Thu, Aug 29
10:00am - 5:00pm
Meets 4 Times
25 classes have spots left
This class encompasses all aspects of making a stained glass panel, from design and production to mounting the work in a 10x10 inch frame, lit with LED lighting. Many samples will be created, with one frame and LED lights provided to each student to professionally mount and display a work made in class! Techniques covered including painting,...
Thursday Aug 29th, 10am - 5pm(4 sessions)
Saturday Aug 31st, 9am - 12pm
Learn the art of kiln-formed glass by cutting, combining and molding cold glass in multiple forms to create functional or custom glass art objects. Projects in this class are designed to give students a well rounded understanding of flat glass techniques. Students in the class will learn about the tools, glass and kiln to work independently in the...
Saturday Sep 7th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm(4 sessions)
Hot Glass Cold Beer is our favorite long-running event, combining glass demonstrations, live music, local craft beer and delicious food. For a $35 donation, you can select your own hand-blown glass to drink your fill of beer or wine and take it home when the evening is over! VIP Tickets: $65 gets you reserved VIP seats, access to a VIP...
Saturday Sep 7th, 6pm - 10pm
In this introductory class, students will learn the basic techniques involved in making solid and blown glass. Students will be introduced to studio safety, hand tools, equipment and hot working. The class covers body posture, gathering, shaping and tool usage. At the end of six hours, each student will have had the opportunity to manipulate...
Sunday Sep 1st, 9am - 3pm
This course is designed to further one’s understanding, through practice; the skills, techniques, and forms executed in 2A. Students will expand their vocabulary further with optic molds and color and take time to address any individual problems or difficulties encountered in glassblowing technique or the execution of a piece. Students will...
Tuesday Sep 10th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(4 sessions)
Intermediate Skills Workshop is designed to introduce and develop an array of new skills and techniques to students who have exceeded the level of training offered by the Public Glass core curriculum. ISW sessions will include a weekly class on weekday evenings from 6:30-9:30, which will include demonstrations and discussions designed to move...
Wednesday Sep 11th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(15 sessions)
This weekend intensive offers an in-depth look at flameworking with molten borosilicate glass. Over the course of two 4 hour sessions, students in this class will be introduced to the foundations of flameworking and will create marbles, pendants and small sculptures.
Saturday Sep 21st, 10am - 2pm(2 sessions)
Students will build on their knowledge of mold making as they explore more intricate and complex forms to cast in glass. Emphasis will be placed on planning and intent as students create one or several pieces based on their ideas. Different molding materials, including plaster, silica and flexible mold materials such as latex. Molds of objects...
Saturday Sep 21st, 12:30pm - 4:30pm(5 sessions)
Learn the basics of hot glass in this closely supervised, team-driven course, studying the effects of heating, cooling and gravity and making paperweights and drinking glasses. This class meets on three consecutive weeknights, as a condensed version of our 5-week class.
Tuesday Sep 24th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(3 sessions)
This three hour cup making course will introduce you to the basics of creating a blown glass vessel! This class is designed for those who have already taken a Play With Fire or Team Building Workshop, and will build upon the basics taught through paperweight making. You will learn how to tackle the various unique challenges that arise...
Saturday Sep 28th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Coldworking helps make any form of glass shine. By cutting, grinding and polishing, glass pieces can be elevated to their fullest potential or salvaged if something went wrong somewhere else. Public Glass offers classes in the core skills as well as specialty classes in sandblasting, etching and more.
Sunday Sep 29th, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Continuing from Glassblowing 1A, the focus of this five week course is dexterity and proper usage of heat and tools, with an introduction to color and bit application such as handles. Prerequisite: Glassblowing 1A, Glassblowing 1A Condensed or equivalent
Saturday Oct 5th, 9am - 12pm(5 sessions)
This class will compel you to explore intensively the refinement of basic shapes. The cylinder and bowl will be reviewed, and the shaping and application of handles will be introduced through the instruction and practice of pitchers. The roles of "gaffer" and "assistant" will be emphasized and experienced by everyone. You will gain understanding...
Sunday Oct 6th, 9am - 12pm(5 sessions)
Continuing from Glassblowing 1A Condensed, the focus of this three-day condensed course is dexterity and proper usage of heat and tools, with an introduction to color and handles. Prerequisite: Glassblowing 1A, Glassblowing 1A Condensed or equivalent
Tuesday Oct 8th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm(3 sessions)