offers a wide variety of stained and fused glass classes for everyone from
the beginner to the very advanced. If you're looking to learn how to make
a copper foiled suncatcher, a leaded window, a Tiffany-style lamp, fused
jewelry, a slumped bowl, a mosaic stepping stone or an original creation,
we offer these many classes plus numerous others to suit your interest
DETAILS FOR Studio Classes
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NEW GROUPON OFFERINGS!
CORAL SEA BOWL
June 23rd 6 - 8:00
July 28th 6 - 8:00
August 27th 6 - 8:00
SURVEY IN GLASS
June 12th 1:00 - 4:00
July 11th 10:30 - 1:30
August 1st 10:30 - 1:30
Regular Class Schedule
May - June
July - August
Powder Play - $55 July 7th, Tuesdays, 3 weeks, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Experiment with powders making organic forms for sculpture or
wall art. We’ll concentrate on color theory, reactivity and color mixing. This
class offers a great opportunity to expand your color palette.
Beginning Stained Glass - $85 July 8th, Wednesdays, 4 weeks,
6:00 - 8:30pm
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.
Abstract Spinning Copper Mobile - $50 July 9th, Thursdays, 3
weeks, 6:00 - 8:00pm
We’re paying homage to Alexander Calder and his amazingly
graceful kinetic sculpture: the Mobile. We’ll show you how to use a circle
cutter with ease, expert edge soldering, and assembling a well balanced mobile.
The height, width, and design of the mobile pieces are all up to you. Imagine
how wonderful a free spinning mobile would look over your staircase, next to a
sunny window, or even outside on the porch.
Beginning stained glass required.
Texture Molds - $60 July 18th, Saturdays, 2 weeks 10:30am -
Come and play with frit using the Creative Paradise texture
molds. There are 6 designs from which to choose. We’ll discuss mold preparation,
glass cutting, color selection and firing schedules. Firings and use of molds
are included in the class tuition.
Beginning Stained Glass - $85 August 4th, Tuesdays, 4 weeks,
6:00 - 8:30pm
Intro to Fusing - $175 August 5th, Wednesdays, 4 weeks, 6:00 -
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
Collaging Images To Create your own Patterns - $40 August 6th,
Thursdays, 2 weeks, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
We often are asked for advice about how to design a pattern. If
you would like to get some guidance and tips so you can create your own window
designs sign up for this class. Bring 2-3 patterns from which you’d like to pull
specific elements, an idea of the size you’d like to make and a pencil and
eraser. We’ll get a good start the first night and by the end of the last class
you should have a brand new window design ready to build.
Edge Up Pendants with Dichro - $55 August 20th, Thursday, one
week, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Gather a few friends together and enjoy an evening of fun. We’ll
instruct you with how to set up 3 pendants and add the dichro slide. We will
fire your pendants and have them ready for bails and a necklace in 1 week. Class
includes glass and dichro slide. Tunes, snacks and a bit of wine are welcome.
Edge Up Bowls - 55 August 8th, Saturday, 1 week, 10:30am -
After a few months hiatus we are bringing back this much loved
class. 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 bowl 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 on something amazing, now is
your chance! All you need to bring is a bit of patience and some tweezers. Sign
up soon because this class will fill up. No experience needed.
Wire Links, Wrapping and Glass Pendants - $60 August 15th,
Saturdays, 3 weeks, 10:30 - 12:30
Our first class begins with some simple glass casting to produce
3 stunning pendants. In the following 2 classes we will practice wire wrapping
and cage wrapping the pendants. We will also teach you 3 wire link techniques
and how to make findings from which you may make your necklaces. Please bring
Jewelry tools if you have them.
Glass Endeavors will be closed the week
of June 30th until Monday July 6th. We will open again with normal hours on July
7th. Have a happy 4th of July!
All prices are for tuition ONLY unless otherwise stated.
Please bring your own tools and materials or purchase them at the time of the
class. Grinders, cutting surfaces and Morton Glass Cutting Systems are provided
during class time. No refunds or transfers on classes unless the class has been
Pattern Bar and Raking
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Build Your Own Class
Is there a special
class that you and 4 or more of your friends would like to take but we
haven't had it on our schedule or when we've offered it, the timing didn't
work for you? Present your idea to John or Zoi with a list of attendees,
and we will coordinate a special time and curriculum for your group.
Any Time Open Studio
We offer studio
time in 2-hour minimum sessions to anyone wishing to work on his/her stained
glass projects. Workbenches, the Morton System, grinders and the Gryphon
Wire Saw (with the purchase of a package of saw blades) are available for
use during your 2-hour studio time. The studio is open and available during
non-class hours only at the cost of $10 per session. We will happily answer
questions and help you troubleshoot problems as well.