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Old 2008-08-08, 7:54am
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Default Lampwork Glass & Hot shop classes in Spokane WA Sept-Nov 2008

~NORTHWEST GLASS SOCIETY~
will be hosting the following Lampwork/Hot Shop Classes & Workshops

Glass Blowing,Glass beads,Glass Sculpture as well as other classes will be held in the Northwest Glass Society's lampwork glass & hot shop studio located in Spokane Washington.


Registration must be done prior to class or workshop date with a deposit or payment in full to ensure you will have a seat as space is limited. Instructional classes are designed to better provide students with step by step demonstrations, technical information as well as one on one coaching as needed throughout the duration of each class.

Classes do fill up quickly so do not hesitate to call the office for over the phone payment: (509) 893-1475
You can also contact us for a registration form and invoice to make a payment online.



Hot Shop I $250.00 per class or $395 for both classes offered.
Sept 14th 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Inst. Joel Nelson.
****FULL**** (check October class)

This Class is designed for people who would like to see what glassblowing is all about. Through demonstrations students will learn the foundations of glass. Demonstrations will cover safety, solid worked glass like paper weights and some blowing will also be covered. Students will become familiar with tools, equipment, and the step by step process of working glass. Student will have finished pieces of glass to take home.
Students should bring: Sunglasses, pen, pencil and paper. Students should only wear cotton or other natural fiber clothing.
Supplies provided: Clear glass, tools, and some color.

Intro to Glass Beadmaking $125.00 Sept 26th 6-8p.m & 27th 10a.m - 4p.m Inst. William Hagy
****3 seats open****


In this two day class students will learn everything necessary to make lampworked boro beads.
The class will begin with a discussion of safety, torch operation, then proceed into working the glass and use of hand tools. Students will be able to learn the fascinating art of making glass beads not to mention take home what they make! The basics of shaping beads, pulling stringers, applying dots, various surface decoration as well as some advanced techniques and tips. There will be plenty of time to practice and be coached behind the torch. If you have ever wanted to make your own glass beads this is a great class to start with. No prior experience is necessary. *Tools, materials and safety equipment will be supplied.


Hot Shop II $250.00 per class or $395 for both classes offered.
Sept 28th 10 a.m -3p.m. ******FULL******* wait list if you like or enroll in October class
Inst. Joel Nelson ***LIMIT 3 STUDENTS PER CLASS***


*This is a continuation for those enrolled in a previous furnace class to continue working with solid as well as blown form.
This class will focus on both solid and blown glass work, the mechanics of the equipment, safety in a studio, and the fundamentals of glass and its history. Tools, techniques and color will be covered in this hands on class. We will be focusing on team work and communication as those are the necessities for any glass artist. The first day demonstrations will cover solid worked glass using a variety of tools and techniques, students will understand solid worked glass ranging from paperweights to sculpture. Day two will cover blown glass. Through communication and team work, Students will be able to blow a finished piece to take home.
Students should bring: Sunglasses, pen, pencil and paper. Students should only wear cotton or other natural fiber clothing.
Supplies provided: Clear glass, tools, and some color.

Glass Pendant Workshop $145.00 Oct 17th 6-8p.m & 18th 10a.m - 4p.m Inst. William Hagy
*****3 Seats available******[/color]
Glass Pendant Workshop $145.00
Oct 17th & 18th
This workshop will guide students into the various methods and techniques needed to make several styles of pendants. Working with borosilicate glass and a variety of color, students will be able to explore both contemporary shapes and abstract design to take home one of a kind lampworked creations. Students will be supplied with several color samples, dichroic glass, and clear glass. All materials will be supplied so just bring a lunch and spend the day making your own wearable glass art!

Glass Bead Making II $195.00 Oct. 24th 6-8p.m & 25th 10a.m-4p.m Inst. William Hagy

Tricks and Tips for advanced decoration and sculptural techniques!
In this two day class students will learn everything necessary to make lampworked boro beads. The class will begin with a discussion of safety, torch operation, then proceed into working the glass and use of hand tools. Students will be able to learn the fascinating art of making glass beads not to mention take home what they make! The basics of shaping beads, pulling stringers, applying dots, various surface decoration as well as some advanced techniques and tips. There will be plenty of time to practice and be coached behind the torch. If you have ever wanted to make your own glass beads this is a great class to start with. *Tools, materials and safety equipment will be supplied.

Hot Shop I $250.00 per class or $395 for both classes offered.
Oct 26th 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. **** 2 Seats OPEN ****
Inst. Joel Nelson. ***LIMIT 3 STUDENTS PER CLASS***


This Class is designed for people who would like to see what glassblowing is all about. Through demonstrations students will learn the foundations of glass. Demonstrations will cover safety, solid worked glass like paper weights and some blowing will also be covered. Students will become familiar with tools, equipment, and the step by step process of working glass. Student will have finished pieces of glass to take home.
Students should bring: Sunglasses, pen, pencil and paper. Students should only wear cotton or other natural fiber clothing.
Supplies provided: Clear glass, tools, and some color.

Sculptural Lampworking $245.00 Nov. 7th 6-8p.m & 8th 10a.m-4p.m *Limit 6 Students* Inst. William Hagy

This class is designed for those who would like to explore sculpture using borosilicate glass. Throughout the class time there will be demonstration by the instructor as well as coaching while students work hands on. Techniques, design, as well as aesthetics will be explored in detail. This class is designed to give the student the confidence to make any concept or design, including small sculptures such as sea form, flowers, pendants and jewelry. Each student will be supplied with materials, hand tools, and safety equipment.

Hot Shop II $250.00 per class or $395 for both classes offered.
Nov 9th 10 a.m -3p.m.
Inst. Joel Nelson ***LIMIT 3 STUDENTS PER CLASS***


*This is a continuation for those enrolled in a previous furnace class to continue working with solid as well as blown form.
This class will focus on both solid and blown glass work, the mechanics of the equipment, safety in a studio, and the fundamentals of glass and its history. Tools, techniques and color will be covered in this hands on class. We will be focusing on team work and communication as those are the necessities for any glass artist. The first day demonstrations will cover solid worked glass using a variety of tools and techniques, students will understand solid worked glass ranging from paperweights to sculpture. Day two will cover blown glass. Through communication and team work, Students will be able to blow a finished piece to take home.
Students should bring: Sunglasses, pen, pencil and paper. Students should only wear cotton or other natural fiber clothing.
Supplies provided: Clear glass, tools, and some color.
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Wish I could be there to take some classes. William and Joel are excellent instructors. I have had a good time and learned a lot taking classes from both of them. I wish them the best of luck.
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Hey Sue!!!! we all miss you here very very much! I hope all is getting settled in for you there after the move and all.....



Have a good one!

~W~

....and for those of you interested in furnace classes you may not want to hesitate for the seats are limited and the classes fill up quick!
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************* THE SEPT 14th HOT SHOP CLASS IS FULL *************
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Wish I could be there to take some classes. William and Joel are excellent instructors. I have had a good time and learned a lot taking classes from both of them. I wish them the best of luck.
Sue
We all wish you was here too dang nab it!!! ~which reminds me I got to call you!!!!

I hope you are all settled in over there and have your spot ready!!

~W~
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3 Seats open in the PENDANT CLASS
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THE OCT/NOV HOT SHOP IS FULL
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Anyone know where I can learn to make glass beads in Spokane? Thanks!
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