Fused Glass Watercolor Bowl
Jun
10
10:00 am10:00

Fused Glass Watercolor Bowl

Love the washy colors of watercolors?  Want to learn how to create them in glass? Then, this is the workshop for you!  Dilution techniques can...........

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An Evening In Pottery
Jun
16
7:00 pm19:00

An Evening In Pottery

Ever wanted to play with clay, but don't want to commit to a bunch of classes?  This fun evening class is just for you! Designed to introduce a basic understanding........

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Fused Glass Raking
Jun
24
Jun 25

Fused Glass Raking

Raking, also known as combing glass, is the process of pulling a tool through molten glass to create wonderful motion and swirling patterns. Create a one of a kind glass piece..........

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An Evening In Pottery
Jul
21
10:00 pm22:00

An Evening In Pottery

Ever wanted to play with clay, but don't want to commit to a bunch of classes?  This fun evening class is just for you! Designed to introduce a basic understanding.........

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Polishing & Finishing
Jul
30
11:00 am11:00

Polishing & Finishing

Finish your handmade jewelry like a pro with the techniques taught in this one day workshop. Learn how to texture "by hand" and "by machine", experimenting............ 

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An Evening in Pottery
Aug
18
7:00 pm19:00

An Evening in Pottery

Ever wanted to play with clay, but don't want to commit to a bunch of classes?This fun evening class is just for you! Designed to introduce a basic understanding.......

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An Evening in Pottery
May
19
7:00 pm19:00

An Evening in Pottery

Ever wanted to play with clay, but don't want to commit to a bunch of classes?  This fun evening class is just for you! Designed to introduce a basic understanding........

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Travel Journals!
May
18
10:00 am10:00

Travel Journals!

You'll be inspired to travel in order to add memories to a beautiful journal!  This workshop will teach easy and fun techniques to transform.........

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Polishing & Finishing
Mar
26
11:00 am11:00

Polishing & Finishing

CGD Instructor:  Mike Geldon

Finish your handmade jewelry like a pro with the techniques taught in this one day workshop.  Learn how to texture "by hand" and "by machine", experimenting with numerous flex-shaft attachments, wheel polishers, and sanding sticks.  Basic oxidation techniques will also be discussed.  This is a great opportunity to bring in projects for guidance on how to obtain the finished desired look.  Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced.

 

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An Evening in Pottery
Mar
17
7:00 pm19:00

An Evening in Pottery

CGD Instructor:  Barrie Curtsinger

Ever wanted to play with clay, but don't want to commit to a bunch of classes? This fun evening class is just for you! Designed to introduce a basic understanding of handbuilding techniques, you'll learn to form, texture, and add color to create a clay project.  It's an experience you'll want to repeat!  Materials and tools used in the workshop will be provided and be sure to dress in comfortable clothes which can get dirty.  Bring a bring a beverage of your choice. 

 

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Introduction to Leatherworking
Mar
10
6:30 pm18:30

Introduction to Leatherworking

CGD Instructor:  Chad Ickert

This workshop covers the basics of leatherworking while creating and designing leather goods, such as wallets, purses, dog collars, teddy bears, etc….. Learn how to hand stitch, cut and manipulate leather with punch holes, apply rivets, grommets, and snaps.  More advanced skill levels can learn how to use a leather sewing machine.  Tips and techniques will be shared for completing your choice of project with a very polished look.  All levels are welcome.

 

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Fused Glass Kiln Carving
Mar
4
1:00 pm13:00

Fused Glass Kiln Carving

CGD Instructor:  Diana Morrison

Learn the technique of kiln carving, also known as glass embossing, in this afternoon workshop.  Various sizes of fiber are cut to construct and create detailed designs, which once fired will make deep carved shapes in fused glass. Tools needed during the workshop will be provided; all skill levels are welcome.

 

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Metal Clay Rings & Things
Feb
25
10:00 am10:00

Metal Clay Rings & Things

CGD Instructor:  Charlotte Edwards

Create a stunning fine silver ring featuring a large 8mm cubic zirconium in a contemporary setting.  You'll learn to easily make a hollow form in which to set a stone, as well as choose a surface design for a creation uniquely yours.  Bring your metal clay tools and an agate burnisher.  Intermediate/advanced skill level required.  

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Introduction to Stained Glass
Feb
19
10:00 am10:00

Introduction to Stained Glass

CGD Instructor:  Diane Flynn

Interested in learning more about the ancient art of stained glass?   Students will gain an understanding of arranging and designing an 8-inch stained glass circular window, using copper foil soldering with a lead frame.  Tools needed during the workshop will be provided; all skill levels welcome.  

 

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An Evening In Pottery
Feb
17
7:00 pm19:00

An Evening In Pottery

CGD Instructor:  Barrie Curtsinger

Ever wanted to play with clay, but don't want to commit to a bunch of classes? This fun evening class is just for you! Designed to introduce a basic understanding of handbuilding techniques, you'll learn to form, texture, and add color to create a clay project.  It's an experience you'll want to repeat!  Materials and tools used in the workshop will be provided and be sure to dress in comfortable clothes which can get dirty.  Bring a bring a beverage of your choice. 

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Tools, Tools, Tools!
Feb
12
10:00 am10:00

Tools, Tools, Tools!

CGD Instructor:  Marilyn O'Hara

Envious of those who have made their tools their own??  This one day workshop will focus on making several tools:  a textured hammer, solder bot, twisted scribe, riffler file, tweezer solder jig, and an "un-set bezel".  You will never look at your tools the same way again!  Skill level:  Intermediate

 

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Lampwork Flowers for Fusing
Feb
5
10:00 am10:00

Lampwork Flowers for Fusing

CGD Instructor:  Diane Flynn

This class is all about adding interest and decoration to your glass projects!  Using torches, you'll learn how to make component parts such as flower petals, leaves, stems, and twigs.  If time allows, bees or butterflies will be taught as well.  Choose to apply your components to a glass or heart-shaped tile for Valentines day.  Tools needed during the workshop will be provided.   Skill level:  Intermediate/Advanced. 

 

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Polishing & Finishing
Jan
29
11:00 am11:00

Polishing & Finishing

CGD Instructor:  Mike Geldon

Finish your handmade jewelry like a pro with the techniques taught in this one day workshop.  Learn how to texture "by hand" and "by machine", experimenting with numerous flex-shaft attachments, wheel polishers, and sanding sticks.  Basic oxidation techniques will also be discussed.  This is a great opportunity to bring in projects for guidance on how to obtain the finished desired look.   Skill level: Intermediate/Advanced.

 

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Fused Glass Twigs, Strips, Tiles and Chips
Jan
28
10:00 am10:00

Fused Glass Twigs, Strips, Tiles and Chips

CGD Instructor:  Diana Morrison

Create four beautiful glass pieces during this one day workshop with glass pieces you cut yourself.  Projects include a twig vase, a strip dish, a tile dish and a small scrap dish.  Glass cutting skills will greatly improved or honed.  Tools needed during the workshop will be provided.  All skill levels are welcome.

 

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Fused Glass Part Sheets
Jan
22
12:00 pm12:00

Fused Glass Part Sheets

CGD Instructor:  Diane Flynn

Design your own glass sheets which can be incorporated into other glass projects. Stencils, stamps, stringers, frits, mika, powders and other techniques will be covered.  Skill level:  Intermediate/Advanced.  Bring your tools! 

 

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An Evening in Pottery
Jan
20
7:00 pm19:00

An Evening in Pottery

CGD Instructor:  Barrie Curtsinger

Ever wanted to play with clay, but don't want to commit to a bunch of classes? This fun evening class is just for you! Designed to introduce a basic understanding of handbuilding techniques, you'll learn to form, texture, and add color to create a clay project.  It's an experience you'll want to repeat!  Materials and tools used in the workshop will be provided and be sure to dress in comfortable clothes which can get dirty.  Bring a bring a beverage of your choice.  All skill levels welcome. Perfect for a date night! 

 

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