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Fri, May 19


Milkweed Arts

Modeling Glass™: Feathers and BEYOND!, with Lois Manno

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Modeling Glass™: Feathers and BEYOND!, with Lois Manno
Modeling Glass™: Feathers and BEYOND!, with Lois Manno

Time & Location

May 19, 2023, 10:00 AM – May 21, 2023, 4:00 PM

Milkweed Arts, 1850 W Mulberry Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85015, USA

About the event

To expand the variety of workshops offered to members, AZDCA has partnered with Milkweed Arts to offer seats in this workshop, with an exclusive discount to AZDCA members. Simply register through our website at no cost to receive an email with the registration link, as well as a discount code for $100 off the registration fee. (Please note that registering through our website does not guarantee your seat. It only provides the link and discount code for registering through Milkweed Arts)

Traditional techniques of working with frit and powdered glass to create three-dimensional objects tend to be labor-intensive, messy, and require specialized glass casting knowledge. Lois Manno has developed an entirely new way to work with powders to create fully dimensional work without the undesirable features of casting. The results of her efforts are unlimited possibilities.

In this busy three-day workshop, students will learn how to work with Modeling Glass and will make a life-like feather with glass powders. We’ll do several other interesting projects, exploring various techniques like combining Modeling Glass shapes with sheet glass, painting images with enamels over Modeling Glass, and sgraffito carving. We’ll discuss display, mixing tricks, firing schedules, and the nearly limitless ways to work with this exciting new product..

All materials included.

Member Price after Discount: $595.00


Lois Manno has been a professional artist and author for the last 30 years. During her college years in Texas, she studied Drawing & Painting, and has illustrated books for numerous publishers. After decades of working in two-dimensional, conventional media like acrylic paint and pastel, Lois began working in kiln-formed glass. She has since developed several techniques unique to her own interest: creating three-dimensional sculptural glass objects without the need for molds. Using glass powder, she creates art inspired by what she loves—feathers, the sky, birds, and other forms from nature. Her work can be found in numerous private collections across the country.

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