Intensive weekend classes

With: Angela Casalino
Dates and times: February 25, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm
or April 28, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm
Discover the glass techniques with a gallery tour, studio demonstrations and practical exercises (kiln working, flameworking and sandblasting).

Cost: $105


GLASSBLOWING I

With: Zou Desbiens or Julien Mongeau
Date and time: February 10 – 11, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm
or Mars 23, 7 pm to 10 pm, Mars 24 – 25, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm

Observe and practice the basic technical steps of glassblowing to create decorative pieces.

Cost: $315 (2 days) or $390 (3 days)


GLASSBLOWING II

With: Catherine Benoit
Prerequisite : Glassblowing I
Date and time: March 16, 7 pm to 10 pm, March 17 – 18, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm
or April 27, 7 pm to 10 pm, April 28 – 29, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm

Practice and improve different glassblowing techniques to create personal projects.

Cost: $410


GLASSBLOWING III

With: Catherine Benoit
Prerequisite : Glassblowing II
Date and time: June 1, 7 pm to 10 pm, June 2 – 3, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm

Relying on techniques learned in Glassblowing I and II, you will work on the shape of objects and the basic technical notions.

Cost: $440


KILN WORKING I

With: Catherine Labonté
Date and time: March 3 – 4, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm

Discover the elementary steps of the kiln working technique. Learn to slump and fuse sheets of glass to create original objects.

Cost: $235


KILN WORKING II

With: Catherine Labonté
Date and time: April 14 – 15, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm

Learn to fully and partially fuse glass on an engraved plaster bed while using plain and coloured sheet glass.

Cost: $255

With: Jean-Marie Giguère
Date and time: April 7 – 8, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm

Discover the different vitreous pigments and explore image transfer using Lazertran. Create your own personal projects on sheet, kiln-worked or blown glass pieces.

Cost: $205


FLAMEWORKING

With: Gérald Collard or Carolyne Brouillard
Date and time: March 10 – 11, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm
or April 20, 7 pm to 10 pm, April 21 – 22, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm

Observe and practice the basics of flameworking: shaping (beads, marbles), constructing (animals, sculptures) and blowing (balls, bottles).

Cost: $265 (2 days) or $325 (3 days)


FLAMEWORKED BEADS

With: Chloé Charette
Date and time: March 24 – 25, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm

Explore the decorating techniques to make your own beads with the flameworking torch.

Cost: $275

With: Jean-Marie Giguère
Date and time: May 6, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm;
or May 26, 9 am to 5 pm

Explore the many sculptural possibilities offered by the cold glass techniques. Learn to cut, engrave, polish, and frost glass using a diamond saw and drill, flat lap grinders, belt sanders, as well as cork and cotton polishing wheels.

Cost: $115

With: Gilles Payette
Date and time: May 25, 7 pm to 10 pm, May 26 – 27, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm

Learn the different steps of sand casting to make sculptural objects, using different molding techniques.

Cost: $450

With: Stephen Pon
Date and time: April 21 – 22 & May 5 – 6, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm & May 12, 2018, 12 pm to 4 pm

Learn to make a glass object using the lost wax technique. Develop a model that you will transfer into glass using the various applicable steps.

Cost: $485

All indicated prices are for one person and they include materials and taxes.
Espace VERRE reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a class, if there are not enough participant or if an unforeseen technical problem occurs.

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Download the registration form with the detailed regulations [PDF].