Glass Arts Classes

    • Thursday, December 12, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • BARN Glass Studio (Down stairs)

    Monitored Open Studio for students having completed A-Z of Fusing or A-Z of Stained Glass or A-Z of Mosaics.

    No need to register.

    BARN Members are Free.

    BARN Guest drop in fee $20.00 cash or check written to BARN.

    • Saturday, December 14, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • BARN Glass Studio 8890 Three Tree Lane BI, WA 98110

    Monitored Open Studio for students having completed A-Z of Fusing & A-Z of Stained Glass  & A-Z of Mosaics.

    BARN members are free.

    Non-member drop in fee $20.00 payable at the beginning of the open studio, by cash or check made out to BARN.


    • Sunday, December 15, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Glass Studio, Class Code GL121519GS
    Register

    Bring your family and create a one of a kind fused glass ornament celebrating 2019. 

    This class is open to everyone and is a great opportunity to experience the glass studio.  You will choose an ornament blank and decorate it with embellishments available in the studio. Ornaments will be fired overnight and will be available for pick-up starting on Tuesday the 17th.

    Experienced Glass Studio Elves look forward to welcoming you to their workshop and facilitating your masterpiece.


    Details:

    • Ages 5 and up are welcome, though participants aged 5-13 need to be accompanied by an adult. Please register yourself and indicate whether you will be bringing a youth with you. You and one youth will pay one fee of $10 and be making one ornament. If you both want to make an ornament please register separately. You can register twice and on the second registration enter your name then your youth's name in  parenthesis.
    • Please sign up for the time slot you would like to attend.  There are 8 available participant openings at the top of each hour with 2:00 pm being the last time slot.



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    Remember to wear close-toed shoes & long pants in the Glass Studio at all times! This is a strictly enforced safety policy. Thank you.





    • Thursday, December 19, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • BARN Glass Studio (Down stairs)

    Monitored Open Studio for students having completed A-Z of Fusing or A-Z of Stained Glass or A-Z of Mosaics.

    No need to register.

    BARN Members are Free.

    BARN Guest drop in fee $20.00 cash or check written to BARN.

    • Saturday, December 21, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • BARN Glass Studio 8890 Three Tree Lane BI, WA 98110

    Monitored Open Studio for students having completed A-Z of Fusing & A-Z of Stained Glass  & A-Z of Mosaics.

    BARN members are free.

    Non-member drop in fee $20.00 payable at the beginning of the open studio, by cash or check made out to BARN.


    • Wednesday, December 25, 2019
    • 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

    This is a BARN holiday. Doors will be locked to members and non-members.


    • Thursday, December 26, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • BARN Glass Studio (Down stairs)

    Monitored Open Studio for students having completed A-Z of Fusing or A-Z of Stained Glass or A-Z of Mosaics.

    No need to register.

    BARN Members are Free.

    BARN Guest drop in fee $20.00 cash or check written to BARN.

    • Saturday, December 28, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • BARN Glass Studio 8890 Three Tree Lane BI, WA 98110

    Monitored Open Studio for students having completed A-Z of Fusing & A-Z of Stained Glass  & A-Z of Mosaics.

    BARN members are free.

    Non-member drop in fee $20.00 payable at the beginning of the open studio, by cash or check made out to BARN.


    • Wednesday, January 01, 2020
    • 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

    This is a BARN holiday. Doors will be locked to members and non-members.


    • Wednesday, January 08, 2020
    • Wednesday, February 05, 2020
    • 5 sessions
    • BARN Glass Studio Class Code GL010820GM
    • 2
    Register

    Learn to create a stained glass window in this five session class for beginners and those looking to refresh your skills.

    Bainbridge glass artist Gregg Mesmer, from Mesolini Glass Studio will guide you through the step-by-step process of building a stained glass window measuring approximately 20" x 20". You will learn contemporary, innovative, and efficient methods to create this art piece, methods that he has honed over his 40 years as a glass artist.
    You will expand your glass cutting skills  tips from a pro and learn where to order your glass to get the BARN 20% discount.

    Students will also learn studio safety & protocol, required to use the BARN Glass studio.

    There is a materials fee of
     $90 included in the class price that will cover glass, drafting paper, pattern film, zinc and lead, and miscellaneous other supplies. Students are encouraged to use glass from the glass studio however, you can buy or bring your own.

    Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.  


    NOTE:  In order to use Open Studio time for your own projects, you must demonstrate competency in glass cutting and grinder use. This course will address those competencies.

    INSTRUCTOR: Gregg Mesmer, of Mesolini Glass Studio. He and his wife, Diane Bonciolini, both recognized with the 2015 Island Treasure Award, moved to Bainbridge Island in 1977 and started the iconic Mesolini Glass Studio. They have been cutting glass professionally for decades. Their expertise, however, goes beyond glass cutting to include other types of fabrication; all aspects of creating stained glass art; and leading, soldering and glazing of stained glass windows. Over the years, they have worked on many community projects.  Gregg has taught for Northwest Art Glass, the Bainbridge Parks District, and Olympic College.

    • Saturday, February 01, 2020
    • Sunday, February 02, 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • Glass Studio, Class Code GL020120DT
    • 6
    Register

    Learn basic mosaic skills as you make a mosaic mirror for your home. This two day hands on beginner level class will introduce you to the basics of creating and grouting indoor mosaics out of vitreous glass tiles, gems, and/or sheet glass scraps. 

    We will cover materials, design, cutting, setting on a wood base, grouting as well as the difference between indoor vs. outdoor mosaics.

    You will take home a completed 10" x 10" mirror using the glass elements you have chosen.

    Details:

    • Tools will be provided. 
    • You are encouraged to bring your own small glass and ceramic pieces for possible inclusion in your mirror.
    • A materials fee of $25 included in the price of class, covers the wood framed mirror, sealant for the wood base, mastic adhesive, vitreous tiles, stained glass scrap, glass gems, hanging hooks, grout and colorants. 
    • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to apply.  
    • The Glass Studio will provide safety glasses, gloves and dust masks for your personal safety.

    Instructor:

    Darcy Thompson - Artcycled Mosaics

    Darcy Thompson has taught mosaic classes for the Schack Arts Center in Everett, Bassetti Gardens in Woodinville as well as private classes. She has been a working artist for over 20 years and shows her work at a variety West Coast art shows including the Bainbridge Island Studio Tour as well as in various galleries. She is entirely self taught and loves to teach the varied steps in the process of re-purposing cracked or broken plates into fun and colorful mosaics for the home and garden.


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    Remember to wear close-toed shoes & long pants in the Glass Studio at all times! This is a strictly enforced safety policy. Thank you.


    • Sunday, March 29, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • BARN Wide Event

    Be a Maker for a Day!

    Check out our 10 studios, participate in making crafts or generally check out BARN! It's free, and open to all ages.

    More information will be posted later in October 2019.

    For more information contact: info@BainbridgeBARN.org


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