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Lampwork Open Studio 2018
Lampwork Open Studio 2018
Tuition as low as $29/session. Single session: $36.00

Intermediate
Monitor: Jillian Doherty
GL8101 (6-9 pm) Thursdays (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 Thursday evenings 6-9pm. Pay a drop-in rate of $46 at the door (cash or check), or purchase sessions online in advance at a discounted rate (single session - $36, two sessions - $65, three sessions - $87). 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
Shaping Lampwork Glass Beads
Tuition $120.00

Materials Fee: $36.00
Intermediate
Dawn Lombard
GL8205 Apr 21, 2018 (10-4:30pm) Saturday (Glass Studio)

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 $36 materials fee will be added to the tuition.
SUNDAY SESSION - May 6  Lampwork Open Studio
SUNDAY SESSION - May 6 Lampwork Open Studio
Tuition $36.00

Intermediate
Monitor: Ellen Morrell
GL8203 10am-1pm and/or 1-4pm Sunday May 6, 2018 (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.) Each Open Studio session is monitored by a lampwork glass artist, and is 3 hours in length. Previously purchased open studio time can be used on this date. 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.
Spring Open House on Saturday, May 19th, Noon-5pm
Spring Open House on Saturday, May 19th, Noon-5pm
Come join us!




SM8201 May 19, 2018 (noon-5pm) Saturday (Campus-wide)

Brookfield Craft Center will host a community open house on their campus located at 286 Whisconier Road in Brookfield, Connecticut. This creative event is free, open to the public and will feature demonstrations conducted by talented faculty artists working in all of the studios.
Intro to Lampwork
Intro to Lampwork
Tuition $100.00

Materials Fee: $30.00
Beginners
Ellen Morrell

GL8204 May 20, 2018 (10-3:30pm) Sunday (Glass Studio)
You can learn to make your own glass beads! This 4-hour beginner workshop provides you with the opportunity to try your hand at lampworking on a propane.oxygen-fueled torch. Learn basic information about safety, the use of the torch and other lampworking equipment, as well as an introduction to basic glass beadmaking techniques. After this short workshop, you should expect to have a handful of your very own decorative beads. Ages 16 and over. We will be working with an open flame so please wear a long sleeved shirt and pull long hair back. A $30 materials fee will be added to the tuition.
SUNDAY SESSION - July 8  Lampwork Open Studio
SUNDAY SESSION - July 8 Lampwork Open Studio
Tuition $36.00

Intermediate
Monitor: Ellen Morrell
GL8301 10am-1pm and/or 1-4pm Sunday July 8, 2018 (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.) Each Open Studio session is monitored by a lampwork glass artist, and is 3 hours in length. Previously purchased open studio time can be used on this date. 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.
SUNDAY SESSION - Sep 16, 2018  Lampwork Open Studio
SUNDAY SESSION - Sep 16, 2018 Lampwork Open Studio
Tuition $36.00

Intermediate
Monitor: Ellen Morrell
GL8302 10am-1pm and/or 1-4pm Sunday Sep 16, 2018 (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.) Each Open Studio session is monitored by a lampwork glass artist, and is 3 hours in length. Previously purchased open studio time can be used on this date. 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.
 
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