Fused Monarch Butterfly with Wesley Wong Class Details

Fused Monarch Butterfly with Wesley Wong

With:  Wesley Wong

One Day Only: 

Where:  Delphi's Lansing Creativity Center

When:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Sign up now for any 2 of Wesley's classes offered this September and receive a 10% discount on both classes.
Sign up for all 3 of Wesley's classes and receive a 20% discount for all.
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Wesley Wong is an award-winning artist who designs and produces custom glass art from his studio in San Jose, California. His passion for glass started in 1981 with stained glass, which eventually lead him into mosaics and fused glass. His work features lots of bright colors and intricate patterns and has been exhibited in many juried glass and mosaic shows throughout the United States. Wesley enjoys sharing his glass knowledge with other artists and teaches glass workshops through his studio and at the Institute of Mosaic Art and the Stained Glass Garden in Berkeley, CA. He is a member of the Association of Stained Glass Lamp Artists (ASGLA), Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA), and Contemporary Mosaic Art (CMA). He has written articles for Glass Patterns Quarterly, and is a regular contributor to the ASGLA annual stained glass lamps calendar.

Approx. Material Cost: Included
 
Experience Required: Intermediate fusing experience. Basic glass cutting skills required.
 
Type of Class: Lecture, demonstration and hands-on
 
Class Description: Create a  7” fused glass Monarch butterfly  that can be incorporated into a mosaic project or mounted for display. Techniques will be covered for adding wire for the antennae, angling the wings to appear like it is flying, and how to scale down the butterflies for ornaments. Students will learn how to attach hardware for mounting the butterfly for wall display or as a garden stake. Students will also have the opportunity to make a pendant-sized ladybug or bee as time permits.
 
Safety: Please do not wear open toed shoes or sandals when cutting glass.
Safety glasses must be worn, glasses are provided in class if needed
 
Tools & Materials Included: All materials and use of glass cutting tools are included.
 
Additional Tools & Materials:  Students may want to bring your own glass cutter, and breaking pliers.

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  • Category
  • Fusing
  • Skill Level
  • Intermediate
  • Instructor
  • Wesley Wong
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