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May 2020 – Deer Island, Oregon – Advanced 2nd weekend

Mosaic Retreat  with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art at Deer Island Manor

This class is currently full, so we are offering another weekend at the Manor in May 15, 16, 17 register  by contacting marvelousmosaicfineart@gmail.com

Theme: Nature

May 15, 16, 17 2020

Check in Friday May 15, 2020  at 10 am and check out at 1 pm on Sunday, May 17, 2020

Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River Hwy Deer
Island, OR 97054

Deer Island, Oregon

$525 (top bunk)
$550 (bottom bunk)
$650 (king room – one left)

Additional Costs :
Optional Massage: $30 for 30 min
Transportation to and from the PDX airport to the Manor: $50 / person 

What is awesome about the Manor? The space is amazing! The hosts are fantastic! The food is over the top! The supplies are abundant; Kory’s studio is just 5 min away. If you are an out of town guest this Retreat is the BEST location for you. We encourage guests that are flying in to come the day before and stay a day extra. The workshop is an intense workshop, and flying in and out on the same day as the retreats is very exhausting. The Deer Island Manor will provide a free breakfast if you stay any additional nights and the cost of an extra night in the king rooms are $80 / night and the cost of bunk lodging is $50 / night extra. King rooms must be booked for the entire event to get king room Thursday and Sunday evening. The manor is about 45 min from the PDX airport. Transportation can be arranged for $50 / fee per person to and from the airport.

Check in is 10 am Friday and Check out is 2 pm on Sunday

Address:
Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River highway
Deer Island, OR 97054
All packages include cost of class, supplies ,materials,  room and board

Additional $30 for 30 min massage (optional) 

Register Now! Contact Kory Dollar at dollarkory@gmail.com to request an invoice. 50% is due upon registration to reserve your spot, or pay now with pay pal located at bottom of page. 

Mosaic, Flower, Sunflower, Artist, Famous Artist, Northwest Artist, Fine Artist
Kory Dollar Stained Glass Mosaic by Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

dear-island-manor

Visit the Manor’s Webpage at: http://www.deerislandmanor.com/
3 Day Mosaic Retreat with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art at Deer Island Manor, May 8, 9, 10 2020

Each student will walk away with a 12″ x 12″  custom framed mosaic. The substrate will be a new sheet of 1/8 annealed glass in a custom frame. Upgrades on larger sizes are available and can be purchased at event.  New students are encouraged to stick to the smaller sized frames. 


Check out the photos from the May 2017 Retreat

Your Host’s Kory and Diane will fill your weekend with creativity, relaxation, and great food. 

All supplies and materials will be provided. Lodging and meals are included in your package. We will have snack and refreshments available all weekend. There is so much planned! Meet and Greet, Late Night Desert in the Kitchen, High Tea on Saturday, Meditation and Yoga sessions through out the entire weekend, River Hunt, Champagne Brunch on Sunday, The studio will be open till 10 pm. each night.

The three day retreat will be a combination of lecture/slideshow, discussion, Q&A, demos, and hands-on instruction. We will focus on Glass on Glass (GOG) application, using the direct method to create a stimulating optical effect. Kory will demo several unique cuts she uses in her gardens, using three tools, nippers, a scoring tool, and running pliers. During this process, you will learn how cut strips to patternize your glass into flowers while maximizing your glass. Kory will demonstrate and discuss a specific nipping style /technique, Glass Shaving® to create a crisp clean edge, using only wheeled nippers. The class will explore how to create movement, using Kory’s signature cut, One-cut Sliver Cut®. Additional topics covered include: committing to a design, selecting a color pallet, varying opacity, Randomization Method®, balance and composition, creating a one-of-a-kind designs, and incorporating found and unusual items. Kory will discuss grout bleed, adhesives, grout additives, and provide tips and tricks to grouting. Mac glue will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring additional unique items such as broken jewelry, beads, and tesserae to embellish your mosaic.

Advanced Opportunity: We will have several sessions where we will have the opportunity to use a tile saw and cut unique glass tiles, bottles, and a variety of thick materials. Bring a tea-cup, or a bottle with you and we will be cutting unique pieces to add to your mosaic.

There will be a grout demonstration on Sunday. Students are welcome to grout if they have completed the project and glue has dried. If projects are not completed, or dried by 2 pm then a grout package will be available to take home for optional grouting.

Kory notes that she does not strive for perfection; “the art of art is the imperfections.” She says, “It is my goal that I will simplify the process enough to give you ‘artistic freedom without self doubt’. I strive to build confidence in these classes. I do not teach from a pattern, I teach to use your sketch as only a guideline; you are not restricted to the pattern. I will assist you in creating a balanced one-of-a-kind composition, using my uniquely designed simplified steps. We will focus on several unique cuts and I will provide you with tips and tricks that I use daily.”

Cieara Kennedy , a licensed massage therapist will be on staff to provide 15 or 30 min massages with your choice of aroma therapy the cost will be included in your package and scheduled 2 weeks prior to your stay. 

Contact Diane Elizabeth Dunn to reserve your spot at Deerislandmanor@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/deerislandmanor/

 Deluxe Bunk  $550 / person  8 bunks total

(sold out)

Clark Room$550/person + $50/ night upgrade  Check out the Clark Room (sold out)

Sanctuary Room$550/person + $50/ night upgrade (sold out)

Address:
Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River highway
Deer Island, OR 97054

Schedule For Mosaic Retreat with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art
Friday, May 8, 2020

9 am  to 10 am Check-in  
Meet & Greet

This is a time to get settled in it is very informal, Kory is available for one on one conversations and questions. We will have a small private show of Kory’s art on display in the Sanctuary and you are invited to explore the manor and get settled in. Because of the location we expect that there will be people arriving through out the day and no instruction will start before 3 pm. 
10 am –  5 pm Introduction and Lecture 
LUNCH BREAK – 1 PM
6 pm Dinner in the Kitchen:    
6:30 pm – 10 pm  Studio Time –  Kory is not instructing. There will be several assistants checking in on you through out the evening and Kory may be there but individual instruction is limited. 
9:00-10:00 pm  Manor Kitchen – Dessert/Night Cap/Coffee/Tea 

Saturday, May 9, 2020
7 am Optional early morning stretching – Diane
8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Studio Open
9:30 am – 12 pm Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
12 Noon  Lunch – Manor Kitchen
1 pm – 5 pm Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
6:00-7:00 pm  Dinner –  Family Style
7:00 pm to 10 pm Open Studio 
7:00 pm Optional River Walk , Optional 
9:30 pm  Dessert Bar 

Sunday, May 10, 2020
7 am Optional early morning stretching – Diane
Light continental breakfast toast, muffins, scones and coffee, juice and tea available in the Manor Kitchen as early as 7 am (Help yourself).
Open Studio 7 am

Clean up 8 – 9 am

Grout at 10 am

11 am – 12 pm finish projects
12 pm –  1 pm 
clean up and check out
If you are unable to complete the mosaic late Saturday, grouting instructions and a optional grouting kit can be purchased. 

About The Manor and Your Host’s Diane and Jason Dunn

follow Deer Island Manor on Facebook

Our beautiful master suite is 540 sq. feet of luxury and eclectic beautiful. A private bath and jetted tub awaits you! King sized bed with cozy private sitting area. Large walk in shower in our unique, newly remodeled bathroom. Deer Island Manor is now the private full-time residence of Jason and Lady Diane Dunn.

The space

Deer Island Manor was built in 1908 and served as the local grade school up until 10 years ago. It is on the State’s historical register and sits on the Lewis and Clark trail.

Deer Island Manor is now the private home of Jason and Diane Dunn. They have an eclectic design style that reflects their love of auction and flea market exploring.

The Manor is filled with antique, mid-century and modern finds. Organic vegetable and herb gardens fill the front yard as well as free ranging chickens. Lavender and dahlias are in full bloom!

We have a large gourmet kitchen that may be used by guests. The Great Hall houses an eclectic library, wet bar and art collection as well as a meditation space.

 
50% deposits will be required to reserve your spot.
Note: If for any reason the class is canceled due to max number of students (6) not reached, or unforeseen reason 100% of the deposits/all payments will be refunded.
If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so 45 days prior to the event to get a refund, If you cancel 45 days prior to the event we will process your refund, with a $25 administration fee. After the 45 day deadline, we must fill the spot for you to get a refund, with a $50 administration fee. If you cancel 15 days prior for any reason you will forfeit $100 of your deposit and the remainder balance will only be refunded in the event your spot is filled. All final payments must be received 30 days prior to the event.

 

October 2020 – Santa Rosa, California

Stained Glass Mosaic Workshop with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

Theme: Sugar Sculls and Day of the Dead

October 9, 10, 11 2020

Private Studio

Santa Rosa, California

$450

Hours: Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 9am – Noon
Cost: $425

3 Lunches included

Location: Santa Rosa, California
Address:
4780 Rincon Creek Way
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Registration: Contact Kory Dollar at dollarkory@gmail.com
Host: Kathie Roberts at kathyroberts@comcast.net

REGISTER NOW

Santa Rosa Mosaic Workshop 2020

October 9, 10, 11 2020 Private Studio Santa Rosa, California $450

$450.00

 
The size of the base will be 12″ x 15″ if you would like to upgrade your frame to a 15″ x 15″ or

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12″ x 24″ ($25 additional fee). Return students will get a free upgrade to a 15″ x 15 ” or 12″ x 24

 

Frame size upgrade 12″ x 24″

$25.00

This is an intense workshop, many do choose to work late into the evening and may have a group dinner Friday and Saturday evening. If you plan on staying and eating, we will do a potluck style dinner and bring your own wine or beverage).

If you would like to register for this class by payment other than PayPal, require a payment plan or you have further questions, please feel free to contact me below.

 

This will be my second annual Santa Rosa Mosaic Workshop. It is a fantastic location. The host Kathy is wonderful; her home is transformed to a mosaic studio! There is a lot of room, including outdoor space. The place is perfect for a weekend get away! We provide 3 lunches and all supplies and materials. Students are welcome to bring healthy snacks to share. There is a hot tub and a pool! We did use the hot tub last year, so if you are staying late bring your swim suite!

NOTE – if you are a local student and want to host someone, please let myself or Kathy know and we can connect you with someone!

** Disclaimer** We do work late, we do have a lot of fun, plan on a late night Friday and Saturday, if you want to finish. This is not a craft project, we are working hard, cutting glass, and creating EPIC art.

You will learn a process that creates quality stained glass mosaics that will last a lifetime. I will be bringing hand crafted 12″ x 15″ custom framed windows. This is a big substrate to finish in 3 days!

Last year, we all had dinner at Kathy’s. We chipped in on food, wine, beer, and went to the store and had some awesome barbecued meals!

 

Check out the photos from 2018. 

Register as early as January 2019 to secure your spot.

Class size is limited to 10 people, 8 spots remaining

 

August 2020 – Deer Island, Oregon

Mosaic Retreat  with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art at Deer Island Manor

Theme: TBD

August 21, 22, 23 2020

Deer Island Manor

Deer Island, Oregon

$525 (top bunk – 4 spots), $550 (bottom bunk 4- spots), $650 (Sold out king room, x 2)

$30 for 30 min Massage (optional).

August – Upper Bunk

$550.00

August – Lower bunk

$525.00

Check in is 10 am Friday and Check out is 2 pm on Sunday

Address:
Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River highway
Deer Island, OR 97054
All packages include cost of class, supplies ,materials,  room and board

Additional $50 for 30 min massage (optional) 

Register Now! Contact Kory Dollar at dollarkory@gmail.com to request an invoice. 50% is due upon registration to reserve your spot.

Mosaic, Flower, Sunflower, Artist, Famous Artist, Northwest Artist, Fine Artist
Kory Dollar Stained Glass Mosaic by Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

dear-island-manor

Visit the Manor’s Webpage at: http://www.deerislandmanor.com/
3 Day Mosaic Retreat with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art at Deer Island Manor

Each student will walk away with a 15″ x 15″ custom framed mosaic. The substrate will be a new sheet of 1/8 annealed glass in a custom frame
Check out the photos from the May 2017 Retreat

Your Host’s Kory and Diane will fill your weekend with creativity, relaxation, and great food. 

All supplies and materials will be provided. Lodging and meals are included in your package. We will have snack and refreshments available all weekend. There is so much planned! Meet and Greet, Late Night Desert in the Kitchen, High Tea on Saturday, Meditation and Yoga sessions through out the entire weekend, River Hunt, Champagne Brunch on Sunday, The studio will be open till 10 pm. each night.

The three day retreat will be a combination of lecture/slideshow, discussion, Q&A, demos, and hands-on instruction. We will focus on Glass on Glass (GOG) application, using the direct method to create a stimulating optical effect. Kory will demo several unique cuts she uses in her gardens, using three tools, nippers, a scoring tool, and running pliers. During this process, you will learn how cut strips to patternize your glass into flowers while maximizing your glass. Kory will demonstrate and discuss a specific nipping style /technique, Glass Shaving® to create a crisp clean edge, using only wheeled nippers. The class will explore how to create movement, using Kory’s signature cut, One-cut Sliver Cut®. Additional topics covered include: committing to a design, selecting a color pallet, varying opacity, Randomization Method®, balance and composition, creating a one-of-a-kind designs, and incorporating found and unusual items. Kory will discuss grout bleed, adhesives, grout additives, and provide tips and tricks to grouting. Mac glue will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring additional unique items such as broken jewelry, beads, and tesserae to embellish your mosaic.

Advanced Opportunity: We will have several sessions where we will have the opportunity to use a tile saw and cut unique glass tiles, bottles, and a variety of thick materials. Bring a tea-cup, or a bottle with you and we will be cutting unique pieces to add to your mosaic.

There will be a grout demonstration on Sunday. Students are welcome to grout if they have completed the project and glue has dried. If projects are not completed, or dried by 2 pm then a grout package will be available to take home for optional grouting.

Kory notes that she does not strive for perfection; “the art of art is the imperfections.” She says, “It is my goal that I will simplify the process enough to give you ‘artistic freedom without self doubt’. I strive to build confidence in these classes. I do not teach from a pattern, I teach to use your sketch as only a guideline; you are not restricted to the pattern. I will assist you in creating a balanced one-of-a-kind composition, using my uniquely designed simplified steps. We will focus on several unique cuts and I will provide you with tips and tricks that I use daily.”

Cieara Kennedy , a licensed massage therapist will be on staff to provide 15 or 30 min massages with your choice of aroma therapy the cost will be included in your package and scheduled 2 weeks prior to your stay. 

Contact Diane Elizabeth Dunn to reserve your spot at Deerislandmanor@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/deerislandmanor/

 Deluxe Bunk  $550 / person  8 bunks total

Lewis Room  $550/person + $50/ night upgrade Check out the Lewis Room 

Clark Room$550/person + $50/ night upgrade  Check out the Clark Room 

Sanctuary Room$550/person + $50/ night upgrade (sold out)  

Address:
Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River highway
Deer Island, OR 97054

Schedule For Mosaic Retreat with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art
Friday, August 21, 2019

Noon – 3 pm Check-in  
Meet & Greet with Coffee/Tea and Hors d’oeuvres

This is a time to get settled in it is very informal, Kory is available for one on one conversations and questions. We will have a small private show of Kory’s art on display in the Sanctuary and you are invited to explore the manor and get settled in. Because of the location we expect that there will be people arriving through out the day and no instruction will start before 3 pm. 
3 pm – 5 pm Introduction and Lecture 
Focus will be Glass on Glass application and Kory’s rules, when to use them and when to break them! 

Understanding Layers
Balance and Rule of Thirds
Composition and Design
Randomization Method
Direct Application for GOG
Color Theory
5:00-6:00 pm Dinner in the Kitchen
6:30 pm – 9 pm  Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
texture to your design

Mastering Evergreen Cut
 
9:00-10:00 pm  Manor Kitchen – Dessert/Night Cap/Coffee/Tea – 

Saturday, August 22, 2019
7 am Optional early morning stretching and light yoga with Diane
8:00 am – 9:00 am Manor Kitchen – Pancake Feast
9:00 am Studio Open
9:30 am – 12 pm Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
Committing to Design 
Long Evergreen Cuts
Design
Randomization method with long evergreen cut
Directional Flow
Opacity,  Reflection, and Illumination
12 Noon  Lunch – Manor Kitchen
1 pm – 5 pm Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
Randomization method with evergreen cut
Directional Flow and waterfalls
Opacity,  Reflection, and Illumination and Mountains

6:00-7:00 pm  Dinner – Taco Bar
7:00 pm to 10 pm Open Studio
9:30 pm  Dessert Bar – Fresh baked cookies, Scones, Ice Cream with toppings

Sunday, August 23, 2019
7 am Optional early morning stretching and light yoga with Diana
Light continental breakfast toast, muffins, scones and coffee, juice and tea available in the Manor Kitchen as early as 7 am (Help yourself).
Open Studio 8 am – 10 am
10:00 am Sunday Brunch  – Manor Kitchen
11 am – 12 pm finish projects
12 pm –  1 pm 
clean up
1:30 – 2 pm set up grout stations
The goal on Sunday is to have projects ready to be grouted by noon. Grout time is scheduled outside at 2 pm. We will need time for your projects to dry. If you are unable to complete the mosaic in time to grout we will send grouting instructions and a optional grouting kit can be purchased. 

About The Manor and Your Host’s Diane and Jason Dunn

follow Deer Island Manor on Facebook

Our beautiful master suite is 540 sq. feet of luxury and eclectic beautiful. A private bath and jetted tub awaits you! King sized bed with cozy private sitting area. Large walk in shower in our unique, newly remodeled bathroom. Deer Island Manor is now the private full-time residence of Jason and Lady Diane Dunn.

The space

Deer Island Manor was built in 1908 and served as the local grade school up until 10 years ago. It is on the State’s historical register and sits on the Lewis and Clark trail.

Deer Island Manor is now the private home of Jason and Diane Dunn. They have an eclectic design style that reflects their love of auction and flea market exploring.

The Manor is filled with antique, mid-century and modern finds. Organic vegetable and herb gardens fill the front yard as well as free ranging chickens. Lavender and dahlias are in full bloom!

We have a large gourmet kitchen that may be used by guests. The Great Hall houses an eclectic library, wet bar and art collection as well as a meditation space.

50% deposits will be required to reserve your spot.
Note: If for any reason the class is canceled due to max number of students (6) not reached, or unforeseen reason 100% of the deposits/all payments will be refunded.
If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so 45 days prior to the event to get a refund, If you cancel 45 days prior to the event we will process your refund, with a $25 administration fee. After the 45 day deadline, we must fill the spot for you to get a refund, with a $50 administration fee. If you cancel 15 days prior for any reason you will forfeit $100 of your deposit and the remainder balance will only be refunded in the event your spot is filled. All final payments must be received 30 days prior to the event.

May 2020 – Deer Island, Oregon

Mosaic Retreat  with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art at Deer Island Manor

This class is currently full, so we are offering another weekend at the Manor in May 15, 16, 17 register  by contacting marvelousmosaicfineart@gmail.com

Theme: Nature

May 8, 9, 10 2020

Check in Friday May 8, 2020  at 10 am and check out at 1 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2020

Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River Hwy Deer
Island, OR 97054

Deer Island, Oregon

$525 (top bunk – full)
$550 (bottom bunk – full)
$650 (king room – full)

Additional Costs :
Optional Massage: $30 for 30 min
Transportation to and from the PDX airport to the Manor: $50 / person 

What is awesome about the Manor? The space is amazing! The hosts are fantastic! The food is over the top! The supplies are abundant; Kory’s studio is just 5 min away. If you are an out of town guest this Retreat is the BEST location for you. We encourage guests that are flying in to come the day before and stay a day extra. The workshop is an intense workshop, and flying in and out on the same day as the retreats is very exhausting. The Deer Island Manor will provide a free breakfast if you stay any additional nights and the cost of an extra night in the king rooms are $80 / night and the cost of bunk lodging is $50 / night extra. King rooms must be booked for the entire event to get king room Thursday and Sunday evening. The manor is about 45 min from the PDX airport. Transportation can be arranged for $50 / fee per person to and from the airport.

Check in is 10 am Friday and Check out is 2 pm on Sunday

Address:
Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River highway
Deer Island, OR 97054
All packages include cost of class, supplies ,materials,  room and board

Additional $30 for 30 min massage (optional) 

Register Now! Contact Kory Dollar at dollarkory@gmail.com to request an invoice. 50% is due upon registration to reserve your spot, or pay now with pay pal located at bottom of page. 

Mosaic, Flower, Sunflower, Artist, Famous Artist, Northwest Artist, Fine Artist
Kory Dollar Stained Glass Mosaic by Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

dear-island-manor

Visit the Manor’s Webpage at: http://www.deerislandmanor.com/
3 Day Mosaic Retreat with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art at Deer Island Manor, May 8, 9, 10 2020

Each student will walk away with a 12″ x 12″  custom framed mosaic. The substrate will be a new sheet of 1/8 annealed glass in a custom frame. Upgrades on larger sizes are available and can be purchased at event.  New students are encouraged to stick to the smaller sized frames. 


Check out the photos from the May 2017 Retreat

Your Host’s Kory and Diane will fill your weekend with creativity, relaxation, and great food. 

All supplies and materials will be provided. Lodging and meals are included in your package. We will have snack and refreshments available all weekend. There is so much planned! Meet and Greet, Late Night Desert in the Kitchen, High Tea on Saturday, Meditation and Yoga sessions through out the entire weekend, River Hunt, Champagne Brunch on Sunday, The studio will be open till 10 pm. each night.

The three day retreat will be a combination of lecture/slideshow, discussion, Q&A, demos, and hands-on instruction. We will focus on Glass on Glass (GOG) application, using the direct method to create a stimulating optical effect. Kory will demo several unique cuts she uses in her gardens, using three tools, nippers, a scoring tool, and running pliers. During this process, you will learn how cut strips to patternize your glass into flowers while maximizing your glass. Kory will demonstrate and discuss a specific nipping style /technique, Glass Shaving® to create a crisp clean edge, using only wheeled nippers. The class will explore how to create movement, using Kory’s signature cut, One-cut Sliver Cut®. Additional topics covered include: committing to a design, selecting a color pallet, varying opacity, Randomization Method®, balance and composition, creating a one-of-a-kind designs, and incorporating found and unusual items. Kory will discuss grout bleed, adhesives, grout additives, and provide tips and tricks to grouting. Mac glue will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring additional unique items such as broken jewelry, beads, and tesserae to embellish your mosaic.

Advanced Opportunity: We will have several sessions where we will have the opportunity to use a tile saw and cut unique glass tiles, bottles, and a variety of thick materials. Bring a tea-cup, or a bottle with you and we will be cutting unique pieces to add to your mosaic.

There will be a grout demonstration on Sunday. Students are welcome to grout if they have completed the project and glue has dried. If projects are not completed, or dried by 2 pm then a grout package will be available to take home for optional grouting.

Kory notes that she does not strive for perfection; “the art of art is the imperfections.” She says, “It is my goal that I will simplify the process enough to give you ‘artistic freedom without self doubt’. I strive to build confidence in these classes. I do not teach from a pattern, I teach to use your sketch as only a guideline; you are not restricted to the pattern. I will assist you in creating a balanced one-of-a-kind composition, using my uniquely designed simplified steps. We will focus on several unique cuts and I will provide you with tips and tricks that I use daily.”

Cieara Kennedy , a licensed massage therapist will be on staff to provide 15 or 30 min massages with your choice of aroma therapy the cost will be included in your package and scheduled 2 weeks prior to your stay. 

Contact Diane Elizabeth Dunn to reserve your spot at Deerislandmanor@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/deerislandmanor/

 Deluxe Bunk  $550 / person  8 bunks total

(sold out)

Clark Room$550/person + $50/ night upgrade  Check out the Clark Room (sold out)

Sanctuary Room$550/person + $50/ night upgrade (sold out)

Address:
Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River highway
Deer Island, OR 97054

Schedule For Mosaic Retreat with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art
Friday, May 8, 2020

9 am  to 10 am Check-in  
Meet & Greet

This is a time to get settled in it is very informal, Kory is available for one on one conversations and questions. We will have a small private show of Kory’s art on display in the Sanctuary and you are invited to explore the manor and get settled in. Because of the location we expect that there will be people arriving through out the day and no instruction will start before 3 pm. 
10 am –  5 pm Introduction and Lecture 
LUNCH BREAK – 1 PM
6 pm Dinner in the Kitchen:    
6:30 pm – 10 pm  Studio Time –  Kory is not instructing. There will be several assistants checking in on you through out the evening and Kory may be there but individual instruction is limited. 
9:00-10:00 pm  Manor Kitchen – Dessert/Night Cap/Coffee/Tea 

Saturday, May 9, 2020
7 am Optional early morning stretching – Diane
8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am Studio Open
9:30 am – 12 pm Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
12 Noon  Lunch – Manor Kitchen
1 pm – 5 pm Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
6:00-7:00 pm  Dinner –  Family Style
7:00 pm to 10 pm Open Studio 
7:00 pm Optional River Walk , Optional 
9:30 pm  Dessert Bar 

Sunday, May 10, 2020
7 am Optional early morning stretching – Diane
Light continental breakfast toast, muffins, scones and coffee, juice and tea available in the Manor Kitchen as early as 7 am (Help yourself).
Open Studio 7 am

Clean up 8 – 9 am

Grout at 10 am

11 am – 12 pm finish projects
12 pm –  1 pm 
clean up and check out
If you are unable to complete the mosaic late Saturday, grouting instructions and a optional grouting kit can be purchased. 

About The Manor and Your Host’s Diane and Jason Dunn

follow Deer Island Manor on Facebook

Our beautiful master suite is 540 sq. feet of luxury and eclectic beautiful. A private bath and jetted tub awaits you! King sized bed with cozy private sitting area. Large walk in shower in our unique, newly remodeled bathroom. Deer Island Manor is now the private full-time residence of Jason and Lady Diane Dunn.

The space

Deer Island Manor was built in 1908 and served as the local grade school up until 10 years ago. It is on the State’s historical register and sits on the Lewis and Clark trail.

Deer Island Manor is now the private home of Jason and Diane Dunn. They have an eclectic design style that reflects their love of auction and flea market exploring.

The Manor is filled with antique, mid-century and modern finds. Organic vegetable and herb gardens fill the front yard as well as free ranging chickens. Lavender and dahlias are in full bloom!

We have a large gourmet kitchen that may be used by guests. The Great Hall houses an eclectic library, wet bar and art collection as well as a meditation space.

 
50% deposits will be required to reserve your spot.
Note: If for any reason the class is canceled due to max number of students (6) not reached, or unforeseen reason 100% of the deposits/all payments will be refunded.
If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so 45 days prior to the event to get a refund, If you cancel 45 days prior to the event we will process your refund, with a $25 administration fee. After the 45 day deadline, we must fill the spot for you to get a refund, with a $50 administration fee. If you cancel 15 days prior for any reason you will forfeit $100 of your deposit and the remainder balance will only be refunded in the event your spot is filled. All final payments must be received 30 days prior to the event.

 

Hope Wahl, Mosaic, Glass on Glass, Stained Glass, Sunset, Elephant

October 2019 – Santa Rosa, California

Theme: Silhouette and Sunsets

2 spots remaining

October 11, 12, 13, 2019
Hours: Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 9am – Noon
Cost: $425

3 Lunches included

Location: Santa Rosa, California
Address:
4780 Rincon Creek Way
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Registration: Contact Kory Dollar at dollarkory@gmail.com
Host: Kathie Roberts at kathyroberts@comcast.net

REGISTER NOW

 

Santa Rosa, California – October – Silhouette and Sunsets

Register Now for Santa Rosa, California in October 2019

$425.00


The size of the base will be 12″ x 15″ if you would like to upgrade your frame to a 15″ x 15″ or

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12″ x 24″ ($25 additional fee). Return students will get a free upgrade to a 15″ x 15 ” or 12″ x 24

 

Frame size upgrade 12″ x 24″

$25.00

This is an intense workshop, many do choose to work late into the evening and may have a group dinner Friday and Saturday evening. If you plan on staying and eating, we will do a potluck style dinner and bring your own wine or beverage).

If you would like to register for this class by payment other than PayPal, require a payment plan or you have further questions, please feel free to contact me below.

 

This will be my second annual Santa Rosa Mosaic Workshop. It is a fantastic location. The host Kathy is wonderful; her home is transformed to a mosaic studio! There is a lot of room, including outdoor space. The place is perfect for a weekend get away! We provide 3 lunches and all supplies and materials. Students are welcome to bring healthy snacks to share. There is a hot tub and a pool! We did use the hot tub last year, so if you are staying late bring your swim suite!

NOTE – if you are a local student and want to host someone, please let myself or Kathy know and we can connect you with someone!

** Disclaimer** We do work late, we do have a lot of fun, plan on a late night Friday and Saturday, if you want to finish. This is not a craft project, we are working hard, cutting glass, and creating EPIC art.

You will learn a process that creates quality stained glass mosaics that will last a lifetime. I will be bringing hand crafted 12″ x 15″ custom framed windows. This is a big substrate to finish in 3 days!

Last year, we all had dinner at Kathy’s. We chipped in on food, wine, beer, and went to the store and had some awesome barbecued meals!

 

Check out the photos from 2018. 

Register as early as January 2019 to secure your spot.

Class size is limited to 10 people, 8 spots remaining

 

Rooster Glass on Glass Mosaic by Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

October 2018 – Santa Rosa, CA

Roosters, Chickens and Sunflowers
with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

Class is full as of 6/25 I am taking a wait list and will let you know if someone does not pay deposit by the end of June.

Theme: Roosters, Chickens and Sunflowers

Dates: October 12, 13, 14
Friday October 12 – 11 am to 4 pm
Saturday October 13 – 9 am – 4 pm
Sunday October 14 – 9 am – 4 pm
Cost:
$425

Address:
4780 Rincon Creek Way
Santa Rosa, CA 95409

All packages include cost of class, supplies and materials and lunch will be provided all 3 days.

Register NOW

Mosaic, Flower, Sunflower, Artist, Famous Artist, Northwest Artist, Fine Artist
Kory Dollar Stained Glass Mosaic by Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

To Register contact Kory Dollar at dollarkory@gmail.com and request an invoice.
All supplies and materials will be provided. Three Lunches will be provided. We will have snack and refreshments available all weekend. There is so much planned!   

The three day workshop will be a combination of lecture/slideshow, discussion, Q&A, demos, and hands-on instruction. We will focus on Glass on Glass (GOG) application, using the direct method to create a stimulating optical effect. Kory will demo several unique cuts she uses in her roosters and sunflowers, using three tools, nippers, a scoring tool, and running pliers. During this process, you will learn how cut strips to patternize your glass into flowers while maximizing your glass. Kory will demonstrate and discuss a specific nipping style /technique, Glass Shaving® to create a crisp clean edge, using only wheeled nippers to cut the circles. The class will explore how to create movement, in the tail feathers suing long slender cuts.  Additional topics covered include: precision cutting, committing to a design, selecting a color pallet, varying opacity, Randomization Method®, balance and composition, creating a one-of-a-kind designs, and incorporating found and unusual items. Kory will discuss grout bleed, adhesives, grout additives, and provide tips and tricks to grouting. Mac glue will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring additional unique items such as broken jewelry, beads, and tesserae to embellish your mosaic.

There will be a grout demonstration on Sunday. Students are welcome to grout if they have completed the project and glue has dried. If projects are not completed, or dried by 12 pm then a grout package will be available to take home for optional grouting.

Kory notes that she does not strive for perfection; “the art of art is the imperfections.” She says, “It is my goal that I will simplify the process enough to give you ‘artistic freedom without self doubt’. I strive to build confidence in these classes. I do not teach from a pattern, I teach to use your sketch as only a guideline; you are not restricted to the pattern. I will assist you in creating a balanced one-of-a-kind composition, using my uniquely designed simplified steps. We will focus on several unique cuts and I will provide you with tips and tricks that I use daily.”

The goal on Sunday is to have projects ready to be grouted by noon. Grout time is scheduled outside at 2 pm. We will need time for your projects to dry. If you are unable to complete the mosaic in time to grout we will send grouting instructions and a  grouting kit can be sent home. 

50% deposits will be required to reserve your spot.
Note: If for any reason the class is canceled due to max number of students (6) not reached, or unforeseen reason 100% of the deposits/all payments will be refunded.
If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so 45 days prior to the event to get a refund, If you cancel 45 days prior to the event we will process your refund, with a $25 administration fee. After the 45 day deadline, we must fill the spot for you to get a refund, with a $50 administration fee. If you cancel 15 days prior for any reason you will forfeit $100 of your deposit and the remainder balance will only be refunded in the event your spot is filled. All final payments must be received 30 days prior to the event.

March 2019 Fort Worth, Texas

Glass on Glass Mosaic Landscape with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art, in Fort Worth, Texas

12″ x 24″ Glass on Glass Mosaic, all supplies and materials included in $400

1 spot remaining as of 2/5/2019

Theme: Mosaic Landscape
Date: March 8, 9, 10
Hours of class:
Friday –9- 4 pm
Saturday — 9 am – 4 pm
Sunday – 9 am – 2 pm

Cost: $400 — which includes glass and materials

Location UPDATE

Location:  Central Christian Church Fort Worth, TX
Address: 3205 Hamilton Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107

For more information about the details of the class contact Kory Dollar at 360-719-9298 or dollarkory@gmail.com

Stained Glass on Glass Mosaic Landscape with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art, in Fort Worth, Texas

Register for Landscape Mosaic Workshop in Fort Worth, Texas in March

$400.00

 

 

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Register NOW for Fort Worth, Texas Stained Glass on Glass Mosaic Workshop with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art in March 2019. The class will focus on understanding how glass breaks, we will create a 12″ x 15″ landscape mosaic. Kory will specifically address the long and skinny cuts that are in Angela’s sunset and the evergreen tree. Kory will discuss directional flow in depth and the students will walk away with a understanding of how the ever changing light effects glass on glass mosaics. You will learn Kory’s Opacity Rules specifically developed for glass on glass mosaics.

Students will learn Kory’s NEWLY designed Three Step Fabrication Method® to simplify the steps in creating a a landscape mosaic on glass The class will discuss her strip cutting approach to breaking down the glass to patternize you design. This is a wonderful opportunity to understand how to organize your mosaic from start to finish.

The 3 day workshop will be a combination of lecture/slideshow, discussion, Q&A, demos, and hands-on instruction. We will focus on Glass on Glass (GOG) application, using the direct method to create a stimulating optical effect.  Students will learn Kory’s Three Step Fabrication Method® to effectively and efficiently construct a stained glass mosaic to last a lifetime.  Kory will demo several unique cuts she uses in her gardens, using three tools, nippers, a scoring tool, and running pliers. During this process, you will learn how cut strips to patternize your glass into specific cuts. Kory will demonstrate and discuss a specific nipping style /technique, Glass Shaving® to create a crisp clean edge, using only wheeled nippers. The class will explore how to create movement, using Kory’s signature cut, One-cut Sliver Cut®. Additional topics covered include: committing to a design, selecting a color pallet, varying opacity, Randomization Method®, balance and composition, creating a one-of-a-kind designs, and incorporating found and unusual items. Kory will discuss grout bleed, adhesives, grout additives, and provide tips and tricks to grouting. Mac glue will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring additional unique items such as broken jewelry, beads, and tesserae to embellish your mosaic.

Students are welcome to grout if they have completed the project and glue has dried. If projects are not completed by 11 on Sunday and you are unable to grout, a grout package will be available to take home for optional grouting.

Kory notes that she does not strive for perfection; “the art of art is the imperfections.” She says, “It is my goal that I will simplify the process enough to give you ‘artistic freedom without self doubt’. I strive to build confidence in these classes. I do not teach from a pattern, I teach to use your sketch as only a guideline; you are not restricted to the pattern. I will assist you in creating a balanced one-of-a-kind composition, using my uniquely designed simplified steps. We will focus on several unique cuts and I will provide you with tips and tricks that I use daily.”

This class is limited to a 12 Mac Glue will be sponsoring the class and hosting the location.   I have my ticket bought and I am looking forward to seeing some new faces, as well as working with several returning students!

50% deposits will be required to reserve your spot.
Note: If for any reason the class is canceled due to max number of students (10) not reached, or unforeseen reason 100% of the deposits/all payments will be refunded.
If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so 45 days prior to the event to get a refund, If you cancel 45 days prior to the event we will process your refund, with a $25 administration fee. After the 45 day deadline, we must fill the spot for you to get a refund, with a $50 administration fee. If you cancel 15 days prior for any reason you will forfeit $100 of your deposit and the remainder balance will only be refunded in the event your spot is filled. All final payments must be received 30 days prior to the event.

 

Mosaic, Flower, Sunflower, Artist, Famous Artist, Northwest Artist, Fine Artist

May 2019 – Deer Island, Oregon

 

Mosaic Retreat  with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art at Deer Island Manor

Theme: Roosters, Chickens, and Sunflowers

Dates: May 3, 4, 5 2019
Cost:  $550 for Lower Bunk (sold out 3/14/2019)
$525 for Upper Bunk ( 4 upper bunks as of 3/14/2019)

$650 for King room (sold out)  +$50 for Massage (optional).

May – Upper Bunk

May's Stained Glass Mosaic Retreat - Upper Bunk

$525.00

Check in is 10 am Friday and Check out is 2 pm on Sunday

Address:
Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River highway
Deer Island, OR 97054
All packages include cost of class, supplies ,materials,  room and board

Additional $50 for 30 min massage (optional) 

Register Now! Contact Kory Dollar at dollarkory@gmail.com to request an invoice. 50% is due upon registration to reserve your spot.

Mosaic, Flower, Sunflower, Artist, Famous Artist, Northwest Artist, Fine Artist
Kory Dollar Stained Glass Mosaic by Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

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Visit the Manor’s Webpage at: http://www.deerislandmanor.com/
3 Day Mosaic Retreat with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art at Deer Island Manor,  May  3, 4, 5,  2019

Each student will walk away with a 15″ x 15″ custom framed mosaic. The substrate will be a new sheet of 1/8 annealed glass in a custom frame
Check out the photos from the May 2017 Retreat

Your Host’s Kory and Diane will fill your weekend with creativity, relaxation, and great food. 

All supplies and materials will be provided. Lodging and meals are included in your package. We will have snack and refreshments available all weekend. There is so much planned! Meet and Greet, Late Night Desert in the Kitchen, High Tea on Saturday, Meditation and Yoga sessions through out the entire weekend, River Hunt, Champagne Brunch on Sunday, The studio will be open till 10 pm. each night.

The three day retreat will be a combination of lecture/slideshow, discussion, Q&A, demos, and hands-on instruction. We will focus on Glass on Glass (GOG) application, using the direct method to create a stimulating optical effect. Kory will demo several unique cuts she uses in her gardens, using three tools, nippers, a scoring tool, and running pliers. During this process, you will learn how cut strips to patternize your glass into flowers while maximizing your glass. Kory will demonstrate and discuss a specific nipping style /technique, Glass Shaving® to create a crisp clean edge, using only wheeled nippers. The class will explore how to create movement, using Kory’s signature cut, One-cut Sliver Cut®. Additional topics covered include: committing to a design, selecting a color pallet, varying opacity, Randomization Method®, balance and composition, creating a one-of-a-kind designs, and incorporating found and unusual items. Kory will discuss grout bleed, adhesives, grout additives, and provide tips and tricks to grouting. Mac glue will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring additional unique items such as broken jewelry, beads, and tesserae to embellish your mosaic.

Advanced Opportunity: We will have several sessions where we will have the opportunity to use a tile saw and cut unique glass tiles, bottles, and a variety of thick materials. Bring a tea-cup, or a bottle with you and we will be cutting unique pieces to add to your mosaic.

There will be a grout demonstration on Sunday. Students are welcome to grout if they have completed the project and glue has dried. If projects are not completed, or dried by 2 pm then a grout package will be available to take home for optional grouting.

Kory notes that she does not strive for perfection; “the art of art is the imperfections.” She says, “It is my goal that I will simplify the process enough to give you ‘artistic freedom without self doubt’. I strive to build confidence in these classes. I do not teach from a pattern, I teach to use your sketch as only a guideline; you are not restricted to the pattern. I will assist you in creating a balanced one-of-a-kind composition, using my uniquely designed simplified steps. We will focus on several unique cuts and I will provide you with tips and tricks that I use daily.”

Cieara Kennedy , a licensed massage therapist will be on staff to provide 15 or 30 min massages with your choice of aroma therapy the cost will be included in your package and scheduled 2 weeks prior to your stay. 

Contact Diane Elizabeth Dunn to reserve your spot at Deerislandmanor@gmail.com
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 Deluxe Bunk  $550 / person  8 bunks total

 

Lewis Room  $550/person + $50/ night upgrade Check out the Lewis Room (sold out)

Clark Room$550/person + $50/ night upgrade  Check out the Clark Room (sold out)

Sanctuary Room$550/person + $50/ night upgrade (sold out)  

Address:
Deer Island Manor
64535 Columbia River highway
Deer Island, OR 97054

Schedule For Mosaic Retreat with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art
Friday, May 3, 2018

Noon – 3 pm Check-in  
Meet & Greet with Coffee/Tea and Hors d’oeuvres

This is a time to get settled in it is very informal, Kory is available for one on one conversations and questions. We will have a small private show of Kory’s art on display in the Sanctuary and you are invited to explore the manor and get settled in. Because of the location we expect that there will be people arriving through out the day and no instruction will start before 3 pm. 
3 pm – 5 pm Introduction and Lecture 
Focus will be Glass on Glass application and Kory’s rules, when to use them and when to break them! 

Understanding Layers
Balance and Rule of Thirds
Composition and Design
Randomization Method
Direct Application for GOG
Color Theory
5:00-6:00 pm Dinner in the Kitchen:    Spaghetti  (vegetable and Meat), Organic Farm Salad, Warm French Garlic Bread
6:30 pm – 9 pm  Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
Creating Waterfalls and adding texture to your design

Mastering Evergreen Cut
 
9:00-10:00 pm  Manor Kitchen – Dessert/Night Cap/Coffee/Tea – Tiramisu Cake

Saturday, May 4, 2018
7 am Optional early morning stretching and light yoga with Michelle
8:00 am – 9:00 am Manor Kitchen – Pancake Feast
Pancakes with a variety of toppings, scrambled eggs, sliced fruit, orange juice,                     coffee/tea
9:00 am Studio Open
9:30 am – 12 pm Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
Committing to Design 
Long Evergreen Cuts
Waterfall Design
Randomization method with long evergreen cut
Directional Flow
Opacity,  Reflection, and Illumination
12 Noon  Lunch – Manor Kitchen
A large variety of hearty sandwiches (vegetarian and non-vegetarian)
1 pm – 5 pm Studio Time – Demonstrations, Lecture, Hands-on, and One-on-one
Randomization method with evergreen cut
Directional Flow and waterfalls
Opacity,  Reflection, and Illumination and Mountains

6:00-7:00 pm  Dinner – Taco Bar
7:00 pm to 10 pm Open Studio 
7:00 pm Optional River Walk hosted by El Lacey
9:30 pm  Dessert Bar – Fresh baked cookies, Scones, Ice Cream with toppings

Sunday, May 5, 2018
7 am Optional early morning stretching and light yoga with Michelle
Light continental breakfast toast, muffins, scones and coffee, juice and tea available in the Manor Kitchen as early as 7 am (Help yourself).
Open Studio 8 am – 10 am
10:00 am Sunday Brunch  – Manor Kitchen
Quiche Buffet (a beautiful variety of homemade quiches)
Fresh Fruit
Home-baked Muffins (variety)
Fresh made Belgium waffles with a variety of toppings
Coffee/Tea
11 am – 12 pm finish projects
12 pm –  1 pm 
clean up
1:30 – 2 pm set up grout stations
The goal on Sunday is to have projects ready to be grouted by noon. Grout time is scheduled outside at 2 pm. We will need time for your projects to dry. If you are unable to complete the mosaic in time to grout we will send grouting instructions and a optional grouting kit can be purchased. 

About The Manor and Your Host’s Diane and Jason Dunn

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Our beautiful master suite is 540 sq. feet of luxury and eclectic beautiful. A private bath and jetted tub awaits you! King sized bed with cozy private sitting area. Large walk in shower in our unique, newly remodeled bathroom. Deer Island Manor is now the private full-time residence of Jason and Lady Diane Dunn.

The space

Deer Island Manor was built in 1908 and served as the local grade school up until 10 years ago. It is on the State’s historical register and sits on the Lewis and Clark trail.

Deer Island Manor is now the private home of Jason and Diane Dunn. They have an eclectic design style that reflects their love of auction and flea market exploring.

The Manor is filled with antique, mid-century and modern finds. Organic vegetable and herb gardens fill the front yard as well as free ranging chickens. Lavender and dahlias are in full bloom!

We have a large gourmet kitchen that may be used by guests. The Great Hall houses an eclectic library, wet bar and art collection as well as a meditation space.

50% deposits will be required to reserve your spot.
Note: If for any reason the class is canceled due to max number of students (6) not reached, or unforeseen reason 100% of the deposits/all payments will be refunded.
If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so 45 days prior to the event to get a refund, If you cancel 45 days prior to the event we will process your refund, with a $25 administration fee. After the 45 day deadline, we must fill the spot for you to get a refund, with a $50 administration fee. If you cancel 15 days prior for any reason you will forfeit $100 of your deposit and the remainder balance will only be refunded in the event your spot is filled. All final payments must be received 30 days prior to the event.
Rooster Glass on Glass Mosaic by Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

January 2019 – Hillsboro, OR

Beginning to Intermediate Level Mosaic Class
Theme:  Roosters
3 day Stained Glass Roosters Workshop with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art
As of 10/30/2018 -4 spots remaining
Date: January 25, 26, 27 2019
Hours of class:
Friday – 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday — 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday — 10 am – 2 pm
Cost: $400— which includes glass and materials
Project:  15 ” x 15 ” custom glass on glass mosaic
3 Lunches included in cost of class

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Location: 12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124
To Register Contact Denny Miller Nkemontoh at info@dennys-workshop.com or 503-866-0180 to register or visit www.dennys-workshop.com
What skills do you need to attend this workshop? This is a beginning to intermediate level class, where everyone is welcome, including children over 12 years of age. The class size will be limited to 10 students. We will cover basic cutting skills, the process of Glass on Glass mosaics, and give a grout lesson.
What do you need to bring? All tools and supplies will be provided for the class. It is recommended that you bring some unique pieces to add to your mosaic, making it one-or-a-kind. We ask you bring creative mind and a good attitude! Come with an idea NOT a pattern. I do not teach from patterns, we only use them as a guideline. With that in mind, we are not restricted to a pattern, it is okay to go outside the lines and let the glass create its own details. Think SIMPLE! For example; look around your house, do you have a color scheme or a theme you decorate in? We will have some examples and ideas for you.  It is a fast pace class, we will have to commit to a design early Saturday and have most of the piece finished by that evening. I will send out a reminder about design ideas a few weeks before the class, giving you some time to think about it and ask questions. Food is not provided, so we do a potluck style on Saturday and Sunday, Because of the location,  potluck works very well because then we can graze on food all day as we work.

 The three day workshop will be a combination of lecture/slideshow, discussion, Q&A, demos, and hands-on instruction. We will focus on Glass on Glass (GOG) application, using the direct method to create a stimulating optical effect. Kory will demo several unique cuts she uses in her roosters and sunflowers, using three tools, nippers, a scoring tool, and running pliers. During this process, you will learn how cut strips to patternize your glass into flowers while maximizing your glass. Kory will demonstrate and discuss a specific nipping style /technique, Glass Shaving® to create a crisp clean edge, using only wheeled nippers to cut the circles. The class will explore how to create movement, in the tail feathers suing long slender cuts.  Additional topics covered include: precision cutting, committing to a design, selecting a color pallet, varying opacity, Randomization Method®, balance and composition, creating a one-of-a-kind designs, and incorporating found and unusual items. Kory will discuss grout bleed, adhesives, grout additives, and provide tips and tricks to grouting. Mac glue will be provided. Students are encouraged to bring additional unique items such as broken jewelry, beads, and tesserae to embellish your mosaic.

There will be a grout demonstration on Sunday. Students are welcome to grout if they have completed the project and glue has dried. If projects are not completed, or dried by 12 pm then a grout package will be available to take home for optional grouting.

Kory notes that she does not strive for perfection; “the art of art is the imperfections.” She says, “It is my goal that I will simplify the process enough to give you ‘artistic freedom without self doubt’. I strive to build confidence in these classes. I do not teach from a pattern, I teach to use your sketch as only a guideline; you are not restricted to the pattern. I will assist you in creating a balanced one-of-a-kind composition, using my uniquely designed simplified steps. We will focus on several unique cuts and I will provide you with tips and tricks that I use daily.”

The goal on Sunday is to have projects ready to be grouted by noon. Grout time is scheduled outside at 2 pm. We will need time for your projects to dry. If you are unable to complete the mosaic in time to grout we will send grouting instructions and a  grouting kit can be sent home. 

Location: 12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124
Contact Denny Miller Nkemontoh at info@dennys-workshop.com or 503-866-0180 to register or visit www.dennys-workshop.com

 

This is a beginning stained glass mosaic class for all ages and abilities. We will have a variety of pre-cut glass available. for you to create a stained glass mosaic sun catcher. All supplies and materials are included in the class. Students will also have the opportunity to use and learn about the three main hand tools used in glass on glass (GOG) mosaics. By the end of the class students should feel comfortable using the hand tools and breaking the glass. There will be a grout demonstration on Sunday. Students are welcome to grout if they have completed the project and glue has dried by noon on Sunday. If projects are not dry by 2 pm then a grout package will be available to take home for optional grouting.

Kory notes that she does not strive for perfection; “the art of art is the imperfections.” She says, “It is my goal that I will simplify the process enough to give you ‘artistic freedom without self doubt’. I strive to build confidence in these classes. I do not teach from a pattern, I teach to use your sketch as only a guideline; you are not restricted to the pattern. I will assist you in creating a balanced one-of-a-kind composition, using my uniquely designed simplified steps. We will focus on several unique cuts and I will provide you with tips and tricks that I use daily.”

 

50% deposits will be required to reserve your spot.
Note: If for any reason the class is canceled due to max number of students (8) not reached, or unforeseen reason 100% of the deposits/all payments will be refunded.
If for any reason you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so 45 days prior to the event to get 100% refund, if you cancel after the 45 day deadline we must fill the spot for you to get 100% of your deposit back, if you cancel 15 days prior for any reason you will forfeit $100 of your deposit.

2017 Show Schedule

Come check out my newest inventory at Marvelous Mosaic’s 2017 events!

Kory Dollar specializes in Glass on Glass Mosaics, she uses a unique method that combines stained glass with illumination and reflectivity, creating a one-of-a-kind mosaic. Kory is a Pacific Northwest Artist, she also teaches workshops, retreats, private lessons for children and adults of all skill levels.  She also accepts custom orders  private residencies, commercial buildings and and public art.


Clark County Recycled Arts Festival

Saturday and Sunday June 24th & 25th

The Helvetia Lavender Festival
Friday – Sunday, July 7th 8th and 9th

Crackedpots
Tuesday & Wednesday, August 1st & 2nd

Artists Outstanding in Their Field
Saturday & Sunday, August 19 & 20
Damascus, OR
Location: 10695 SE 22nd Drive, Damascus OR 97089

Bandon, Oregon Library Lobby Gallery
The 3nd Annual Mosaic Show 2017
The show runs June 1 through July 31st 2016.