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Lampwork Open Studio 2015
Tuition as low as $24/session. Single session: $30.00

Intermediate
Monitor: Dawn Lombard
GL5110 (6-9 pm) Wednesdays (Glass Studio)

Current or recent lampwork students of Brookfield Craft Center are welcome to purchase torch time by joining the Open Studio Program in the Glass Studio. Current BCC members are also eligible to participate if they possess basic torch skills. (Not a Member? Click here to learn more or sign up.) BCC lampwork glass students and local skilled artists can purchase studio time to use BCC's oxy/propane Nortel Minor Bench Burners and annealing kilns to work independently on projects. Open Studio sessions are monitored by a lampwork glass artist, are 3 hours in length, and are held Wednesday evenings 6-9pm. Pay a drop-in rate of $40 at the door (cash or check), or purchase sessions online in advance at a discounted rate (single session - $30, two sessions - $54, three sessions - $72). Sessions must be used within 12 weeks of purchase. Periodically, sessions may be dropped due to schedule conflicts. Participants will be notified with as much advanced notice as possible. A limited supply of effetre glass will be available to purchase from the studio at $2/rod. No refunds or credits will be offered for unused Open Studio sessions.
Shaping Lampwork Glass Beads
Tuition $120.00

Materials Fee: $25.00
Intermediate
Dawn Lombard
GL5109 March 28, 2015 (10am-4:30pm) Saturday (Glass Studio)
Registration will close one week prior to the date of the first class. Register early to reserve your space!

Move beyond the classic round glass bead with this shaping class. In just a few hours, you will learn how to correctly place your glass on a mandrel to get a great footprint, how to expand the size of your bead, and how to use a marver to shape molten glass. We will review and practive three exciting shapes: a tube or pencil bead, a soft bi-cone or football bead, and the mighty "volcano" bead. Ages 16 and up. A $25 materials fee will be added to the tuition.
Youth Lampwork Worlds Of Color and Magic Week 1 afternoon session
Tuition $265 before June 1; $295.00

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Youth
Maureen Henriques
YP5303 Jul 13-17 2015 (9am-12pm) Mon-Fri (Glass Studio)

Registration will close two weeks prior to the date of the first class.

Early Bird Discount expires June 1 and will be applied automatically when you checkout. Register early! Discover and create worlds of color and magic with glass! Glass flowers, animals, bugs and dots are just a few creations you will have the chance to create in our Lampwork class. Students begin by learning a quick overview of how glass is shaped in the torch, manipulated with certain tools and gravity to create one-of-a-kind beads. Using bead presses to create simple shapes, students will then use pre-pulled stringers to create unique designs. Each class will have a specific theme, with two or three different designs for each student to choose from. Themes include: Flowers -- Jungle Animals -- Aliens and Minions -- Bugs, Frogs and Lizards -- Lions, Tigers and Bears -- Ocean Creatures -- Barnyard Animals -- Dots, Stripes, and Swirls. Students will be able to pick their handcrafted beads up the next day.
Youth Lampwork Worlds Of Color and Magic Week 2 afternoon session
Tuition $265 before June 1; $295.00

REGISTRATION OPENING SOON

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Youth
Maureen Henriques
YP5304 Jul 20-24 2015 (9am-12pm) Mon-Fri (Glass Studio)

Registration will close two weeks prior to the date of the first class.

Early Bird Discount expires June 1 and will be applied automatically when you checkout. Register early! Discover and create worlds of color and magic with glass! Glass flowers, animals, bugs and dots are just a few creations you will have the chance to create in our Lampwork class. Students begin by learning a quick overview of how glass is shaped in the torch, manipulated with certain tools and gravity to create one-of-a-kind beads. Using bead presses to create simple shapes, students will then use pre-pulled stringers to create unique designs. Each class will have a specific theme, with two or three different designs for each student to choose from. Themes include: Flowers -- Jungle Animals -- Aliens and Minions -- Bugs, Frogs and Lizards -- Lions, Tigers and Bears -- Ocean Creatures -- Barnyard Animals -- Dots, Stripes, and Swirls. Students will be able to pick their handcrafted beads up the next day.
 
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