HOLIDAY ART CLASSES 2019

REGISTER TODAY!

REGISTER TODAY!

To register for 2019 classes, return completed Holiday Class Registration Form with payment info to:

Grace Institute, 1535 NE 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97232
Or email completed PDF/scan to Mariannk@grace-institute.org
Or fax completed form to 503-249-0938

All classes need a minimum of six participants.  If minimum is not reached, participants will be offered other openings from the schedule or refunded. For parties of eight or more, you may inquire about an additional class.

 

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Fused Glass Snowscapes
Create your own sparkling, one-of-a-kind fused-glass winterscape “painting” to display on a stand.  (Finished pieces approximately 6 x 8-inches. These make very special gifts! All materials, special glass, glass paint and frits, included with fee. Pick up your fired masterpieces the following week. (Offered twice.)

Sunday Nov 24 (Completed)  Repeats Sunday Dec 29 at 1:00 pm
Ages 10 and up
Location: Glass Studio on the Grace Campus with Mariann Koop-McMahon
Cost: $60 per person
Class limit 10 per class

Special Fused Glass Ornaments for Thanksgiving Break
NEW! Design your own treasured ornaments under the guidance of experienced glass artists Nancie Mann in this 90-minute class — use fall or holiday themes. One ornament included with class registration. Additional ornaments cost $5 each – most people find it impossible to make just one!  Pick up your fired pieces the following week.

MONDAY November 25 at 10:00 am (Completed)
Ages 8 and up or 5+ with participating adult. (Great class for child with parent/guardian/grandparent to do together.)
Location: Glass Studio on the Grace Campus
Cost $35 per person
Class limit 16

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Marble Your Own Paper!
NEW!  Have fun and get your hands messy on this day off from school, practicing the Japanese- style art of paper marbling!  (Ink is water soluble.)  Participants will make enough to wrap gifts or use in art projects. Class will run 1-1/2 hours. All materials included.

MONDAY November 25 at 1:00 pm (Completed)
Ages 8 and up (Great class for child with parent/guardian/grandparent to do together.)
Location: Visual Arts Studio on the Grace Campus with Kristin Koop
Cost $35 per person
Class limit 10

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Fused Glass Holiday Ornaments Classes

Explore the unique beauty of fused glass and design your own treasured holiday ornaments under the guidance of experienced glass artists Nancie Mann and Lori Rowell in these 90-minute classes. One ornament included with class registration. Additional ornaments cost $5 each – most people find it impossible to make just one!  Pick up your fired pieces the following week. If you are interested in signing up for more than one ornament class, contact Mariann: mariannk@grace-institute.org

Dates and Times, 2019:
Sat Dec 7 at 10:00 – 11:30 am (Class is full.)

Sat Dec 7 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm (Class is full.)

Sat Dec 14 at 10:00 – 11:30 am  (Spaces Available!)
Sat Dec 14  at 2:00 – 3:30 pm  (Spaces Available!)

Sat Dec 21 at 10:00 – 11:30 am  (Spaces Available!)
Sat Dec 21 at 2:00 – 3:30 pm (Last chance in 2019!)

Ages 8 to adult
(Or Ages 5 to 7 with participating adult)
Location: Glass Studio on the Grace Campus
Cost: $35 per person (includes one ornament)
Class limit 16 per class

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Fused Glass Holiday Cookie Plate
Using your own design in this popular offering, and make a beautiful Holiday treasure. One that Santa would be proud to use! Also, makes a lovely gift! Nancie Mann will guide you through the process and use a slumping mold in a second firing to achieve the final curved shape. Depending on shape, plates range from 7 to 9- inches.  Class will run 2 to 2-1/2 hours. All materials included.

Sunday December 8 at 1:00 (Only 1 Space Available — ask about a likely additional class to be held Sun Dec 8 at 3:30 pm! Only 1 more participant needed!)
Ages 8 and up
Location: Glass Studio on the Grace Campus with Nancie Mann
Cost $50 per person
Class limit 10

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Air-Dry Clay Ornaments
Make a beautiful holiday treasure for yourself or as a gift! Melissa Romeo  will guide you through the process.  Each participant will make and embellish two pieces to take home after the session. Class will run 2 to 2-1/2 hours. All materials included.

Sunday December 15 at 1:00
Ages 8 and up
(Or Ages 5 to 7 with participating adult)
Location: Visual Arts Studio on the Grace Campus with Melissa Romeo
Cost $40 per person
Class limit 10

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Fused Glass Lanterns
Don’t buy that special gift — make your very own fused-glass panels for a unique winter lantern. Use any of a variety of techniques, including “painting” with frit.  (Lanterns are approximately 9-inches tall.)  All materials, including lanterns, special glass, glass paints and frits, included with fee. Pick up your fired masterpiece the following week.

Sunday Dec 15 at 1:00 pm
Ages 12 and up
Location: Glass Studio on the Grace Campus with Mariann Koop-McMahon
Cost: $60 per person
Class limit 8

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Fused Glass Snowscapes
Create your own sparkling, one-of-a-kind fused-glass winterscape “painting” to display on a stand.  (Finished pieces approximately 6 x 8-inches. These make very special gifts! All materials, special glass, glass paint and frits, included with fee. Pick up your fired masterpieces the following week. (Offered twice.)

Sunday Nov 24 or Sunday Dec 29 at 1:00 pm
Ages 10 and up
Location: Glass Studio on the Grace Campus with Mariann Koop-McMahon
Cost: $60 per person
Class limit 10 per class

PRIVATE GROUP PARTIES

Special workshops available for birthday parties, staff bonding, and social group gatherings in fused glass or ceramics. For more information, please contact: mariannk@grace-institute.org