Virtual classes include  both “Lunch With a Glass Artist – Larry Pile” (LWAGA) Zoom meetings, as well as “Second Saturday Table Times“, which are 2-hour virtual/Zoom classes in which Larry teaches an in-depth topic related to the fundamentals of kiln-formed glass.  This section includes descriptions of future Zoom Second Saturday Table Times, which can be purchased in advance.

For video recordings of past Zoom sessions, please visit “E-Learning” to access/purchase these.

Lunch With a Glass Artist – Larry Pile

Lunch With a Glass Artist – Larry Pile is a weekly, free Zoom/video meeting of approximately 100 kiln-formed glass artists, all at varying levels from “beginner” to “industry professional”, from around the world. 

Most meetings begin with a 30-minute, curated presentation

Following the presentation is”Show and Tell” during which participants share items they’re working on, new processes etc.

During “Sherlocking” participants can ask technical, creative and even glass/art business questions and get immediate answers from the group.

Each meeting happens at 12:00 Central Standard Time (Chicago) and lasts approximately one hour.

Below is the Zoom link and URL through the end of 2022.  Please join us by clicking on the below link at noon, Central Standard Time each Saturday!

Click to Join “LWAGA”

August Second Saturday Table Time with Larry Pile

Ninja Glass Cutting/Shaping” – Taught by kilnformed artist Larry Pile, this class will start with the basics and also address more advanced glass cutting techniques.  Suitable both for the beginner as well as the experienced glass artist, this class will address cutting precision and straight lines, cutting circles, cutting thick pattern bars and thick murrini cane, etc. 

Purchase of the class includes forever access to the 2+ hour video, the PPT deck with resources, the group “chat” and access to Larry for questions about cutting & shaping.  Actual participation in the class is not a requirement; all paid students will get access to all of the above!  

To sign up, purchase a ticket via the link below.  Larry will distribute materials and the Zoom link the Friday night before the class.  This class will be recorded and the subsequent recording be made available to paid students and will be offered for sale after the session is complete.

Date:  July 9, 2022, from 9:00 CST to 11:30 CST
Cost: $30

Please e-mail Larry if you wish to use a “free” VIP ticket.

Date:  Saturday 8/13/2022  |  Time:  9:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST  |  Location: Zoom Virtual Presentation