Stained Glass (six-session workshop)

This stained glass workshop will be for beginning and advanced students. Learner’s will be encouraged to bring ideas for small two and three dimensional projects and pre-made designs can also be provided. Examples include mirror frames, votive candle holders, jewelry, and sculptural objects all of which can include ceramic and metal items other that could be included in the project. Glass cutting and assembly techniques will be demonstrated and practiced resulting in a finished project. Glass concepts and historical information will be discussed throughout.

Special Notes

This is an in-person class which will take place onsite at Fleisher. Please review our COVID-19 community safety policies for current guidelines.

Tuition Assistance is Available

To make our classes and workshops accessible to everyone, Fleisher offers tuition assistance every term so that everyone can join our creative community. Tuition assistance applications can be completed once registration is open by clicking here. The deadline to apply for spring term assistance is Friday, March 10; Notifications will be sent by Monday, March 13.

What you will learn:

  • Basic sheet glass handling techniques

  • Basic copper foil soldering techniques

Required Supplies:

  • Pattern paper carbon paper

  • Pencils + a notebook or sketchbook

  • A small hammer

  • The instructor will discuss the following materials with you on the first day of class and advise you about what to purchase based on your ideas and sketches:

    • Copper foil of various dimensions
    • Copper wire
    • Brass channel
    • Copper or brass tubes
    • Solder 60/40
    • Soldering irons
    • Flux
    • Flux brushes
    • Glass cleaner
    • Patinas and patina brushes
    • Pattern shears
    • Pliers
    • Glass cleaner
    • Paper towels
    • Glass nails
    • Soldering iron with temperature control
    • Groziers pliers