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Delphi's Lansing Creativity Center
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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: Want to add dimension and texture to your fused glass pieces or fused elements for mosaics? This class will teach you techniques for adding texture and movement for 3-dimensional effects using various fused glass materials, glass paints, and fiber paper. Students will make a large 7” fish that can be incorporated into a mosaic piece or as a standalone piece. Techniques for adding a wire loop for wall display, and resizing and reorienting the pattern will be covered. Students will also make a 4”x4” fused tile that can be rigged for hanging.
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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