Tag: Fused Glass Club

The Heat Is On! Summertime Fun in Glass Fusing

It’s getting hot in our community! Some leave for the summer, but there are many of us here in the community during the long, hot summer. After you take that early morning walk or play your couple hours of pickleball or tennis, there is the rest of the day that offers up lots of crafting…

Fusing Glass—Start or Continue Your Journey!

Desert landscape—red sunset by Chris Maloney

Fusing glass is fun! After the beginners class, most members embark on making bowl, trays, and vases. Help is always available from our many enthusiastic members. We also offer our members an optional monthly class on how to use some of the advanced tools and equipment in our studio. In March, we were pleased to…

Fused Glass Club Member of the Month

Christmas tree by Laura Cummings

Doris Betuel Meet our Fused Glass Club member of the month, Laura Cummings. She drives a one-of-a-kind little purple Celica convertible, so if you see her out and about, wave hello! She traveled extensively after college before landing here at Robson. Laura moved to St. Thomas after college, worked at the St. Thomas Diving Club, and…

Creating a Glass Landscape Masterpiece

Ella Kubrick

The Fused Glass Club is full of very imaginative members. Not only do we make bowls, trays, or plates, but we also create works of art. By using slabs of beautiful glass or layering different colors of powdered glass, a stunning background is created. Next, you cut different shapes to place on top of your background.…

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…