Stained Glass and Fused Glass Classes in in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Stained glass and fused classes are also taught for each skill level. Here, students can learn how to create leaded windows, Tiffany-style lamps, slumped bowls, copper foiled sun catchers, and mosaic stepping stones. The items that are made in the stained glass classes will make for beautiful additions to your home or for you to use as a gift. You can also sign up online for a class through our scheduler.

February Classes


 
 
Beginning Stained Glass | Minneapolis, MN | Glass Endeavors
 
Beginning Stained Glass
New to the skill? You can enroll in our beginning stained class courses where our instructors teach students how to use our patterns to create a copper foil window. Other techniques that will be taught include foiling, soldering, glass cutting, grinding, and finishing.
Starts: Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Class Length: 4 weeks
Cost: Pay class tuition through Roosevelt Community Education
 

 
Heads or Tails Glass Class | Minneapolis, MN | Glass Endeavors
 
Intro to Fusing
In this class we are starting with the basics about glass fusing. Our focus encompasses a hands-on experience with students loading, programming and firing each of our kilns to achieve a variety of outcomes from tack fusing to slumping and pendants to plates. Questions are always encouraged and each student will finish the class with a log book of successful firing schedules for reference. No experience needed. Cutting and breaking tools required.
Starts: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Class Length: 4 weeks
Cost: $175 per person

 

 
Vitograph Candle Lights | Minneapolis, MN | Glass Endeavors
 
Painting With John
You will learn the thousand year old tradition of painting on glass. We will talk about design and painting techniques. Painting your projects and firing will be done at Glass Endeavors. Class includes paint and supplies. Beginning Stained Glass required.
Starts: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Class Length: 4 weeks
Cost: $85 per person

 

 
Edge up Fused Glass Bowl | Minneapolis, MN | Glass Endeavors
 
Beginning Stained Glass
In this class you will make a small panel using one of many patterns the studio provides. You will learn to cut glass using a number of techniques, learn how to use special tools designed for stained glass artists and construct your panel using the copper foil technique. Our high quality tool kit includes an 80w soldering iron, running and grozing pliers, 1 pound of 50/50 solder, a carbide steel wheel glass cutter, flux, flux brush and a black pen. No experience needed Class and supplies at Glass Endeavors. Please come in prior to the first class to pick out a pattern, purchase glass and a tool kit. Please contact Roosevelt Community Education to register: (612) 668-4828.
Starts: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 10:30am - 1:00pm
Class Length: 4 weeks
Cost: Pay class tuition through Roosevelt Community Education
 

Small Group Classes

Small group classes are also available for those who are interested in learning how to make glass art with four or more friends. If you don't see the class you want offered or the time didn't work with your schedule. Please let John or Zoi as well as the names of the other interested students, and we will create a class for you and your friends.

Open Studio Sessions


Glass Endeavors is also known to offer open studio sessions, which requires a two-hour minimum to anyone who wants to work on their stained glass project. Each person will have access to the essential tools that are available in our studio including grinders, workbenches and the Morton System. The studio is open and available during non-class hours only at the cost of $10 per session for a minimum of 2 hours.
 
Class Disclaimer
***Class prices at Glass Endeavors only cover tuition unless otherwise stated. Refunds and transfers are not available unless class is canceled. Students are required to bring their own tools and materials. All cutters, grinders, Morton Glass Cutting Systems, and surfaces are provided.

March Classes

Tiffany Lampshades
 
 
Build a beautiful Tiffany lamp shade using the Odyssey form system. In the first class we will discuss how to choose and use art glass in your lamp. We will skip 3 weeks after the first class. This allows time for you to cut your glass between the 1st and 2nd class. Class resumes March 29th. Come in prior to the first class to select your lamp design. (Beginning Stained Glass and Panel Lamp Class required)
Starts: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Class Length: 6 weeks (we take a 3 week break after the first class)
Cost: $85 per person

 

Beginning Stained Glass
 
 
In this class you will make a small panel using one of many patterns the studio provides. You will learn to cut glass using a number of techniques, learn how to use special tools designed for stained glass artists and construct your panel using the copper foil technique. Our high quality tool kit includes an 80w soldering iron, running and grozing pliers, 1 pound of 50/50 solder, a carbide steel wheel glass cutter, flux, flux brush and a black pen. It is discounted from $158 to $125 for our students. Other materials for the beginner panel run $80 on average over the 4 week class. No experience needed.
Starts: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Class Length: 4 weeks
Cost: $85 per person

 

Heads & Tails Glass Art
 
 
We've been jealously guarding our new horde of heads and tails glass, but it's finally time to share. Head glass is unique in that is has arolled edge to it that looks especially interesting when left raw, particularly when assembled in a table top stand. The first day students willpick out a few choice pieces of these special cut-offs and in class we'll work toward crafting those pieces into sculptural and dimensional art.Beginning stained glass required.
Starts: Saturday, March 5th
Time: 10:30 - 12:30 pm
Class Length: 4 weeks
Cost: $65 per person

 

Painting with Glassline Paints
 
Glassline is a high fire glass paint you may use to embellish fused pieces or illustrate traditional stained glass work. We will guide youthrough the best methods for getting the finished products you want using this versatile paint. Come with line images of designs or picturesof images you'd like to render. Bring cutting and breaking tools. Cutting experience needed.
Starts: Tuesday, March 8th
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Class Length: 3 weeks
Cost: $55 per person


Edge Up
 
 
Whether you've taken it before, have some fusing experience or have no idea how to do anything in glass, this is the class for you.Each student will assemble one or two bowls using glass strips and bits of rods over the course of this 4 hour long class.If you've never cut glass before we'll show you how. If you want a class where you and your kids work together onsomething amazing, now is your chance! All you need to bring is a bit of patience and maybe sometweezers. Sign up soon because this class will fill up. No experience needed.
Starts: Wednesday, March 30
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Class Length: 1 Night
Cost: $75 per person

 

April 2016

Beginning Stained Glass
In this class you will make a small panel using one of many patterns the studio provides. You will learn to cut glass using a number of techniques, learn how to use special tools designed for stained glass artists and construct your panel using the copper foil technique. Our high quality tool kit includes an 80w soldering iron, running and grozing pliers, 1 pound of 50/50 solder, a carbide steel wheel glass cutter, flux, flux brush and a black pen. It is discounted from $158 to $125 for our students. Other materials for the beginner panel run $80 on average over the 4 week class. No experience needed.
Starts: Saturday, April 2nd
Time: 10:30 - 1:00 pm
Class Length: 4 weeks
Cost: $85 per person


Crash Glass Mosaics
With winter on it's way out, its time to start thinking mosaics again. This is a direct mosaic class with a recycling twist. Students willcombine high-end art glass with scavenged pieces of broken tempered glass to create a final window panel that is simple, yet stunning.This class is perfect for the inexperienced artist looking to understand glass mosaics as well as the advanced artist looking to rediscover the beauty in art glass. No experience needed.
Starts: Wednesday, April 6th
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Class Length: 4 weeks
Cost: $65 per person


Free Glass Demonstrations - Every Thursday in April at 6pm
April 7th - Pulling Molten Vitrograph for fusing
April 14th - Mastering the Morton Strip and Circle Systems
April 21st - Soldering Techniques and Foil Window Repair
April 28th - Beginning and Advanced Cutting Techniques
2016 Annual Glass Art Show
Drop off dates: April 19th - April 23rd
Entrees on Display: April 26th - April 29th
Reception and Awards: April 30th, 12pm