What's New @ Something Phishy
Welcome to Something Phishy Glass Studio!
Welcome to the online home of Something Phishy Glass Studio.  We are a working/teaching studio in Worcester, MA offering classes and workshops in lampworking [glass bead making on a torch] for all skill levels. Whether you are an advanced glass artist or someone who has never worked in glass before Something Phishy has something to offer every student.

I welcome you to browse our site to see our offerings and register for a class that can help you refine a lampworking skill, learn a new skill or jump into the flame for the very first time!

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New Tuesday Night Multi-week Class with Sherry Conger

When: Begins Tuesday, February 5, 2013 and continuously runs throughout the 2013 year.

Skill Level:Intermediate/advanced

Time: Tuesday 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Fee: $35 per week - pay as you go

Class description:

Are you in a glass slump, making the same old beads over and over?
Come learn new techniques as well as reviewing past techniques in this new 11 week session that will inspire and motivate your creativity.

Sherry brings to the class her knowledge of not only getting that "Perfect Shaped Bead", but will cover new and exciting surface designs as well as stringer control,  the proper use of enamels, copper, silver, wires and foils, the use of CZ"s in glass and fuming.

Each session will bring you closer to fulfilling your creative potential.

If your interested or have any questions please contact Elisa Minasian

It's not to late to join us!

On Going Classes
New for 2014
Learn to make a sculptural Screech Owl bead with Cleo Dunsmore

When:  Sat. & Sun. September 20 & 21, 2014
Time:    10:00am to 4:00pm
            [students may stay until 5:00pm if needed]

Cost:  $400.00  plus materials

Skill Level:  Intermediate/Advanced

Cleo Dunsmore has been creating sculptural beads and jewelry for many years in her Maryland studio.
She is known for her lifelike animal beads, raptors, fish, birds, parrots, dinosaurs, gods and goddess beads.

Come spend a weekend learning how to make a sculptural Screech Owl bead using Moretti glass

Saturday class will start with learning to make all of the components you will need to complete your sculptural piece.  Time permitting, students will make an owl out of one color. Practicing shape and details that will be of value for the Sunday class.

Making Canes:
Mixing Black, Making eye cane, Amber stringers, Silvered ivory, Making a white core and covering with amber; Making a white core with amber cover and thin ox blood line;
Making a light chestnut core with white line and amber cover.

Working with canes on a bicone bead:
Learn to make a bi-cone bead, wrapped with amber stringer and rake,
Learn how to apply canes and, using Moretti intense black learn how to put hair lines on the chest.
Learn how to fix and flatten as you go along.

Learn the construction of a sculptural owl in one color:
Make a bi-cone body
Head and Chest
Eyes - cane application and clear lens

Sunday Class Putting it all together in color: Spend the day using all of the information from Saturday and put your owl together in color!

Wrap and Rake
Head shape, Chest shape
Cane application- wings
Head / Face shape

With a full class of 10 students, a name will be drawn from the class list and a $150 refund will be given to the lucky winner!


Unique Art Gifts & Vendor Day Show

     When: Saturday November 1, 2014
     Time:  10:00am to 4:00pm
     Place:   St. Bernard Catholic Church / Marie Anne Center

236 Lincoln Street / side entrance off of Harlow St.

Worcester, MA  01605

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