Introductory Classes

These quick kilnforming classes held at Bullseye Resource Centers are a fun and affordable way to experiment with glass fusing techniques. In 2.5 hours, you'll indulge your creative urge while making your own unique artwork. No previous experience necessary.

Introductory classes are offered in Portland, Bay Area, Santa Fe, New York and Los Angeles. Select a class to discover what is available in your area.

Glass Fusing Fundamentals

Glass Fusing Fundamentals

Introduce yourself or the artist in your life to the fundamental concepts of creating glass objects in the kiln.

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Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters

Hip to be Square: Graphic Coasters

Create a set of stylish landing pads for your favorite beverage as you learn about the powder printing technique.

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Perfect Pendants

Perfect Pendants

Plan, cut, and assemble your own kilnformed glass pendants from a wide palette of sheet glass colors and part sheets.

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Stripes and Dots

Stripes and Dots

Explore a new form of glass: rods! In this 2.5-hour project-based class, you'll work with a huge palette of opalescent sheet glass and rods to create two stylish 5-inch square plates.

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Basic Pate de Verre Bowl

Basic Pate de Verre Bowl

A great introduction to the "pâte de verre" (French for "paste of glass") technique, which uses granules of glass to create a three dimensional form.

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Day of the Dead Glass Skulls

Design, Blast and Fire

Learn the basics of sandblasting while designing and making a plate with a simple design you can choose or create on your own.

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Kilncarved Plates

Kilncarved Plate

Create your own beautiful kilncarved plate in this short and sweet 2.5-hour class. No glass cutting required!

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Vitrigraph Plate

Vitrigraph Plate

Make curving lines by pulling strands of molten glass from a Vitrigraph kiln then use these swoops and swirls to develop a drawing on a 7.5" x 12" plate.

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Graphic Relief in Thick Glass

Graphic Relief in Thick Glass

Create letters (or numbers or other graphic imagery) in a luscious slab of glass using an X-Acto knife, ceramic fiber paper, and the right amount of heat.

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Day of the Dead Glass Skulls

Day of the Dead Glass Skulls

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos and create a Day of the Dead "sugar" skull with the pâte de verre technique.

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Ornaments in Kiln-Glass

Ornaments in Kiln-Glass

Start a new holiday tradition and make your own unique, handmade glass ornaments. In this 2.5-hour workshop, we'll cover the kilnforming techniques used to create several styles.

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