Staff Artists - Flame


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Beginner Bead Instruction
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass
We are now offering our beginner bead instruction in a group classroom setting where you can learn flame working and make beautiful glass objects in a torch flame. In this 4 hour class, you will learn how to use Effetre Italian glass rods, mandrels, and marvers to create and shape simple beads.

Tuition: $195
All tools, materials and glass rods will be supplied for the class.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.

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On-Mandrel Flameworked Flowers
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass
Spring has sprung and summer is on its way, so let’s make some flowers! In this 4 hour intermediate flameworked flower sculpture class, you will go from learning how to sculpt simple flowers, to ornately beautiful flowers.

We’ll start with 4-5 petals of a single color, and work our way to multi colored petals and stamen using heat control and a few tricks I’ve learned along the way.

All students are required to have beginner bead lessons and at least a couple hours practice time to be able to participate.
Tuition: $195
All tools, materials and glass rods will be supplied for the class.

Call 512-380-0770 to register.

Holiday Sculptural Beads
Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass
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In this special holiday intermediate flameworking workshop, you will learn how to make some fun and whimsical sculptural beads. Some of the beads you will have a chance to make include snowmen, gnomes, trees, light bulbs and maybe a Santa!

Students must have had one of our beginner bead classes,  private instruction or previous experience on the torch. 


All tools, materials and glass rods will be supplied for the class.

Tuition: $195
 

Beginner Bead Instruction (Private Lesson)
​Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass
If you would like a private flame working lesson to make beautiful glass objects in a torch flame, we can get you started with a private 3-hour lesson. You will learn how to use Effetre Italian glass rods, mandrels, and marvers to create and shape simple beads.

Tuition: $270
All tools, materials and glass rods will be supplied for the class.


Call 512-380-0770
 Lisa Jo will set up a class with you to fit in your schedule and hers.

Continued Bead Instruction (Private)
​Instructor: Lisa Jo Bass
After taking our Beginner Bead Instruction class, you can get some more private time with Lisa Jo on an hourly basis, to work on perfecting a shape or helping you with your technique. 
Hourly rate of $90/hour.

Call 512-380-0770 
Lisa Jo will set up a class with you to fit in your schedule and hers

Blown Glass Ornaments
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A Blue Moon Holiday tradition continues into it's13th year!

Join us and learn how to blow glass ornaments on a torch, in this fun, semi-private class.
Each student receives 10 glass tubes and an assortment of colorful glass frit and glass stringers. Plenty of hands-on instruction. After time in the kiln, your handmade ornaments will be ready to pick up the next day.

No previous experience required, but you must be at least 13 years of age (with a parent in attendance). 10 ornaments and hangers included.

A two hour class can be setup any day of the week, daytime and evenings. Just call us at 512-380-0770 and let us know your time and/or day of the week preferences, how many people you are signing up (1 to 8), and we will schedule a class for you or fit you in a class with other people.

Tuition: $135 per person