In this all day class, you will sharpen and hone your glass cutting
skills while building an 11” framed mosaic that’s ready to take home at
the end of class.
|Glass on Glass Mandala Mosaic made with recycled church windows
by Carrie Strope Sohayda
You will learn tricks for cutting circles, how to
frame your mosaics with zinc edge came, basic soldering skills needed to
make your own metal frames, tips and tricks for working with No Days Groutless, and how to choose the best adhesive for your project (several different examples made with different adhesives and the pros and cons of each will be on display for discussion).
|Glass on Glass Mosaic created using No Days Mosaic Adhesive|
will discuss basic color theory to help you choose your glass, talk
about pattern variations and the best way to approach cutting a pattern
out of a sheet of glass and finish with grouting pointers as we complete
a mosaic in one day!
|Stained glass window panel with fused glass inclusions as well as
glass on glass flower inclusions
If you’ve ever wanted to explore mosaics or enhance your repertoire, Carrie will show you how easy it is to start combining your skills to create unique pieces with mosaic, stained glass and fused glass.
This is also the perfect class to brush up on your cutting skills! Learn tips for glass cutting from the 2014 Super Pro Glass Cutting Champion!
|Super Pro Glass Cutting Contest at the 2014 Glass Craft & Bead Expo|
Students bring: safety glasses and glass cutting
tools. Some cutting tools will be available for classroom use.
|Fused glass sconce night light created with the same pattern
from the mosaic mandala class. Get tips for cutting glass
to create stunning fused glass art.