Online Classes

Jodi teaches video classes in cooperation with online training company Curious Mondo.  Each class can be watched free during the live streaming broadcast and during the daily replay.  Classes are available on-demand after the live stream ends.

Each class is many hours of instruction, and the on demand purchase guarantees lifetime access to the videos, as well as addition bonus materials.  These classes are an incredible value, each class is the equivalent to a 2-3 day in person class in Jodi’s studio, without the travel!

Upcoming Class – Watch for FREE   March 27-29, 2017

Recycled Glass Jewelry – Reserve your seat!

Learn to make all sorts of recycled glass jewelry with Jodi. We’ll begin by learning how to make recycled glass kiln formed beads and focal pieces using fusing, casting and other techniques. To add to the fun, we’ll be using bottle glass, window glass, glass dishes and plates, and the occasional broken vintage piece that is just too pretty to throw away! After we’ve made a variety of glass pieces, we’ll create a variety of projects using premade findings, and then moving on to creating your own findings using recycled materials and clever hardware hacks.

Class 1 Kiln Formed Beads

Class 2 Fancy Kiln Formed Beads

Class 3 Components and Complimentary Techniques

Class 4 – Better Beads, Adding Your Unique Touch

Class 5, Premade Findings – Glue On

Class 6, Bead Stringing Methods

Class 7, Fused in Findings

Class 8, Found and Unusual Findings

Class 9, Other Adornments & Finishing it up

ON DEMAND CLASSES

Basic Bottle Glass Fusing

Learn how to make beautiful and creative fused glass art using bottle glass, molds and a kiln. Bottle glass is an inexpensive alternative to art glass that is also great for the environment. This course will take you through the absolute basics, including what tools you’ll need, all the way through multiple, increasingly complex projects.
In this course we will cover making fused glass art from whole bottles, two ways to cut bottles, how to make sheets of glass from cut bottles, fused donuts, fused bottle bottom molds with embellishments, kiln formed recycled glass beads and jewelry, Fuse and Fold animals-including two exclusive designs available only through this course. We will also explore how firing schedules work, what is happening at each stage and how to adjust your firing schedule. We will spend time reviewing common glass fusing problems and how to solve them.

Advanced Bottle Glass Fusing

Add to your knowledge of fusing with bottle glass with this advanced class.  We will spend time learning how to test for compatibility between different bottle glasses, how to use a variety of inclusions such as brass, copper, silver, aluminium, plaster, raw mica and enamels.  This class will build directly on the Basic Bottle Fusing class, some glass fusing experience is required.  We will make a variety of project with our new techniques, including wall vases, plates, glass boxes and lanterns.  We will also make a larger Fuse and Fold Animal.