Current Classes

Saturday, June 1
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.

Tuition: $95

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

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Tuesday, June 4
Beginner's Lead Stained Glass | 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 June 4th through July 9th, 2019.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Wednesday, June 5
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! Studio time is on a Wednesday from 4-7pm.
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, June 10
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.

Next class will run June 10th through July 15th, 2019.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Monday, June 10
Tea Cup Plant Mosaic | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Mindy Graber

In this 3 week beginner mosaic class, you will create a beautiful wall hanging for your air plant! Choose from an array of unique half mugs or tea cups, already cut and ready for attaching to a 10” square Wedi board substrate. The top of your substrate can be shaped as you desire during the first session and tubing inserted for the hanging wire.
You will mosaic the Wedi surface, incorporating your mug into your design! You will have materials available such as scrap glass and other assorted glass tile elements. You are welcome to bring additional personal pieces to add to the unique flavor of your creation. (air plant not included). The first two sessions will be designing and building your design, finishing with grouting in the 3rd session.

Tuition for this 3 week class is $165. Class will meet on Monday nights for 3 weeks.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Wednesday, June 12
Bead Open Studio | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

Students must have completed our Beginner Bead Instruction class (or equivalent) to take this open studio. This studio time helps beginner bead artists get more experience (shaping and fundamentals) on the torch so that you can move on to our intermediate classes. More experienced bead artists are also welcome to get some more torch time. All tools are available for this class.

Tuition: $65

Call 512-380-0770to register.
Saturday, June 15
Stained Glass Art Strips | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Instructors: 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.
Saturday, June 15
Striped, Triangle, and Window Beads | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

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

Students must have the equivalent of our Beginner Bead Instruction plus one of our Bead Shaping and Fundaments classes (or at least 1-2 hours of additional private instruction and/or studio time).

Tuition: $75
All materials and rod will be provided.

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.
Saturday, July 13
Stained Glass Feathers | 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.

Tuition: $95

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

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Wednesday, July 17
Bead Open Studio | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

Students must have completed our Beginner Bead Instruction class (or equivalent) to take this open studio. This studio time helps beginner bead artists get more experience (shaping and fundamentals) on the torch so that you can move on to our intermediate classes. More experienced bead artists are also welcome to get some more torch time. All tools are available for this class.

Tuition: $65

Call 512-380-0770to register.
Monday, July 22
3-Panel Table Lamp (Intermediate Copper Foil) | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Sejnowski

Add that extra spark of light and ambience to any room with a stained glass lamp you’ve made yourself! In this intermediate copper foil stained glass class, you will make a 3-panel lamp consisting of 1 patterned panel and 2 side panels of solid glass (If you choose to have all 3 sides patterned, you will need to build the other 2 at home). You can either design your own pattern or we have pattern books for sale. Copper foil stained glass skills required. For list of materials and supplies, check our Class Catalog.

Tuition is $165.

One day a week on Mondays, from 6:30-9pm for 4 weeks.

Next class will start July 22nd through August 12th, 2019.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, July 27
Sculptural Beads | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

In this 4 hour Saturday 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.

Students must have the equivalent of our Beginner Bead Instruction plus one of our Bead Shaping and Fundaments classes (or at least 1-2 hours of additional private instruction and/or studio time).

Tuition: $75
All materials and rod will be provided.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Thursday, August 1
Jellyfish | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
We are very excited to be welcoming Tatyana Boyarinova back from Russia with this first of 2 classes she will be teaching.

During this 2-day class, we will try two different ways to make a jellyfish bell and tail.

We’ll discuss our color choice and will work with half transparent and silver glass. One of the main parts of the class is encasing. We’ll practice a lot to cover the bead with crystal clear. As the result of the class, all the students will make two different jellyfish beads.
These are intermediate level classes, so previous flame working experience is required.

Tuition: $450
(A deposit of $225 is required to secure your place in this class)

This 2 day class will be Thursday, August 1st and Friday, August 2nd, 2019.

Lunch will be provided by Blue Moon.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, August 3
Bouquets | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
We are very excited to be welcoming Tatyana Boyarinova back from Russia with this second of 2 classes she will be teaching.

This 2-day class includes making off mandrel snow peas, roses and irises. We’ll learn to make different shapes of petals. We will use different ways to work with petals choosing the best way to get the thickness we need. Then the most interesting part of the class – setting up full branches of flowers! At the end of the class students will end up with bouquets of their own glass flowers!
These are intermediate level classes, so previous flame working experience is required.

Tuition: $450
(A deposit of $225 is required to secure your place in this class)

This 2 day class will be Saturday, August 3rd and Sunday, August 4th, 2019.

Lunch will be provided by Blue Moon.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.
Saturday, August 17
Silvered Ivory Stringer, Dark Ivory and Shards | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass

In this 4 hour Saturday 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.

Students must have the equivalent of our Beginner Bead Instruction plus one of our Bead Shaping and Fundaments classes (or at least 1-2 hours of additional private instruction and/or studio time).

Tuition: $75
All materials and rod will be provided.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.