Open Studio Workshops

Open Studio

Open studio is the time we open our studio for people to come and play with us. You can schedule a suncatcher workshop, a dichroic pendant workshop, pictures in glass, wind chimes or fused glass coasters and more.
Open Studio hours are:
Thursday's 1pm – 4pm
and
Saturday's 1pm – 4pm
Reservations Required

Suncatcher Workshop

Beginners Workshop $18.00

Explore your creative side and join us in one of our suncatcher workshops and create a one-of-a-kind piece of fused glass art, using multiple pieces of colored glass, glass frit and strings of glass.
This workshop includes all materials.

Dichroic Pendant Workshop

Beginners Workshop $49.00

Come and explore the magic of dichroic glass and create your own one-of-a-kind dichroic pendants. Students will create 3 medium-sized or 5 small pendants.
This workshop includes all materials.

Pictures in Glass Workshop

Beginners Workshop $30.00 and Up

Use glass as your canvas and create a picture in glass using multiple pieces of colored glass on a clear glass base.
This workshop includes all materials.

Wind Chime Workshop

Beginners Workshop $36.00 and Up

Create a bright and colorful design on a piece of glass to be fused in our kiln and strung into a wind chime.
This workshop includes all materials.

Fused Glass Coaster Workshop

Beginners Workshop $50.00

Create your own unique set of fused glass coaster using mosaic cutters to cut up pieces of colored glass and arranging them on a piece of clear glass, then adding stringers of glass and frit to create your one-of-a-kind design.
This workshop includes all materials.

Fused Glass Plate Workshop

Beginners Workshop $49.00 and Up

Create a beautiful and functional art piece by layering colorful pieces of glass on a clear base to be fired and slumped into a plate.
This workshop includes all materials.

Parties and Groups

Beginners Workshop $15.00 & Up Per Person

Come and have your party at Summers Glass.
- Birthday Parties - Ladies Night Out - Family Reunions - Home School Groups - And More

Classes

Fusing Fundamentals

Beginners Workshop $135.00 plus $50.00 materials

Fri. May 1st * 5:30pm – 8:30pm, Sat. May 2nd * 10am – 4pm & Sun. May 3rd * 10am – 4pm * 3 consecutive classes
Learn the fundamental of fusing. Students will learn about firing schedules, glass preparation, compatibility, slumping, painting with light, stringers manipulation and more. Students will learn to use a large kiln and a rapid fire kiln. Students will make several projects. No children under 12 please.

Beginning Stained Glass Boot Camp

Beginners Class $135.00

Sat. April 18th, 2020 * 10am – 4pm & Sun. April 19th, 2020 * 10am – 3pm
This is the perfect class to get your feet wet with stained glass or if you cannot commit to a 6 week class. This class is a simplified and accelerated version of our 6 week class. This course will cover pattern choice, glass cutting, grinding, fitting, foiling, soldering and finishing. Class fees include: pattern, tool use for this project, foil, solder, patina, flux and lead. Glass is not included in the class fee. Students must choose pattern and glass prior to the class. Allow about an hour for this.

Stained Glass

Beginners Workshop $135.00 plus materials

Sat. May 9th – June 13th, 2020 * 10am – 12:30pm * Six classes (once a week)
In this class students will create a stained glass window approximately 9” x 14” using the copper-foil method. Students will learn cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering, and finishing. Students will be required to purchase or provide some tools and materials for this class. Ask for materials and tools list. No children under 12 please.

Glass Cutting

Beginners Workshop $30.00

Sat. May 16th, 2020 * 10am – 12:30pm
Whether students are new to glass, or an old hand and want to improve their skills, this class is for you. This class will teach students how to cut glass. Especially good for fusing & mosaic students who want to enhance their glass experience.

Mosaic Madness

Beginners Workshop $49.00

Thurs. Feb. 27th – March 12th, 2020 * 10am – 12:30pm * 3 classes (once a week)
Create a one-of-a-kind piece of Mosaic Art on a 12” square piece of wood. Students can use glass, mirror, glass nuggets, china, shells, and any oddities for their project. Glue, grout and a 12” square piece of wood will be provided for this class. No glass is provided.

Stained Glass Garden Art

69.00

Sat. March 21st – April 4th, 2020 * 10am – 12:30pm
Take your scrap glass and create a beautiful garden art piece. We will supply the copper pipe. The student must supply: scrap glass, glass nuggets, foil and solder.

Wire 101

Beginners Workshop $29.00 plus materials

Sat. Feb. 15th, 2020 * 2pm – 4pm
Learn the basics of working with wire. Learn how to create your own earrings , bracelets, and necklaces with wire loops. No materials are supplied for this class and students will need to bring their own tools.

Contemporary Copper

Intermediate Workshop $49.00 plus materials

Sat. Feb. 29th, 2020 * 2pm – 5pm
Learn how to manipulate copper wire into different shapes, how to hammer and oxidize your wire. Then finish into a necklace or bracelet. No materials are supplied for this class and students will need to bring their own tools.