In this class you will learn some of the many different ways to manipulate art glass. You should come away with a strong understanding of how to choose the correct tools required to create beautiful works of art, as well as how properly use them with complete confidence.
We introduce you to the world of Art Glass. You'll be shown exquisite pieces of art glass media made by hand from both raw and stained glass. From Mosaics to Leaded, Tiffany Style, Free Form, Fusing and Glass Blowing, choose your favorite or choose them all. Our goal at Warner Art Glass Center is to educate and help you become the successful glass artist we know you can be!
- Glass Cutting Techniques
During this hands-on portion of the class, Glass Masters Angelo Grello and Jason Kline, will show you the tricks, tips and techniques to cutting glass successfully as well as the correct use of the tools required to get the job done.
- Glass Grinding And Shaping
Learn how to choose and use the correct power tools for your needs. From entry-level Grinders to professional Ring Saws, you will be guided on how to use your tool safely and efficiently.
- Glass Foiling
For those of you who wish to pursue the "Tiffany" style Stained Glass art work, this portion of the session you will show you several foiling techniques, by both hand and machine.
We will show you how to choose the correct style of soldering iron for the type of work you would like to do. You will learn how to correctly control the temperature of your iron and basic soldering techniques. We will advise you on the many different types of solder that is available to you and how to choose the correct one for your application, from leadfree to silver solder.
During this portion of the session, you will learn how to prepare, clean and apply the many different types of patinas and polishing products. Often, this is when your project comes to life! If done correctly, you will be amazed at the work done by your own hands.
- Facility Tour
At the completion of our session, you will be provided with a complete tour of our facility. This includes an up close and personal demonstration by our expert glass blowers. Please feel free to bring your cell phones and cameras for some outstanding selfie's and live-action shots! You won't believe your eyes! The Warner Hot Glass Staff will amaze you with their unbelievable skills and talent.
Number of Students: 6 - 18
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 9
Instructor: Angelo Grello
Space is limited. Please call 800-523-4242 to reserve your spot.