by Sara Larson ( mosaics, 4-12″stepping stones)
1. Introductory Classes ( max. 4* students)
These classes are all planned for maximum fun. The goal is to ignite the sparkle of creativity within you, learn the handy skill of glass cutting along with some history of glass techniques, share Dar’s long-time passion for glass and tarot and take home something special.
1.1 Mosaics – Tuesdays, 9-11 AM, four sessions, January 21, 28, February 4, 5. $250.00 All materials included for a 10-12” mosaic wall mural or stepping stone. Students provide their own glass cutter .
1.2 Fused Glass – Tuesdays, 12-2 PM, three sessions, January 21, 28, Feb. 4. $250.00 All materials included for 1- 4” garden stake and 1- 4” suncatcher + 2 firings. Students provide their own glass cutter.
1.3 Stained Glass – Tuesdays, four sessions +, January 21, 28, February 4 , 5. 2:30-4:30 Students provide glass cutter & pliers. $300.00
All materials included for a 10-12” square or round lead or copper foil window. Students provide their own glass cutter ..
1.4 Tarot – Wednesdays, 6-8pm, January 22, 29, Feb 5. 60.00.
This course introduces the Rider-Waite tarot deck, the cards and their symbolism, and the art of reading tarot. The Rider-Waite deck is used in this course and students are encouraged to have their own deck but it is not mandatory. If you prefer a different tarot deck, please bring it along.
1.5 **NEW** WEEKEND MOSAIC WORKSHOPs – Jan. 24, 25, 26-/Feb. 21, 22, 23 /March 27,28,29. Create a mosaic stepping stone. 250.00 All materials included. Sunday evening, Saturday, 2 sessions morning – lunch break- afternoon, & Sunday morning. Students bring their own glass cutter.
2. Intermediate Classes (max. 4 students*)
These classes are for those who have had some experience with the basics of glass cutting, design and assembly and now would like to do something more elaborate. Projects will be determined on an individual basis. Some materials will be provided, depending on project or projects. Re: Tarot – this class is for people who have a basic understanding of the individual cards and will focus more on readings.
2.1 Mosaics – Wednesdays, 9-11 AM. $40/session, dates to be determined by projects
Suggestions for projects: 16” hexagon stepping stone, mirror, chair, mural.
2.2 Fused Glass – Wednesdays, 12-2 PM, four sessions – 12” ‘painting’ with glass. $280.00
Focus on creating a scene using frit and study of different fusing techniques.
2.3 Stained Glass – Mondays, tba . $300.00
Make a stained glass window, approximately 4 sq feet using traditional lead technique, most materials provided.
2.4 Tarot* (max. 6) – Mondays, 6-8pm, January 20, 27, February 3. 60.00. Focus on different spreads and reading
Individual glass classes, tarot classes & individual tarot readings are available all year round, by appointment.
INSTRUCTOR: Dar Mace has been a studio glass artist, student, teacher, and reader of the tarot for over 30 years. Born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, she has lived on Gabriola Island since 1980. Dar’s glass work is internationally known (most recently Chile, South America). She has a M.Ed. in adult learning and her classes are small, informative, and enthusiastic. Please register early to ensure your place. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
1962 SOUTH ROAD
GABRIOLA ISLAND, BC, CANADA