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Classes

Silo Glass Studio and Gallery is giving fused glass classes in the Wimberley/San Marcos, TX area. Please watch this page for updates and class news. For FULL classes, contact us to be placed on the wait list, if possbile we will schedule another class. It is warm in the winter, so come on in for a class!

Classes are are about two and a half hours, and are available Friday thru Monday for 2 to 10 people(call about larger groups). No experience, tools or supplies to bring, just bring yourself, wear safe shoes, attire and have fun!

By the end of the class, you may know about glass safety, the difference between soft and full fused glass, how to prepare glass for the kiln and history of glass. Our new studio is heated and air conditioned throughout. Find a class below then contact us to register.

Class Schedule

   Class Name (click for info)  Dates 
fusing 101 projects  Glass fusing 101 (3 sessions)
  • Sat. 1-3:30pm:   Feb 25, Mar 4, 11 Still spaces!
Flowing pattern bar  Flowing pattern bar **prerequisite 101 (3 sessions)
  • Sun 1-3:30pm:   Feb 12, 19, 26
sun catchers  Sun Catchers (1 session)
  • Feb 18 Sat 2:30-5pm
cold-work-sm  Open Studio
  • Friday 1pm til 5:30
  • Saturday 11am til 1pm
  • Sunday 11am til 1pm
  • Monday 11am til 3:30pm

Learn about glass fusing while creating your own project. The (1 session) classes are held on more than one day, but you only attend one class, choose the day and time that works for you. The (2 or 3 session) classes are held once a week on the same day, such as two Saturdays in a row. You will want to attend all 2 or 3 sessions to complete the projects.



night-lights

Night lights

Learn about fusing glass in this fun and simple class. Make a night light using glass, stringers, or frit. No experience needed. Night lights $ 35 (1 session).



night-lights

Spoon rest

Make your own spoon rest in this class. Choose your colors then decorate or find the perfect piece of glass from our large selection. No experience needed. Spoon rest $ 45 (1 session).



New Flowing Pattern Bar

Create a beautiful piece using the flow pattern bar technique. In the first class you will choose colors for pattern bars, the bars are then fired. In the second class you will cut and arrange the bars to create your pattern. The last class is finishing, this class may involve extensive cold working of the pieces. ***This is an advanced class Fusing 101 or equivalent is required.

Flowing pattern bar $ 175 (3 sessions 2.5 hours each)

kiln carving

Kiln carve

Create a pattern using fiber paper to be carved into glass, the heat of the kiln will do the rest. Make a 4x6 bowl or standing piece. Learn about fusing glass in this fun and simple class. No experience needed. Kiln carve $ 65 (1 session)



Galaxy Jewelry

Galaxy Jewelry for Valentines Day! ***

Guest artist, Debby Gibson, will teach you how to make Galaxy dichro pendants. Galaxy Glass is all about chemical reactions in glass. We will use powders, frit, copper and silver foils to create one of a kind looks. This workshop is all about experimentation. You will need to know how to use grinders, tile and ring saws before this class.

*** Advanced class - This three session class has a prerequisite of Cold working for Jewelry or equivalent. Call for information. Galaxy Jewelry $225



Cold working for jewelry

***This class is a prerequsite for the Galaxy jewelry class. Learn the coldworking skills to create a finished look. Call for more information.

Cold working for jewelry $ 35 (1 session)

scenes in glass

Scenes in Glass

Create your own scene on a glass background, up to a 4x8 piece. It can hang or be slumped to stand on it's own. Use glass to create things like trees or a sail boat. We will try to help you create something you can enjoy. This is a beginning class, no experience necessary. Scenes in Glass $ 40 (1 session)




Individual classes

Call for a private class with 2 - 8 people. You choose the class. An extra materials fee may apply for some classes. Individual classes $ 100 for 2 people $ 25 for each additional person - up to total of 8 people. (1 session)

  • Call for your private class of 2 or more!


fusing 101 projects

Glass fusing 101

Come to Silo Glass to learn the basics of fusing glass. In this 3 session class, you will learn about cutting, preparing for the kiln and firing glass. Join us for this fun and informational class. There will be three sessions for a more in depth knowledge of glass and fusing. Glass fusing 101 $ 150 (3 sessions)



One step jewelry

One step jewelry

Use molds and glass to create jewelry in one step. Choose the colors and glass to create unique jewelry. No experience necessary. One step jewelry $ 35 (1 session)



small-dish

Small dish

Make a 5x5 inch bowl to take home or give as a gift. Learn to cut glass, choose a shape for your mold, and prepare the glass for the kiln. The small dish takes two firings in the kiln, so your piece can not be ready the next day. No experience needed. Small dish $40 (1 session)




Medium Dish

Learn the fun technique of making your own medium glass serving dish. The 8x8" dish to be created in the colors and design of your choice. This is an extended session class is a beginning class, no experience necessary. Medium Dish $ 70 (1 - 3.5 hour session)



freeze n' fuse projects

Freeze n' fire

Learn the fun technique of making your own glass decorations using the freezer and a kiln. Create freeze n' fire pieces in the first session, in the second session, you will use them to decorate a piece. This two session class is a beginning class, no experience necessary. Freeze n' fire $ 70 (2 sessions)



edge strip dish

Edge Strip Dish ***

Make an elegant dish using your colors for a beautiful edge strip piece. Learn to build a piece using strips of glass placed on edge. The second session, you will learn to cold work the piece.

*** Advanced class - This two session class has a prerequisite of Fusing 101 or equivalent. Edge Strip $ 75 (2 sessions)



sun catchers

Sun catcher

Pick your colors for a beautiful sun catcher. Make something pretty to put in a window or hang to brighten your day. No experience necessary. Sun catcher $ 30 (1 session)





Winter Hours:

  • Sunday 10am-4pm
  • Monday 10am-4pm
  • Tuesday CLOSED
  • Wednesday CLOSED
  • Thursday CLOSED
  • Friday noon-6pm
  • Saturday 10am-6pm
The sign on the building says, "If you are here and we are not, call. If possible, we will be right out." (512)444-6494


Meeting

First Friday Fusing Musings

March 3, Friday 6:30pm  at Silo Gallery & Glass Studio.
Join us for the FIRST First Friday Fusing Musings! Open to everyone! Come meet others interested in glass, whether you have taken a class or just admired the glass, all are welcome!

You might see someone you attended class with, for sure you will find others who enjoy the process of fusing glass. 

We will be talking about glass and announcing new classes. Light refreshments.


What they said...

  • Thank you both for a delightful, relaxing and fun afternoon at your glass studio! I had a great time and enjoyed the entire experience immensely!
  • We love our night lights and making them was so much fun.
  • Best stop EVER!


Open Studio

Join us for Open Studio. Finish up a class project, create your own project, or select from our beginning class projects.

Tools are provided, sign up early to save your space.



Enroll now!

Call, e-mail, or come by today to hold your place! The classes are small, minimum of 2 and maximum 6 students.

Silo Glass
7990 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos / Wimberley Texas

(512) 444-6494 or e-mail us glass@siloglass.com


For all classes

For FULL classes, contact us to be placed on the wait list, if possible we will schedule another class.

The pieces will go into the kiln the day of the class and, unless there are special circumstances, you will be able to pick them up the next day or two, or they can be mailed.

Tools and supplies are provided, there is a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 students per class. Sign up early to save your space.

Shoes - NO flip-flops or open toe shoes. Closed shoes that cover the entire foot up to the ankle are to be worn in the studio.

Clothes - It is better to avoid sleeves that are baggy or drape.

Waiver - All students are required to sign a Silo Glass liability waiver before taking classes or using Silo Glass tools, equipment or materials. See the Studio policies.



Enroll now!

Call, e-mail, or come by today to hold your place! The classes are small, minimum of 2 and maximum 6 students.

Silo Glass
7990 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos / Wimberley Texas

(512) 444-6494 or e-mail us glass@siloglass.com



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Silo Glass Studio and Gallery

Chester C. John and Elissa D. Beach

Silo Glass, 2 Muses Fusing, and Glass from the heart
(512) 444-6494
7990 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos / Wimberley, Texas
Copyright 2014 - 2016