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Summer 2017
Classes fill quickly - call us at 602-504-0553 to reserve your place!

 

COPPER FOIL CLASSES

BEGINNING COPPER FOIL STAINED GLASS
Maximum 10 students

This three-day course will provide an introduction to the copper foil technique. Using the copper foil method, you will construct a small glass panel from pattern to finished product.
CLASS INCLUDES: pattern, glass, hooks and copper u-channel.
PLEASE BRING: tools, 7/32" copper foil, work board, and solder. Tools are available for purchase.
Perfect for new students!
TUITION $95.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00

1.
JULY 10, 12, 13
MON/WED/THURS
9:00 – 11:30 AM


NEW! INTERMEDIATE COPPER FOIL BOX CLASS
Maximum 10 students

In this two day class, you will with various shapes of beveled glass to make a 6" triangular box. You will also strengthen your irregularly shaped top by finishing the outside edge with wire, which you will cover with solder to create a strong, finished edge.
CLASS INCLUDES: pattern, mirror, bevels, and wire to finish the project.
PLEASE BRING: tools, 7/32" copper foil, work board and solder. Tools are available for purchase.
Beginning copper foil experience necessary.
TUITION $95.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00

2.
JUNE 26, 27
MON/TUES
1:30 – 4:00 PM


FUSING CLASSES

NEW! FUSED CRAFTSMAN COASTERS WITH LAUREN TOTH
Maximum 10 students

In this class, you will be selecting and cutting fusible opaque 96 glass using adapted patterns suitable for coasters or tiles. Then they will be partially fused to allow texture. Materials for decorating two pieces and firing are included.
CLASS INCLUDES: pattern, 96 opaque glass, and coaster feet.
PLEASE BRING: cutting and breaking tools, and any additional 96 opaque glass, if you want colors we don't have in student stock.
Glass cutting experience necessary.
TUITION $95.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00

3.
JULY 22
SATURDAY
1:30 – 4:00 PM


HYBRID CLASSES

LANDSCAPE TAPESTRY WITH MARY BETH MADDOX
Maximum 7 students

Mary Beth will show you how to work with head glass pieces to create a unique design that will stand on its own. Using the copper foil technique, the piece will be soldered to create a standing sculpture approximately 18" in diameter. You will embellish the piece using decorative soldering technique. Please purchase your head glass and background glass before the first class.
CLASS INCLUDES: all inside workings, zinc frame and one pot melt.
PLEASE BRING: glass, tools, 1/4" black back copper foil, work board, and solder. Wooden bases are available for purchase for $30. Homework needs to be done between classes 1 and 2.
Previous copper foil experience required.
TUITION $205.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $110.00

4.
JUNE 14, 21, 22
WED/WED/THURS
1:00 – 4:30 PM


HEART TAPESTRY WITH MARY BETH MADDOX
Maximum 8 students

Mary Beth will teach you how to make an attractive project using smaller pieces of head glass and stained glass, while including a pot melt, agate, or nuggets. This 14" hanging panel is a great gift idea or decorating accessory. Please purchase your head glass before the first class.
CLASS INCLUDES: zinc frame, and an assortment of nuggets.
PLEASE BRING: glass, 1/4" black back copper foil, work board and solder. Additional nuggets, pot melts, or agates will be available for purchase.
Previous copper foil experience required.
TUITION $110.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $60.00

5.
JUNE 5, 7
MON/WED
1:00 – 4:30 PM


LEAF TAPESTRY WITH MARY BETH MADDOX
Maximum 7 students

Mary Beth will show you how to work with head glass pieces to create a unique design that will stand on its own. Using the copper foil technique, the piece will be soldered to create a finished tapestry approximately 12"x18". You will embellish the piece using decorative soldering techniques. Please purchase your glass before the first class.
CLASS INCLUDES: zinc frame, and potmelt
PLEASE BRING: glass, tools, 1/4" black back copper foil, work board and solder. Wood bases will be available for purchase for $30.
Previous copper foil experience required.
TUITION $175.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $95.00

6.
JULY 18, 20 
TUES/THURS
1:00 – 4:30 PM


MOSAIC GECKO GARDEN STAKE WITH THE MOSAIC GUY
Maximum 12 students

Join The Mosaic Guy for this fun and creative workshop using shimmering glass tiles to adorn our gecko Fusaic stake. Learn wheeled nipper techniques and design principals in a fun and inspiring setting. Finished project size is approximately 8” x 12”.  Lunch will be served.
CLASS INCLUDES: Fusaic lizard base, aluminum stake, glass tiles, glue and grout.
Mosaic experienced preferred but not required.
TUITION $95.00 – NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT $50.00

7.
JUN 2
FRIDAY
10 AM – 4 PM
 
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Class 1: Copper Foil Stained Glass
 
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Class 2: Intermediate Copper Foil Box
 
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Class 3: Fused Craftsman Coasters
 
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Class 4: Landcape Tapestry
 
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Class 5: Heart Tapestry
 
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Class 6: Leaf Tapestry
 
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Class 7: Mosaic Gecko