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RESCHEDULED for June March 20, 21, 22, 2020 – Hillsboro, Oregon

Rescheduled EMAIL marvelousmosaicfineart@gmail.com if you have any questions. Thank you to all my students for your understanding and flexibly during this time. Glass on Glass Mosaic Workshop with Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art RESCHEDULED

Rescheduled to June Dates: March 20, 21, 22 2020

Location: Denny’s Workshop at the Helvetica Lavendar Farm in Hillsboro, Oregon

Price: $375

Theme: Freestyle Flower Garden
Create a breathtaking glass-on-glass mosaic masterpiece! No experience required! This is a 2.5 day workshop, where you will start with a custom framed window, approx 12″x 15″ that will be transformed into a gorgeous work of art. Frame upgrades will be available at workshop and are priced between $25-$50.
Students are encouraged to participate in potluck style lunches. More information will be provided after registration.

Lodging Booked

Lodging Available: One queen room, with kitchenette available for an additional $75 / night 2 night minimum. Lodging can accommodate 2 registered students (shared bed) so have a friend register too.
Hours: Friday 10 am – 6 pm Saturday 9 am – 5 pm Sunday 9 am – 12 pm Additional information will be sent one week prior to class to email on file.

If you would like to register for this class by payment other than PayPal or you have further questions, please feel free to email marvelousmosaicfineart@gmail.com

About my workshops:

The steps to designing a quality mosaic should be taken seriously. These classes are developed to foster knowledge, skill, and style. It is my goal to mold you into a fearless creative mind, creating from your materials. I will provide you with rules, tips and tricks that will increase your cutting skills, design skills, and give you steps to create a quality one-of-a-kind stained glass mosaic. I have been specializing in glass on glass mosaics for 20 years, through trial and error, I have developed a process that will assist you in understanding how to design a glass on glass mosaic that looks good at night without light and good during the day with light. We will discuss balance, color theory, physics of glass and why it breaks the way it does. I will teach you to use my rules as a guideline to foster your personal creativity, they, and you are welcome to break them. It is important we have fun and release stress, not create it. Don’t over think the process. It is essential to train you to use your creative side to cultivate “artistic freedom without self-doubt.” Think back to when you were a child; you created for expression, not to please others. The more you produce, the better you get. When you do something all the time you become good at it. Practice is how you get better. Another process we will discuss in depth is pre-cut and cut to fit glass, randomization, and the direct method. We will practice cutting glass because the more you cut the better you get. I will teach you process; the progression is what will make you quicker and confident to commit to your design and cuts. The act of doing will develop confidence in cutting ad sharpen your skills and self-assurance. In my classes your mosaic is your world…you are the artist; I encourage you to take my suggestions and tips but use your instincts to develop your piece.

I will encourage you to create with passion, strive for originality, make your own rules and break them! Have you ever herd of the saying, if you don’t use it you lose it? Practice makes perfect! Now let’s learn some rules, cutting techniques, and tips and tricks to promote your creativity. The objective is for you to design a one-of-a-kind design, a lifetime piece of art. I want you to gain the confidence in the design aspect, understand how to create good art. The three-step method I have created will assist you in doing just that. Understand how to break your design into layers, specific cuts, and control the directional flow. We will discuss the best way to select your glass using the opacity rules created specifically for glass on glass. Technique and style will be addressed. I will encourage you to use my process and commit to your design quickly. Grouting and glue tips will be addressed in this workshop.

About Denny’s Workshop:

Denny’s workshop is nestled in the center of lavender and Christmas trees, overlooking the Cascade Mountains. The sunset view is amazing and never one you want to miss! The venue can comfortably fit 10 students.

*Beautiful friendly kitties roam this venue.

March 2019 – Hillsboro, Oregon

Class is FULL

Theme: Recycled Glass on Glass Mosaics
Date: March 22 – 24, 2019
Hours: Friday 10 am – 5 pm (Additional $50)
Saturday 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday 9 am – 12 pm
Cost: $175 + additional $50 if attending Friday
Location: Denny’s Workshop (Hillsboro, Oregon)

Address12814 NW Bishop Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124
Registration: Contact Denny Nkemontoh dennysworkshop@gmail.com OR www.dennys-workshop.com

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Friday Upgrade

Enjoy all day Friday in the studio for an extra $50 This class is unlimited supplies and unlimited projects! Take advantage of the extra time for very little cost. You are more then welcome to bring any current project or start a new one.

$50.00

Lodging Available: One queen room, with kitchenette available for an additional $75 / night. (Sold Out Saturday Night).

 

 

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

 

May – Kory’s Studio – Northwest Birds

Advanced Class  (must be a prior student)
Theme: Northwest Birds (4 spots open and 4 day workshop)
Date: May 17 – 19, 2109
Hours:
Thursday 10 am – 5 pm
Friday 9 am – 5 pm
Saturday 9 am -5 pm
Sunday 10 am – 1 pm
Location: Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art in Columbia City, Oregon
Address: 2055 5th Street
Columbia City, Oregon 97018
Cost: $550
Maximum 4 students – You will get a lot of one-on-one attention. This class is great for advanced students wanting to move on to the next level. We will discuss large scale projects, large scale cuts and I will provide tips and tricks when you start creating these large projects over 9 sq feet. Each student will have a piece of 36″ x 16″ 1/4 inch tempered glass.

You will have full access to all my supplies in the studio to create your one-of-a-kind design. We will discuss the entire process of large scale designs,  including design proposals, design process, types of glass, where to order the glass, types of glues, the challenges of using large pieces, how to proficiently cut the glass with confidence, glass selection process, we will discuss precision cutting, using my favorite 3 hand tools. I will review different types of glass and give you tips on how to effectively cut the glass. This class will move you to the next level. This workshop is for previous students who have taken at least one three day workshop.

REGISTER NOW

Northwest Birds in Kory Dollar’s Studio

Register for Advanced Bird Workshop

$550.00

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

OPTIONAL LODGING OPTION
Optional Lodging Information
Lodging available at Deer Island Manor just 10 min away. Additional cost is $79 / night for king private room (2 rooms available) or, 4 bottom bunk’s available $50 / night
Lodging includes light breakfast and coffee or tea. Lunches will be provided by Kory, meals usually are choices of Day 1 Chef Salad or build your own sandwich. Day 2 Pot of Sou, house salad, bread. Day 3 Veggie Quiche/Frittata and/or Bacon and Cheese Quiche/Frittat. Students are encouraged to bring healthy snacks or treats to share. Please bring a water bottle and coffee mug with you. Coffee, tea and spring water and lemon will be provided at the studio. Dinners are optional, we will reserve a table at a local restaurant on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening, if students request.

OPTIONAL Lower Twin Bunk Upgrade

Lower Bunk in shared living space, $50/ night includes breakfast.

$50.00

OPTIONAL Queen Room Upgrade

Private King Room Upgrade $79 / night includes breakfast.

$79.00


Optional Frame Upgrade
You can have it custom framed in any kind of wood by Dave Wise for an additional cost, estimated at $125 – $150

Optional Deposit for Custom Wood Frame

Dave will discuss your needs and then a custom frame will be created for your large scale mosaic. You will be able to select your style and wood at the workshop with Dave and he will provide a exact quote. I need deposits to ensure that Dave will be there to discuss your needs. Projects can be mailed for an additional cost or picked up 2 – 4 weeks after class.

$50.00

 

 

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.

 

Upcoming Workshops and Retreats

Glass on Glass Mosaic Workshops and Retreats for 2020

By Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

March 20, 21, 22 2020
Denny’s Workshop
Hillsboro, Oregon
$375 no lodging workshop with potluck style lunches and snacks
One Queen Room upgrade $75/ 2 night minimum (lodging booked)
Theme: Freestyle Flower Garden

March 27, 28, 29,2020
Bedrock Industries
Seattle, Washington
$400 no lodging workshop with potluck style lunches and snacks
Theme: Freestyle Flower Gardens

April 17, 18, 19 2020
North Lake Tahoe Event Center
North Lake Tahoe, California
$475 – No lodging workshop lunches and snacks
Theme: Birds

May 8, 9, 10, 11 2020 – Retreat full
Deer Island Manor
Deer Island, Oregon
$550 upper/lower bunk, $650 king room
Retreat all inclusive: lodging and meals included
Theme: Nature

May 15, 16, 17 2020 – 1 upper bunk available
Deer Island Manor
Deer Island, Oregon
$550 upper/lower bunk, $650 king room
Retreat all inclusive: lodging and meals included
Theme: Nature

May 29, 30, 31 2020 – workshop full
Melt Glass
Vancouver, Washington
$375 – no lodging workshop potluck style lunches and snacks
Theme: Great Blue Heron or Flamingo

June 2020

No Classes – Private Lessons and Private Large Group available email dollarkory@gmail.com to request booking

July 2020

No Classes – Private Lessons and Private Large Group available email dollarkory@gmail.com to request booking

August 21, 22, 23 2020
Deer Island Manor
Deer Island, Oregon
$550 upper/lower bunk, $650 king room
Retreat all inclusive: lodging and meals included
Theme: Goddesses and Mandalas 

August 28, 29, 30, 2020 email for details
Private Studio
Damascus, Oregon
$375 – Workshop no lodging/potluck style lunches and snacks
Theme: Large Scale Flowers

September 11, 12, 13 2020
Melt Glass
Vancouver, Washington
$375 – no lodging workshop with potluck style lunches and snacks
Branches and Blossoms

September 25, 26, 27 2020
Private Venue – Hopewell Vineyard
Salem, Oregon
Lodging: $500 (no lodging) 3 spots, $525 (1 top bunk), $550 (1 bottom bunk), $650(queen sold out), $700 (master Suite sold out)
Theme: OPEN to any theme – students will be required to contact Kory prior to workshop and let her know what they would like to create.

October 9, 10, 11 2020
Private Studio
Santa Rosa, California
$450 – no lodging workshop and potluck style lunches and snacks
Theme: Landscape

October 23, 24, 25 2020
Denny’s Workshop
Hillsboro, Oregon
$375 – no lodging workshop with potluck style lunches and snacks
Queen Room upgrade $75/ 2 night minimum (sold out)
Theme: Sugar Skulls and Mandala

November 6, 7, 8, 2020
Melt
Vancouver, Washington
$375 – no lodging workshop with potluck style lunches and snacks
Theme: Sugar Skulls and Mandala

November 13, 14, 15 2020
Deer Island Manor
$550 upper/lower bunk, $650 King Room
Retreat all inclusive: lodging and meals included

November 20, 21, 22 2020
Deer Island Manor
Deer Island, Oregon
$550 upper/lower bunk, $650 King Room
Retreat all inclusive: lodging and meals included
Theme: TBA

December 2020

No Classes – Private Lessons and Private Large Group available email dollarkory@gmail.com to request booking

Upcoming Glass on Glass Mosaic Workshops for 2021

By Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

January 8, 9, 10 2021
Private Venue – Hopewell Vineyard
Salem, Oregon
$450 (no lodging), $525 (top bunk), $550(bottom bunk), $650(queen room), $700 (master suite)

Past Glass on Glass Mosaic Workshops for 2019-2020

By Kory Dollar of Marvelous Mosaic Fine Art

August 9, 10, 11 2019
Deer Island Manor
Deer Island, Oregon
$525 (top bunk), $550 (bottom bunk), $650 (king room)

September 13, 14, 15 2019
Melt Glass
Vancouver, Washington
$375

September 20, 21, 22 2019
Private Studio
Damascus, Oregon
$350

October 11, 12, 13 2019
Private Studio
Santa Rosa, California
$425

October 25, 26, 27 2019
Denny’s Workshop
Hillsboro, Oregon
$375
Queen Room upgrade $75 / night

November 1, 2, 3 2019 FULL
Melt Glass
Vancouver, Washington
$375

November 15, 16, 17 2019
Deer Island Manor
Deer Island, Oregon
$525 (top bunk), $550 (bottom bunk), $650 (king room sold out)
Theme: Great Blue Heron or Flamingo (birds)

January 10, 11, 12 2020 – Retreat Full
Private Venue – Hopewell Vineyard
Salem, Oregon
$500 (no lodging), $525 (top bunk), $550(bottom bunk), $650(queen room), $700 (master suite)
Theme – Silhouettes and Sunsets

January 24, 25, 26 2020 – Workshop full
Denny’s Workshop
Hillsboro, Oregon
$150
One Queen Room upgrade $75
Workshop with potluck style lunches and snacks
Theme: Recycled Mosaic Workshop

February 7,8,9 2020 – Workshop full
Melt Glass
Vancouver, Washington
$375 – no lodging workshop with potluck style lunches and snacks
Theme: Freestyle Flower Garden