CONTEMPO

ART GLASS GALLERY

HOURS

Mon closed

Tue 10-6

Wed 10-6

Thurs closed

Fri 10-6

Sat 10-5

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TBA     10am-4pm

2 days    

$250  Advanced Fused Glass Jewelry

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

Some of the methods covered:

Drilling holes, cutting with Taurus saw, using the flat lap, templates, etching, decals, frit migration, reactions, fire polish, attaching types of findings. Price includes glass and firing.

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April 20, 2022    11-1pm or 6-8pm

$60  Flowers in Fused Glass

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

All skill levels    6x6

Learn the art of making a flower landscape with crushed glass and glass murrini flowers.  Includes glass and firing in the kiln.

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April 23, 2022  10am-3pm

$125 Intro to Enameling #3

(Includes crackle and wafer techniques)

Instructor:  Sibling Rivalry

Enameling on copper is a hot technique! You will learn the basic techniques of applying powdered glass onto copper and see the magic of enamel come alive.  This class will show you how to prepare the copper, apply enamels and torch fire your pieces to create your own wearable art. This class is an introduction to basic enameling and all supplies will be provided. All you need to is just show up with your imagination, a love for color and be ready to have fun. Supplies provided include copper, enamel, Jump rings, necklace and the use of a torch and all tools needed to complete your colorful creations.  Please feel free to bring your own tools that are clearly marked with your name.

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Two Day Class

Feb 26, 2022  10am-3pm    

Feb 27, 2022  10am-12pm

$125  "Freeze and Fuse" Glass Fusing Technique

Instructor:  Betty White

All skill levels    Approximately 6" x 8"

You will learn the technique of glass powder, moisture and freezing. Your choice of colors in a flower or aquatic scene.

First day: Make stringers/ribbons with a torch, freeze your components, and kiln fire components

Second day: Design piece and load in kiln

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June 15, 16, 17, 18, 2021  9:30 to noon (4 Days)

$150  Awesome Kids Glass Art Camp

For kids ages 11 and up.  They will make a variety of fused, mosaic, jewelry and 3D glass projects.  On day 4 there will be a pizza party for the kids and an art exhibit for all the parents.

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May 5, 2021    10am-3pm

$75  Wonky Watercolor

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

All skill levels    Includes 8 x 10 frame

Beginning abstract Watercolor.  Learn contemporary design and blending techniques.  Includes several practice pieces and 1 completed free floating framed piece. 

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June 22, 2021    10am-3pm

$60  Ladies of Attitude Watercolor

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Beginning Abstract Watercolor  Learn contemporary design and blending techniques.  Does not include frame.  (Fits 12 x 16 frame with mat)  Will also paint several small practice pieces. Several ladies and hair to choose from or create your own.

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Nov 11, 12,13,14, 2021 (4 days) 9am-4-pm

$870 Unusual Pattern Bars

Instructor:  Peter Kane from Malaysia

Peter is a world renowned Fused Glass Artist.

You will make 3 large pattern bars and 1 completed 12" plate and many pattern bars slices for future projects Learn to design, saw, and fire.  Bring your basic glass tools.

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Feb 9, 2022    11-1pm or 6-8pm

$60  Fused Glass Suncatcher

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

All skill levels

Fired in the kiln with your choice of color and design

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Feb 12, 2022    2pm or 5pm

$75  Valentines Day Hearts

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

All skill levels

2 fused glass hearts, 2 people, 2 glasses of wine

or

Friends can make single hearts 

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CRAIG MITCHELL SMITH   FULL

$850 Blown Away

March 17, 18, 19, 2022    

9-4pm

During this three-day class, renowned glass artist Craig Mitchell Smith will share the exciting new techniques he has recently developed. Students will learn how to make a watertight vessel, in a color of their choice, without all the cold working of a drop out.  His new way of forming glass allows for the making of shapes many thought never before possible in kiln-formed glass. Craig calls this “Yoga for Glass”, as it teaches the glass to warm up, bend and stretch. This class is for experienced fused glass artists.

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CRAIG MITCHELL SMITH   FULL

$850 Cattleya Orchid

March 20, 21, 22, 2022    

9-4pm

In this three day class, Craig Mitchell Smith will teach the tips and techniques to master two of his newest Cattleya orchids. Students will create original gallery quality blossoms, in colors of their choosing, utilizing techniques of powder printing using original silk screens, diamond carving and adding texture with their own single-use texture molds. This class is for experienced fused glass artists.

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$850 Iris

March 24, 25, 26,  2022  

9-4pm
During this three day class, Craig Mitchell Smith covers the creation of his new and exciting textured Iris. He will teach how to cut the standard, fall, crest and beard pieces. Craig will also share the making of a silk-screen frame for powder printing. Students will use a sandblaster, diamond saw, drill press, and learn to make texture boards. You will mount your iris on a provided designed stem. This class is for experienced fused glass artists.

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April 6, 2021    11-1pm or 6-8pm

$60  Fused Glass Stringer Plate

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

All skill levels  5"

Learn the "look" of glass weaving

This plate will be fused and slumped    

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March 12, 2022   10am-3pm

$125 Relic Jewelry in Copper and Silver Bearing Solder

Instructor:  Sibling Rivalry

Learn to make "Relic Jewelry" using silver bearing solder and stamps.  The process is fun and mysterious because you never really know what you made until it cools.  The possibilities are endless.  We will teach you how to add this new dimension to your jewelry making using copper, silver bearing solder, stamps and other objects.  The price of the class includes copper, silver bearing solder, stamps, use of torch and all tools needed to complete your one of-a-kind creations.

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Feb 19, 2022  10am-3pm

$125 Intro to Enameling #2

(Includes stencil and sgraffito techniques)

Instructor:  Sibling Rivalry

Enameling on copper is a hot technique! You will learn the basic techniques of applying powdered glass onto copper and see the magic of enamel come alive.  This class will show you how to prepare the copper, apply enamels and torch fire your pieces to create your own wearable art. This class is an introduction to basic enameling and all supplies will be provided. All you need to is just show up with your imagination, a love for color and be ready to have fun. Supplies provided include copper, enamel, Jump rings, necklace and the use of a torch and all tools needed to complete your colorful creations.  Please feel free to bring your own tools that are clearly marked with your name.

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April 8, 2022    10am-4pm

$120  Getting Funky Stained Glass Freeform

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Approximately 8" diameter freeform stained glass with wire. Your choice of colors and design.  Learn to cut glass, copper foil and solder. 

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March 13, 2022  10am-3pm

$125 Introduction to Jewelry Soldering -Spinner Ring

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 rings 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 spinner ring using sterling silver and copper. Materials and tools are included and as time permits you will make

1-2 rings. 

TBA    10am-4pm

$95  Busty Babes OR Birds

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

These Busty Babes and Birds are just plain fun.  You will learn to cut glass, copper foil, solder and design with decorative wire. Many colors and shapes to choose from.

TBA   10am-4pm

$120 Extra Large Stained Glass Leaded Suncatcher

Instructor:  Debbie Malone

Come join in on the fun and learn how to make your own stained glass suncatcher. This is the lead came method. You will learn to cut glass, lead wrap and solder. Many patterns and colors  to choose from.

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Nov 17, 2021   11-1pm or 6-8pm  

Dec 4, 2021    11-1pm or 2-4pm

$35 Fused Glass Christmas Ornaments

Instructor:  Kathy Barnett

All skill levels   6”

Decorate a fun glass Christmas ornament with your choice of colors and components. Many glass cutouts to choose from. Includes glass and firing in kiln.

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