Classes at Kokomo Opalescent Glass
- NEW - Kaleidoscope Class!
Our Kaliedoscope Class is an all new, fun and exciting class using many different forms of our glass. In this 4 hour class you will learn how to make your very own kaleidoscope similar to these! You will learn various glass cutting, soldering, and glass chipping techniques. Have fun with one our classes by yourself or bring a friend or relative. These classes are approximately four hours long and are only $150! To schedule a class please call our retail division The OP Shop at 765.457.1829. Hope to see you soon!
Shadow Art is an incredible technique using our Dalle de Verre glass! In this class you will learn to use decorative solder techniques, copper sheet, and how to place items on the front and back of the glass to create the 3-Dimensional designs. Patterns, patina's, glass color and shapes will vary with the class. Classes $100.00 for a three hour course. Must Have a Basic Knowledge of Soldering.
We like to work with you on days and times to make the class convient and workable for you. Please call the OP SHop to schedule a class - 765-457-1829.
What students have said about the Shadow Art classes:
"I was so impressed with the staff and thoroughly enjoyed the class. I traveled 9 1/2 hourse to take this class and was not disappointed." - Barbara
"Excellent & the instructor Mark was great." - Carol
Hot Glass Blowing Class
In this class you will learn about gathering glass, the basic tools involved, frit, blowing, and safety in handling glass. You will create your own paperweight and a blown ornament. Classes will be offered as one-on-one or up to three individuals at a time due to limited space.
Class are $150.00 for the three hour course. We offer these amazing classes Mon. - Fri. at the times from 8:30am - 11:30am or 9:00am - 12:00pm. Classes can be scheduled by contacting Anne at 765.457.8136.
*Pre-registration is required.
*If not 18 years or older a leagal guardian has to sign a release form for you.
May Bead Making Classes
Classes are $50 for the two hour course. Get five of your friend together and get your class for a great deal! Classes can be scheduled by contacting the OP Shop at 765-457-1829.
Once you have take a class you can come by and use our Open Torch time (Cost is $8 per hour for use of torch and tools) to work on your skills.
**Additional open torch time is available by appointment**
What students have said about the bead making classes:
"Everyone here was great" - Marlene
"Very good instruction..." - Anita
"Very informative - Enjoyed it so very much and will definitely want to do again. Great teacher!" - Jana
"I am very grateful that you have made this available in Kokomo. I intend to practice here and continue with classes. Thank you!" - Martha
"I Loved IT! Gabby is Wonderful! I will be back!" - Sandy
"Sandy was excellent!! Very helpful and tailored the class to my needs, Thanks!!" - Neal
Learning to work with glass is exciting and fun! We love to educate individuals on the use of our glass in all of it's forms. We continually work to develop classes that will interest and challenge students in working with glass. We sometimes bring in guest instructors for popular classes. Kokomo Opalescent Glass has many different types of classes and can always customize a class for a student(s) particular need from beginner to expert - just let us know what you are interested in learning. Prices are $75 for a three hour class. Call the OP Shop to sign-up for classes at 765-457-1829.
The student will learn how to make a copper foil suncatcher from start to finish in this three hour class. No prior glass knowledge is required as this is a great beginner or refresher class. Price includes use of all our tools, glass, and instruction on cutting glass, use of a grinder, copper foil techniques and use of a soldering iron, flux, and solder. Pre-registration is required.
Available class dates & times:
Please call the OP Shop to schedule a class - 765-457-1829.
All Classes should be scheduled a week in advance and are offered Monday-Friday!
Watch for more classes coming soon!