Flame Working

 

Experience Flame Working

Price: $100 | Class Size: Min 3 – Max 4 | Ages 14+ | Prerequisite: None

The perfect class for your first experience working with glass in front of a torch. Participants are given the opportunity to work with our instructors to learn about the equipment, tools and materials used to transform raw glass into a memorable experience. When you are working in the flame working studio, you are working with colored and clear glass rods or tubes in front of an open, gas-fueled torch. You melt and shape the glass using fire, tools and gravity. In this 3-hour flame working workshop, each participant will demonstrate the basic techniques of flame working to make several items. You will work with our instructors to create a seasonal item out of borosilicate glass and a couple of colorful beads to string with Moretti-Effetre (soft) glass. Items created will be ready for pick up in the SiNaCa Studios gallery five business days after made.

Bead Making I: Moretti & Mandrels

Price: $150 | Class Size: Min 2 – Max 4 | Ages 14+ | Prerequisite: None

This 3-hour class will teach you how to safely melt glass Moretti-Effetre glass into decorative beads in front of an open torch!  We will learn about safety, equipment, melting glass, making beads in many different shapes, decorating the beads, and cleaning the beads.

Classes typically take place on:

3rd Tuesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | 4th Saturday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | 2nd Sunday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Bead Making II: Flowers

Price: $150 | Class Size: Min 2 – Max 4 | Ages 14+ | Prerequisite: Bead I

In this 3-hour floral bead, making workshop you will learn several techniques for floral bead making. A popular follow-up class to our Bead making Workshop, it has designed for those new to flame working who want to start thinking about floral beads. In the class, you will start planning components that lead towards your first floral beads. You will learn to make a simple stamen cane for added detail in your flowers. This will lead to simple stringer dot flowers with stamen centers. Additionally, a simple Calla Lily style bead is taught. There will be ample time to practice the techniques demonstrated.

Classes typically take place on the:

4th Tuesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | 2nd Saturday 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | 1st Sunday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Bead Making III: Critters

Price: $150 | Class Size: Min 2 – Max 4 | Ages 14+ | Prerequisite: Bead II

In this 3-hour bead making workshop you will learn several techniques for creating glass critters. This is an excellent follow-up to our Bead Making II – Flowers workshop, and is designed for those new to flame working who want to start shaping beads. You will learn to make ladybugs, bumble bees and fish. There will be ample time to practice the techniques demonstrated.

Classes typically take place on the:

4th Tuesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | 2nd Saturday 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | 1st Sunday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Bead Jam (Open Torch)

Price: $55/hour | Class Size: Min 2 – Max 4 (hour) | Ages 14+ | Prerequisite: Bead I

You have the opportunity to work on your bead making skills. We will have an instructor on hand to answer questions that you may have.

Classes typically take place on the:

1st Tuesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | 4th Saturday 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | 2nd Sunday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Borosilicate I: Working with 33 COE

Price: $150 | Class Size: Min 2 – Max 4 | Ages 14+ | Prerequisite: None

This 3-hour class will teach you how to safely melt glass borosilicate glass in front of a gas fueled open torch!  We will learn about safety, equipment, melting glass into candies.  We will work on beginning techniques such as making seals, flame cutting, combining rods and making punties.

Classes typically take place on the:

2nd Wednesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | 3rd Saturday 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | 4th Sunday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Borosilicate: Pendant I

Price: $150 | Class Size: Min 2 – Max 4 | Ages 14+ | Prerequisite: Boro I

This 3-hour pendant class will build on the techniques learned in borosilicate I with a focus on creating decorative pendants. We will learn about layering with color, making loops and shaping while creating at least two pendants.

Classes typically take place on the:

4th Wednesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | 1st Saturday 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | 3rd Sunday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Borosilicate: Marble I

Price: $150 | Class Size: Min 2 – Max 4 | Ages 14+ | Prerequisite: Boro I

This 3-hour marble class will build on the techniques learned in borosilicate I with a focus on creating slightly larger spheres. We will learn about basic color applications, dot implosions and using simple optical tricks to create at least two marbles.

Classes typically take place on the:

4th Wednesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | 1st Saturday 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | 3rd Sunday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Borosilicate: Open Torch

Price: $55  |  Class Size: Min 1 – Max 4 (hour) | Ages 14+ | Prerequisite: Boro I

You have the opportunity to work on your borosilicate flame working skills. We will have an instructor on hand to answer questions that you may have.

Classes typically take place on the:

2nd Wednesday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | 3rd Saturday 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | 4th Sunday 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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