Stop By For A “Sizzling Hot” Exhibit At Artisans On The Ave

Artisans On The Ave Gallery presents the art of using heat in various forms.  The public is invited to  “Sizzling” Hot’s Opening Reception on Friday, August 19th.  The Gallery will feature its talented artists who love to get “HOT” with their art! There are many mediums, where the artists apply heat to achieve the finished piece of work. Artisans On The Ave showcases the artist’s work in 3 gallery showrooms of 40 local artists.  The Rickie Report shares the details and some sneak peeks and promises this will be a great way to cool off!

 

 

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Artisans On The Ave
630 Lake Avenue     Lake Worth, Florida 33460
561-582-3300          561-762-8162

You Are Invited:

Free, Opening Reception:

“Sizzling” HOT

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Friday, August 19, 2016

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Gallery Hours:  

Open 7 days a week
Monday thru Saturday 11am – 9pm
Sunday 9am – 7pm

Artisans On The Ave Gallery

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Visit this Opening Night for an evening fun.

Meet the artists!!!

Classes and workshops are given in all these mediums.

Please call 561-762-8162 to reserve your spot for one of these wonderful classes!

 

 

 

 

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Artisans On The Ave Gallery presents the art of using heat in various forms. The gallery will feature our talented artists who love to get “HOT” with their art! There are many mediums of how the artists applies heat to achieve the finished piece of work and their choice of elements and materials they use to apply the heat to the surface of their art. Artisans On The Ave showcases the artist’s work in our 3 gallery showrooms of 40 local artists The hot summer heat is upon us but some of our artists are used to working in heat. Please join us and come in to cool off with some “HOT” art.

 

 

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Hot Kiln Glass

 

 

Hot Kiln Fused Glass: The Egyptians and Romans used the technique of an ancient fused glass process. Many intricate bowls, beautiful jewelry and decorative fused glass wall art pieces were made throughout the centuries using this method. With glass technology artists now have a greater knowledge of the method and endless creativity flourishes in their work.

 

 

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Encaustic Close Up

 

Encaustic Hot Wax: The word “encaustic” is taken from the Greek and means “to burn in”. In the encaustic process, pigmented wax is applied and then fused to a surface with heat. The broad range of encaustic medium, paint, surface effects, mixed media and a luminous translucency make each piece of art one of a kind.

 

 

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Welding: Welding is a fabrication or sculptural process that joins materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by causing fusion. In addition to melting the base metal, a filler material is often added to the joint to form a pool of molten material (the weld pool) that cools to form a joint pressure which may be used in conjunction with heat to produce a weld.

 

 

 

 

Soldering:  Soldering is a process in which two or more items (usually metal) are joined together by melting and putting a filler metal (solder) into the joint, the filler metal having a lower melting point than the adjoining metal.

 

 

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Sculpture by Kelly Manganaro

 

Polymer Clay: Polymer clays are manmade modeling materials composed of the same basic building materials: gels, fillers, plasticizers, coloring agents, and resins. Polymer clays are produced in a great range of colors that are sometimes mixed together creating a millefiori caning effect. The artist makes the sculptured piece by hand and then brings it to its hardened state with a temperature of up to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

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Fused Glass by Marsha Balbierri

 

Enameling: Enameling is the art of fusing glass to metal. Enamel is applied to clean metal.  The piece is heated in either a kiln or with a torch to a very high temperature of 1500, until the glass enamel melts and fuses to the metal.

 

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Pottery by Tracy Rosof Petersen

 

Pottery and Ceramics:  Pottery has been made by hand since prehistoric times. Early uses of clay centered on the construction of functional vessels and figurative sculptures, as the clay was hardened by baking it in the sun. There are many different techniques used when working with the various selections of clay. After the clay is hand-built or turned on a potter’s wheel it is fired in a hot kiln. The piece is glazed and re-fired.
Raku is a low-fire pottery technique in which pieces are placed in a preheated kiln and brought up to temperature quickly. Then  a combustible material is added, covered, and allowed to smoke over a period of time. The element of surprise is always fun with the end results!

 

 

For more information:

Contact Artisans On The Ave
Owners, Betty Wilson and Linda Manganaro
www.ArtisansOnTheave.com

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

McMow Art Glass Announces Week Of Holiday Sales On Supplies, Workshops And Classes

McMow Art Glass is very excited to announce a week-long holiday sale! Their new Specialty Class Schedule will be released and on sale as well! Not sure what to buy the glass creative in your life?  The Rickie Report suggests a Gift Certificate, so they can choose among classes, kilns, tools and supplies!  McMow is also taking Special Orders – and still offering the discount!  Here are the details.

 

 

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McMow Art Glass

701 North Dixie Highway  Lake Worth, FL 33460
Phone: (561) 585-9011
Fax: (561) 586-2292

www.mcmow.com

 

 

 

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
and it just got even more wonderful…

For the first time ever, we are EXTENDING our holiday party from a one day sale to a WEEK-LONG SALES EVENT!

NO MORE WAITING! NO MORE LONG LINES! NO MORE CROWDS! NO MORE PARKING ISSUES!

Hours of Operation during our Holiday Sale:

Monday December 7th:
CLOSED!

Tuesday December 8th:
9am-8:30pm

Wednesday December 9th:
9am-8:30pm

Thursday December 10th:
9am-4:30pm

Friday December 11th:
9am-4:30pm

Saturday December 12th:
9am-3pm

Sunday December 13th:
CLOSED!

Our NEW SPECIALTY CLASS SCHEDULE will be released the week of the holiday sale…

20% OFF ALL CLASSES!

We will also be having special events and demos throughout the week- details to be announced!

Missed the pre-order deadline?

NO PROBLEM!

There are still PLENTY of opportunities to take advantage of the discounts on all the items YOU WANT! We will have a TON of great tools, glass, and materials in-house during our week-long holiday sales event!

Don’t see what you’re looking for?

SPECIAL ORDER anything you’d like and still receive the discount!

CLASSES! KILNS! GIFT CERTIFICATES! AND MORE!

Discounts Include:

20% OFF ALL NON-FUSIBLE GLASS-
includes Spectrum, Wissmach, Kokomo, and Youghiogheny

35% OFF ALL BULLSEYE GLASS CO. PRODUCTS
(45% OFF for Bullseye premium pricing accounts)

20% OFF Materials & Supplies

15% OFF Kilns, Saws & Grinders

20% OFF Classes & Workshop time

For more information Call 561.585.9011 ext. 100

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

McMow Art Glass and Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts Offers Special Presentation

As part of McMow’s annual Holiday Party festivities, the Benzaiten Center‘s Rick Eggert will be presenting their class offerings, including hands-on glass blowing classes! In addition, several classes will be given away to a few lucky presentation attendees. Learn about how McMow & The Benzaiten Center will be working together to raise awareness of the glass arts….and how you can join the fun! The Rickie Report shares the details and looks forward to seeing you on Tuesday, December 9th!
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McMow Art Glass

Announces

Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts

Presentation

 

 

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Rick Eggert’s Handblown Glass

 

Tuesday, December 9th

7 – 8 pm

 

Please call or email to RSVP as seating is limited: retail@mcmow.com
561-585-9011 x100

 

701 North Dixie Hwy.       Lake Worth, FL 33460

 

 

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Rick Eggert’s Handblown Glass

As part of McMow’s annual Holiday Party festivities, the Benzaiten Center’s Rick Eggert will be presenting all they will have to offer including hands-on glass blowing classes. In addition, several classes will be given away to a few lucky presentation attendees. Learn about how McMow & The Benzaiten Center will be working together to raise awareness of the glass arts….and how you can join the fun!

 

 

 

 

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McMow Art Glass, which has been a fixture in town for more than 30 years, has joined forces with the new Benzaiten Center for Creative Arts to create an exciting glass art hub in the City of Lake Worth, Florida. Their mission: to elevate the glass arts through one-of-a-kind glass creations, and to share this knowledge. The two facilities will be offering informative courses, live demonstrations, studio rental space, and group tours to the public. Learn, create and be inspired by the skilled artisans who are eager to share their glass art knowledge with you, in beautiful Lake Worth.

 

 

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The Benzaiten Center’s Mission is to provide a world-class fabrication center where professional artists in our community can realize their full creative potential. To connect these working artists with both children and adults to educate and inspire a much deeper understanding and appreciation of art and creative process behind it.

 

 

 

Please call or email to RSVP as seating is limited: retail@mcmow.com
561-585-9011 x100

 

For more information about McMow Art Glass please visit:  www.mcmow.com

701 North Dixie Hwy. Lake Worth, FL. 33460
Phone: 561.585.9011 EXT 106    Toll Free: 1.888.701.3494

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Bullseye Glass Lab Today! Upcoming Online Class and More Glass Learning Opportunities

McMow Art Glass is holding a “Get to Know the Beauty of Bullseye Glass Lab” this afternoon! Register and receive a gift certificate for supplies!

The Rickie Report shares more information about McMow’s innovative “Online Education Program” plus their “Fusing February” class line up.

 

 

 

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Get to Know the Beauty of Bullseye Glass Lab

Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 1 – 3pm

 

 

Cost: $25.00 Call Retail at 561-585-9011 x100 or register online by clicking here

 

 

A fun way to learn about kiln-formed glass as well as McMow’s new line of Bullseye Glass & Products! This lab is a two hour watch & learn experience that  includes exciting warm glass demonstrations, tons of information about fusing, and a questions & answer session with McMow Master, Phil Materio.

 

This class is for everyone- not just fusers, and also includes a $10 gift certificate to use towards any Bullseye Glass or Product!

Here are some things that you will learn in this lab:

  • How to cut Bullseye
  • What a striker glass is and how to work with it
  • What a reactive glass is and how to work with it
  • Learn the beautiful color palette that is available from Bullseye glass
  • Cool new project ideas
  • Bullseye compatibility and functionality

 

 

 

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Visit to McMow Art Glass

Bullseye Kiln-Glass Education Online

 

Bullseye’s Kiln-Glass Education Online aims to inspire kiln-glass makers everywhere, helping them build foundational skills, acquire new techniques, and discover new forms and projects. Each 10-15 minute lesson is designed by Bullseye instructors and appropriate for everyone from beginners to advanced kilnformers.

How the program works

  • A 12-month subscription is $39.
  • We add 12 new videos every year.
  • Your subscription also gives you access to our complete library of lessons – more than 35 so far with more to come!
  • View as often as you like, from any location with Internet access.
  • Each lesson includes downloadable firing schedules, product lists, and helpful links. There’s also a discussion area for connecting with other subscribers.
  • When you register through this link McMow Art Glass will receive credit for your purchase!

 

REGISTER FOR THIS PROGRAM BY CLICKING HERE!

 

 

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Fused Tiles

 

 

Fusing One – Fusing Fundamentals!

Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 9am – 3pm

 

 

Cost: $150.00 Register by calling Retail at 561-585-9011 x100 or online by clicking here

In this class you will learn the art of fusing glass. This includes basic kiln operation, elementary fusing terms & much more. You will gain valuable experience while working with a number of materials including frit & stringers. In this “make it & take it” class you will leave with 4 to 5 tiles as well as the knowledge to begin fusing on your own. All materials included. This class also includes a $10 gift certificate to use towards any Bullseye Glass or Product!

 

 

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Fused Glass Nightlights

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 6  – 8pm

 

 

Cost: $45.00 Register by calling Retail at 561-585-9011 x100 or online by clicking here

In this class you will learn a brief description of what fused glass is and have the remainder of class to design your stained glass night lights! 2 night light kits are included in the class and will need assembled after firing; we will show you how to do it. All materials are included.

 

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Fused & Slumped Glass Plates & Bowls

Wednesday February 19th from 6  –  8pm

 

Cost: $65.00 Register by calling Retail at 561-585-9011 x100 or online by clicking here

Learn a brief description of fused glass and have the remainder of the class to design your fused glass 8” square plate. Work with a variety of 90 COE frit, stringer and glass. All materials included.

 

 

 

 

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Slump Dish and Sushi Dish

 

 

 

 Fused & Slumped Glass Sushi Platters

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 6 – 8pm

 

 

Cost: $85.00 Register by calling Retail at 561-585-9011 x100 or online byclicking here

This fun and functional The class will begin with a brief description of fused glass and have the remainder of the class to design your fused glass sushi platter. Work with a variety of Bullseye Glass 90 COE frit, stringer and glass. All materials are included.

 

 

 

For more information please contact Taylor Materio  McMow Art Glass Inc.  701 N. Dixie Highway   Lake Worth Fl 33460  taylor@mcmow.com     ph: 561-585-9011 x108    or visit http://www.mcmow.com

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291