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Classes, Retreats, Get togethers, Etc. -- Upcoming classes, retreats, special events, Get togethers. Please delete your thread when the event is over.

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Old 2010-07-04, 6:59pm
AmyKglass AmyKglass is offline
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Cool Brent Graber aka Mr. Smiley - Portland OR in July 15-18

http://aquilaglassschool.com/new_classes.htm

Class 1 - July 15 & 16 (9am-5pm)
~Off Mandrel Basics with Hearts & Implosions

In this 16 hour class, we will be covering off mandrel basics, using borosilicate glass.
Students will learn flame settings, cold seals, gathers, loops, heat control, flame atmosphere, annealing, setting up color layers and striking colors.
Students will use heat and gravity to shape their pieces. We will focus on how to read the heat base in the glass, so we are anticipating its movement and not just reacting to it.
We will practice making loops for your pendants, drilling with hot tungsten, making a layered boro twisty, encasing with boro, adding dots, reaming a big hole in boro using peter tweezers and Handy Andys, raking boro using a clear stringer, making a Maria, adding a drip to the bottom of a pendant, layering colors, simple implosions and boro hearts.

Prerequisite: Intro to beadmaking or intro to boro or torchworking for fusers or equivalent experience.
Cost: $395
$100 non-refundable deposit due
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Class 2 - July 17 & 18 (9am-5pm)
~Boro Fishie Fish Class

In this 16 hour class, we will be covering fish using borosilicate glass.
These fish are so much fun to make and you will learn so many different techniques. You will learn a lot about sculpting with glass, like how to use textured mashers to put lines in the fins. We will cover proper seals when attaching glass on glass. We will make eye cane and nip it for fantastic fish eyes. We'll cover several different canes for fins and gathers for bodies. This class is sure to push your work into new and exciting directions!

Prerequisite: Intro to beadmaking or intro to boro or torchworking for fusers or equivalent experience.
Cost: $395
$100 non-refundable deposit due

Both of these classes are being held at:

Aquila Glass School
1628 N Columbia Blvd, Unit A
Portland, OR 97217
503-240-9449
info@aquilaglassschool.com


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