WORKSHOP: Stained Glass Basics IMay 5, 2019, 12:30 PM HST (Updated May 2, 2019, 12:15 PM)
Whimsical shapes, illustrative scenes or divine stories, 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.
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 May 18, 25, June 1, 2, 2019: Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Class fee is $100 and $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 6 adults.
To register call Volcano Art Center at (808) 967-8222 or go online.
Students in the class will complete this 4-session workshop with a finished light-catcher, and the knowledge and experience of the basic skills involved to continue working with stained glass.