|PRIZM is offering fused glass class|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 26 December 2013 10:47|
PRIZM Creative Community is offering a workshop to explore new and innovative ways of creating glass using warm techniques, often referred to as “fused glass.” The class will be held Jan. 9 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the studio of Ellen Rubin 8751 Big Cypress Cr., in Sylvania.
Cost will be $25 for PRIZM members or $35 for guests. Up to 30 participants can be accommodated with small groups overseen by instructional helpers.
Participants will learn many different warm glass techniques from one of the most accomplished glass artists in the area. Ellen Rubin has an education degree in Art Therapy, and a master’s degree in art education & glass, with many years of instruction at The Toledo Museum of Art. Her studio contains many different pieces of equipment geared to help the artist accomplish various techniques in their projects.
This four-hour comprehensive class developed especially for PRIZM is geared toward both experienced and new artists.
The first 45 minutes will be demonstrations using different glass materials such as liquid and solid glass, dichroic slide, powered, frit, rock salt, rods, noodles, stringers, etc. and becoming acquainted with various machines for processing the glass.
Participants can bring dinner or have it delivered and eat while they watch the demonstrations.
After the demos, the design library will be introduced where participants can search for design inspiration for their project or can bring their own desigs and begin working on the projects of their choice.
The fee includes making make a ring dish or small bowl, ornaments, small wall hanging, necklace with matching earrings, magnets, jewelry pins or pen casings. Other larger projects are also available for a small additional fee.
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