Tag: Fused Glass Club

Think Small in Fused Glass!

Flowers: front left by Roseann James; front right by Kim Miller; middle left by Susie Young; middle middle by Jane Minish; middle right by Bonnie Renner; back left by Jane Minish; and back right by Bonnie Renner

Doris Betuel When we start a new craft hobby, our excitement sometimes means we get all the tools and supplies to get started. No one knows this more than the members of the Fused Glass Club. A beautiful piece of glass may be purchased without a clue on what to make it into. However, we…

Fusing Glass is Fun!

Mountain wall art by Susan Vaupel

Doris Betuel The Fused Glass Club is having a lot of fun making everything from garden stakes, totem poles, trays, boxes, and bowls, to more artistic sun catchers and wall art. We have beginners to seasoned glass artists in our club, and we all share the same passion—namely, melting glass! During the winter, our kiln…

Fused Glass Club Member of the Month Connie Drew

Connie Drew

Doris Betuel We are excited to introduce you to Connie Drew, our Fused Glass Club member of the month! Connie and her husband, Bernie, moved to Robson Ranch from rural Indiana. With a background in chemistry and laboratory medicine, fused glass was certainly not foremost in her comfort zone. However, one of the best things…

Fused Glass Jane of All Trades!

Mary Beth Smith Doris Betuel and her husband Ken have lived at Robson Ranch for a little over four years. They have a menagerie of two dogs, two horses, and a miniature donkey. The horses and donkey followed them from Oregon where they lived for 21 years. In Oregon, she was a Human Resources manager…

Glass Fusing

Janet Vaupel

Doris Betuel Janet Vaupel and her sister-in-law, Susan, are our featured glass fusing artists this month. Both Janet and Susan moved to Robson Ranch a little over a year ago, and joined the Robson Ranch Fused Glass Club soon afterwards. Without any prior experience in cutting glass or fusing glass, both have embraced the fun…

Fused Glass Club Is Back

Mary Nunn The Fused Glass Club is back after an intermission! We’re so happy to connect with each other, from a distance, and share our ideas again. There have been some interesting projects, from hedgehogs to multi-jointed giraffes to modern lanterns. We will start small classes in the near future. If you are interested, contact Doris…

What’s the Fuss About Fusing Glass?

Doris Betuel Here at Robson Ranch, we have two active clubs that embrace the fun and creativity of glass art; the Stained Glass Club (SGC) and the Fused Glass Club (FGC). The SGC members join pieces of glass into art, and the FGC melts pieces of glass into art and functional items, such as bowls…

Fused Glass Club Celebrates First Year!

Doris Betuel The Fused Glass Club started a little over a year ago and has never looked back! We now share a great studio with both the Stained Glass and Beading Clubs. Our many active members enjoy the fun and challenge of melting glass into many creative and beautiful pieces. We recently elected our officers…