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'THE BEST LITTLE FUSING SCHOOL
ON THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA'

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sarasotaschoolofglass@gmail.com

5704 Lawton Drive, Sarasota, Fl., 34233
941.780.2365


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"WHERE LEARNING IS FUN FOR EVERYONE" 

SSG IS AN ART GLASS SCHOOL DEDICATED TO
GLASS FUSING AND SLUMPING
 

OFFERING PROJECT AND
TECHNIQUE WORKSHOPS IN

 Fusing Slumping Small Castings


The art of melting glass together
The art of melting and forming glass over or into a mold


The art of melting glass in a mold to form a solid shape

CREATIVITY IS LIKE BREATHING,
IT'S ESSENTIAL IN SUSTAINING LIFE

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Sarasota School of Glass - Hours
Tuesday to Saturday - 11 to 5 
Tuesday & Thursday evenings when scheduled by request
Saturday 10 to 5 when classes are scheduled
Date Night - 3rd Friday of every month


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LOOK FOR THE 'KID FRIENDLY' SYMBOL  NEXT TO CLASSES APPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN 10 AND UNDER.
LOOK FOR THE 'TEEN FRIENDLY' SYMBOL  NEXT TO CLASSES APPROPRIATE FOR PRE-TEENS & TEENS

                    COULD'A  -  SIGNED UP FOR A CLASS
                    SHOULD'A  -  TAKEN A CLASS
                    WOULD'A  -  MADE SOMETHING FABULOUS

GLASSMART - SSG'S NEW SYSTEM 96 SHOWROOM



IS NOW OPEN
Visit  the showroom at our SSG location
5704 Lawton Drive, Sarasota

This weeks available classes in a nutshell


 
(Click on classes for full descriptions and on line registration)
 

(SSG is closed for classes Sunday, Monday & Tuesday for the summer)


SUMMER INTERLUDE


CLOSED FOR CLASSES  AND P/U OF PROJECTS THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER MONTHS AS FOLLOWS:

Closed Sunday, Monday 
and Tuesday 
plus 
closed the first week
of every month. 

Winter scheduling beginning November.


THIS WEEK

Wednesday, July29
Tools -10am
Super Swirl Vase - 6pm 

OPEN HOUSE - SLUMP DAY

Thursday, July 30
Bowls - 
Noon
Students Choice - 3 pm

Friday - July 31
Mommy & Me - 10am

T.G.I.F. - 1pm


Saturday - August 1
CLOSED FOR CLASSES  

 COMING SOON

 CLOSED FOR CLASSES  
Saturday, August 1 until
Tuesday, August 11

EXCEPT ON...

Tuesday - August 4

Mirrors  Bowls Wind Chimes - 12 Noon

SORRY, NO OPEN STUDIO THIS WEEK. SSG IS REMODELING OUR STUDIOS TO MAKE MORE ROOM IN OPEN STUDIO, THE CLASSROOM AND MORE PRODUCTS AVAILABLE TO YOU.

 Call SSG at 941 780 2365 for questions, to register or more information.

Remember if you want to take a class and it is CLOSED
or not a convenient time for you or not listed at all,

look for 'STUDENTS CHOICE'  so that you can schedule
one at your convenience.
 
ALWAYS CHECK THE CALENDAR FOR
 LAST MINUTE CHANGES AND UPDATED CLASSES

SSG is open for P/U of all projects Tues. - Fri., Noon - 4 pm. 
Please call SSG at 941 780 2365 to make sure your glass has
been fired. Other pick up times available by appointment only.

 
NOW - ONLY AT SSG


SLUMP DAY OPEN HOUSE - 

Wednesday, July 29 - It's not 'Hump Day'*, it's 'Slump' day

SSG will be hosting an Open House from Noon till 4pm and 6pm to 8pm (by appointment only, please call 941 780 2365) on Wednesday, July 29. 'Slump Day' will be open to all levels and ages of our fusing students.

JULY 29 IS OUR FIRST MARATHON 'SLUMP DAY'
IF YOU CAN'T MAKE IT, CALL US TO SCHEDULE 
ANOTHER DAY MORE CONVENIENT FOR YOU.

Come to the studio, choose your glass and mold and SSG will slump it into your favorite bowl, plate, vase, etc. Your choice - $20 a square foot including glass, cutting (we will help you score your glass if you don't have any experience), cold work and slumping. Take a look at some of the glass available and a sample of what has been created:

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            BEAUTIFUL, ONE OF A KIND              FABULOUS, BOWL ON STAND

SERVING TRAY BY LIZ                           BY RUTH

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MANY MORE COLORS AND DESIGNS AVAILABLE

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* Wednesdays, because they come out in the middle of the work week, are referred to as 'Hump Day'. At SSG we are referring to Wed. 7/29 as 'Slump Day'


DECORATIVE MULTI USE CERAMIC PODS FOR YOUR HOME OR STUDIO
EXCLUSIVELY AT

SARASOTA SCHOOL OF GLASS

HAND PAINTED

'CERAMIC PODS'

$45.00 EACH

CALL 941 780 2365 TO ORDER

Our multi-purpose pod is a perfect size to fit on your desk, in your studio, kitchen, bathroom, hobby room, sewing room or any place you need to organize your 'stuff'.
 
These hand made, hand painted pods are 7 3/4" w x 4 1/4 h x 5 d with 3 wells 3 3/4" deep. A flat area in the front will hold clips, rings, pins, or any small object that has to be easily accessable....heavy enough so they won't tip, light enough to move easily, beautiful enough to enhance any room. 

To order today call 941 780 2365.

Our multi color design harmonizes with
 the colors 
of glass in your studio. Use it on  your cutting table for handy accessibility.
Use the front pod for oil pad to clean and
oil your cutter.
  
Hand painted in red tones, this pod
brings a smile to your face.
Our Blue pod will chase away
the 'blues' on any day.
 
Green is the color of nature.
Bring the outdoors into your home.
  




      OPEN STUDIO CLUB - 'THE WARM ZONE'  

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 OPEN STUDIO - WORK INDEPENDENTLY -
STAY AS LONG AS YOU LIKE -
MAKE AS MANY PROJECTS AS YOU CAN

SSG's STUDIO FOR INDEPENDENT WORK IS NOW OPEN   



   PICTURES OF THE WEEK

  
MOMMY & ME CLASS
BROOKLYN, AGE 5 AND GRANDMA


  HAVE YOU CHECKED OUT SSG'S LATEST 'REPORT CARD'?  


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T.G.I.F.
TRY GLASS IT'S FUN
PLATE CLASS


 
Now is the time for you, your friends and your children to try their hand at making glass art.  Bring the kids or your friends and make a plate for $20.


MOMMY  & ME



  • Are your children or grandchildren not attending camp this summer?
  • Want to spend quality time with them?  
‚ÄčCAST PYRAMID PAPER WEIGHT

....

Make a Glass Pyramid using the Casting method of fusing, along with many design elements available for designing your project.....

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 WINE GLASS CHARMERS 

I'm sure you have spoken to Diane to register for a class at SSG many times. Now Diane Rataj, our 'closet glass artist',  will be teaching jewelry for wine glasses,  'Wine Glass Charmers'. Register for Friday, May 22, 2pm. 941 780 2365      Go to class  

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HAVE YOU HAD YOUR BIRTHDAY PARTY AT SSG YET? 

         


  ARE YOU LOOKING FOR TOOLS OR EQUIPMENT FOR YOUR FUSING STUDIO?

WHY POST ON CRAIGS LIST WHEN YOU HAVE
DIRECT CONTACT TO INTERESTED GLASS FUSERS?

DO YOU HAVE TOOLS OR EQUIPMENT OR KILNS FOR SALE?
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR SOMETHING SPECIFIC? 
EMAIL YOUR INFORMATION TO SSG AND WE WILL POST IT HERE. www.sarasotaschoolofglass@gmail.com.

GLASS FOR SALE
BULLSEYE COE 90 - $6.00 SF
STAINED GLASS - ASSORTED COLORS - LARGE SHEETS
CALL 941 780 2365


NEW GROUPON 1/2 PRICE DEAL

Watch for the two fused and slumped bowl promo on Groupon. Choose between a fluted round bowl or a square bowl. Each can be functional or decorative. Watch your email for the Groupon special at the end of this week and call us to register at 941 780 2365 .

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JEWELRY AT SSG  

  DICHROIC JEWELRY 

       
   


   

   HAVE YOU REGISTERED USING OUR  

  'TRIPLE PLAY' DISCOUNT?  


 CONTINUED IN 2015 BY
POPULAR DEMAND




DISCOUNT 'TRIPLE PLAY' CLASSES  - MULTI REGISTRATION  


  


    TOOLS SPECIAL  

 NEXT TOOLS SPECIAL CLASS 
 WEDNESDAY, JULY 29 AT 10AM 



Have you attended SSG's 'Tools Special' class
so you can work independently in 
 FREE Open Studio?...


    GIFT CERTIFICATES  



Surprise your loved one with a
special gift for.........



    

Many students have requested to make a larger vase in our 
Fused and Slumped Vase class
. The larger 12" vase class is..

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   'RAKU' STYLE GLASS VASE
 




SEE MORE IMAGES OF THE
GLASS 'RAKU' STYLE VASE CLASS


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NOW ON LIVING SOCIAL

MIRRORS

  


Whether your taste is more traditional or more contemporary,
you will love working with mirrors....


   DATE NIGHT  

 



'HAVE IT YOUR WAY'  DATE NIGHT  



THE NEXT OPEN DATE NIGHT WILL BE HELD 
ON
August  21, FRIDAY NIGHT, AT 7pm
(room for 2 more couples, call 941 780 2365 to reserve your spot)


Have you viewed your
class photos in
'Class Pix'?
Have you viewed your 
personal photos in

'Student Pix'?
Have you viewed your 
photos when you picked up
your glass art in
'I'm A Pro'?
Have you viewed all the
beautiful glass art made by
our students in
'It's Art'?
Have you viewed SSG's latest critique in
Report Card
HAVE YOU JOINED YET? 
SSG BIRTHDAY CLUB
FREE CLASSES




SSG has started a Birthday Club for all students ...

                      

HAS YOUR CHILD EXPERIENCED THE FUN
OF WORKING WITH GLASS?
MEET OUR
JUNIOR GLASS ARTISTS
..
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TAKE A LOOK AT THE
YOUNGEST
FUSERS OF THEM ALL....
LET'S GO SHOPPING



NOW OPEN
HOURS
Tuesday-Friday 10am to 4pm
Saturday By Appointment
Call   941 371 5492 
or 941 780 2365


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YOUR NEW STUDIO SPACE
SSG now planning your creative area
In the past SSG has set up complete fusing studios all across the country for glass artists that want to take the next step of having their own spaces, and is now offering this service again. 
A complete plan of your space including all the supplies, glass and kiln needed to start your artistic journey is included at a large savings to you. You provide us with a layout and size of your space; we work closely with you providing a complete plan to make this the most efficient area to create in plus all the tools and equipment needed to begin creating.

CALL SUE AT 941 780 2365 TO DISCUSS YOUR NEXT STEP

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SureStik Adhesive 

I thank you guys so much for all your help. That Sure Stik is the MOST WONDERFUL stuff!  I am so pleased with it.  It has helped me re-work pieces that I thought were trash.  I really appreciate you developing and selling it!    Helen French



Our New Fusing Adhesive
Now Available

(click here
for more information)
5704 Lawton Drive, Sarasota, Florida, 34233
941 780 2365
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 sarasotaschoolofglass@gmail.com