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10/25-27 Modeling Glass™: Feathers and BEYOND! with Lois Manno

10/25-27 Modeling Glass™: Feathers and BEYOND! with Lois Manno

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10/25-27, 10am-4pm daily.

Embark on an artistic adventure with our Modeling Glass™: Feathers and BEYOND! workshop, led by the esteemed artist Lois Manno. This exclusive event is designed for glass artists of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced practitioners.

Mastering the Art of Glass Feathers with Expert Guidance

Lois Manno, celebrated for her exquisitely detailed glass feathers, will guide participants through the delicate process of creating these intricate works of art. This workshop offers a unique opportunity to learn from a master, gaining hands-on experience in crafting feathers that are as lifelike as they are beautiful.

For Artists of Every Level: Unlocking the Potential of Modeling Glass™

This workshop is open to all glass artists, providing an inclusive learning environment where both beginners and experienced professionals can flourish. Explore the versatility of Modeling Glass™ and learn how to manipulate it to create stunning, lifelike glass art.

Exploring Beyond Feathers: Innovation in Glass Art

Lois will share her wealth of knowledge, offering techniques, tips, and tricks that go beyond feather creation. Participants will delve into the myriad possibilities that Modeling Glass™ offers, exploring diverse textures, vibrant colors, and innovative forms to express their artistic vision.

A Transformative Experience Awaits: Join Us!

Don't miss this opportunity to expand your horizons in glass artistry under the tutelage of Lois Manno. Whether you're just starting out or looking to enhance your skills, the Modeling Glass™: Feathers and BEYOND! workshop is an unparalleled chance to explore, create, and innovate. Sign up now for an experience that promises to inspire and transform.


Lois Manno has been an artist for most of her life, with a diverse background that spans pastel, acrylic, scratchboard, watercolor, and a professional career in freelance design. Her artistic journey took a pivotal turn about ten years ago when she discovered the world of glass art, an experience that profoundly transformed her creative perspective.

In her exploration of glass art, Lois developed innovative methods for working with glass powders. One of her most significant contributions is the creation of Modeling Glass, a unique product that allows artists to sculpt three-dimensional shapes without the need for molds. This innovation has revolutionized the way glass art is created and perceived, offering artists unparalleled creative freedom.

Lois Manno is renowned for her realistic, larger-than-life glass feathers, which she meticulously crafts using powders and Modeling Glass. These stunning creations are not only visually captivating but also showcase the potential of glass as a medium for detailed and expressive art.

Over the years, Lois has been dedicated to sharing her expertise and passion for glass art, conducting workshops across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Her latest initiative involves teaching the intricate process of making glass masks using Modeling Glass, a completely new format for her workshops.

Lois Manno's art can be explored further at her website,, and on her Facebook page, Glass Bird Studios. More information about Modeling Glass and its applications can be found at

Through her work and teachings, Lois Manno continues to inspire and educate, pushing the boundaries of glass art and opening up new possibilities for artists around the world.

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Customer Reviews

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Gail Unger

So looking forward to taking this class. I know I wont be disappointed.