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The Lie You’ve Been Told – LightGarden Glass Art

1086 Washburn                            February 2016
Medford, OR                                   Tues-Fri 10-5pm
www.lightgarden.net                     Sat  10-1p
(541) 779-0272                                 Closed:  Sun & Mon.

 
What’s the lie you’ve been told all your life? 
And it’s probably been told BY you TO you…
 
” I‘m not artistic!”
 
I hear this all the time from people in class…and then they go on to tell me that they make exquisite quilts or are a master chef.  Everyone is artistic in some way.  Just because you don’t paint with a brush or can’t draw a straight line…(that’s what they make rulers for)…everyone can create something.
 
First, you have to
BELIEVE
that you can.
 
We get so busy in our daily lives we forget
that we should also be having fun. 
There are many studies that strongly suggest that making things with your hands actually creates joy, inner peace and well being.  This is why we do more and enjoy less.  We don’t allow ourselves time to create.   Fast food, cell phones, television, modern technology has edged a lot of the creativity out of our lives.   Anything that is worthwhile takes some investment of time. 
You don’t just start out being great. 
You have to practice to be great.
 
It’s a brand New Year!
 
What will YOU practice this year?    
 
 

 
Project of the Month!
 
 
 For the month of February we are adding two different butterfly casting options to the project.
1 large butterfly    $14
2 dragonflies  $14
2 small butterflies  $10
Use access to our “wall of frit” to color them 
any way you wish.
Covers frit, class and firing.  Wires are included to hang or add them to another fusing or mosaic project!
Any regularly scheduled workshop.
Wednesday & Saturdays 10-12n.
Email or call to reserve your form!

 
 
 
Make a fun project for your spring garden! Learn speedy ways to make lots of tiles from your scrap glass, several techniques for applying mosaics to different surfaces and complete a 10″ bird bath/feeder. Once you finish this class you’ll know how to mosaic almost anything. Several patterns to choose from.

The $75 fee includes all materials and tools. 

 All you provide is the glass.  
 
February 13 & 20th
1-4pm 

 
 Glass Fusing: Basics
 
 
Learn one of the fastest growing mediums in glass! In this two week class you’ll complete a 4″ tile and an 8″ fused & slumped plate. Covers firing programs, prepping kiln shelves and ware and much more!

All supplies are included.
$85   

 
February 27 & March 5th
 Please call or email to reserve your space.
 

 
Painting with Frit
 
 
Learn to use frit, hand pulled stringers and scrap glass to quickly add dimension and a painterly quality to your fused glass art.  We’ll explore different techniques through 3 small panels, focusing on clouds, trees, water and layering backgrounds. We’ll also address combining colors and picture composition.

Find out how easy it is to develop your sketches from photos and other inspiration. These panels can be a great reference guide for future projects.


All frit, scrap glass, stringers, and lunch from Peruvian Point is included. 

     Glass fusing: Basics or equivalent is required.

March 19th
10-3pm with an hour lunch break
 
$125   
Is there a class listed on our website that you would like to take that isn’t scheduled yet?  Send me an email and let me know.  That’s how I know when to schedule our classes.  If you have

 5-6 people we can schedule private parties.

click here to check out our classes

 

 

Need a Kiln?  Rent one of ours!

 

Bring in your fused work and we will fire it for you!

 

Projects small enough to fit on a 7″ shelf:              $   5.00

One or more projects on a 13″ round shelf:                8.00

Fuse + Slump on 13″ shelf:                                         12.00

Projects on a 20″ shelf:                                                11.00

Fused + Slump on a 20″ shelf:                                    14.00

Long Bubble Squeeze  add                                            3.00

 

  

 Morning Workshops:

 

Come join our morning workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10a – Noon.  Use our tools and workshop space.  $10 for 2 hours!  Call to reserve your space.  You can do a Flowers of Hope panel during any of our workshops…or a “Try Fusing” panel to get you started in fusing.  You can also schedule bigger projects.  Contact us for more information.

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