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Glass Endeavors 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 and level. 

 

DETAILS FOR Studio Classes 

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NEW GROUPON OFFERINGS!

 

 

CORAL SEA BOWL

 

August 27th 6 - 8:00

 

Regular Class Schedule

 

July - August 2015

September - October 2015

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 - 2:30pm

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.

  

 

September Classes

Get Reactive - $75 Sept 2nd, Wednesdays, 3 weeks, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Seemingly magical but actually about the chemistry, generating predictable reactions when melting specific glass colors against each other is what our class is about. We’ll experiment with red reactive 96, combine copper and sulphur based glasses and play with metal fuming. Students will complete the class with a set of reactive samples and 2 projects.

Beginning Stained Glass - $85 September 3rd, Thursdays, 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.

Panel Lamp - $75 September 5th, Saturdays, 4 weeks, 10:30 am- 12:30 pm

Take the next step in stained glass art and learn how to construct a project in 3 dimensions. Students are encouraged to come in before class to choose their pattern and learn what glass in appropriate for a lampshade. Completion of this class means that students are experienced enough for our highly advanced Tiffany Lampshade class in February as well as our brand new 3D Tree Lamp class in October. Beginning stained glass required.

Leaded Window - $75 September 8th, Tuesdays, 4 weeks, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

If you’ve always wanted to build big windows with the grace and elegance of the old masters, then this is the class for you. Here students learn how to build a leaded window using centuries old techniques with the addition of a few modern developments. Students are encouraged to come in before class to choose their pattern or have one approved by staff. Beginning stained glass required.

Advanced Coral Sea Bowls - $65 September 23rd, Wednesdays, 2 weeks, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

We’ve gone and tweeked our standard coral sea bowls to add a bit more functionality and a lot more style. Students will make one large or two small dishes using a new set of techniques not taught in previous classes. This is a great class to sample fusing for the first time or build upon techniques learned in other classes. No experience required.

October Classes

Nature Prints - $55 October 1st, Thursdays, 2 weeks, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Our Nature Prints class is creative, relaxing and fun. We’ll be making elegant fused pieces using some easy techniques with paint and frit. Collect a handful of leaves and vines to bring with you before you come to class. Also, bring cutting and breaking tools, frits and fusible glass you may want to use.

Beginning Stained Glass - October 3rd, Saturdays, 4 weeks, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

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 pay class tuition through Roosevelt Community Education. Contact them to register: 612.668.4828

Beginning Stained Glass - October 6th, Tuesdays, 4 weeks, 6:00 - 8:30 pm

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 pay class tuition through Roosevelt Community Education. Contact them to register: 612.668.4828

Dimensional Mosaics - $75 October 7th, Wednesdays, 4 weeks, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Our new mosaic class presents a highly textured approach to creating a mosaic landscape. Broaden your artistic eye and choice of materials while learning perspective, composition and design tips for landscapes. Your finished piece will be irresistible and lush with color and texture.

3D Lighted Tree - $75 October 15th, Thursdays, 3 weeks, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

    

It may seem a bit early to start thinking about the holiday season, but this a project you’ll definitely want to finish early so you have the extra time to enjoy your hard work. We’re even assigning homework to students before the class starts! To get started on your own twinkly tree, stop in before class to pick up a copy of the pattern and purchase glass because all the pieces should be cut in preparation for the first night of class. Beginning Stained Glass AND Panel Lamp skills required.

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 cancelled

Pattern Bar and Raking class -  

Video is from a class on 3/12/13! 

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Keep checking back as our class topics and offerings change monthly.

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.  

 

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