stained glass class events

Stained Glass Class

Cold Fusion

Come see the most beautiful new technique of fusing without the kiln of tested compatible glass! You've got to see it to believe it. Use your regular scrap glass to create a beautiful art piece! All materials are included. Glass cutting experience is helpful, but not required.

Basic Fusing 1010 : Cabachons

Learn the basics of glass kiln working in this one day class! Under the instruction of a professional artist, you will learn the ins and outs of glass fusing. Expect to make three different types of projects. One with standard tested compatible glass, one with iridized and dichroic glass, and one special coaster project with iridized glass. This course gives you the groundwork of fusing with artistic flair! ALL materials included.

Christmas Cookie & Fusing Refresher

In this class you will learn several new techniques for decorating glass. We will use the techniques to create a Christmas treat that can be used as an ornament or table decor. You might be tempted to keep all these cookies for yourself instead of gifting them! Includes all materials and fusing.

Painting on Glass Demonstration

Curious about this old-world art form and wondering is you can incorporate it into you art? Bring your questions and take notes from the best! Sign up today. Space is limited.

Advanced Fusing Techniques: Stamping & Mica Applications w/ Phil Gegen

Adding a unique flair to your fusing is as simple as transferring an original design! Learn the steps in hot glass appliqué so that you can incorporate intricacy and shimmer to to you future projects! Experience is required. Cost covers all materials.

Kiln Programming 101

Do you feel your Jen Ken kiln manual reads like a legal document instead of a How To manual. In this free lecture we will go over the intricacies of the Jen Ken Orton controller. We will also spend time on loading your own programs. Sign up early. Space is limited.

Intermediate Glass Weaving : Fusing & Slumping

People were fusing glass long before there was "Tested Compatible" glass. In this class you will make a fused project with standard art glass. Several techniques will be demonstrated for actual and pseudo glass weaving. The lecture will also demonstrate several techniques for shaping glass. Includes all materials.

Wire Wrap Jewelry

Those of you who want to learn how to frame your own beadwork or fused jewelry, this class is for you! Learn from the best as the instructor leads you through this beautiful technique that compliments your own personal style. Includes a complete tool kit and cabochon. Limited space, sign up soon.

Dichroic Jewelry Class

Make a complete set of beautiful dichroic fused jewelry. Go home that day with a necklace, bracelet, & matching earrings! Learn how to fuse your cabachons and mount them in the settings. There is no one day class like this one! Space is limited! All materials included.

Intermediate Decorative Fused Technique in Glass

Learn the technique of applying high fire enamels to your fusible glass. This technique will add a striking dimension to your fused glass artwork. You will complete a tile that will be affixed to a wooden box to make keepsake holder. Includes all materials.

Advanced Glass Weaving : Fusing & Slumping

This class focuses on more advanced techniques in fusing and slumping glass. The students will create a glass relief piece using 1/8" fibre paper under double thick clear glass. The piece will be personalized with vitrograph and standard stringers, noodles, and confetti. The class will discuss several techniques for shaping glass. ALL materials included.

Large Vessel Bowl Class

Students will pick from one of several techniques to create a 16" glass bowl. The student will design their own bowl, and do all necessary cold working. If the student wishes, they can drill out the bowl to make a sink. Cost includes a generous allowance for glass, up to three firings, use of a 20" stainless steel mold, use of the shop's cold working equipment. and any miscellaneous supplies. Limited to 6 students. Advanced students only.

Glass Painting & Firing Class w/ Doug Bozeman

Sign up now for this specialty class! Learn how to create a traditional European style art using basic painting and shading. Our talented guest artists walk you through the painting technique and use of the kiln to fire your pieces. Cost includes materials.

Animal Portrait Painting w/ Doug Bozeman

Sign up now for this specialty class! Learn from the best. Let our professional artist show you the best techniques and secrets behind replicating life in lighted panels. Learn this historical art in a hands on class, you will take completed works home. Cost includes materials & kit. Beginners Painting required.

Dimensional Fusing w/ Kaiser Lee Board

Kaiser Lee Board is a fiber material that you can easily be cut and sculpted to make molds for slumping. Under the instruction of this talented artist, you will learn how to fashion this material, how to kiln wash it, and how to fire it. All materials included.

Fused Wind Chimes

Brighten up your garden & learn how to create a beautiful, functional wind chime out of glass! Susan will walk you through fusing the chimes & you will complete assembly at home. This class has limited space. Sign up now!

Portrait Painting w/ Nancy Fricker

Learn portrait painting with the best! Top artist Nancy Fricker will show you the basic techniques & secrets behind replicating life in a lighted panel. Learn this historical art in a hands-on class. After firing, you will take completed works home. Cost includes glass and paints used in class. Bring your own basic painting kit. Beginners Painting required.

Painting on Glass & Vitri-fusaille w/ Peter McGrain

Come and share 3 exiting days of Glass Painting with one of the World experts on the subject. Learn from one of the best and have a great time as well. No you don't have to fly half way across the country to take this class, you can take in Wichita. There are a limited number of seats available, so sign up early. A deposit will be required to hold your seat.