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Jul
18
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flame working (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Jul
19
Fri
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flame working (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Jul
20
Sat
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this class, students will explore the unique properties of glass, an amorphous solid that showcases properties similar to liquid. Students will focus on replicating natural shapes (like mushrooms and leaves), and will learn how to achieve consistent results. While this class is appropriate for beginners, students are welcome to attend multiple classes, which will provide the opportunity to progress into more complex natural forms (like snails and lizards).

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: John Fetchko

Mold Making + Slip Casting @ Ceramic Studio
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mold Making + Slip Casting @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Molds are a useful tool for duplicating objects or translating non-ceramics objects into clay. In this workshop, students will bring objects to practice creating accurate reproductions as well as discuss different types of molds, slip clay, recycling, and firing. Students will go home with their own molds and will have their slip casted product fired. All materials and tools included. No experience necessary.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment

Instructor: Kayla Mahoney

Jul
23
Tue
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this beginner welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. Our instructor will also cover: methods for identifying metals; surface preparation for scrap welding; and aesthetic and protective surface treatment for finished pieces. No prior experience is required, and materials are included in the cost for this class.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau

Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In these intro classes we will go over basic woodworking techniques. Come learn how to make ordinary pieces of wood into functional items or simple pieces of art.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Dalton DiMatteo

Edible Foraging + High Altitude Gardening @ Randall Barn
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Edible Foraging + High Altitude Gardening @ Randall Barn | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
Projects:
July 2nd: Marmalade: Ways to eat your weeds and discussion on local edible plants
July 9th: Oxymels: Herbal honey featuring herbs from the garden
July 16th: Infused Vinegars: Bitter and nutritive herbs with wild crafted herbs
July 23rd: Soapmaking: Lavender garden soap
 
Participants must be 15 or older to participate. Materials are included in the cost of the class.
 
Instructor: Erica Ragusa
Jul
24
Wed
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Projects:
6/5 stacking rings
6/12 silver pendant
6/19 Stacking rings
6/26 Silver pendant
7/3 Copper Pet Tags
7/10 Stacking rings
7/17 silver pendant
7/24 stacking rings
7/31 silver pendant
8/7 copper pet tags
8/14 silver pendant
8/21 stacking rings

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials for a set project, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Kerri Anne Stassen

Jul
25
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flame working (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Jul
26
Fri
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flame working (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Jul
27
Sat
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this class, students will explore the unique properties of glass, an amorphous solid that showcases properties similar to liquid. Students will focus on replicating natural shapes (like mushrooms and leaves), and will learn how to achieve consistent results. While this class is appropriate for beginners, students are welcome to attend multiple classes, which will provide the opportunity to progress into more complex natural forms (like snails and lizards).

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: John Fetchko

Mold Making + Slip Casting @ Ceramic Studio
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mold Making + Slip Casting @ Ceramic Studio | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Molds are a useful tool for duplicating objects or translating non-ceramics objects into clay. In this workshop, students will bring objects to practice creating accurate reproductions as well as discuss different types of molds, slip clay, recycling, and firing. Students will go home with their own molds and will have their slip casted product fired. All materials and tools included. No experience necessary.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes clay, use of tools, and other studio equipment

Instructor: Kayla Mahoney

Jul
30
Tue
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this beginner welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. Our instructor will also cover: methods for identifying metals; surface preparation for scrap welding; and aesthetic and protective surface treatment for finished pieces. No prior experience is required, and materials are included in the cost for this class.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau

Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Woodworking Basics @ Fuqua Livery Stable | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In these intro classes we will go over basic woodworking techniques. Come learn how to make ordinary pieces of wood into functional items or simple pieces of art.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Dalton DiMatteo

Jul
31
Wed
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop
Jul 31 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Metalsmithing Projects @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Projects:
6/5 stacking rings
6/12 silver pendant
6/19 Stacking rings
6/26 Silver pendant
7/3 Copper Pet Tags
7/10 Stacking rings
7/17 silver pendant
7/24 stacking rings
7/31 silver pendant
8/7 copper pet tags
8/14 silver pendant
8/21 stacking rings

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials for a set project, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Kerri Anne Stassen

Aug
1
Thu
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flame working (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Aug
2
Fri
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Glassblowing @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Learn the art of flame working (a form of glassblowing) by developing and honing your skills. Work with a torch and flame to melt glass rods into works of art and explore the possibilities of Borosilicate glass. Your creativity will blossom as you craft pendants, beads, marbles and so much more. Safety is an extremely high priority in this class. Please wear natural fiber clothing (such as cotton or wool) and if possible, we encourage student with glasses to wear contact lenses.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Jared Clauer

Aug
3
Sat
Jewelry Design: Stone Setting @ Hot Shop
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Jewelry Design: Stone Setting @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Come work with sterling silver and cabochon stones to create one or maybe two pendants. Learn to saw, pierce and solder to hold cabochons onto an originally designed setting using bezel or custom prong design.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes materials for a set project, use of tools, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Sharon Speedy

 

Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Nature Inspired Pendants @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this class, students will explore the unique properties of glass, an amorphous solid that showcases properties similar to liquid. Students will focus on replicating natural shapes (like mushrooms and leaves), and will learn how to achieve consistent results. While this class is appropriate for beginners, students are welcome to attend multiple classes, which will provide the opportunity to progress into more complex natural forms (like snails and lizards).

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes glass, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: John Fetchko

Aug
6
Tue
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Beginner Welding @ Hot Shop | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

In this beginner welding class, students will learn oxy-acetylene welding techniques to produce unique sculptural projects. Our instructor will also cover: methods for identifying metals; surface preparation for scrap welding; and aesthetic and protective surface treatment for finished pieces. No prior experience is required, and materials are included in the cost for this class.

Participants must be 15 or older to participate. The cost of the class includes metal, use of gas, and other studio equipment.

Instructor: Lou Bibeau