Glass fusing is an art form that dates back to the ancient Egyptians and Romans. Today glass fusing techniques have evolved into a modern art enjoyed by many.
We’ll explore the properties of fusible glass which will aid you in achieving different effects. To fuse glass, pieces of glass are stacked in layers, then fired in a kiln at very high temperatures to melt the pieces together.
In our workshops, you will learn how to cut, shape and arrange pieces of glass to make original stunning designs, such as breathtaking pendants and earrings, glowing sun catchers and other beautiful pieces.
In this workshop you will apply stringers, frit, noodles, and/or recycled glass to a base layer of glass to make up to 5 pieces of jewelry. We will use a tack fuse firing so your pieces will maintain a 3-D effect.
Dichroic glass is specialized medium with glass shifting properties that cause the colors to change depending on the angle from which it is viewed. You will use this stunning glass to create up to 4 pieces of jewelry.
We will introduce you to special paints and a unique type of paper that can be used in your fused glass designs. A variety of techniques will be explained which you can use to create up to 4 one-of-a-kind pendants and/or earring sets.
Copper will turn beautiful hues of red to burnt umber when fused within glass. Make up to 4 pieces of jewelry by adding copper wire coils, foil cutouts, embossed sheets and copper mesh to your designs.
Put together a rainbow and a cloud and you have a recipe for a heavenly sight. A sign of hope and promise - this beautiful wall hanging will be the perfect focal point of any room or window.
You won't be able to fly this 'stained glass' kite but it will certainly adorn any window in your home. Arrange an assortment of translucent colored glass pieces to create this eye-catching piece.
Add pizzazz to snack time with this multi-purpose dish. It's the perfect single-portion size. You can also use it to hold your keys, watch or rings, too. This dish was made using an analogous color scheme of carefully arranged glass stringers, frit and noodles. What is your design idea?