Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Ever Melted Borosilicate? Don't Miss Borosilicate Flameworking Workshop - "Nature Inspired Jewelry" with Fahan Sky McDonagh

Borosilicate Flameworking - Nature Inspired Jewelry with Fahan Sky McDonagh

Date(s):  Sunday + Monday, August 2 + 3, 2015
Time(s):  10am-5pm each day
Learn to create jewelry using borosilicate glass in this exciting flameworking workshop, taught by Visiting instructor and Artist, Fahan Sky McDonagh.

In this class, students will learn techniques for creating one of a kind pendants, earrings, and brooches inspired by nature. The class topics will include glass chain, hollow networked beads with hand sculpted core, natural found object encasement, jewelry and color design, and much more. Students will work on and off a mandrel using borosilicate glass. As a class, students will discuss firing and technical information, have fun, experiment and take risks. Each student will come away with several nature inspired projects— approaching jewelry as sculpture.

Experience flameworking in glass required. Experience working borosilicate glass helpful, but not necessary.

CLICK HERE to register online.
$395/student
*Students must pay deposit at time of registration for spot to be held.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

NEW Pattern Bar Workshop - "Cut It Up" - July 20, 22, 24, 2015




Cut It Up! Pattern Bar Workshop

Date(s):  Monday, Wednesday, Friday
July 20, 22, 24, 2015
Time(s):  10:00am-1:00pm - Monday + Wednesday
10:00am-12:00pm - Friday
Fire it, cut it, and fire it again! Explore limitless pattern possibilities in this exciting new class. After students design and create their own pattern bars, they will learn to cut on the tile saw to create unique pattern designs. Students will then lay out their fused pattern pieces for a second fire. The final day, students will grind, sandblast, and slump their works of art, while learning firing schedules for each step of the process. Don't miss this comprehensive fusing + coldworking workshop.
No experience necessary. Some glass cutting experience helpful.

$275/student
CLICK HERE to register online.
Students must wear closed-toed shoes while in the studio. We recommend wearing comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting a little wet.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

OPEN STUDIOS - Friday, June 12 - 6-9pm. Enjoy 25+ Artist Studios + "513 Penguins" Kids Glass Exhibition + Live Hot Glass Demos!

Bring your family and join us on Friday, June 12, from 6-9pm for OPEN STUDIOS at Brazee!

-Browse over 25+ Artist Studios
-Celebrate the Opening Reception of "513 Penguins" - Annual SOG Kids Glass Art Exhibition
-Enjoy LIVE Hot Glass Demonstrations

Free and open to the public!

Monday, June 1, 2015

What Would Your Child's Glass "Dream House" Look Like? Find Out in Our 5-Day Summer Workshop Next Week!


SOG Summer: Glass Dream House

Date(s):  Monday-Friday, June 8-12th, 2015
Time(s):  10:00am-12:00pm each day
Students will design and create a multi-level fused glass house and fused glass person to inhabit their own unique structure. From design to reality, students will learn the basics of kilnformed glass by exploring frit, confetti, sheet glass, and slumping.
Age 7+
Tuition $295 (all materials included)
CLICK HERE to register online.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Don't wait! Experience Glassblowing Before the Summer Heat Hits - "Glassblowing Greatest Hits" Classes this Saturday

Glassblowing Greatest Hits - 5/30, 10:00am
Glassblowing Greatest Hits - 5/30, 10:00am

Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:00am-1:00pm

Create your own set of "Greatest Hits" in this new
glassblowing class! Students will get individual attention
from our glassblowing instructors while they design and
create one paperweight, two ornaments, and their choice
of one cup, vase, or bowl. Students will gather molten
glass from the furnace and learn to blow and shape
bubbles, while they design with glass colors and textures.
 Anyone can do it! No experience necessary.

Glassblowing Greatest Hits - 5/30, 1:00pm
Glassblowing Greatest Hits - 5/30, 1:00pm

Saturday, May 30, 2015
1:00-4:00pm

Create your own set of "Greatest Hits" in this new
glassblowing class! Students will get individual attention
from our glassblowing instructors while they design and
create one paperweight, two ornaments, and their choice
of one cup, vase, or bowl. Students will gather molten
glass from the furnace and learn to blow and shape
bubbles, while they design with glass colors and textures.
 Anyone can do it! No experience necessary.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Pour Molten Glass in our HOT CASTING WORKSHOP - This Saturday, May 23, 1-4pm

Don't miss your chance to experience hot glass casting before the hot shop closes for the summer months!

CLICK HERE to register online.

Hot Glass Casting Workshop

Date(s):  Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time(s):  1:00-4:00pm
Create your own thick glass forms using one of the most unique glass techniques- Hot Casting. Students will gather molten glass from the furnace to be poured into a range of materials including sand, steel, graphite, and other non-traditional materials. Imagine what 3-dimensional forms you can create in hot glass. No experience necessary. Hot shop safety and etiquette will be stressed throughout the workshop.
Tuition includes all materials, tool usage, and color required for hot casting.

Please arrive 10 minutes before the first class and check in at the front desk.
$125/student

Students will be able to pick up their finished pieces 1-week after class date.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

ART + GLASS + FUN = Summer Workshops for Kids at Brazee!

CLICK HERE to download the PDF for all SUMMER GLASS WORKSHOPS at Brazee.
Brazee offers 1-5 day workshops for students ages 3-18. Experience GLASS this summer at Brazee!