Glassworks Studio

La Peñita de Jaltemba

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  • Glassworks Studio started out as simply a stained glass shop – a place for you to get your custom designed windows and doors. However, Glassworks classes, over the years, has developed into a creative work space for many of the residents and visitors of Guayabitos and La Peñita and even areas beyond. It is a space where friendships are made and amazingly creative work come alive! No experience is necessary. People who claim they are not creative, well, they usually have to eat their words! (and do so quite happily).

    We offer classes in stained glass mosaics, fused glass techniques , stepping stones, clay and dichroic jewelry. The Stained Glass Mosaic Class is a one-month session which consists of two days a week for 4 weeks (total of 8 classes). Introduction to Fused Glass Techniques is a two-day class. Fused glass workshops are held once a week for the artists who have already taken the introduction to fused glass and its their time to create. Stepping Stone Mondays is a one day class in which you can complete a stepping stone from start to finish. Our clay workshops provide instruction in creating many different functional pieces, decorative pieces and molds for glass fusion.

    Of course, we still offer custom designed stained glass windows and light fixtures. We have a complete selection of glass colors and textures available. We will come to your home to measure and bring books of ideas to get your mind going. After the visit, I go back to the studio and custom design your work of art. You can come to the shop to see your work in progress, and we come and do the install.


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  • Class Information & Pricing

    Stained Glass Mosaic Workshops

    What: In addition to our mosaic pictures, frames, mirrors, and  jewelry organizers, we will also be creating mosaic tables. The table measures 16″ x 16″ but can be made to any size needed… you will make the table top.

    Schedule: Starts December 2nd. Tues/Thurs. (or just one day a week available), 10am to 3pm

    Cost:

    • First timers: Two classes a week for a month (8 classes total) = $2,500 pesos per month
    • Repeat Offenders: Two classes a week for a month (8 classes total) = $2,000 pesos per month
    • Make-up classes available but must be taken within the month
    • Metal Mosaic table base cost not included in fees

    Video on Classes with lots more pictures and information.

    Introduction to Glass Fusing

    What: Workshop will cover fundamentals of fusing and slumping glass, compatibility of glass, firing schedules, kiln and mold preparation. Students will create drop bowl, plate and night light!

    Schedule: 2-Day Workshops available. Please email me with your interest and I will put a group together!

    Cost: 2-Day class fee is $2,500 pesos… includes fused glass and firings.
    Price includes all materials, lab fees, and firing.

    Fused Glass Open Workshop

    What: This class is open to students who have already completed Fused Glass Basics…take advantage of a very fun, inventive day… the creative energies are flowing !!! Plates, jewelry hangers, jewelry, hot mosaic pictures and more !!!

    Schedule: Every Wednesday… 10am till 3pm

    Cost: $250 pesos studio fee plus a group firing fee
    96 Ceo glass available for purchase (12 x 12 sheets, dichroic, noodles, striped bits)

    Dichroic Fused Glass Jewelry

    What: Make gorgeous dichroic fused glass jewelry!! You will get to make several pendants, earrings, zipper pulls and more!!

    Schedule: Please email me with your interest and I will put a group together!!

    COST: $2,500 pesos for 2 day class, which includes all materials and firing… beautiful dichroic glass included !!  

    1-Day or 2-Day Private Classes Available

    What: Have guests coming in for a vacation? Contact me and we can arrange to have a class for you and your guests… great fun… lunch and cervezas !!! Creations such as jewelry, wind chimes and night lights can be created in a day and easily taken home in your suitcase !!

    As the season progresses we will start our clay classes, (January, February), Dichrioc Jewerly classes, Specialty glass classes such as Krackle glass, pattern bars and pot melts, and custom mold making… please email me with your interests and time frames. so I can post classes according.

    Please email me via the form below if you would like more information on any of these classes or if you would like to sign up for a particular class… class size is limited. 

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    2 Reviews on “Glassworks Studio”

    1. :

      If you are fortunate enough to have the time to take one of Jo's classes " Treat Yourself " !!!! Jo is an amazing talented artist who offers private and group classes. Allow your imagination to bloom in her studio of colors and contrasts. Or if you are looking for a unique custom piece for your home Jo can deliver ...

    2. :

      Joe's classes are excellent. She provides a broad array of material, technical support and ideas to help stimulate creativity. I was also able to make a lovely window for my home at minimal cost! Highly recommended. And if you think your not creative or an artist, you may have not found your medium. Glass is forgiving.

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Contact Us

  • Owner/Manager: Jo Lorimer
  • Address: Calle Reforma 25
  • Town: La Peñita de Jaltemba
  • Phone: (327) 274-3492
  • Cell: (322) 228-6052
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