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 The Glass Bar, 60 Dedham Ave, Ste 102, Needham MA 02492 | (781) 444-2909 | Jordan@The GlassBarBoston.com | © 2019

What Is Glass Fusing?

Believe it or not, the art of Glass Fusing has been around since about 2000 BCE. During the Renaissance period, glass fusing lost its' popularity as Stained Glass swept the charts. It wasn't until the 1960's that glass fusing re-emerged, now glass fusing considered one of the fastest growing art forms.

 

Glass fusing is the bonding of separate pieces of glass by high heat, administered in a kiln. It’s easy to learn the basics of glass fusing, it’s fun, and the possibilities are endless. There is a vast range of techniques, and we are always experimenting!

 

At The Glass Bar, you have the opportunity to experiment with glass fusing on a beginners' level. We also offer classes in more advanced techniques for those with a desire to learn.

Intro. to Glass Fusing

Fridays 7-9pm

Join us for this 2-hour long class.

Learn the basics of glass fusing to create this seasonally themed piece. 

Learned techniques include cutting straight lines, curved lines, and circles. You'll also learn basic glass fusing knowledge, such as working with cold glass sheets, remnants, and frits.

Using this knowledge you will follow a pattern to bring this design to life!

Great for beginners.

$75

Bowl Draping

Sundays 6-8pm

Join us for this 2-hour long class.

Expand your knowledge of glass fusing to design your very own fused glass bowl. 

Learned techniques include cutting straight lines, curved lines, and circles. You'll also learn intermediate glass fusing knowledge, such as working with cold glass sheets, remnants, frits, and gain an in depth look at kiln working.

Using this knowledge you will brainstorm an design and 

No experience is required for this intermediate level class.

$95

Fanatic Fusing

Tuesdays 6-9pm

Join us for this 4-part workshop.

This hands on course is the best way to explore many different techniques to glass fusing in a short period of time.

Learned techniques include advanced glass cutting techniques, pattern design and development, and advanced glass fusing techniques such as designing with frits, enamels, decals, and paints. 

Experience is not required, though a previous class is advised for this advanced level workshop.

$195