The beginners class is six consecutive weeks - two hours
for each class.
Currently the class schedule is:
- 9:00 pm
am - 12:00 pm and 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 12:00
pm and 7:00 - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 7:00 - 9:00 pm
You will learn:
How to choose the best glass for your design
The copperfoil (Tiffany style) method
How to border your finished stained glass window in lead.
You will make:
- A stained glass window approximately 12" by 12"
- Some designs are somewhat larger and may be a circle,
oval or a rectangle
- Approximately 20 designs to choose from copperfoil and
solder and lead for this project are provided
You are welcome to use studio tools including grinders
During your class time, the only tool you will need to
purchase is a glass cutter.
There are several different styles to "try" here at the
studio before you make the decision to purchase one. The
beginner class is designed for you to do all processes during
Glass is additional and usually costs from $15.00 to $30.00
depending on the colors chosen, manufacturer, and the amount
When you have completed the beginner class, you are free
to choose your next project.
It could be a larger more complex copperfoiled stained
- A small leaded window
- A six or eight sided lampshade - panel lamp
- A garden stone (seasonal)
- A pendulum clock in an oak frame
- A candleholder
- And many more possibilities
As your skills increase you may choose a larger leaded
window or a complex lampshade, such as a Tiffany reproduction.
You could also choose to make a kitchen cabinet insert.
Many more options are available to you as the student.