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Fun-Time Classes

Scheduling is now being handled by The Artaculture Academy. The location of the classes, 6405 S. Pleasant Valley, will not change. All valid unexpired vouchers you have with Glass Monkey will be honored by The Artaculture Academy.

If you want to schedule a class please go to www.artaculture.org to schedule your classes.

 

Fun-Time Flameworking Package

50% off all six classes when purchased as a Package Deal.

Some restrictions do apply. If you purchased a voucher, you can apply its value to this deal for additional savings.

 

Includes:

*All six classes below

*A goody bag of glass materials to play with

*2 coupons for 50% OFF to give to your friends and family.

Glass Monkey Art Studio invites you on a journey of discovery into the world of glassblowing with our Fun-Time classes.

Meet our artists. Have some fun. Learn something new. It all starts with taking the Fun-Time class Intro to Glassblowing (aka:Flameworking Introduction). Then take some of the other Fun-Time classes. These classes are geared towards the hobbyist and for those who are looking for something fun to do.

If you are interested in making a career of glassblowing, check out the 'Income and Education Opportunities' section of our website for the career training classes.

We hope you enjoy our hobbyist journey of discovery into the world of glassblowing.

 

Fun-Time Classes

Intro to Glassblowing (aka: Flameworking Introduction)

What is glassblowing and what can be made? How does one stay safe? Can you make money as a glassblower? Can I do this at home? How much fun can glassblowing be? Join us and find out. Join us for this fact filled fun class to discover why we love glassblowing so much.

It begins with a group discussion, then one of our artist will perform a few demonstrations, and to top it all off, you will get on the torch and make a set of drink stirrers to take home.

In this class we will learn:

  • Health and Safety
  • Studio Operations
  • Tool Usage
  • History of Glassblowing
  • Basics of Glass Manipulation
  • How to Make and Finish a Work of Art

This two hour class will certify you to use our studio and qualify you to take any of the other Fun-Time classes listed below. You will also receive several informative handouts and all the materials needed to make your own work of art.

This class is $100. To Schedule this class go to The Artaculture Academy website.

Intro to Beadmaking

Bead making is a favorite past time for many glassblowers. Let your imagination run free. With so many colors to choose from and a quantum of decorating techniques the possibilities are endless. A person who masters sculpture making can earn money, satisfy that desire to be creative, and make many people smile with appreciation.

Join us for this fact filled fun class and discover the in's and out's of bead making. This class begins with a group discuss si on, then one of our artist will perform a few demonstrations, and to top it all off, you will get on the torch and make some beads to take home.

In this class we will learn:

  • Bead Making Basics
  • How to Prepare a Bead Mandrel
  • Working with Color Rod
  • Working with Frit
  • Various Decorating Techniques
  • How to Make and Finish Works of Art

This two hour class will teach you how to make glass beads from start to finish. You will also receive several informative handouts and all the materials needed to make your own work of art.

This class is $100. To Schedule this class go to The Artaculture Academy website.

Intro to Marble Making

Marbles are a fascinating things to collect and make. Some hold a tiny universe of imagination inside, while others simply catch the eye of the beholder in awe. The person who makes those marbles finds them selves lost in the creative journey of melting glass in the flame. A person who masters marble making can earn money, satisfy that desire to be creative, and make many people smile with appreciation.

Join us for this fact filled fun class and discover the in's and out's of marble making. This class begins with a group discussion, then one of our artist will perform a few demonstrations, and to top it all off, you will get on the torch and make some marbles to take home.

In this class we will learn:

  • Marble Making Basics
  • How to Use a Marble Mold
  • Working with Color Rod
  • Working with Frit
  • Various Decorating Techniques
  • How to Make and Finish Works of Art

This two hour class will teach you how to make glass marbles from start to finish. You will also receive several informative handouts and all the materials needed to make your own work of art.

This class is $100. To Schedule this class go to The Artaculture Academy website.

Intro to Sculpture

Sculptures have always captured the imagination of the admirer and projected the dreams of the artist. From the abstract to the precise, sculptures made of glass are a lot of fun to make. A person who masters sculpture making can earn money, satisfy that desire to be creative, and make many people smile with appreciation.

Join us for this fact filled fun class and discover the in's and out's of sculpture making. This class begins with a group discussion, then one of our artist will perform a few demonstrations, and to top it all off, you will get on the torch and make a sculpture to take home.

In this class we will learn:

  • Sculpture Design Basics
  • Planning Your Sculpture
  • Proper Welding Techniques
  • Various Decorating Techniques
  • How to Make and Finish Works of Art

This two hour class will teach you how to make glass sculptures from start to finish. You will also receive several informative handouts and all the materials needed to make your own work of art.

This class is $100. To Schedule this class go to The Artaculture Academy website.

Intro to Jars and Vessels

Jars and Vessels are a useful form of functional art. They can can be made in any size and shape. From genie bottles to candle holders the uses are limited to your imagination. A person who masters glass jar and vessel making can earn money, satisfy that desire to be creative, and make many people smile with appreciation.

Join us for this fact filled fun class and discover the in's and out's of jar and vessel making. This class begins with a group discussion, then one of our artist will perform a few demonstrations, and to top it all off, you will get on the torch and make a jar to take home.

In this class we will learn:

  • Jar and Vessel Making Basics
  • Planning Your Jars and Vessels
  • Blowing Bladders
  • Working with Color Rod
  • Various Decorating Techniques
  • How to Make and Finish Works of Art

This two hour class will teach you how to make glass jars and vessels from start to finish. You will also receive several informative handouts and all the materials needed to make your own work of art.

This class is $100. To Schedule this class go to The Artaculture Academy website.

Intro to Pendant Making

Almost everyone wears a pendant around their neck. A pendant projects a statement to others about the wearer. At Glass Monkey we love pendant making. There are so many fun ways to make them. From implosion flowers to dichroic symbols, tiny wearable jars to tiny sculpture, pendants can be functional as well as beautiful. A person who masters glass pendant making can earn money, satisfy that desire to be creative, and make many people smile with appreciation.

Join us for this fact filled fun class and discover the in's and out's of pendant making. This class begins with a group discussion, then one of our artist will perform a few demonstrations, and to top it all off, you will get on the torch and make a pendant to take home. You

In this class we will learn:

  • Pendant Making Basics
  • Planning Your Pendant
  • Implosion Basics
  • Loop Making Basics
  • Various Decorating Techniques
  • How to Make and Finish Works of Art

This two hour class will teach you how to make glass pendants from start to finish. You will also receive several informative handouts and all the materials needed to make your own work of art.

This class is $100. To Schedule this class go to The Artaculture Academy website.