Chicago School of Glass Art

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February Classes!

There’s still time to sign up and room for you in all of our February classes:        IMG_2576

Stained Glass on Tuesday mornings or Wednesday evenings.

Fusing on Thursday mornings or Thursday evenings.  And check out the description below of our Advanced Fusing Class!

We have two specialty workshops this month: Glass cutting skills on February 6th and Soldering skills on February 27th.  Call for more information – or click on the class on the calendar page.

Suzanne Making Murrini 4

We have our next Beadmaking class on the schedule for February 13th and 20th.  Both days are from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM with a 45 minute lunch break.  Cost for the two day class is $150.00 plus materials.  We keep this class small so that students get personal one-on-one attention from our instructor Suzanne Comella.  Call or email us today to sign up!

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Making Murrine with Suzanne

More information on all of our classes can be found by clicking on the class on the calendar page or by going to the individual pages of the particular glass art you want to learn.  Just click on the tab at the top of the Home page if you are on a desktop computer, or look for the pull down menu if you are on your phone.  Of course we’re always happy to answer your questions when you call the studio!  224-735-2376


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Advanced Fusing Class is Posted

The session descriptions for the Advanced Fusing class have been posted.  Please refer to the calendar page for further information.  There are also individual class descriptions listed on the Fusing page.  Students can call or email us to register for the class.

Students will have three options for this class:

  1. You may sign up for all 8 sessions (please note that this year we will be meeting January through June, then break for July and August resuming in September and finishing in October).  Cost for all 8 sessions is $800.  Students may pay as they go or pay in full.  Students paying for all 8 sessions by January 31st will receive a 25% discount ($600.00)
  2. You may sign up for individual sessions as desired.  You may pick and choose which classes you would like to attend.  Class fee is $100 and includes 3 hours of studio time each week after the class for three weeks.  Also includes the firing of one project.
  3. You may sign up for just the class session and pay only $50 per session.  This option does not include studio time or the firing of any projects.

The class structure this year will be a little different from last year.  Our first session will be a review of the basics aimed primarily at those who did not take the class last year, but previous students are encouraged to attend and bring their projects from last year to share with new students and to participate in an artistic critique of their body of work.  The next four sessions (February –  May) will be classes designed to help the artist learn techniques for creating elements to include in their final projects.  In June we will explore ways of using those elements in a final project.  In September we will explore the method of painting on glass and in October we will look at ways the glass artist can create unique one-of-a-kind pieces from scrap glass.

Students who have taken our Fusing and Forming Quick and Easy class are eligible for this class.  If you haven’t taken our class but have experience with fusing you may contact the studio to see about eligibility.

Lost Wax Bowl 1

Lost Wax Bowl 1