Intensive weekend classes

With: Angela Casalino
Dates and times: February 24, 2019, 10 am to 5 pm
or May 4, 2019, 10 am to 5 pm

Discover the glass techniques with a gallery tour, studio demonstrations and practical exercises (kiln working, flameworking and sandblasting).

Cost: $110


GLASSBLOWING I

With: Marie-Hélène Beaulieu (February) or Julien Mongeau (March)
Date and time: February 9-10, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm
or March 29, 7 pm to 10 pm, and March 30-31, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm

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

Cost: $320 (2 days) or $400 (3 days)


GLASSBLOWING II

With: Catherine Benoit
Prerequisite : Glassblowing I
Date and time: March 15, 7 pm to 10 pm, and March 16-17, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm
or April 12, 7 pm to 10 pm, and April 13-14, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm

Practice and improve different glassblowing techniques to create personal projects.

Cost: $420


GLASSBLOWING III

With: Catherine Benoit
Prerequisite : Glassblowing II
Date and time: May 24, 7 pm to 10 pm, and May 25-26, 2019, 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: $450


KILN WORKING I

With: Catherine Labonté
Date and time: March 30-31, 2019, 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: $240


KILN WORKING II

With: Catherine Labonté
Date and time: May 18-19, 2019, 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: $260

With: Jean-Marie Giguère
Date and time: March 9-10, 2019, 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: $210


FLAMEWORKING

With: Ashley Ouimet (February) or Carolyne Brouillard (April) or Cathy Strokowsky (June)
Date and time: February 16-17, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm
or April 26, 7 pm to 10 pm, and April 27-28, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm
or June 8-9, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm

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

Cost: $270 (2 days) or $330 (3 days)


FLAMEWORKED BEADS

With: Chloé Charette
Date and time: March 23-24, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm

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

Cost: $280

With: Jean-Marie Giguère
Date and time: May 5, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm
or June 8, 2019, 9am 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 17, 7 pm to 10 pm, and May 18-19, 2019, 9 am to 5 pm

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

Cost: $460

With: Stephen Pon
Date and time: April 13-14, 27-28, 9 am to 5 pm, and May 4, 2019, 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: $495

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].