Upcoming Classes

Saturday, August 19
Plant Stand, Mosaic , 1 SEAT LEFT | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Beginner Mosaic
This beautiful antique plant stand will look great adorned with a plant or used next to your favorite outdoor chair.  You will build your design on a base and when completed it will be inserted into the plant stand and grouted.

Prerequisite: None
We will provide the nippers.

Supply Fee: $65.00 includes the plant stand (27” x 11” x 11”) and insert, glue for in studio use, black grout and 3lbs of glass.

Class Schedule: August 19, 9-4

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, August 23
Wind Chime, August 23, 6 pm and August 25, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
As the sun illuminates it and the wind makes it sing and dance, you will be reminded of the enjoyment you had creating your unique Wind Chime.  What pleasure to enlighten the senses with this audio and visual feast.  In this class, you will create a head piece to accommodate 3-5 strands with a total of 15 dangles.

Prerequisite:  None

Clear glass and scrap glass  included
Students need to bring beads for embellishments, needle nose pliers, and mono-filament line.

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, August 24
3-D Light Up Tree (Intermediate) | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Light up your holidays with this adorable illuminating 6” table top tree.  These sparkling beauties will be a holiday favorite! Start your Christmas gift making now with this guaranteed holiday must have.
We will provide all the glass, dichroic for the tips of the branches and the lighting system. Also included is a complete pattern so you may create more at home. Week one will be a cutting and stacking extravaganza. On the second week, we'll guide you through the assembly process and go over lighting options. Firing included, glass cutting skills required.
Class size is limited so don’t delay, sign up today.

Prerequisite:  Cutting skills helpful but not required

Class Schedule: August 24, 6 pm and August 30, 6 pm

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August 26 at 10:00 AM - August 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM
All About Fusing Boot Camp , August 26 and 27
This comprehensive course is perfect for you if you have tried fusing and want to go further with your knowledge, want to buy a kiln, or have a kiln but are concerned about using it.  We will discuss different types of kilns and what is right for your specific needs, kiln safety, proper preparation of kilns and shelf, Co-efficiency of glass, levels of fusing results, types of molds and mold preparation, types of shelf paper and their uses, use of kiln logs, how to work with different types of glass, and much more.  Your knowledge will be enhanced with the different projects you make. 
 
Course Schedule: August 26 10-2, August 27, 12-2

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
September 2 at 9:00 AM - September 3, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Beginner Tiffany Foil Method Boot Camp, September
Learn the Tiffany Foil method of creating stained glass while making your own beautiful glass window. During this comprehensive weekend class you will learn the ins and outs of the copper foil method starting with how to cut glass and continuing with pattern preparation and soldering, to completion of your first beautiful stained glass "masterpiece". This class is also a perfect refresher course.

You must come in before the first class date to select your pattern and glass.

Prerequisite:  None

Some supplies needed, about $75.00 not including your glass.
There is a $35.00 fee for the use of the chemicals and the cutting and soldering equipment.

Course Schedule: September 2, 9-5 and September 3, 12-5

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, September 6
Decorative Soldering, (Intermediate): September 6, | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Decorative soldering is a great way to add interest to any panel or to create those elements that may be difficult otherwise such as thorns on a rose. We will cover the techniques to accomplish 9 different techniques.  Students need to bring a board to work on in class.  To make the board the student will need to cut 7 pieces of any glass to the size of about 1.5” x 8”.  Foil all around each piece and solder them together side by side.  Do a flat solder seam on one side and a beaded solder seam on the other side.  Add a piece of zinc on one end for stability of the piece.

Prerequisite: Foil Method

Supplies needed:
Students need to bring their soldering equipment, flux, and solder
The solder board already made and ready to go.
If the student has two irons, one for lead method and one for foil method, bring both irons.
Bring a sharpie to write on the glass the name of the soldering technique.

This is a 1 day class, 2 hours or less.

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
September 6 at 6:00 PM - September 7, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Day Of The Dead Skull, September 6 and 7, 6:00 pm
If you enjoy the ghouls of Halloween or remember past loved ones on Day of the Dead, then this project is right up your spooky hallow. Starting with the base we will use a grout less mosaic technique to complete the project. You will have the option of selecting which of the two ways you want to use to complete your project. The first night we meet will be for planning out your project and deciding which technique to use. The second meeting will be the production and completion of the project. Bring in your own ideas, we will share them with each other along with ideas we have here in the studio.

Prerequisite:  None

Class Schedule: September 6 and 7, 6:00 pm

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Thursday, September 7
Light Switches, Fused | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
For the person who has everything or just wants more glass art in every room of their home. Choose a base color and embellish it with dichroic, stringers, vitriograph, powder wafers, glow powder, or whatever strikes your fancy.  It will make you smile everyday as you switch on the lights in your room.

Each student will make 1 switch plate

Prerequisite: None

Class Schedule: September 7, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Friday, September 8
Inking Around, September 8 6:00 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for playful freedom in this “Just for Fun” workshop where you will learn how to use alcohol inks in a variety of different ways.  Make great backgrounds for photos, decorative tiles, and even incorporate it into you glass projects.  You will walk away with several examples of this beautiful art and will have the knowledge to continue creating your own artwork at home.  To show off your work, we have frames and display items for purchase.

Class Schedule: September 8 6:00 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, September 21
Mood Lamps, September 21, 10:30 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Great soft evening lighting for an entry way, hall way, room or any place you need a gentle light.  Class fee includes the instruction, white or almond glass, clear glass, glass embellishments from the shards bin, dots, vitriograph and the lantern base.  
 
Prerequisite: some fusing experience

All supplies and lamp base included

Class Schedule: September 21, 10:30

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, September 21
Mood Lantern, September 21, 6:00 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Great soft evening lighting for an entry way, hall way, room or any place you need a gentle light. Class fee includes the instruction, white or almond glass, clear glass, glass embellishments from the shards bin, dots, vitriograph and the lantern base.

Prerequisite: some fusing experience

All supplies and lamp base included

Class Schedule: September 21, 6:00 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Saturday, September 30
Pot Melts and Bowls (Intermediate), $125.00 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Spectacular patterns and endless color variations are what you get with this amazing technique. You will be guided through fusing your own patterned glass.  We will provide all the clear glass and the mold is yours to keep after class. Bring colored glass of your choice or purchase some during class.

Prerequisite:  Fusing experience

Class Schedule:  September 30, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240