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NEW Glass Fusing 6 Week Course

Starts 4/13/2024

  • Started Apr 13
  • 540 US dollars
  • Blackstone River Glass Center

Service Description

Join us for a fun and informative 6 week slumping and fusing class taught by glass artist, Lindsy Marshall. Lindsy has taught at Corning, Snow Farm, Urban Glass and Diablo Glass. She is well versed in all aspects of glass fusing, lampworking, casting and glassblowing. It’s easy to learn the basics of fusing glass. It’s also challenging, fun, and the possibilities are endless. Time will be allotted to work during class, offering one on one attention with instructor help and feedback. The instructor will give weekly demonstrations and offer individual attention. This class is designed to accommodate all levels from Beginner to Intermediate. Each class will run on Saturdays between 2-5 pm. Week One: Coasters. Learn how to cut and assemble glass pieces. Learn the basics of firing glass and prepping your kiln shelf. Week Two: Jewelry. Let your spirits fly while you design your own jewelry and learn how to slump into jewelry molds. Week Three: Slumped Plates. Learn about firing schedules and creating colorful fields of glass to create your very own functional plate or bowl. Week Four: Enamel Drawing. In this class, you'll learn how to use enamel paint to create your own designs on glass. Use stencils or learn how to freehand. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the basics of enamel painting, including the proper techniques for applying the paint and creating beautiful designs. Week Five: Decals. Learn how to create and print decals that can be adhered to glass permanently. We will have many premade decals to choose from or you can design your own. Week Six: Experimental Free Form: Continue on a project that you started or spend your last three hours diving into something new and challenging. ***Once this class is complete, students will be able to return and rent our fusing studio for $15/hour plus supplies and firing.*** ***All supplies are included except for dichroic glass which can be purchased at the studio***


Upcoming Sessions


Contact Details

  • Blackstone River Glass Center, Meeting Street, Cumberland, RI, USA

    401-773-3181

    info@blackstoneriverglass.com


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