Glass Enamel Pour

Thursday, November 14, 6-9pm

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 (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult)
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 to complete registration.


Fused glass plate

Sundays, November 17, 10am-1pm

Make an 8” dinner plate out of fused glass!  We will start with a brief introduction to kiln formed glass and the ways in which heat and glass volume affect kiln formed glass.  Students will then learn how to arrange glass for fusing and lay out a design in glass.  We will fuse and slump it for you and it will be ready to pick up in about a week.

Class limit: - 8 students

Ages: 8 and up (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult)

Tuition: $70

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 to complete registration.



Dichroic Glass Jewelry Workshop

Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 12-4 pm

Whether new to glass or interested in expanding your jewelry creating potential, this 4-hour workshop will teach you how to cut and use 4 different techniques with specialty Dichroic glass to create 3 unique pendants, a pair of earrings and give you the time to work through your designs and techniques.

We will introduce you to the use of transparent and opaque glass and color harmonies, the special considerations and possibilities of using Dichroic glass,

We will fuse your pieces according to your choice of texture and finish them with silver or gold-plated findings. Your work will be ready for pick up in one week at the BCGC.

No previous experience is necessary.

Class size: 8 students

Ages: 8 and up (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult)

Tuition: $99 (includes Dichroic glass, silver leaf, silver or gold-plated findings)

Prerequisite:None

Instructor: Michal Ann Carley

To register for classes please go to our Registration Form. Already registered? Pay now through Paypal. Payment must be received to complete registration.


Fusing 101

December 8 & 15, 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 the second session please go to our Registration Form. Already registered? Pay now through Paypal. Payment must be received to complete registration.


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 (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult)
Tuition: $69
Prerequisite: none
Instructor: Erin Cerwinske

To register for classes please go to our Registration Form. Already registered? Pay now through Paypal. Already registered? Pay now through Paypal. Payment must be received to complete registration.


 

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.