Stained Glass Basics I – CANCELED

May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Volcano Art Center Niaulani Campus
19-4074 Old Volcano Road
Volcano, HI 96785
$100/$90 for VAC members plus a $15 supply fee

Beginner iiwi 2Stained Glass Basics I 

Whimsical shapes, illustrative scenes or divine stories, stained glass has re-created the light in our lives for centuries. Stained glass artisans use both glass color and texture to produce light forms and patterns creating mood and character in small and large spaces. Want to know more? Then this four-session stained glass workshop will shed some light on the process of stained glass.

Now you can try your hand at making stained glass art in this workshop for beginners. All of the basic techniques will be covered, from glass cutting, foiling, soldering, and completing with patina and polishing compound. Glass artist Lois Pollock will share her expertise and knowledge, teaching students the skills involved in working safely with stained glass, and creating a beautiful, sturdy piece of art.

“Stained Glass Basics I” will be held at Volcano Art Center on May 19, 20, 26 & 27 2018: Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 12pm. Class fee is $100/$90 for VAC members plus a $15 supply fee. Attendees are asked to wear long pants, snug fitting gloves, covered shoes and safety glasses. Advance registration is required and this workshop will be limited to 6 adults.

IMG_0656You will complete this 4-session workshop with a finished light-catcher, and the knowledge and experience of the basic skills involved to continue working with stained glass.

“Stained Glass Basics II” will be offered on June 2, 3, 9 & 10, 2018: Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 12pm. This class will cover pattern design, allowing students to work on their own design as a second project upon successful completion of “Stained Glass Basics I.” Class fee is $100/$90 VAC members plus a $30 supply fee. Students should bring a stained glass design for review to the first class, no larger than 12” x12”. Anyone with prior copper foil stained glass experience is welcome to enroll.

Students may enroll in both “Stained Glass Basics I & II” at the same time.

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