Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28www.touchstonecrafts.org 12 Karen Leonardo Dorie Guthrie GLASS WORKSHOPS 2017 AUGUST 14–18 Glass and Metal: Transformed into Wearable Art Instructor: Susan Thornton All Levels* $595 Member | $625 Non-Member Learn to twirl molten glass into lovely beads and fashion them into wearable jewelry. We will explore the basics of making good foundation beads in the glass studio, and then journey to the metals studio to learn construction and fabrication techniques. *This class is designed for all skill levels, especially beginners. AUGUST 21–25 Make Your Mark Instructor: Dorie Guthrie All Levels $595 Member | $625 Non-Member Based on a combination of techniques, you will have a taste of varying ways to fabricate graphics and imagery onto flat glass and three-dimensional forms. You will also learn the process of cutting sheet glass as well as gain knowledge of fusing and writing proper kiln schedules. SEPTEMBER 1–3 Beyond Glass Beadmaking Basics: Surface and Form Diana Dugina All Levels $325 Member | $355 Non-Member Build on your initial experiences of working with glass and creating glass beads. You will learn to maximize the characteristics of the molten glass, work with the forces of gravity, and manage simple tools to create large spherical, conical, and tubular shaped beads. You will then explore working with fine powdered glass enamels, ground glass frit, and metallic leaf to create a variety of colors, textures, and surface details on the glass bead. SEPTEMBER 8–10 Wild Flower Lampwork Class Instructor: Karen Leonardo Beginner $325 Member | $355 Non-Member Explore sculpting a variety of soft glass flowers using special petal pullers and other lampwork tools. A fun and fast technique that anyone can do! SEPTEMBER 15–17 Glass Beads: Inside and Out Instructor: Joy Knepp All Levels $325 Member | $355 Non-Member Learn techniques for creating designs in glass from the inside out. These methods lend themselves to floral designs, galaxy-style beads, and feather-like shapes in beads. The finished beads can be made into ornaments, pendants, or bottle stoppers. SEPTEMBER 22–25 Melting Faces Chad Parker All Levels $425 Member | $455 Non-Member Carry your “smileZ” with you all day long after Chad shows you how he uses the compression technique to draw his “monsterZ” on solid glass and melt them into marbles or pendants. This same method can be used for flowers, words, or almost anything you can imagine drawing on glass. Useful techniques that can be used on the inside and outside of marbles or on hollow work will be covered.