Glass Class Schedule, Winter/Spring 2015

The Crefeld Glass Studio is pleased to bring the public another semester of glass art classes.  Below you will find the full listing for February through May, 2015.  Please click on the individual classes to view the full description and get a link to register for the class.  As always, this schedule is subject to change and additional classes may be added as we are able.  Materials and use of tools are included in all class fees.

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Intermediate, Advanced, and Special Topic Classes
Please click on the individual classes to learn the details of each course.  All classes are open to students who've had at least one previous glass class as well as advanced students, ages 16-adult. 

#1512 - Intermediate to Advanced Glassblowing  Thursdays, 4/16 - 5/28 (skip 5/21), 6-9pm  
#1513 - Glassblowing Special Topics: Bits & Color (Intermediate to Advanced level)  Tuesdays, 4/28 - 5/12, 6-9pm

Classes through Mt. Airy Learning Tree (MALT)
These classes are offered through the community education program, MALT.  All registrations for these classes will be taken through MALT's website:  In general, these are introductory classes that are open to beginner to more advanced students, ages 16 - adult, that run for a slightly longer amount of time than the Glass Studio's  regular introductory courses. 

Introduction to Glassblowing  Wednesdays, 2/4 - 2/18, 6-9pm 
Stained Glass Panel   Tuesdays, 2/3 & 2/10, 6-9pm
Introduction to Glassblowing   Mondays, 4/27 - 5/11, 6-9pm
Lampworking: Glass Beads & Pendants Tuesdays, 5/26 - 6/9, 6-9pm 
Stained Glass Panel   Mondays, 6/1 & 6/8, 6-9pm 

Lampworking (also called Flameworking) is the art of manipulating glass by using a small flame and hand tools.  In these courses, students will use small torches to heat, bend, fuse, stretch, and ball up glass to create beautiful, small sculptures and jewelry.  These classes are open to beginners and more advanced students (specified in class descriptions), ages 16 - adult.

#1502 - Lampworking Intensive Thursdays, 2/5 - 3/12, 6-9pm
#1509 - Glass Bead Workshop Mondays, 4/6 - 4/20, 6-9pm

In these exciting courses, students will gather molten glass from a 2100 degree (F) furnace and manipulate it using a variety of glassblowing techniques.  These classes are open to beginners through more advanced students (specified in class descriptions), ages 16 - adult.  

Basic Introduction to Glassblowing   Four classes to choose from:

#1501 Mondays, 2/2 & 2/9, 6-9pm 
#1505  Tuesdays, 2/24 & 3/3, 6-9pm 
#1508 Tuesdays, 3/10 & 3/17, 6-9pm
#1510  Tuesdays, 4/7 & 4/14, 6-9pm 

Basic Introduction to Glassblowing, 1-Day Workshop  Four classes to choose from: 

#1503 Sunday, 2/8, 10am-5pm (1-hour lunch break)
#1506 Sunday, 3/1, 10am-5pm (1-hour lunch break)
#1511  Sunday, 4/12, 10am-5pm (1-hour lunch break)
#1514  Sunday, 5/3, 10am-5pm (1-hour lunch break) 
#1515 Sunday, 5/17, 10am-5pm (1-hour lunch break) 

Introduction to Glassblowing Intensive Class 

#1507 Wednesdays, 3/4 - 4/8, 6-9pm 

Stained Glass Classes
Please click on the individual classes to learn the details of each course. All classes are open to novice to advanced students, ages 16-adult.

#1504 - Stained Glass IntensiveMondays, 2/23 - 3/23, 6-9pm