Beginning Stained Glass – Leading 

Instructor: Alice Delaney

Cost: $135.00

Saturdays (5 weeks)

Time 9:30 – 12:30

In our beginner course you will be introduced to stained glass, taught about the tools involved, choosing glass, how to cut glass and the different methods of building stained glass windows. You will complete a leaded glass window to enjoy at home!

 

Intermediate Stained Glass

Instructor: Alice Delaney

Cost $80.00

Saturdays (3weeks)

Time 9:30 – 12:30  

Continue your stained glass education with this hands on class. Use of brace bars, bevels, working on larger panels, repairs and more will be covered. Take your work to the next level with Alice’s years of experience.

 

Copper Foil Workshop  

Instructor: Alice Delaney

Cost $80.00

Saturdays (2 weeks)

Time 9:30 – 12:30  

 Learn the copper foil technique of assembly. Get the pointers on your soldering. Make 2-3 small projects from our selection of patterns, or bring your own in for help to complete.

 

Beginning Glass Painting 

Instructor: Jeffery Hitch  

Cost $110.00   All Materials (brushes, glass and paint medium) are included.

Saturdays

Time: 9:30 – 4:30

Limit 6 Students

This class will cover the basic foundational technique for glass painting: the tracing line and the matting process. We will explore the traditional technique centuries old and still used today to create beautiful painted windows.

In this workshop, students will learn how to mix and apply glass based pigments. We will cover the basic tools of the trade including brushes, pigments and painting mediums. Each student will take home painted pieces at the end of the day.

 

Intermediate Glass Painting Class

Instructor: Jeffrey Hitch

Cost $125    All Materials included

Saturdays

Time: 9:30 – 4:30

This class is for the student who already has the basic knowledge of painting on glass and would like to take it further. You will be using an air-brush and learning fine techniques. You will go home from the class with a finished fired piece.

 

Enamels and Stains

Instructor: Jeffrey Hitch

Cost $125   All Materials included

Saturdays

 Time: 9:30 – 4:30

This class will explore the techniques needed to paint with Enamels and Stains.

 

“Paint’n Bake’m” Glass Painting Workshop 

Instructor: Jeffrey Hitch

Cost $195     All Materials included

Two day workshop Saturday and Sunday

Time: 9:30 – 4:30

This is a two day workshop to bring it all together for the stained glass painter and artisan. The first day will consist of designing your window, doing the pattern and cutting the glass and talking about how to make your window the very best. We will plan how you will be painting and constructing your window. We will also be firing the kiln for those who are ready. We will be using stainer paints, silver stains and enamels paints. The second day will be the painting and firing of the pieces you have designed for your new window. We will explore different techniques to achieve your desired results. The airbrush will also be available. Bring large drawing pads, markers and imagery you might need to design your window. The more prepared you are the more you will be able to accomplish. This class is limited to 6 so please sign up early.

 

Beginning Etched Glass

Instructor: Cynthia Chenier   Etching and Sand Carving glass since 1983. Check our website for examples of her work.

Cost $85.00

Saturdays

Time: 9:30 – 4:00

This class will cover the techniques in surface etching. Discussion includes design layout, different options for stencils and introduction to sandblasting equipment. You will take home a completed etched project. Designs and all materials included.

 

Advanced Glass Carving 

Instructor: Cynthia Chenier

Cost: $120.00

Saturdays

Time: 9:30 – 4:00

Limit 5 Students

This class covers the techniques in multi-level sand blasting. Discussion includes the techniques in designs, layout and materials needed. You will be hands on in our small sandblast cabinet, and will take home you own sand carved project. All materials included.

 

Beginning Glass Fusing

Instructor: Ruth Wood

Cost $85.00 (Includes materials)

Saturday  Time:  9:30 – 1:00

Ruth will go over the very basics of fusing glass. She will go over the programs needed for the 90 and 96 coe glass. You will create a fused glass tile piece. This introduction will get your feet wet and let you know if warm glass will become your next passion! This class will also get you ready to absorb all the information in the more advanced classes for a very reasonable cost.

 

Slumping * Draping * Mold Making

Instructor: Ruth Wood

Cost $140 (Includes all materials)

 Saturdays  2 sessions 

Time: 9:30 - 1:00

Find out how to bend and curve your fused glass pieces without cracking, bubbles or creases. Learn several techniques for making slumping molds from using fiber paper for simple shapes and fiber mold maker for more advanced, intricate work. In this fabulous 2 part course you will learn about pattern bars – how to make them, shape them, fire them and use them. In this fabulous 2 part course you will learn about pattern bars – how to make them, shape them, fire them and use them. In this class you will explore using other mediums within the fusing process to create unique effects. Fun AND informative!Beginning fusing is a prerequisite.

 

Jewelry Making - Fused Dichroic

Instructor: Ruth Wood

Cost $160.00  All Materials Included

2 Saturdays

Time: 9:30 – 1:00

In this fun class, you will learn the fundamentals and techniques of making fused glass jewelry. No experience is necessary. We will cover glass choices, preparation for fusing, how to use a kiln, safety, firing programs, and more. Students will be working with dichroic glass pieces, to make their own designed pieces to be fired. Learn application techniques using fusing paper, copper inclusions, and etching designs in dichroic glass. We will do some things like drilling, sawing, polishing, layering for depth and texture and lots of other exciting stuff! All materials and glass are included. Pick up of your fused pieces will be arranged the following week.

 

Mosaic Class

Instructor: Catherine Gamble

Cost $150.00 All Materials Included

2 sessions

Saturdays

Time: 9:30 – 12:30

Have you been wanting to learn Mosaic’s? Well this is the class for you.  This is a fabulous 2 part class. You will learn the fundamentals of how to design a project, cutting glass tiles, proper use of the tools and grouting your project. You will also learn which adhesives are best for inside & outside projects. Discussions on different types of adhesives, grouting and glass on glass design. How to mosaic bottles, wood items and just about anything you can get your hands on will be discussed.

 

Box Making

Instructor: Terri Angiano

Cost $40.00   Includes Materials

Saturday

Time: 9:30 – 1:00

Learn the secrets of making stained glass boxes.  Terri has a great imagination and has several different ideas to make and hinge a box.  Patterns will be provided. You'll be amazed at the beautiful boxes you can make and with the different things you can fill them with!

 

Glass Cutting and Tool Workshop 

Instructors: Jeff Brown and Alice Delaney

Cost : FREE

First Saturday of every month:     Time: 1:00-2:00

This free workshop is designed to teach novices and experienced people alike about the use of glass cutters and tools. Try out all the styles of cutters, pliers, chemicals, etc. This is a great chance to get advice on every aspect of glass work. No experience and no registration required, just come on in!

 

PLEASE REGISTER AND PAY FOR ALL CLASSES AT LEAST ONE WEEK PRIOR TO FIRST CLASS. Costs are for class instruction only unless otherwise noted. Please come in or call for a class supply list before the first session so that you may come prepared.