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WORKSHOP: Stained Glass Basics I

November 3, 2018, 9:30 AM HST (Updated October 25, 2018, 10:21 AM)
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Stained glass has re-created the light in our lives for centuries. Stained glass artisans use both glass color and texture to produce light forms and patterns creating mood and character in small and large spaces. Want to know more? Then this four-session stained glass workshop will shed some light on the process of stained glass.

Volcano Arts Center will be holding stained glass classes. Courtesy photo.

Now you can try your hand at making stained glass art in this workshop for beginners. All of the basic
techniques will be covered, from glass cutting, foiling, soldering, and completing with patina and polishing compound. Glass artist Lois Pollock will share her expertise and knowledge, teaching students the skills involved in working safely with stained glass, and creating a beautiful, sturdy piece of art.

“Stained Glass Basics I” will be held at Volcano Art Center on Nov. 10, 11, 17 and 18, 2018, Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to noon. Class fee is $100/$90 for VAC members plus a $15 supply fee. Attendees are asked to wear long pants, snug fitting gloves, covered shoes and safety glasses. Advance registration is required and this workshop will be limited to six adults. To register call Volcano Art Center at (808) 967-8222 or visit online.

Students will complete this four-session workshop with a finished light-catcher, and the knowledge and experience of the basic skills involved to continue working with stained glass.

The Volcano Art Center is a nonprofit educational organization created in 1974 to promote, develop, and perpetuate the artistic and cultural heritage of Hawai‘i’s people and environment through activities in the visual, literary and performing arts.

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