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It’s All About That Glass | July 10 – July 14

$275.00

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Product Description

  • Dates: July 10 – July 14
  • Ages: 9-18
  • Times: 1pm-5pm
  • Cost: $275

About the Camp:

During this camp we will explore different types of glass art and the science used to make glass art pieces.  We will study the properties of glass, how it is made and the historical impact of glass on world economies.  The class will also learn about spread of mosaic art, stained glass, and painted glass in medieval times and the Renaissance.  We will also explore the spread of glassmaking to what is now the United States including the glass house at Jamestown.

Activities for the week include making fused glass plates and ornaments, creating a mosaic art piece, a fired painted art piece, and alcohol ink coasters.  Additionally we will make copper enamel pieces, resin pendants, and low fired paint pieces.

About the Instructor:

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Debbie Jasek is co-owner of Brazos Glassworks and a retired research specialist for the Texas Transportation Institute.  She works in a number of mediums including jewelry, metalworking, torch enameling, alcohol inks, fused glass and stained glass.  Although proficient in all of these her favorite mediums are metal working, alcohol inks, and fused glass. She teaches classes both locally and regionally and presented workshops at the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) State Conference and for the Texas Education Association Region 6.

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