Fall 2019 Class Schedule
$50 deposit required to register. Deposits are refundable for store credit up to a week before the class starts and are non-refundable a week before the start of class. Please wear closed-toe shoes.
There is a minimum of three students per class; classes may be cancelled for insufficient enrollment. Call (843) 769-7299 for information or to register.
Additionally, note that many of our classes require students to stand for long periods of time. Please take this into consideration when registering for a class. We will do our best to make accommodations, but require prior notification. Thank you.
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Special Studio Time Projects
Blue Heron Glass is offering the following workshops as a fun introduction to kiln-worked glass. Studio time is available Tuesdays and Wednesdays by appointment. Please call ahead to assure space and materials. We occasionally also offer studio time on Fridays. This must be scheduled in advance. The price for each project includes all required glass, space to work, gentle monitoring, and kiln time. Suitable gift boxes are available for an additional charge.
Catch anything dish $ 10
Diamond Suncatcher (Make two) $30
5 x 7 Suncatcher (Holes pre-drilled) $50
Small Plate ( 5 x 5) $30
Nite Light ( includes hardware and bulb) $30
Large Plate (8 x 8 or 6 x 12) $75
Pendants ( 10 x 10 shelf ) $50
Panel with Heads and Tails Border $60
This project incorporates a 4 x 5 fused center section surrounded by a 1 1/4 inch border of Youghiogheny glass, attached with the copper foil method. As such it requires two sessions to complete.
All projects are completed with the ‘fused’ glass process and you will not be able to take the finished piece home the day of construction.
Feel free to mix and match projects..
Beginning Fusing and Slumping ($225)
*6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, October 2, 9, and 16
This fun and informative class provides a general overview of fusing techniques, pitfalls, and procedures. Students will create an 8-inch square dish and a 12-inch round bowl in this three-week class. Tuition of $225 includes all materials, a text book, and kiln time.
Beginning Stained Glass ($150)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Thursdays, October 3, 10, and 17
A great way to experience stained glass! Construct a copper foil panel with patterns and glass supplied. Over the course of three weeks, you will cut glass from a pattern and solder the finished product. All patterns, materials and use of tools are included. Class meets two hours each week for three weeks. Tuition of $150 includes all materials.
Spider Web in Copper Foil ($150)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Fridays, September 20, 27, and October 4
Build a colorful web using the copper foil technique of stained glass construction. The basic pattern uses lots of straight lines, so this class is perfect for the beginner with no glass cutting experience. Tuition of $150 includes all materials and use of necessary tools.
Hanging Harvest Pumpkin ($100)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Tuesdays, October 8 and 15
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Fridays, October 18 and 25
Build and decorate a harvest pumpkin using the copper foil technique of stained glass construction. Basic shapes are supplied pre-cut so this workshop is perfect for the beginner with no glass cutting experience. Tuition of $100 includes all materials and use of necessary tools.
Sugar Skull ($125)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, October 16
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Saturday, October 26
Create your very own fused glass Day of the Dead “Sugar Skull” fused glass wall hanging from the materials provided. Tuition of $125 includes all glass and kiln time to complete your unique holiday memento.
Beginning Lead ($250)
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Tuesdays, October 22, 29, November 5, and 12
Build a a 36×12 inch panel with the lead came method of construction to the pattern supplied. Tuition of $250 includes a $35 glass allowance. All other materials and use of necessary tools are included. Class meets two hours each week for four weeks. This project may require extra time to complete, depending on the student’s pace and experience. Work can be done at home or studio time can be purchased at $20/hour to work in the shop.
Intermediate Stained Glass: Copper Foil II –
Lowcountry Lighthouses / Garden Creatures ($200)
***Beginning Stained Glass or previous glass experience is required for this course.
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesdays, October 23, 30, November 6, and 13
Students in this four week class will create a wonderful copper-foil panel of one of the Lowcountry’s beautiful lighthouses: Morris Island, Sullivan’s Island, or Hunting Island or a visitor to our Lowcountry gardens. Utilizing all the skills they learned in the Beginning Stained Glass class, this project incorporates a wide variety of cuts and is of a moderate level of difficulty.
Tuition of $200 includes a $35 glass allowance. Please allow time before the first session to make your glass selection. This is NOT a beginning stained glass class, previous experience in glass cutting and copper foil construction is required. This project may require extra time to complete, depending on the student’s pace and experience. Work can be done at home or studio time can be purchased to work in the shop.
Mosaic Christmas Tree Workshop ($100)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Tuesdays, November 19 and 26
Learn the techniques form making glass-on-glass mosaics from a provided Christmas tree pattern and pre-cut glass parts. Class is two hours each week for two weeks. Tuition of $100 includes all materials.
Studio Time is offered by appointment only.
Cost is $20 per hour, which includes use of shop space and tools. Please buy or bring your own glass and supplies. Studio space is not always available and is NOT a substitution for class instruction.
Please call 769-7299 for an appointment.
Please be courteous and turn your cell phones off during the class. This is a time to relax, have fun and get away from the pressures of daily life!
Call us today to register for classes! 843-769-7299