creations.

Firing and kilns will be discussed during the class. While your pieces are firing, we will make small silicon molds for future embellishments, so bring small buttons or charms if you have them.

Your student kit includes 25g of PMC+ and a small package of two part silicon mold compound.

Tuition: $195
All tools & supplies provided.

Lunch provided by Blue Moon.
Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Wednesday, April 10
Open Studio for Fusers | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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! 

Projects taking up to a square foot, will be $15 to fire. To fill up a 13" square kiln shelf, will be $25 to fire. You can select to do a Full Fuse or a Tack Fuse.

Tuition: $30.
All tools, grinders, and table space will be available for you.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Monday, April 22
Kaleidoscopic Mosaic Mirror | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Mindy Graber

Create an 18" burst of colored glass and shapes while exploring the use and concept of concentric circles of mixed media materials all surrounding a 7" mirror. In this 4 week mosaic class for all levels, you will go from design, to creating your piece, to grouting and having it ready to hang by the last class. Basic glass cutting, grinding, and nipping will all be covered as we progress in construction. A great way to bring creative art and function together.

Supplies that will be included: an 18" round Wedi board substrate, glue, hangers, grout, and a 7" mirror. As well as plenty of colorful stained glass, vitreous tiles and more.

There will be many other materials available for purchase at Blue Moon, such as Italian smalti, mirrored tile, millefiori, and other treasures you may discover in the store. You are welcome to bring personal small mementos of metal or stone to add to your piece.

Tuition $205.

This is a Monday night class for all levels
that will run for 4 weeks from 6:30-9pm.

Next class will be from April 22nd-May13th, 2019.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, June 29
Imploded Rainbows | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Blue Moon welcomes Bea Stoertz from Germany!

This is a 2-day class for intermediate beadmaking skills. Bea will show you how she creates her rainbow-colored implosion beads and objects.

Day one begins with the special prep work for different kinds of implosions. Using glass and enamels, you will be pulling the smallest possible twisted canes in multiple colors and learn how to apply them. We will start off with implosions for a drop shaped pendant and threadable beads.

Day two we will move on to more complex patterns and different bead shapes.You will also discover how to form cabochons for interchangeable jewelry with just a graphite paddle.

Tuition: $495

(A deposit of $247.50 is required to secure your place in this class)

This 2 day class will be Saturday, June 29th and Sunday, June 30th, 2019.

Classes each day will run from 10am to 5pm, and lunch will be provided by Blue Moon.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Tuesday, July 2
Eclectic Torch Paintings | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Blue Moon welcomes Bea Stoertz from Germany!

This 2-day class is for absolute beginners as well as skilled lampworkers with no experience in enameling.

Lampworkers will learn how to use their well-known techniques on copper, non-glassy people will adapt simple lampworking techniques and integrate them to torch enameling. It’s all about using vitreous enamels in the torch but on copper and blending those juicy rainbow colors Bea is known for.

In this class we are going to develop extraordinary jewelry pieces from the scratch. You will learn basic metal work, like cutting, sawing, domingand finishing self-designed pieces from a sheet of copper. You will also do some easy riveting with sterling silver.

At the end you may call several pieces of wearable art your own.


Tuition: $495

(A deposit of $247.50 is required to secure your place in this class)

This 2 day class will be Tuesday, July 2nd and Wednesday, July 3rd.

Classes each day will run from 10am to 5pm, and lunch will be provided by Blue Moon.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.