Glass Fusing & Metals Classes at Maryland Hall

The Glass Studio at MD Hall is one of our most engaging spaces where natural light filters in and kilns hum along turning students' work into masterful glass displays. Our Teaching Artists are accommodating to all levels of students by offering classes for all skills levels and ages including traditional classes, workshops to "just try it," family workshops and children's classes.

This Season's Glass Fusing & Metals Classes

  • Instructor Name
    Clare Shepherd
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $200
    Non-Member Price
    $225

    This course will introduce students to the exciting possibilities of fused glass. Over six weeks, students will learn to cut, fuse, and slump glass. Each class will teach a new technique. This class is ideal for beginners and new glass fusers who want to improve their technique and understanding of fused glass. A $80 materials fee will be due at the beginning of class. Go to www.flickr.com/photos/marylandhallglassfusing/ to see examples and class projects. For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Clare Shepherd
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $200
    Non-Member Price
    $225

    This course will introduce students to the exciting possibilities of fused glass. Over six weeks, students will learn to cut, fuse, and slump glass. Each class will teach a new technique. This class is ideal for beginners and new glass fusers who want to improve their technique and understanding of fused glass. A $80 materials fee will be due at the beginning of class. Go to www.flickr.com/photos/marylandhallglassfusing/ to see examples and class projects. For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Kathie Perry Lynch
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $65
    Non-Member Price
    $80

    Create your own 4x8" or 6x6" fused glass plate. Students will learn the basics of glass cutting and the tools used. We will design the plate using colored glass, stencils with glass powders, glass stringers, and frit. The instructor will full fuse and slump your plate. For more information, please contact the instructor at klynch6424@icloud.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Kathie Perry Lynch
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $240
    Non-Member Price
    $265

    In this 4 sessions class, students will explore different techniques that they will use for a final project, We will explore using stencils and glass powders, laying stringers down in patterns,and putting different layers of stringers together to make perfect little bubbles in the glass. We will talk about design and our ideas for a final project using our part sheets and fusing them together.The final project could be sculptural or functional.For more information, please contact the instructor at klynch6424@icloud.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Kathie Perry Lynch
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $85
    Non-Member Price
    $110

    I like big bowls…Create your own one of a kind 16" glass bowl-perfect or fruit or display.Students will learn to cut a large circle, We will talk about design and use glass, frit. Stringers and powders to achieve our own unique style. For more information, please contact the instructor at klynch6424@icloud.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Clare Shepherd
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $175
    Non-Member Price
    $200

    In this four week course students will learn advance techniques to take their glass fusing skills to the next level. Using sheet glass, powders and frit students will learn the basics in small kiln casting, sandblasting, vitragraph, flow slabs and strip construction. From abstract to imagery this class will help you evolve and find voice. Previous glass experience is helpful but not necessary. Bring a sketch book, stencils and lots of ideas. A materials fee of $60 will be due at the first class. For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Clare Shepherd
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $175
    Non-Member Price
    $200

    In this four week course students will learn advance techniques to take their glass fusing skills to the next level. Using sheet glass, powders and frit students will learn the basics in small kiln casting, sandblasting, vitragraph, flow slabs and strip construction. From abstract to imagery this class will help you evolve and find voice. Previous glass experience is helpful but not necessary. Bring a sketch book, stencils and lots of ideas. A materials fee of $60 will be due at the first class. For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Clare Shepherd
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $65
    Non-Member Price
    $90

    Beginner class for all ages including how to decorate and layer the art glass using stencils, stringers, confetti, repurposed glass, and frit to form a beautiful Sushi /Appetizer plate with companion Wasabi or sauce dish. Simple instructions helps all students create these plates by designing from their own imagination, with help as needed from instructor. No experience necessary for this 2 and a half hour class.Material fee $15. No cutting required. Pre-cut art glass, design elements and 2 firings included. (Chopsticks not included.) For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Kathie Perry Lynch
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $65
    Non-Member Price
    $90

    Beginner class for all ages including how to decorate and layer the art glass using stencils, stringers, confetti, repurposed glass, and frit to form a beautiful glass suncatcher. Simple instructions helps all students create these plates by designing from their own imagination, with help as needed from instructor. No experience necessary for this 2 hour class. Material fee $15. For more information, please contact the instructor at lynch6424@aol.com

  • Instructor Name
    Renata Mastroti Kunkel
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    114
    Member Price
    $120
    Non-Member Price
    $145

    PMC [Precious Metal Clay] is a unique form of silver, gold, bronze, or copper that allows jewelry designers to form and sculpt metal by hand. The final product once fired is 99.9% silver. In this two day workshop you will learn how to use PMC to design and create a beautiful pendant and earrings. We will use templates , textures and molds to create our pieces. We will also learn how to handle, condition and shape precious metal clay and how to finish our pieces to get a professional look. A materials fee of $65 payble by cash or check is due to the intructor at the first class .

  • Instructor Name
    Kathie Perry Lynch
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $65
    Non-Member Price
    $90

    Create your own 4x8" or 6x6" fused glass plate. Students will learn the basics of glass cutting and the tools used. We will design the plate using colored glass, stencils with glass powders, glass stringers, and frit. The instructor will full fuse and slump your plate. For more information, please contact the instructor at klynch6424@icloud.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Clare Shepherd
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $175
    Non-Member Price
    $200

    In this open studio styled workshop, you can continue working on projects under the supervision of an experienced instructor. You choose your projects just in time for Holiday gift giving. This class is a great way to get a refresher, have your questions answered, or get help with more advanced projects. We can provide the instruction and extra motivation you need to get that project done! Materials fee based on individual projects. Four weeks of fun, laughter and GLASS! For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Clare Shepherd
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $175
    Non-Member Price
    $200

    In this open studio styled workshop, you can continue working on projects under the supervision of an experienced instructor. You choose your projects just in time for Holiday gift giving. This class is a great way to get a refresher, have your questions answered, or get help with more advanced projects. We can provide the instruction and extra motivation you need to get that project done! Materials fee based on individual projects. Four weeks of fun, laughter and GLASS! For more information, please contact the instructor at clare.p.shepherd@gmail.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Kathie Perry Lynch
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $65
    Non-Member Price
    $90

    Design and create your own 3 1/2 x 12" fused glass menorah. Use colorful glass to design or pattern your piece or use some of our pre-cut elements to get you started. The pieces will be fired In our kiln and the instructor will adhere candle cups to the glass. For more information, please contact the instructor at klynch6424@icloud.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Kathie Perry Lynch
    Ages
    16+
    Room Number
    117A
    Member Price
    $65
    Non-Member Price
    $90

    Create your own 4x8" or 6x6" fused glass plate. Students will learn the basics of glass cutting and the tools used. We will design the plate using colored glass, stencils with glass powders, glass stringers, and frit. The instructor will full fuse and slump your plate. For more information, please contact the instructor at klynch6424@icloud.com.