Classes

Beginner to Advanced

 

All classes are on hold until further notice.

Introduction to Lead Came & Copper Foil Stained Glass

Instructor: Jack Young

Tuition: $240

Wednesdays 7:00pm - 9:00pm (6 weeks)

Learn how to build your own stained glass window! Lead came is the centuries-old stained glass technique used in many churches and residences. Participants will build their own leaded glass window with instruction from Jack Young. Jack will share his skills garnered from more than 30 years of stained glass experience, and show students how to select glass, cut, build, solder and more. Class will meet one evening each week for six consecutive weeks. In addition to tuition, students can expect to spend between $250 – $375 for tools and materials during the course.  A complete tool kit is available for purchase for $345.00.  Each student will go away with a stained glass panel, tools and enough experience to keep making more stained glass panels. Emphasis is placed on learning techniques and skills. 

No experience required.

Pre-registration required.​

*Closed toe shoes and long pants are required while taking any class at Seattle Stained Glass.

This class picks up where our Intro to Fusing leaves off. You will learn how to slump glass into different shapes to create a plate, a bowl, or even a sculptural piece of glass art!​

You will be making your very own plate with glass and a shape of your choosing. Tuition covers most materials along with the use of our glass molds. Glass costs will be extra.

Completion of Intro to Fusing class encouraged.

Pre-registration required.

*Closed toe shoes and long pants are required while taking any class at Seattle Stained Glass.

Instructor: Michelle Nicholas
Tuition: $149 + Glass
One-Day Workshop: 3 hours

Intro to Slumping: Fused Plates

Glass Lab

Instructor: Michelle Nicholas
Tuition: $219.00
Saturdays 10:00am - 1:00pm (8 sessions)

Join an on-going group of glass enthusiasts who come to work on their individual pieces in a community of other artists and with instruction when needed. You will receive guidance and encouragement on how to design, cut, and fabricate your ideas in glass using lead technique or copper foil method. 
Whether you are a beginner, or want to add to the skills you already have, this class has a loyal following and fills fast, so join us! The cost of the class does not include materials or tools.

No experience required.

Pre-registration required.

*Closed toe shoes and long pants are required while taking any class at Seattle Stained Glass.

Intro to Fusing

Instructor: Michelle Nicholas
Tuition: $145.00

This is an introduction to fusing class for the beginner.  Even if you have never cut glass before, this is a great class for you!  All materials will be included in the tuition.  Come explore the possibilities of glass fusing in this hands-on class.  Fusing is the process of placing layers of glass in a kiln and melting them together.  Join us to learn how to cut glass and to create your own unique designs.  We will discuss many methods of combining and firing  the glass to achieve different results.  You will also learn essential studio information including safety, glass compatibility, how to prepare and fire a kiln, and what firing schedules to use.  You will create 4 small tiles to take home.  Tiles can be used to slump into plates in our Intermediate Fused Glass Class.  Emphasis is placed on learning techniques and skills.  

No experience required.

Pre-registration required.

*Closed toe shoes and long pants are required while taking any class at Seattle Stained Glass.

1 Day Saturday Glass Workshops and Classes

at 

THE GLASS HAUS

2526 NE 82nd St

Seattle, WA, 98115

Instructor: Julie O'Connor

Tuition Varies per class

One-Day Workshops and Classes

10 AM to 4 PM - 6 hours each

Seattle Stained Glass is proud to offer 6 hour workshops on Saturdays at their Branch Location.... THE GLASS HAUS.  It is a Home location in the North Seattle area.  Our offerings for Saturday Glass Workshops and classes are for Beginners to Advanced.  They will cover a range of glass related projects.  Each Workshop will have a tuition, tools, and materials cost.  All students must sign up for their preferred class and all costs need to be paid in advance by calling 206-633-2040.   Be inspired to learn how to cut, solder, foil, lead, fuse, paint on glass, and make mosaics by joining us!

 

Our SPRING Offerings and prices:

 

Introduction to Copper Foil Stained Glass $275 - Sat. Feb. 22, 10-4

Introduction to Leaded Stained Glass $350 - Sat. Feb 29,  10-4

Make a Mosaic Mirror $325 - Sat. March 7,  10-4

Painting on Glass $300 - Sat. March 14,  10-4

Make a Fused Flower $250 - Sat. March 21,  10-4

Introduction to Copper Foil Stained Glass $275 - Sat. April 11,  10-4

Introduction to Leaded Stained Glass $350 - Sat. April 18, 10-4

Make a Scrapbook Mosaic $325 - Sat. April 25, 10-4

Painting on Glass $300- Sat. May 2,  10-4

Fused Coral Sea Bowl $250- Sat. May 9, 10-4

Workshop and Class Descriptions:

Introduction to Copper Foil Stained Class:  Each student will learn how to properly cut glass to a pattern, foil and solder to assemble a small stained glass window, as well as patina and clean your finished piece.  Included in the Class fee is tuition, a 5 piece glass cutting tool kit (yours to keep), and materials to make your window.  Everything completed in your 6 hour glass.

 

Introduction to Leaded Stained Glass Class:  Students will learn how to properly cut glass  to a pattern for a small leaded window panel,  build and solder the lead panel, and putty, patina, and polish your finished piece.  Included in the Class fee is tuition, a 5 piece glass cutting tool kit (yours to keep), and materials to make your window panel.  Everything completed in your 6 hour glass.

Make a Mosaic Mirror:  Each student will learn how to cut, nip, glue and grout to assemble a mosaic mirror for your home or interior of your choice.  Included in the Class fee is tuition, a 6 piece glass cutting tool kit (yours to keep), and materials to make and finish your mosaic mirror to hang anywhere.  Everything completed in your 6 hour class.

 

Painting on Glass Class:  Students will learn how to paint a design or picture onto glass with the aid of a light table, a pattern to  go by and painting tools.  Each painted piece will then be fired in a kiln to make your art permanent.  Finished work can be picked up at Seattle Stained Glass after the class during regular business hours.   Included in the Class fee is tuition, a painting kit of paint stains, brushes and more, (yours to keep), materials of glass, and the kiln firing.

 

Make a Fused Flower of Glass Workshop:  Each Student will learn basic terminology and concepts around fusing.  They will also learn how to properly cut glass to a pattern to assemble their fused flower.  Each flower will be fired in a kiln and then draped or slumped (terms learned in class), to form a beautiful fused flower.  Flower centers can be made using nipped glass or fused glass centers.  After the firing, each student will be asked to pick up their flower at Seattle Stained Glass during regular business hours.  Instructor will help put your glass flower onto a copper stake for display.  Included in the class fee is tuition, a 5 piece glass cutting kit (yours to keep), and materials to create your flower.

 

Make a Scrapbook Mosaic Workshop:  Students will learn how to cut, nip, glue, and grout a mosaic of their favorite pictures or postcards onto a wooden hangable board.  Layered with tempered shattered glass and patterned paper revealed from underneath, your creation will be a mosaic with a special crystalized and multi dimensional look.  Included in the class fee is tuition, a 6 piece glass cutting kit (yours to keep), and materials to create and finish to hang your mosaic of memories.  Everything completed in your 6 hour class.

 

Fused Coral Sea Bowl Workshop:   Each student will create a beautiful fused bowl that resembles coral from the sea.  Durable and strong, these fragile looking bowls will impress!  Students will learn how to strip glass using the Morton Glass Cutting System and complete their project cutting strips down to the right size to layer onto their pattern.  The bowl will be fired in the kiln and then fired again to be draped into a bowl.  Participants will be asked to pick up their finished piece at Seattle Stained Glass during regular business hours after their bowls are fired.    Included in the class fee is tuition, a 5 piece glass cutting kit, (yours to keep), and materials to make the glass masterpiece.     

*Students who have taken previous Saturday Glass Haus Workshops are not required to purchase a second cutting tool kit which is included  in the Class fee.  The Class fee will be reduced to reflect no glass cutting kit for those individuals. 

*Cancelations will be refunded only if cancelled 1 week (7 days) or greater in advance of scheduled class.   

No experience required.

Pre-registration required.

*Closed toe shoes and long pants are required while taking any class at THE GLASS HAUS.

Phone: (206) 633-2040

2510 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103, USA

support@seattlestainedglass.com

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