Conscious Mind Glass Class Structures
Intro to Contemporary Lampworking – Beginners class - $99 – Choice of Implosion – Frit, dot, or flower implosion pendant, marble, or pocket stone
Intro to Contemporary Lampworking part 2 – 2 session course two weekend - $180 - choice of Implosion – Frit, dot, or flower implosion pendant, marble, or pocket stone. 2 glass candies and clear bears.
Advanced 4 week Contemporary Lampworking Course 4 classes – $550 -- Class one and two, Class 3 is a vortex marble and class 4 clear glass bear*. (Depending on ability to pick up skillset, class 4 may be an introduction to hollow working techniques.) Additional 2 hours of self-work time to experiment with medium and techniques learned.
Apprenticeship Course -12 months 4 2 hour classes a month - $8600 – Participant required to supply their own Glasses for this course, we will provide assistance with the purchase 2 hours of self-work time a week to experiment with medium and techniques learned. You will learn basics in the following
- Safe set up and operation of studio
- Glass history
- The science of glass
- The tools of lampworking
- Solid rod
- Hollow tubing
- Frit working
- Glass shaping and sculpting
- How to operate and use a kiln
- Learning techniques like Fuming, Reversals, Encalmos, Dot stacks
- Marble making
- Pipe making (hand pipes, water pipes, etc.)
- Wearables (pendants, jewelry, medallions)
- Millefiori, filigree,
- Glass Fusing
- Goblets and glasses
- Intro to lathe working
- Cane and tube pulls
By the end of this course you should have accumulated a solid foundation of techniques and skill to continue on your own, and an understanding of an Idea of direction in the industry. As you continue practicing from this point I have complete confidence in success in forwarding progress on one’s own accord. For any other questions please call Aaron at 817.371.4898.