FusedOrnamentsShaped3Fused Holiday Ornaments with Janie Yakovlevitch

Get ready for the holidays. Learn the basics of fusing and make some gorgeous ornaments for your tree or home this holiday season.

In this fun and easy class you will work with a wide range of materials as you decorate your ornaments.  Decorate your pieces with small bits of glass, frit (finely ground glass), millifiore, silver wire, and stringers. Silver wire and mixing certain colors of glass with each other can create beautiful metal reactions. This class will also expose you to creating with fusing paints, a very easy way to create design and intricacy into your fusings.

  • Level: All levels
  • Cost:  $85 all materials included to make 4 ornaments

janiefusingforwebAbout Janie

Janie Yakovlevitch, nurse practitioner and glass artist, fits perfectly with our trend of medicine and mosaics. She has a long history of working with glass as a flameworker, and owner of GlassPassions. She began making mosaics at our studio fall of 2010 and officially joined the team as our “Fusing Director” in 2012. She runs the fusing program at SMA and is a constant inspiration to all of us, as she creates amazing backsplashes and other installations, combining all of her different glass working skills into stunning mosaics.