Current Classes

Wednesday, September 19
Fused Dichroic Pendants | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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.

This class is a very fun and relaxing 1 1/2 hour workshop for beginners!

Tuition and materials is $65.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, September 22
Stained Glass Feather | 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Instructor: Lisa Sejnowski

New Class!!!
Get an introduction to copper foil stained glass construction while making a fun and colorful feather sun-catcher. 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.

Tuition: $95
All materials provided, with some beautiful glass to select from!

This is a one day class, on Saturday, September 22nd, from 10am-1:30pm.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, September 29
Floral Dimensional Beads | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

In this 4 hour intermediate workshop, you will learn how to:
1. Make striped stringer made with frit
2. Make striped stringer for flower petals, leaves and vines.
3. Clear encase stringer for stamens.
4. Make Peony flower bead
5. Apply palladium leaf and/or mesh and fine silver wire.
6. Make simple spiral flowers made with encased stringer.


Tuition: $75
All materials and rod will be provided.
(lunch is not provided)

Call 512-380-0770 to register
Thursday, October 4
Master the Art of Blown Glass Beads | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Coming all the way from the Venetian island of Murano, Italy, we welcome Davide Penso, who will be instructing students in the centuries-old art of blown glass beads.

This two day class focuses on the techniques and skills needed for making hollow glass beads with a blow pipe.

Day one begins with information about the tools and the process of blowing.He will then demonstrate a round blown bead on the torch, and show the use of transparent and opaque glass as well as encasing, frits, and simple decorations like dots, spirals and zig zags. Following each in-depth demonstration, students will have the opportunity to make their own blown beads.

Day two progresses to the intermediate stage of blowing, shaping, and designing symmetric patterns on the beads. There will also be an exploration of silver foil with a special combination of glass colors.

Tuition: $525.
(A deposit of $262.50 is required to secure your place in this class)
Blowpipes and diamond shears are provided and available for purchase.

This 2 day class will be Thursday, October 4th and Friday, October 5th, 2018.

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

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Tuesday, October 9
Mosaic Bling! | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Minday Graber
Come join us for a creative make-and-take and create two handmade mosaic jewelry pieces.

In this two hour session, you will learn how to use Apoxie Sculpt in pendant and ring base substrates. We will have quite a variety of beautiful silver and copper plated bases to select from! By adding small mosaic pieces including murrine and glass in these substrates, you can experiment with your own design style and create your own bling!

Tuition is $95.

Price includes over $40 of materials - silver or copper plated pendant and ring bases, Apoxie Sculpt, murrini, millefiori, and stained glass.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Friday, October 12
Dimensional Fusing with Standup Critters | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Guest Artist: Wesley Wong

Want to create a free-standing fused glass animal without using any molds? These cute creatures make great gifts and will bring a smile to any animal lover! This intermediate-level class will teach you techniques for adding texture and movement to the critters through the use of various fused glass materials, glass paints, and fiber paper that will allow the critters to stand on their legs or fins. A discussion on how to rescale the patterns will be provided. Students will have a selection of patterns to choose from and can make one or two animals as time allows.

Tuition: $195.
All materials and tools will be provided.
Basic glass cutting skills required.
Lunch will be provided by Blue Moon.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, October 13
Fused Glass Mosaics with Depth (2 Day) | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Guest Artist: Wesley Wong

Wesley is back with his very popular two-day workshop, where you will create a 6”x6” double-sided fused glass mosaic with lots of depth and dimension. This class combines the techniques of mosaics with fused glass by layering and stacking the glass to produce a unique work of art. Students will be provided with a variety of patterns to choose from and shown several ways to cut glass into small tesserae or glass tiles. We will cover design considerations, the andamento or visual flow and placement of the tesserae to complement your design. This is a great class for the mosaic artist or glass fuser to take it to the next level by combining the techniques of both art forms.

This two day intermediate class will be
Saturday, October 13th and Sunday, October 14th, 2018 from 9am to 5pm.


Tuition: $390
All materials and tools will be provided.
Basic glass cutting skills required.
Lunch will be provided by Blue Moon.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Wednesday, October 17
Fusing Open Studio | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Time to start making gifts for the holidays! Several open studio times are available during the remainder of this year.

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.
Saturday, October 20
Dichroic Beads, Twisties and Presses | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

In this 4 hour intermediate workshop, you will learn how to:
1. Use dichroic glass in beads and twisted canes.
2. Make twisted rainbow cane.
3. Use bead presses.


Tuition: $75

All materials and rod will be provided.
(lunch is not provided)

Call 512-380-0770 to register
Sunday, October 21
Glass Cutting Class | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Instructor: Susan Stegall

Have you ever wanted to sharpen your glass cutting skills? This class is a great opportunity for that. We put together a four hour class on Sunday afternoon that focuses only on glass cutting. We introduce various styles of glass cutters and their proper use, as well as the appropriate running and breaking pliers. Plenty of glass will be provided to practice.

We demonstrate the Morton Glass Works Portable Glass Shop as well as the Beetle Bits Glass Cutting System. These are both great systems for the production stained glass and mosaic artists. We also introduce you to the Taurus III Ring saw.

Tuition: $75
All glass and tools are provided. 

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Tuesday, October 23
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 $350-$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 6:30-9:00pm for 6 weeks.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Wednesday, October 24
Engraved Dichroic Pendants | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Terry Mothersole

In this fun 2-day glass fusing class, you will get to design 2 dichroic pendants that you build and then engrave with your own artwork!
Picasso loved to bend the rules and boldly manipulate shapes and colors! So on one pendant, you will get to bring out your inner Picasso! On your second pendant, you learn how to use ink stamps on the dichroic surface to help create a design. On the first night, you will build your pendants and they will be fired in the kiln. Then the second night, you will then use a dremel to engrave your design in permanently onto your pendants! Then they will be fire-polished and bailed!

Tuition is $95
Includes all glass and use of tools. (if you have a dremel, feel free to bring it)
Got ink stamps that you love? Bring them or use one of ours! Or better yet, freehand!!


Next class will be
Wednesday, Oct 24th and Thursday, Oct 25th, 2018, from 6:30-8:00 pm.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Monday, October 29
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 and framing a stained glass panel.

Students will complete a lead panel with the pattern shown, but using your own stained glass that you have selected.

Tools and materials are not supplied. Glass, tools and supplies will run approximately $350-$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 pm for 6 weeks.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, November 3
Art Strips Class | 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.
Wednesday, November 7
Fused Glass Tealight Candle Votives | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Terry Mothersole

In this 2 hour class, you will get to make 2 candle votives for small tea lights. One will use 5" long glass stringers to make a mardi-gras woven appearance! And then the second votive will be a single sheet of sheet glass that you will decorate with glass elements.

No class cutting or fusing experience required, and all glass and materials provided.

Tuition: $75

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, November 10
Striped, Triangle and Window Beads | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

In this 4 hour intermediate workshop, you will learn how to create:
1. An encased striped bead.
2. An encased triangle bead
3. A stained glass window bead

Tuition: $75
All materials and rod will be provided.
(lunch is not provided)

Call 512-380-0770 to register
Wednesday, November 14
Fusing Open Studio | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Time to start making gifts for the holidays! Several open studio times are available during the remainder of this year.

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.
Saturday, November 17
Stained Glass Snowflakes | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructor: Susan Stegall

Get a jump-start on your holiday gifts while learning some new techniques. You’ll be making a snowflake from diamonds and glass nuggets.

Using the Morton glass cutting system makes cutting diamonds quick and easy. We’ll use lead to wrap our diamonds and glass nuggets, and then solder them together.

We’ll have an assortment of clear textured and colored glass to choose from. You’ll love your beautiful, one of a kind snowflake!

All tools and materials provided. No previous experience required.

Tuition: $85.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, December 1
Sculptural Beads | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

In this 4 hour intermediate workshop, you will learn:
1. Two methods to make heart shaped beads.
2. How to make disk shaped flowers.
3. How to make simple critters and birds.

Tuition: $75

All materials and rod will be provided.
(lunch is not provided)

Call 512-380-0770 to register
Wednesday, December 5
Fused Glass Tree Ornaments | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Terry Mothersole

Come have some fun making your own fused glass ornaments for your tree! Ages 13 and up will enjoy making 2 ornaments that will be treasured for years!

Tuition and materials is $65.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Monday, December 10
Stained Glass Snowflake | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructor: Susan Stegall

Get a jump-start on your holiday gifts while learning some new techniques. You’ll be making a snowflake from diamonds and glass nuggets.

Using the Morton glass cutting system makes cutting diamonds quick and easy. We’ll use lead to wrap our diamonds and glass nuggets, and then solder them together.

We’ll have an assortment of clear textured and colored glass to choose from. You’ll love your beautiful, one of a kind snowflake!

All tools and materials provided. No previous experience required.

Tuition: $85.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Wednesday, December 12
Fusing Open Studio | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Time to start making gifts for the holidays! Several open studio times are available during the remainder of this year.

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.
Wednesday, December 19
Fused Glass Tree Ornaments | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Instructor: Terry Mothersole

Come have some fun making your own fused glass ornaments for your tree! Ages 13 and up will enjoy making 2 ornaments that will be treasured for years!

Tuition and materials is $65.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, January 5
Silvered Ivory Stringer, Dark Ivory and Shards | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

In this 4 hour intermediate workshop, you will learn:
1. To make and use silvered ivory stringer
2. Dark ivory reactions.
3. How to blow shards and apply to beads.

Tuition: $75

All materials and rod will be provided.
(lunch is not provided)

Call 512-380-0770 to register