NEW DAY CLASSES - EVERY WEDNESDAY

Mosaic Fusing with Norma Jean  
One of the best aspects of fusing is the ability to use all small scrap glass and even reincorporate projects that did not meet expectations.  
This will be a fun class, making a mosaic style plate and learning to make small glass dots and cabochons for accents. 
The size of plate is approximately 8 inches square.  
Please email a sketch a few days prior to class of your ideas.
  
Date: Wednesday May 22 and 29. 10:30 to 1:30 pm  
No experience necessary 
All materials provided 
Cost: $65 plus tax 

Open Studio with Norma Jean 
This is the opportunity to either make the project you always wanted but thought might be beyond your skill set or to build on skills you already have but would like to improve. 
This will be an open studio environment with people able to use studio tools and be able to ask questions and receive some help.  
This is an ongoing event with the benefit of being able to drop in  and participate as your timetable permits. 
 
Time: Wednesday afternoons from 2-5.   
Starting May 22 
Cost: $25 plus tax 
Participants will be expected to supply or buy their own supplies
 

 

The Art Glass Learning Center 

Kona Stained Glass has a dedicated work space available to the public that has twelve separate work stations. Each work station has a full range of tools and equipment. There is storage space available at the station so projects can stay in the studio. Your welcome to return during regular office hours to continue your project for either catch up time or advancement

 


2019 - Introduction to Stained Glass Art

These beginner introduction courses are held one night per week for 6 weeks. Most will require the 6 nights to complete. If less time is required, other options are available to fill your time. Participants should be skilled and confident in using hand tools or similar such devices. During these classes you'll be required to hold glass, handle it and cut it. Patience is required in order to execute a suitable finished product 

These classes are ongoing with students working on either lead, copper foil or fusing. You may find it enjoyable and inspirational to see others working on a similar or different glass art style       

All Materials required and Equipment needed is included in the course fee 

 

Starts: Thursday May 23rd


 

The Lead Project - A leaded art glass panel about 12" x 16". It consists of approximately 36 individual pieces, 16 which you cut and shape yourself plus 20 beveled glass pieces that are already cut to size

Lead Wrapping - With this art method your glass selection is cut as close as possible to the required size and then using a glass grinder, ground to shape. Each piece of glass is then inserted into channels of lead. Zinc border is placed around the outer edges and the project is then soldered together at the joints with solder and a soldering iron. Putty is added to the gaps between the glass and lead. Chemicals can be added to change the color of the lead. Your final piece is solid, secure and weather resistant

 


                                                      

Lead Wrapping Class - Starts Thursday May 23rd

6:30 to 9:30 pm 

6 Thursday nights in total

Cost: $250 plus tax 

Please register in advance by phone or email with payment to hold your spot. We accept Visa, MasterCard or Interac e-Transfer® 

These classes are ongoing with students working on either lead, copper foil or fusing. You may find it enjoyable and inspirational to see others working on a similar or different glass art style. 

 

 

Registration: ph: 604 877-1332 email: info@konaglasslessons.com

Returning artists. If you've previously taken a course with Kona you can join in at anytime to do a project of your choice for $40 per night or sign up for a complete course and save 10%.


Copper Foiling - With this art glass technique glass is cut and shaped to an exact size using glass cutters, specialized tools and glass grinders. Pieces are then cleaned and then an adhesive backed copper foil tape is evenly wrapped around the edge of each piece. The pieces are then then laid flat and arranged to pattern size. Solder is then applied with a soldering gun to all joints and all exposed edges, front and back. Chemicals can be applied to the solder lines changing the silver color to black or copper

 The Copper Foil Project - Your Copper Foil panel is 12" x 16" and consists of 21 +/- pieces all of which you cut and shape yourself. Students will learn how to cut glass,  fabricate, solder and patina. There is 28 plus different designs to choose from or it is possible to bring your own design keeping in mind that the design should stay within your skill level. There will be individual discussion on design and colour choice. 

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Copper Foiling Class- Starts Thursday  May 23rd

6:30 to 9:30 pm 

6 Thursday nights in total

Cost: $260 plus tax

Please register in advance by phone or email with payment to hold your spot. We accept Visa, MasterCard or Interac e-Transfer® 

These classes are ongoing with students working on either lead, copper foil or fusing. You may find it enjoyable and inspirational to see others working on a similar or different glass art style. 

 

Registration: ph: 604 877-1332 email: info@konaglasslessons.com

Returning artists. If you've previously taken a course with Kona you can join in at anytime to do a project of your choice for $40 per night or sign up for a complete course and save 10%.