Chemical Reactions in Glass

Saturday, August 17, 2-5pm

This beginning class in fused glass chemical reactions will introduce you to:

  • The chemical composition of different Bullseye glasses
  • How the chemicals in certain glasses react to each other when fired in the kiln
  • What reactions to expect when combining different glasses
  • What factors contribute to the intensity of chemical reactions
  • The inclusion of metals for different reactions

After learning about the chemical reaction possibilities, students will design 4 different 4.5”  tiles using reactions of their choice.    

Class size: 8 students
Ages: 8 and up
Tuition: $69
Prerequisite: none
Instructor: Anne Brahaum

To register for classes please go to our Registration Form. Already registered? Pay now through Paypal. Payment must be received 4 days prior to class to insure your placement. 


Fused Glass House Numbers

Thursday, September 19, 6- 9pm

Create your own custom house number plaque while learning the art of fused glass mosaics. Learn how to cut colored sheet glass and assemble individual pieces together to create a solid, fused glass panel you will be proud to display on your house.

Choose from vertical or horizontal layout on a variety of colored backgrounds. Numbers are 2" high. Students will choose orientation and number font prior to the first class.

Class size: 10 students
Ages: 13 and up
Tuition: $79 for a house number of four or fewer numbers - $89 for five or six numbers
Prerequisite: none
Instructor: Erin Cerwinske

To register for classes please go to our Registration Form. Already registered? Pay now through Paypal. Payment must be received 4 days prior to class to insure your placement.

Quantity of house numbers

Glass Enamel Pour

Sunday, September 29, 2-5 pm

This class is the glass version of the currently popular acrylic pour painting technique.  In this fun 3 hour class, you will get to play with enamel paints and learn different techniques for creating galaxy-like effects on fused glass.  We will be using non-toxic and food safe enamel paints designed for enamel pours.

During this 1 day class you will learn how to perform enamel pours using different techniques to achieve varied effects.  You will create two 5x5” poured test tiles with the techniques of your choice. We will fuse and slump it for you and it will be ready to pick up in about a week.

Class size: 10 students
Ages: 8 and up
Tuition: $69
Prerequisite: none
Instructor: Anne Brahaum

To register for classes please go to our Registration Form. Already registered? Pay now through Paypal. Payment must be received 4 days prior to class to insure your placement.


Fusing 101

Sundays, October 20 and 27;  3-5 pm

In this 2 week class you will be introduced to the fundamentals of glass fusing. We will teach/ introduce you to:

  • glass safety
  • glass hand tools
  • basic glass cutting
  • types of glass and glass compatibility
  • kiln overview
  • arranging glass for fusing
  • how heat affects glass
  • firing schedule fundamentals
In particular we will focus on arranging glass for flat fusing - the first step towards many more advanced techniques. You will make a pendant and a set of 2 coasters or small dishes.

Class limit: - 8 students

Ages: 16 and up

Tuition: $79

Prerequisite: none  

Instructor: Anne Brahaum

To register for classes please go to our Registration Form. Already registered? Pay now through Paypal. Payment must be received 4 days prior to class to insure your placement.


Fused Glass Picture Frames

Thursday, December 5, 6-9 pm

Make and amazing keepsake picture frame for you or a loved one this holiday season. Interior of frames measure 4" x 6".

Class size: 10 students
Ages: 8 and up
Tuition: $69
Prerequisite: none
Instructor: Erin Cerwinske

To register for classes please go to our Registration Form. Already registered? Pay now through Paypal. Payment must be received 4 days prior to class to insure your placement.


 

Cancellation policy: If you need to cancel please call or text (812)345-2470. A refunds of credit for BCGC (good for classes, events, and our gallery) will be given if cancellation is received within 24 hours of the scheduled first class. A refund credit of 50% of class tuition will be issued if cancellation happens within 24 hours of the class. No refund will be issued if you are a no show.