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Warm Glass Gallery and Studio

The Carolina's premier location for glass fusing workshops and supplies.

Alcohol Inks on Glass

Saturday, July 6, 2019
Instructor: Brad Walker

No experience required.   A hands-on, fun-filled workshop that will show you how to use colorful, inexpensive alcohol inks on float glass.  We'll learn the basics by working with several flat panels, then explore using alcohol inks on jewelry and on ready-to-hang ornaments.

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Murrini Making with the Vitrigraph Kiln

Saturday, July 13 to Sunday, July 14, 2019
Instructor: Brad Walker

Ever wanted to make murrini, but didn't have access to a glory hole or a beadmaking torch? Well, here's your chance to learn to use the vitrigraph kiln to create cane and murrini that can easily be incorporated in your fused pieces. No prerequisites or special skills required, just a desire to manipulate hot glass as it flows from the vitrigraph kiln.

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The Glass Table Top (and/or Bird Bath or Sink)

Saturday, July 20 to Sunday, July 21, plus one more day!

Instructors: Brad Walker and Jody Danner Walker

Everything you need to know to make your own unique glass table top, bird bath, or sink. We'll discuss basic design concepts and several approaches to making thicker pieces.  Students will create two smaller designs to test their ideas, then construct and assemble a larger 16" to 18" square or circle, 1/2" to 3/4" thick table top using what you learned.   Pieces will be fired in our kilns, then you'll return for a third day of your choosing for one-on-one instruction on coldworking your piece so that it's ready to show off and use.   The cost of the class includes a base for the table top OR slumping for the sink or bird bath.

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Glass Casting and Pate de Verre

Thursday, July 25 to Sunday, July 28, 2019
Instructors: Jody Danner Walker and Brad Walker

A comprehensive exploration of methods for casting glass, from simple open faced castings to more elaborate techniques such as lost wax casting and casting with rubber molds.

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The Fused Glass Box

Friday, August 2 to Sunday, August 4, 2019
Instructor: Brad Walker

Learn to make distinctive fused glass boxes in a variety of shapes and sizes. We'll cover both basic rectangular boxes and more complex shapes like circles and ovals.

By the end of the course you'll have made at least three boxes using two different methods, and including one custom shape of your own design.  You'll learn to make lids for your boxes using two different approaches.  And you'll leave with boxes, lids, instructions, and firing schedules for making even more.

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Drop Formed Bowls and Vases

Thursday, August 8 to Sunday, August 11, 2019
Instructor: Brad Walker

Curious about drop formed bowls and vases?  We'll cover all the basics, from creating the blank, to watching the drop, to coldworking, and more.  You'll learn how to drop both wider-rimmed bowls and narrow-rimmed vases.

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Flow Bowls

Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18, 2019
Instructor: Brad Walker

*** New ***  Learn to arrange glass pieces and strips so that they flow together in the heat of the kiln to create unique bowls and platter designs.  We'll start with basic arrangements, then move on to more complicated designs.  You'll learn how to fire, how to get the pieces ready for slumping, and how to create the finished piece.  Techniques for creating both round and square pieces will be covered.

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Intensive Introduction to Fusing and Slumping

Thursday, August 22 to Sunday, August 25, 2019

Instructor: Brad Walker

Whether you're a beginner or just in need to taking your fused glass hobby to the next level, this is the workshop for you!  We'll spend four days covering everything from the basics to a host of intermediate techniques.  And you'll leave with everything you need to design, fire, and finish fused glass projects.

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Master's Workshop

Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15, 2019
Instructor: Jody Danner Walker

By invitation only.

Three days Price: $250
10:00 to 4:30 first two days, 10:00 to 3:00 last day

Registration Information

Click here to download the registration form (this is a pdf file).

All materials included for all classes. Sign up with a friend and save 10%. Or sign up for two or more classes at one time and save 10%.

Registration must be made prior to the start of all courses. A deposit of one half the course tuition must be paid at the time of registration, with the balance due thirty days prior to the beginning of the course. No space can be held without payment, and spaces will be held on a first-come, first-saved basis.

Once registered, you will receive a written confirmation. You will also be notified of tools required for the course and given any other relevant information. Please notify us if you do not hear from us by one week prior to the class.

Registration may be made by email, by fax, or by regular mail. To register by email, simply contact us by clicking on the "Contact us" link at the bottom right of the page. We'll get back to you to confirm a spot in the class and to pass on information about how to make your tuition payment or deposit. If you prefer to register by fax, or regular mail, please use our official registration form.

Click here to download the registration form (this is a pdf file).

Cancellation policy: A full refund, less a $25 processing fee, will be made if you cancel more than 30 days prior to the course. If you cancel less than 30 days prior to the course, a refund (less processing fee) will be made ONLY if we are able to fill your space. On the rare occasion that we need to cancel a course, we will refund all fees paid. We will make every attempt to notify you of cancellation more than one week prior to the course.

Please contact us if you have questions or would like more information about our classes.

Phone: (336) 712 8003           Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.             Directions: 2575 Old Glory Road, Suite 700, Clemmons, NC 27012