Class Registration

  2017 ISGB Gathering: 
Adventures in Glass Design
Preregister online during the ISGB Gathering Registration.
Tuesday, March 28 (1 day workshop)
Time:  To be Announced
Intermediate to Advanced flameworkers will learn how to design and create a variety of projects using tools, presses, and beadrollers.  Students will receive instruction to guide them through the start to finish process of designing whimsical creations.  Along the way, the instructor will share many of her innovative tips and techniques to create on of a kind designs.  Students will be challenged to think "outside of the box" when it comes to incorporating tools in the flamework process.  Students will also learn additional techniques including applying detail through enamels, fine stringer work, color masking, and how to easily remedy mistakes.  The workshop will also focus on identifying artistic passion, finding design inspiration in everyday life, and transforming design concepts into reality through the medium of glass. 
 



Secrets of Glass Design
Register online or by phone 480.644.6500
May 6th - 7th (2 day workshop)
9am - 4pm (1 hour break for lunch)
Students will learn techniques to advanced glass design including color shading, overlay, sculpture, science behind flow, fine stringer work, and addressing issue which arise during the creative process. 





**Customized Private Lessons**
Available upon Request
Sharpen skills, learn new techniques, and create a variety of beads or off the mandrel projects.  A short list of techniques and surface decoration which can be taught during class:
Sculptural Techniques
Thompson Enamels
Etching Beads:  Tumbled vs. Chemical Bath
Basic to Advanced Encasing Techniques
How to use Dichroic Glass
Complex Floral and Twisted Cane
Making the most of Silver Glass
Mesh: Copper, Brass, and Fine Silver
Fine Silver Foil:  Encasing and Surface Detail
The Basics of Stringers and Dots
Addressing and Fixing Mistakes
Creating and Using Advanced Murrini
Lapidary Faceting with a Denver Lapping Machine
Flamework Cabochons and Cabochon Systems
Painting with Stringers to create Portraits
Seasonal Paperweight Projects

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