Pipemaking Classes
Pipemaking 101
3 days, Fri 4-8pm, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm
Price: $400   Instructor: Chris Schutz   Skill Level: Beginner

Description

Students must be 18 or over.

Learn the basics of pipemaking in this intensive 3-day class!

Starting Friday evening at our Golden, CO location, from 4-8pm with a basic course in torch use, safety, and beginning to melt glass, the next two days will be an accelerated course in beginning glassblowing geared towards creating functional pipes. Saturday and Sunday are full-length, 7-hour classes from 10am-5pm. The instruction will include demos followed by hands-on student practice with teacher assistance. There will be time for students to practice on their own during Saturday and Sunday's classes. Materials, tools and torches will be provided.

Our Pipemaking 101 class is structured to teach students from the beginning steps of torch safety all the way to creating a finished piece. We do not require previous flameworking experience, although students who do have some experience may gain more from the class.

 

       

     

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Pipemaking 201
Sept 15-17 2017, Fri 4-8pm, Sat & Sun 10-5pm
Price: $500   Instructor: Chris Schutz   Skill Level: Prerequisite: Pipemaking 101

Description

Starting Friday evening from 4-8pm with a quick review of torch use, safety, then an accelerated course in creating functional pipes. Saturday and Sunday are full-length, 7-hour classes from 10am-5pm.

Items covered will include Lined tubing and color application, sculpture/carving techniques, assembling multiple pieces, water pieces, ground joints, repairs, and everything else that the class time allows! Maximum of 7 students.

The instruction will include demos followed by hands-on student practice with teacher assistance. There will be time for students to practice on their own during Saturday and Sunday's classes. Materials, tools and torches will be provided.

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Beginner Classes
Beginning Beadmaking - 4 hour class
Beginner classes are available several times per month....usually on Saturdays.
Price: $199   Instructor: Cindy Brown   Skill Level: Beginner

Description

Topics covered will include studio safety, stringers, twisted cane, bead shaping, surface decoration, annealing and glass compatibility. A handout is included. We will be using soft glass (COE104) and each student can expect to make between 4 to 10 beads during the day. Beads will need to anneal overnight, and they can be picked up at a later date. No previous hot glass experience is required. Students must be 16 or older. Class size is limited (3- 6 students), so each student will receive lots of individual attention. The cost includes glass and the use of a propane/oxygen torch and all other tools and materials needed for the class.

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Flameworking 101 - 4 hour class
Beginner classes are available several times per week......various weekdays and some Sundays.
Price: $199   Instructor: Varies   Skill Level: Beginner

Description

Boro 101 is a great introduction to flameworking in a professional setting. This class will cover setup, tools, lampworking materials, glass properties, with an emphasis on solid form. Sculpture, welds, leaves, and other flameworking basics will be covered in this workshop. Each student will have the opportunity to create their own glass sculpture during this class. Students must be 16 or older. The cost includes glass and the use of a propane/oxygen torch and all other tools and materials needed for the class.

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Flameworking 201 - Hollow Forms
Full Day class - 9am-4:30pm
Price: $250 ($175 for return students)   Instructor: Kristina Sasser   Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Description

This class will cover setup, tools, lampworking materials, glass properties, with an emphasis on hollow form. Honeycombs, implosions, vessels, and attachments will be covered in this workshop. Each student will have the opportunity to create their own glass sculpture during this class. Materials are provided. Pack a lunch!

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