BYOB- Graphic Glass Coasters- Intro to Glass Fusing

$45


Spots available: 10
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Create a fab set of landing pads for your favorite beverages. Students will select design elements from our colorful selection of flat sheet glass and decals prepared with a wide range of patterns and images. You’ll make art you can toast to! You will learn how to safely cut and assemble glass into your degisn. You will make two 4”-square glass coasters that your guests will want to steal. Your pieces will be fired after the workshop and available for pickup a few days later. No previous experience necessary. 

What will be provided

All materials included. If you want to make more coasters they are $15 each

Location
Chicago Glass Collective
1770 W. Berteau Avenu, Suite 203-B
Chicago, IL, 60613

Student Reviews

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    Alexandra M.
    BYOB- Graphic Glass Coasters- Intro to Glass Fusing

    Such a fun class to take. We all had a great time can't wait to go back and take more classes

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    Kathy M.
    BYOB- Graphic Glass Coasters- Intro to Glass Fusing

    This is the 5th or 6th class I've taken with Leslie and the Chicago Glass Collective. I always have a great time and come away with a piece of art that I've created and am super proud of.

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    Jessica N.
    BYOB- Graphic Glass Coasters- Intro to Glass Fusing

    I had SO much fun!
    Leslie is so awesome and informative!
    Great class and great tablemates!
    I will definitely be back!

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    Katie K.
    BYOB- Graphic Glass Coasters- Intro to Glass Fusing

    This class was great! The teacher was very talented and knowledgeable. It was very worth the money. Looking forward to taking the glass blowing ornament class in the winter !

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Chicago Glass Collective

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After receiving her BFA from Alfred University in 1992 Leslie Speicher travelled the country finally choosing Seattle, WA as her home. During her seven years there she focused on her glasswork, teaching at Pratt Fine Arts Center and assisting and studying with local and international glass artists. In 2004, she received her MFA from the University of Illinois. Her teaching career took her first to the University of Miami where she taught 3D Design. Leslie then taught at the Cleveland Institute of Art as an Adjunct in the Glass Department before moving to Chicago, IL after her solo show at the Museum of Surgical Science in 2006.

No matter what she is making her aspiration is to create pieces with unique character, which are thought provoking and visually pleasing. Leslie’s interest in exploring materials leads her to create narratives between design, texture, form and color. Every piece is one-of-a-kind, designed and handcrafted by the artist.

Leslie is the owner of Chicago Glass Collective in Chicago, IL where she also teaches and makes her work.

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