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 I in a Mini Kiln

Beginners Workshop $69.00 plus $20.00 materials

Sat. July 20th, 2019 at 9:30am – 1pm
This class is designed to instruct you on the fundamental principles of fusing in a rapid-fire kiln. Students will make several pieces in this class. They will play with dichroic glass, layer colored glass and learn how to tact fuse a suncatcher.

Fusing II

Beginners Workshop $130.00 plus $50.00 materials

Sat. Nov. 2nd – Nov. 16th, 2019 at 10am – 1pm
Come learn the art of fusing in a large kiln. Students will learn about firing schedules, glass preparation, compatibility, slumping, painting with light, stringers manipulation and more. Students will make several projects. In this class students will create a small plate, a pocket vase, a suncatcher, some small pendants and work with silver foils, copper and glass paint.

Stained Glass

Beginners Workshop $120.00 plus materials

Sat. Sept. 14th – Oct. 19th , 2019 at 10am – 12:30pm
Learn the art of Stained Glass in our 6 week class. Create a beautiful stained glass window approximately 9” x 14” using the copper-foil method. You 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. Sept. 21st , 2019 at 10am – 12:30pm
Whether you are new to glass, or an old hand and want to improve your skills this is the class for you. This class will teach you how to cut glass. Especially good for fusing & mosaic students who want to enhance their glass experience.

Intermediate Stained Glass

Intermediate Class $99.00

Coming this Fall * Call or E-Mail: info@summersglass.com to be put on the waiting list
Take your stained glass skills to the next level. Learn how to design your own panel to an exact size, how to add copper wire, glass nuggets and bevels. Bring in a pattern you would like to make or we can help you design one, maximum size 24” x 24”. Bring your own tools. No materials are supplied for this class. Maximum class size 6 people.

Mosaic Madness

Beginners Workshop $49.00

Thurs. Sept. 19th – Oct. 3rd , 2019 at 10am – 12:30pm
Create a one-of-a-kind piece of Mosaic Art. Students will create a piece of mosaic art on a 12” square piece of wood using glass, mirror, glass nuggets, china, shells, and any oddities. For their project the wood, glue, grout and some scrap glass will be provided. Students will need to purchase or supply glass for their project.

Wire 101

Beginners Workshop $29.00

Sat. June 29th , 2019 at 10am – 12:30pm
Learn how to work with wire and about different types and gauges of wire and tools. Students will learn how to create loops to connect beads. Each student will create a bracelet in this class. They will need to purchase or supply wire and some beads for this class.

Contemporary Copper Necklace

Intermediate Workshop $49.00

Sat. July 13th , 2019 at 10am – 1pm
Create a one-of-a-kind contemporary copper necklace using hand forged pieces of copper and beads. Learn the techniques for creating different designs in copper with pliers and hammers. How to oxidize the metal and create your pieces into a one-of-a-kind necklace. It is best to have some previous wire experience or to take Wire 101 first. Students will need to purchase or supply wire and beads for this class.