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Seasonal Classes

Throw yourself into your favorite holiday, Diablo style! Create fun, festive gifts (for yourself or others) while learning how to work with glass. These classes are rewarding for you -- and for the folks you care about!

 

VALENTINE'S DAY CLASSES:

Valentine's Party at Diablo
Course Fee: $35 or $50

Class size limit:60
Bring your sweetie or meet your valentine at Diablo! Music, wine, glass and fun. Glassblowers will charmed your heart when they gather molten glass from the furnace to blow beautiful pieces. Wine and cheese will be served in our lounge. The entry fee is $35 or $50 if you want to take home a glass heart! Warm it up with this experience you'll never forget. Reservations are required as space is limited.

Friday
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Valentine's Day Flowers and Hearts - 1 day (Hotshop Class)
Course Fee: $145 (includes entry to Valentine's Day Party)

Class size limit:9
Give to your sweet heart a really special gift. Learn basic glassblowing theory to produce brilliantly colorful glass flowers and hearts. No experience necessary.

Friday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Valentine's Day Flowers and Hearts - Afternoon (Flameworking Class)
Course Fee: $130 (includes entry to Valentine's Day Party)

Class size limit:9
Give to your sweet heart a really special gift. Learn basic flameworking theory to produce brilliantly colorful glass flowers and hearts. No experience necessary.

Friday
2:00pm - 7:00pm

Couples Valentine's Fused Hearts
Course Fee: $150 (includes entry to Valentine's Day Party)

Class size limit:9
Give to your sweet heart a really special gift. Learn together basic fused glass theory to produce brilliantly colorful glass flowers and hearts. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

Friday
4:00pm - 6:00pm



SAINT PATRICK'S DAY CLASSES:

St. Patrick Day Pint Glasses (1 Day)
Course Fee: $145

Class size limit:9
This year make you own pint glass to enjoy your St. Patrick's Day brew. You will learn how to blow into a pint glass mold to create the same size glass every time. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

Saturday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Friday
2:00pm - 6:00pm



PASSOVER CLASSES:

Passover - Seder Plates (1 Day)
Course Fee: $150

Class size limit:9
Create a colorful fused glass Seder Plate for your friends and family this year. You will learn about kiln forming theory while making a Seder plate that is sure to become a family heirloom. No experience necessary.

Friday
10:00am - 2:00pm

Sunday
10:00am - 2:00pm



EASTER CLASSES:

Easter Eggs Flame Working (1 Day)
Course Fee: $130

Class size limit:9
This Glass Easter Egg class will introduce students to the world of torch-work and small sculpture. Using the egg shape and traditional egg decorative designs, students will create a collection of several precious Easter eggs - a fantastic gift and symbol for the holiday!

Saturday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Easter Eggs Fused Glass
Course Fee: $75

Class size limit:10
This Glass Easter Egg class will focus on creating flat oval egg shapes embellished with colorful assorted pieces of Bullseye glass to make some decorated eggs that can last a lifetime. Include suspension pieces so you can hang these little darlings around the house or spring garden or even arrange them to be slumped into a small Easter serving platter or candy dish!

Saturday
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Glass Easter Eggs (1 Day)
Course Fee: $145

Class size limit:9
The glass egg is a traditional form in Eastern European history. Create you own family heirloom for Easter this year. You will learn a variety of color techniques and stringer drawing on the surface of your egg while it is hot. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Friday
2:00pm - 6:00pm



SUMMER CLASSES:

Mother and Daughter Beads Class
Course Fee: $150

Class size limit:8
In this introductory class, both of mother and daughter will learn how to make beautiful glass beads on a mandrel. After a discussion of studio set-up and safety, demonstrations will introduce students to the use of heat and gravity to shape molten glass. You will use soft glass, Moretti, to build colorful glass pieces. Enjoy this perfect mother daughter time! No experience necessary. Returning students welcome. All materials included.

Friday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Mother and Daughter Pendants Class
Course Fee: $150

Class size limit:8
This class will introduce both mother and daughter to the basic principals behind forming glass in the kiln to create beautiful fused glass pendants. You will be introduced to all of the tools, basic glass cutting and kiln forming theory. You will learn different design and color skills to help inform your decisions on how to layer your glass before it is fired. We will acquaint you with iridized and dicroic glass to create an electrifying design element in your pendants. When these one of a kind pieces come out of the kiln a Diablo staff member will attach a sterling silver bail by which to hang you pieces. Enjoy this nice mother-daughter experience!! No experience necessary. All materials included. Extra Bullseye glass available for sale.

Friday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm



HALLOWEEN CLASSES:

Flame Working: Halloween Madness
Course Fee: $130

Class size limit:9
In this one-day workshop you will learn the basics of manipulating glass at a stationary bench torch to create Halloween themed figurines and pendants. A variety of color applications will be covered along with plenty of working time.

Friday
2:00pm - 7:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 7:00pm

Fused Glass: Halloween Madness
Course Fee: $75

Class size limit:9
This class will introduce you to the basic principals behind forming glass in the kiln to create beautiful Halloween themed suncatchers, coasters or pendants. You will be introduced to all of the tools, basic glass cutting and kiln forming theory. If you want you can bring your own images. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

Sunday
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Glass Pumpkin
Course Fee: $145

Class size limit:9
Glass pumpkin workshops quickly introduce the idea of teamwork in the hot shop. You will work as a group to create hollow glass pumpkins with decorative stems. The glass pumpkin will give the first time blower a strong introduction to creating sculptural glass pieces in the hot glass studio. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

Friday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm



CHRISTMAS CLASSES:

Christmas Ornaments – Stained Glass (1 Day)
Course Fee: $150

Class size limit:12
Create a colorful stained glass piece for your personal use or to give as a gift. In this class you will learn about the basic steps of making a stained glass project such as layout, cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering. Special attention will be given to protecting your piece from spotting due to the acids used in soldering.

Sunday
9:00am - 3:00pm

Flame Working: Christmas Ornaments (Afternoon)
Course Fee: $130

Class size limit:9
In this one-day workshop, you will learn the basics of manipulating glass tubing at a stationary bench torch. Learn how to blow Borosilicate glass to make presents for yourself and your loved ones. A variety of color applications will be covered along with plenty of working time. These delicate ornaments will be treasured for years to come.

Friday
2:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday
2:00pm - 7:00pm

Fused Glass Ornaments
Course Fee: $75

Class size limit:10
In this class you will create glass ornaments and family memories. Using dazzling, colored glass, you will create holiday shapes like trees, wreaths and snowflakes. You will be introduced to the basic principals of kiln forming in a fun festive atmosphere. This class is for all ages. Families and friends are encouraged to attend. No experience necessary. All materials included.

Saturday
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Glass Christmas Trees
Course Fee: $145

Class size limit:9
This course is fun for the whole family!!! Learn basic glassblowing skills while creating a beautiful holiday centerpiece. Using pre-mademillefiori and zanfirico your tree will look like it was made by a glass master. These beautiful glass pieces will make your real tree jealous. Families and friends are encouraged to attend. No experience necessary. All materials included.

Friday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Glass Blown Ornaments
Course Fee: $145

Class size limit:9
Glass ornaments are a great introduction to blowing glass. In these fun, seasonal classes, students learn the basic skills of gathering glass from the furnace, applying color and introducing air into the piece to create a hollow bubble. Our skilled instructors will help you create colorful ornaments with glass hooks that can be displayed during the holidays and all year round. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

Saturday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Friday
2:00pm - 6:00pm





 

 

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