Fire Glass Studio Announces Spring Schedule

Fire Glass Studio, the premiere location  for residents in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles area to learn the exciting visual arts process of Glass Art Creation, has released their spring 2014 schedule.

The Studio which opened in 2010 has been enjoying growing success and an ever-increasing fan base of dedicated students as well a usage by local professional and independent artists who use the studio’s professional environment to develop their own artwork.

Fire Glass Studio offers a full array of classes for both kids and adults. Classes are available for beginners, advanced students and those looking to refine their talents into higher levels of Glas Art creation.

The classes tend to fill up quick so be sure and reserve your space today. The studio is offering a companion discount of 10% discount off when you bring a friend.
Prices include complete instruction, access to our complete facility, all materials and tool s required to participate. All you bring is a sense of discovery and an expectation of fun and Fire Glass Studio provides the rest.
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Adult Beginning Glass Fusion
$350 for 6 three-hour classes
Pre-requisite: None
Max # of students: 8
Date: TBD

In this fun and technical workshop you will be introduced to kiln formed glass through a variety of projects- full fusing layers of glass, tack fusing and more. You will learn the basics of how to cut, fuse and slump (shape) glasses, and make beautiful fused glass projects. The objective of this class is a solid foundation on kilnformed glass so that you’ll be able to begin working on your own with these techniques on class consensus. Glass, materials and all necessary tools are provided; just bring your ideas and creativity!
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Adult Beginning Glass Fusion Weekend
Fee: $195 for 2 four-hour classes
Pre-requisite: None
Max # of students: 8
Date: TBD

This workshop Designed for those who wish to cover all the basics of kilnforming in two intensive days.  Learn glass cutting, fusing, slumping, glass compatibility, firing schedules, and more.  When you leave, you’ll know everything you need to know to get started fusing glass.
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Adults Two Day Crackle Weekend
Fee: $175 for 2 three-hour classes
Pre-requisite: None
Max # of students: 8
Date: TBD

Join us for our unique take on the crackle process. We’ll learn the basic crackle process Once you’ve learned the basic crackle process, we’ll focus on taking it to the next level.  You’ll learn:

  • how to crackle with two or more colors, including reactions;
  • how to create crackle layers, with one color surrounding another;
  • and combining crackle with metals.

In addition to discussing firing schedules, we’ll also cover such variations as creating matte finishes and creating both raised and flat crackle surfaces. More crackle in two days than most courses teach in a week! . Familiarity with glass cutting and with basic fusing and slumping techniques is recommended, but not essential. All materials will be provided.
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Pattern Bars Weekend
Fee: $195 for 2 four-hour classes
Pre-requisite: None
Max # of students: 8
Date:  TBD

Learn how to create one-of-a-kind designs by making pattern bars. A pattern bar is a thick bundle of glass that has been fused together to form a solid mass. The size of pattern bars can vary, but most are one or two inches by about an inch and several inches long. When formed, these bars can be cut into slices with a glass saw, lapidary saw, or trim saw and then re-fused to make unique items. In this 2-day workshop everyone will walk away with their own hand-crafted pattern bar . All materials and tools are supplied for this workshop.
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KIDS Glass Fusion Workshop
Fee: $224.00 for 8 one-hour sessions once a week
Age: 6 and up
Pre-requisite: Beginning Fusion
Max # of students: 12
Date: Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00 (Next session to be announced)

Expand your children’s world beyond crayons and markers. Each project will bring a new adventure in creativity and imagination.
Children will make expressive glass art objects including, but not limited to, Tea Light holder, picture frame, wall art , sun catcher and many more. This is about having fun an creating art projects all at the same time!

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Fused Glass Open Studio
Fee: $60.00 per three-hour space
Pre-requisite: Beginning Fusion
Max # participants: 8
Date: Every Wednesday from 10:00am – 1:00pm

For those who want to go beyond what they learned in school, or for those Glass Artists who are looking for a pristine, fully-equipped studio in which to practice their craft, Fire Glass Studio provides “Open-Space” access to our complete studio facilities to make your own glass artwork. The open lab is for completing your projects and be able to work in a self-paced, supportive and creative environment. Teaching staff will assist you with ideas, motivation, suggestion and techniques. The studio will provide you with tools and some limited martial (some frit and stringer) and will fire your projects at no additional cost. Firing is limited to one project per session.
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Kids and Adults Parties

The Fire Glass Studio is a great place to hold your next birthday party, corporate team building event, bridal or baby shower and or private party. Our private Party Room which holds up to 16 people is available. Choose from a variety of craft activities including pottery painting, beading, mosaics, glass fusing, wheel throwing, wax hands or create-a-bear.

Package Includes

  • Use of our whole facility including our large Party Room” for your group
    (8 person minimum and 16 Maximum)
  • A FireGlass Instructor who will guide you and your guests through the basics of Glass Art Fusioning
  • The chance for you and your guests to make their own unique piece of Glass Art including your choice of:
    • Photo Frame
    • Small Dish
    • Glass Hamsa
    • Shabbat Tray
    • Small hanging wall art
    • and more.The use of the studio for 2 hours.
  • All materials and firing time to complete one glass project is included.
  • We do the set-up and clean-up!
  • We provide Party Decorations or will help you with yours.
  • You are welcome to bring in food.
    We have a refrigerator, microwave, and cold/hot water.

Prices vary from $26- $50.00 per person depending on the project selected.
You can extend the party by renting out our Party Room for only $25/hour
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…and so much more

In addition to our regularly scheduled workshops, classes and “Open Studio” space offerings. Fire Glass Studio continues to expands it outreach into the community through several different opportunities for individuals and groups to bring the fun and exciting Visual Art medium of Glass Art to their next big event or to create specialized on-site programs for your business or organization.

Whether you and a few friends are looking for something exciting to try out, someone trying to think of a unique place to have a special event party or a hospital, school or other non-profit who thinks our Glass Arts Education program might be of benefit to those you serve, give us a call and see how Fire Glass Studio can help. Our team is ready to help “design” the perfect program for you and your group.

We specialize in:

  • Birthday Parties
  • Small Group Events
  • Special Occasion Celebrations
  • One day and multi-day workshops at your location
  • Enrichment programs at your school or other venue
  • Customized educational and training programs for special needs groups.

To learn more or to enroll in any of our classes or workshops, click on any of the enroll links above or browse our offerings here.

You can also call us at:  (818)709-1055 or email us at [email protected]