wearable art

Fused glass workshop


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Everyone had a great experience at our recent fused-glass jewelry workshop.

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Participants were introduced to fused-glass and learned the basic concepts of the process of creating it.

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Everyone enjoyed the process of creating their own jewelry.

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There were many tools to learn to use in the process.

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Many different ages worked together creating their own fused-glass.

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Participants learned to cut glass for their creation.

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Here are examples of their work after the firing process.

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The final step was to put the fittings on their fused-glass.

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Here are some examples of the jewelry.

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Maybe you can join us for our next fused-glass workshop in the autumn of 2015.

BEGINNING FUSED GLASS-JEWELRY


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2 Sessions         Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 10 am – 1 pm  

         & Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 10 am – 11 am 

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Discover the basics of glass fusing over 2 classes with Jill Groves.

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You will learn how to create beautiful works of wearable art by layering art glass and fusing the glass in a kiln. Each student will make 2 from the following choices: pendant, pin or pair of earrings. The first class is 3 hours long. The first hour is an introduction of art glass, kilns, effects of heat on glass, etc.

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The second hour includes instruction on glass cutting and equipment. The remainder of the class is spent choosing and layering glass. At the next session, we will add bails, earring wires, posts or pins to our finished pieces.

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No experience with glass is required for this course, which is recommended for beginners.

Cost $30.00 Before 2/2/15     After 2/2/15 $35.00

       Class size minimum of 5-maximun 8

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           Sign Up & Prepay for Winter Classes Today!

for more information call 419-935-3404  

Class Size is Limited

Cash accepted or make checks out to Kevin Casto

*must prepay for Fused Glass Workshop!

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Mail your registration to

Kevin Casto

                        802 S. Main St.                        

Willard, Ohio 44890

email theartjunction@yahoo.com

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For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

 The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com

Art Camp -day 3


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Day 3 of Art Camp was tie-dye day!

 

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Everyone prepared their shirts by soaking them in soda ash and squeezing them dry.

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After the preparation steps and tying the shirts into designs, next we add the dye.

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After a brief discussion on color everyone had the chance to pick the colors they wanted on their shirts.

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Everyone enjoyed the process and wearing rubber gloves.

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There were many decisions to be made in picking and adding color to the shirt designs.

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There were many wonderful color combinations.

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Everyone had their own vision of what they wanted their shirts to look like.

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This was a fun project that everyone could take home and complete to have their own wearable art.

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We ended Art Camp with some final work on our mural wall at The Art Junction.

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Everyone enjoyed their creative 3 day adventure at Art Camp 2014!