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  1. Free Open Studio 2.0

    Free Open Studio 2.0

    Tuesdays 11:30am-4:30pm This is a little different than Glass Raid. There is no charge to use our beautiful new lab and design center. We are allowing free use of our tables, general glass tools and grinder. You can fire your projects with us (at an extra charge) or bring your projects home. Please be advised that there is no teacher present for instruction, this is a "true open studio" Registration is Required!

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  2. NEW! Saturdays Glass Raid - Open Studio

    NEW! Saturdays Glass Raid - Open Studio

    Select Dates Above. Back by popular demand with longer hours & more dates!   PLEASE NOTE THE NEW STUDIO ADDRESS!! 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Skill Level - All Levels 1490 NE Pine Island Rd.  - Building #10 - E - Cape Coral, FL 33909 Ok, so it's not a class...it's more of a get together/open studio...but let us explain...For 4 hours, on select Wednesdays & Saturdays, the new LAB will be open for you to use.  There will be an AAE Glass staff member present during those hours to assist you with general questions and show you where things are.  For just 35 bu...

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  3. NEW! Wednesdays Glass Raid - Open Studio

    NEW! Wednesdays Glass Raid - Open Studio

    Select Dates Above. Back by popular demand with longer hours & more dates!   PLEASE NOTE THE NEW STUDIO ADDRESS!! 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Skill Level - All Levels 1490 NE Pine Island Rd.  - Building #10 - E - Cape Coral, FL 33909 Ok, so it's not a class...it's more of a get together/open studio...but let us explain...For 4 hours, on select Wednesdays & Saturdays, the new LAB will be open for you to use.  There will be an AAE Glass staff member present during those hours to assist you with general questions and show you where things are.  For just 35 bu...

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  4. *SOLD OUT* Guest Instructor Workshop: Sean Hennessey - Deep Relief in Glass: Dry Plaster Casting

    *SOLD OUT* Guest Instructor Workshop: Sean Hennessey - Deep Relief in Glass: Dry Plaster Casting

    Date: January 19th - 23rd, 2019   Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5ish   All Supplies & Lunch Included Sean Hennessey is one of the most versitile and creative artists that we have seen!  We are lucky to have Sean here as he does not teach often so please take advantage of this amazing opportunity. In this class you will encounter an easy, versatile and economical way to create bas relief and deep relief kiln formed window glass. Using found objects and fabricated forms, you will press the originals into plaster powder, creating backgrounds and foregrounds, an...

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  5. Guest Artist: Evelyn Gottschall Baker - A Non Traditional Approach

    Guest Artist: Evelyn Gottschall Baker - A Non Traditional Approach

    Date: January 31 - February 3, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5ish each day All Lunch & Supplies included We are so excited to have Evelyn here at AAE Glass!  She is a Bullseye e-merge finalist this year and a gifted artist and instructor.  Do not delay on signing up as this is sure to fill fast and where else better to be in the Winter months than Florida?  This is an amazing approach to pate-de-verre that has not been taught here before...students create a free-form Calla Lily from glass paste without the use of a mold. Hand-sculpting using pate-de-verre (glass paste) techniq...

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  6. Guest Instructor Workshop:  Richard Parrish - Beyond Tapestry

    Guest Instructor Workshop: Richard Parrish - Beyond Tapestry

    Date: February 2 - 5, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. Lunch & Supplies are included Prerequisite:  Tapestry with Richard Parrish "I am fascinated with the richness that results from pattern making and the color variations that are possible. There is a mathematical aspect to pattern making that appeals to my interest in structure and order." - Richard Parrish  This new class by Richard Parrish, Beyond Tapestry, picks up where his highly popular Tapestry class left off. Working with similar parts sheets as those used for Tapestry, partic...

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  7. *SOLD OUT* Guest Instructor Workshop: Richard Parrish - Color Theory For Kilnformed Glass:  Fear No Color

    *SOLD OUT* Guest Instructor Workshop: Richard Parrish - Color Theory For Kilnformed Glass:  Fear No Color

    Date: February 7 - 10, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. All Lunch & Supplies Included Every glass artist in the country should enroll in this class!  New class by Richard! This class will explore color principles, theory and applications using Bullseye glass and kilnforming techniques.  The intent is to increase our understanding of color and how we can use it in our glass work to enhance the content and increase the beauty of the finished piece.   Conventional color theory, which is generally based on opaque or pigmented color, provides the departure...

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  8. *SOLD OUT* The BIG Stuff Glass Fusing Bootcamp - 5 Day Workshop w/ Tanya Veit in February 16-20, 2019

    *SOLD OUT* The BIG Stuff Glass Fusing Bootcamp - 5 Day Workshop w/ Tanya Veit in February 16-20, 2019

    Date: February 16-20, 2019 Time: 10: a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Last day is 9:00 a.m. - 1 p.m. Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced (Must have basic fusing knowledge , basic Bullseye reactive glass knowledge & experience and also be able to cut glass without assistance.) Bonus!  Each student will receive The Glass Cascade online video class complimentary upon completion of the program.  A $200.00 value!! Sign up online or call 239-471-7724 to place a 50% deposit. PLEASE NOTE: Online orders are the best way to guarantee your spot! If you call during NON-BUSINESS hours, we cannot guarant...

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  9.  Guest Instructor: Paul Messink - Creating Dimension Workshop - October 9-12, 2018

    Guest Instructor: Paul Messink - Creating Dimension Workshop - October 9-12, 2018

    DATES: October 9-12, 2018 4 Day workshop TIME: 10: 00 A.M. - 5ish 1490 NE Pine Island Rd.  Building #10 Cape Coral, FL 33909 AAE Glass is so excited to welcome Paull Messink as one of our Fall guest instructors.  His work is breathtaking and speaks for itself.  Paul's class was the most popular last year with our students...This will fill quickly just like last year so please do not delay!Pay in full on the website or call 239-471-7724 to place a 50% deposit to reserve your spot.  All tools and supplies are included with tution along with lunch daily.  Please bring...

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  10. *SOLD OUT*Guest Instructor Workshop: Alicia Lomne - Pate de Verre, Methods to Form By

    *SOLD OUT*Guest Instructor Workshop: Alicia Lomne - Pate de Verre, Methods to Form By

    Date: October 19 - 23, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5ish Pate de verre has been widely interpreted by many different artist. In this class you will learn how to build your own model and pour an openfaced mould to create thin walled glass forms. Using frit and powder you will learn several different methods of exact color placement, as well as other fun patterning techniques. We will have in class discussions covering firing schedules and the use of temperature to attain specific goals. We will do projects utilizing three different types of firing schedules so you will have a broad base of know...

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