CONTEMPO

ART GLASS GALLERY

1101 S. Bowen Rd

Arlington, TX  76013

HOURS

Mon closed

Tue 10-6

Wed 10-6

Thurs closed

Fri 10-6

Sat 10-5

100% Deposit Required if class is under $150.

50% Deposit Required if class is over $150

To Register For Classes

Please Call To Schedule:

817.673.2949

May 4, 2022    11-1pm or 6-8pm

$45  Plant Stakes in Fused Glass

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

Decorate a glass plant stake that will be fired in the kiln.  Your choice of color and design.

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May 6, 2022  10am-4pm

$135  Geode with  Stained Glass

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Create your own abstract design centered around a beautiful geode.  Learn to cut glass, copper foil and solder. Get your Zen on in this class.

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May 7, 2022    10am-4pm

$145 Stained Glass Panel with Copper Overlay

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Design a copper foil overlay tree. Let your creativity flow with this 8x10 panel with a border.

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May 8, 2022   1-3 pm Sunday

$60  Mother's Day Special

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

Take a break and bring your Mom to make a 6" modern flower plaque with fused glass.

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May 14, 2022   9-5pm  FULL - Call to get on wait list

$150  Ink Technique for Zentangles & Florals on Fused Glass

Instructor:  Debbi Elmer

This class is for all skill levels.  Students will learn how to mix vitreous ink and apply it to glass with a quill pen.  We will create zentangles and florals in this class.  Additionally, we will talk about the various inks, pens and how to fire each.

Class includes 1 zentangle dish, 1 floral, 1 pendant and firing in kiln.  

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May 18, 2022   11am or 6pm

$60 Fused Glass Happy Fish

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

All skill levels   6"

Decorate a waterjet cutout fish with your choice of colors and components.  Includes glass and firing in kiln.

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May 21, 2022   10am-3pm

$125 Introduction Jewelry Soldering - Tackle the Torch

Includes Bezel Setting

Instructor:  Sibling Rivalry

Learn to Tackle the Torch with Rick Allen and Laura Conway. If you’ve ever wanted to solder silver and copper to make jewelry but are intimidated by the torch, this is the class for you.  This class is for beginners and people that just want a refresher soldering class. You will learn to cut, file, texture, patina and solder while designing and creating a unique pendant using sterling silver and copper.  All you need to bring is your imagination and be ready to have fun.

Class includes: Sterling silver, copper, sterling components, copper and sterling wire, jump rings, sterling chain, use of torch and all tools needed to complete your unique creation.  Please feel free to bring your own tools that are clearly marked with your name.

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June 3, 2022   10am-4pm

$120 Glass on Glass Mosaic

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

All skill levels

Learn the Art of Mosaics in an 8"x10" frame.  This will be your choice of patterns or design your own.

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June 4, 2022     10am-4pm

$135  Modern Lights Stained Glass Panel

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

5x7 Abstract Glass Panel in your choice of colors and design.  Learn to copper foil and solder.

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July 7, 8, 9, 10, 2022     9am-4pm    4 Days

$880 Crazy Drop Outs by internationally known

Artist Peter Kane

Peter has developed a process of dropping the glass out on an angle in the kiln, and by doing this giving you the option to leave the beautiful “Saturn Ring” on, which becomes a striking part of the design.  Learn How, and Why to place cuts and certain colors in workable combinations, with positioning of colors being so important in this process.  Learn how to calculate what depth of Drop you will get out of specific thicknesses of glass. You will take away so many ideas to your studios and use all the time. Your drop outs will be taken to a new level in design and process. It will also concentrate on finishing your work to a gallery standard.

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July 13, 2022    11-1pm or 6-8pm

$60  Birch Trees in Fused Glass

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

All skill levels    6x6

Learn the art of making a birch tree with crushed glass and glass strips.  Includes glass and firing in the kiln.

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July 22-23

$240 

Mastering Your Morton Skills

Instructor: Nationally known Jennifer Joy Walkovich

1.5 Day Class

Day One: 7 hours 9-5pm

Day Two: 3 Hours 9-12noon

Skill Level: experienced to Intermediate

 

Come sharpen your glass cutting skills! In this class the Morton Portable Glass Shop will be featured. The Morton System has provided hobbyists and professional glass Artists the ultimate tool for producing accurate and repetitive glass pieces. A brief portion of class will be dedicated to a discussion on cutting tools available and proper cutting technique, as well as how to easily cut a perfect circle (time permitting). Many styles of glass cutters will be available in class for participants to sample. Students will learn how to set up the MPGS for cutting strips, geometric shapes, angles, and how to quickly cut diamonds and triangles from strips and squares. Experienced glass artists all agree you will benefit greatly by understanding all the MPGS has to offer. Hands-on cutting and demonstrations will strengthen your Morton skills. Using Bullseye glass, students will create a 10-12” geometric piece which will be fused and slumped for you. This class is ideal for glass fusers as well as stained glass artists.

 

Students need to bring: Glass cutter, safety glasses, running pliers, miscellaneous other favorite hand tools.

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July 23-24

$240 

Printmaking on Glass

Instructor: Nationally known Jennifer Joy Walkovich

1.5 Day Class

Day One: 3+ hours   1-4pm

Day Two: 7 hours   9-5pm

       

Adding designs to the surface of your glass is easy with the Stamping on Glass technique. During this workshop students will learn how to apply graphic images onto glass using frit, powdered enamels, Stamping Medium and rubber stamps. This class will cover the proper techniques for mixing enamels, transferring the enamel onto the rubber stamp and then from the stamp onto the glass. Students will create multiple stamped pieces that will be fired and incorporated into their class project and/or future projects. Information on using low and high fire enamels and firing schedules will be discussed in class. Whether used in jewelry, mosaic pieces, stained glass or large fused pieces, Stamping on Glass will add a unique beauty to your projects. Bullseye glass will be used in class. Students will create a 10-12” mosaic style plate that will be full fused and slumped for them.

 

Students need to bring: Glass cutter, safety glasses, running pliers, miscellaneous other favorite hand tools, apron and a NIOSH 95 approved particulate mask (for use with powdered enamels and micas).

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Aug 5, 2022     10am-4pm

$145  Contempo Abstract Stained Glass Panel

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

4x12 Abstract Glass Panel in your choice of colors and design.  Learn to cut glass, copper foil and solder. Framed with Zinc.

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Aug 6, 2022    10am-4pm

$135  Stained Glass Air Plant Holder

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Come join in on the fun and learn how to make your own stained glass air plant art. You will learn to cut glass, copper foil, solder and design with decorative wire. Many other patterns and colors to choose from.

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Aug 10, 2022  10am-4pm

$140  Beginning Glass Fusing

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

Come join in on the fun and learn how to make your own 8" plate/bowl. You will also make 4 coasters or test tiles as time permits.  You will learn the basics of designing and firing fused glass.

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Aug 24, 2022  11am or 6pm

$60  Fused Glass Picture Frame

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

All skill levels

Make a wavy fused glass picture frame with your choice of colors and design. Includes all components and firings.

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Oct 5, 2022  11am or 6pm

$85  Fused Glass Light Fixtures

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

Make, drape, and drill a center hole in a glass light fixture that will fit a standard pendant light or lamp

(not included).

This could take 1 to 3 hours depending on your design.

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Oct 7, 2022     10am-4pm

$135  Modern Lights Stained Glass Panel

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

5x7 Abstract Glass Panel in your choice of colors and design.  Learn to copper foil and solder.

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Oct 8, 2022   10am-4pm

$120 Glass on Glass Mosaic

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

All skill levels

Learn the Art of Mosaics in an 8"x10" frame.  This will be your choice of patterns or design your own.

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Oct 19. 2022    11-1pm or 6-8pm

$60  Fused Glass Sugar Skull

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

All skill levels    6"

Decorate a glass sugar skull with your choice of colors and components.  Includes glass and firing in the kiln.

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Nov 2, 2022  10am-4pm

$125  Beginning Fused Glass Jewelry

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

You will make several pendants and pairs of earrings choosing from colored and dichroic glass with a variety of methods. In a fun and relaxing atmosphere, you will learn the basics of designing and firing fused glass jewelry.

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Nov 4, 2022    10am-4pm

$125  Stained Glass Beginner Suncatcher

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Come join in on the fun and learn how to make your own stained glass suncatcher or plant stake. You will learn to cut glass, copper foil and solder. Many patterns and colors to choose from.

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Nov 5, 2022    10am-4pm

$145  Decorative Soldering Skills

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Learn many types of decorative soldering that will take your stained glass pieces to a new level! This is a skill learning class.

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Dec 2, 2022    10am-4pm

$145 Stained Glass Panel with Copper Overlay

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Design a copper foil overlay tree. Let your creativity flow with this 8x10 panel with a border.

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Dec 3, 2022  10am-4pm

$135  Geode with  Stained Glass

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Create your own abstract design centered around a beautiful geode.  Learn to cut glass, copper foil and solder. Get your Zen on in this class.

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