Upcoming Classes

Friday, January 19
Fused Pendants | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
These pendants are quick, easy and lots of fun.  After you make a few, you will want to make more.  They make great gifts and are easy to sell to support your fusing habit.  All supplies are included to make 3 pendants. You may make additional pendants for $10.00 each

No experience necessary.

Class Schedule: January 19 6pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Tuesday, January 23
Beginner Tiffany Foil Method, January 23, 6:00 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Learn the Tiffany Foil method of creating stained glass while making your own beautiful glass window. During this comprehensive six week class you will learn the ins and outs of the copper foil method starting with how to cut glass and continuing with pattern preparation and soldering, to completion of your first beautiful stained glass "masterpiece". This class is also a perfect refresher course.

You must come in before the first class date to select your pattern and glass.

Some supplies needed, about $75.00 not including your glass.

There is a $35.00 fee for the use of the chemicals and the cutting and soldering equipment.

Class Schedule: Tuesday, January 23, 6:00 pm thru February 27th

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Tuesday, January 23
3-D Spinning Heart | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This beautiful 3-D spinning heart will be a treasure your valentine will enjoy for years to come.  Join us to make this gorgeous piece.

Copy and paste this address to your web browser and see how beautiful it spins,  https://www.facebook.com/stainedglasstexas/videos/495025597280548/

Prerequisite:  Tiffany Foil method

Upon registering you will get the pattern.  Come with your glass cut ground and foiled.

Some supplies needed:
¼” silver back foil
Glass for the top of the hearts
We will provide the bevels for the bottom of the hearts

Class Schedule: January 23, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, January 24
All About Swags | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
These swags are cute to display during any season of the year.  We will provide you with the pattern for the current season plus one. We have Christmas, Valentines, Summer, and more.
Upon signing up you will receive the current season's pattern.
Students need to have glass cut ground, and foiled before class. 
 
Prerequisite:  Foil Method

Upon registration we will provide you with the pattern.  Come to class with the glass cut, ground, and foiled, ready to assemble.  Bring your soldering equipment or rent ours for $5.00. If you have 18ga wire, bring it.

Class Schedule January 24, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, January 25
Morton System: | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Take the guess work out of cutting the perfect straight cuts, border strips, square, diamond, triangle, or other geometric shapes. Learn to make quick and accurate cuts using the Morton Portable Glass Shop.  This class is great for anyone who has bought or is planning to buy the Portable Glass Shop.  If you have one bring it, if you don’t we will have one for you to use.  You will need a square foot of glass to cut.

Prerequisite:  None

Class Schedule: January 10, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Friday, January 26
Nature and Glass | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This one-day class is fun, intense, and full of tips, tricks, and techniques.  You will create your own pattern, select your glass, and then start building as we explore the structural integrity aspects that ensure a successful project.

Prerequisite:  Tiffany Foil Method

Students need to bring their cutting and soldering equipment, and foil.  If you have sliced agates, or anything else you might want to include into your piece, bring it and we will see if it works.

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, January 31
Color burst | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lots of color, lots of fun is how you describe this plate technique!  Choose your dish shape and your burst of colors, the rest is easy.  All you need to do is show up ready to splash some color on your plate.
In class, we will be making a 6 x 12 plate, or you may make 2 – 6 x 6 plates for $55.00, or an 11 x 11 plate for $65.00
 
Those who have taken the class may make additional plates for a $10.00 discount off the above list prices.

Prerequisite:  None

Class Schedule:  January 31, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, February 1
3-D Flyer Projects: $125.00 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
3 Dimensional pieces can be a lot of fun to create and easy to do when you know the techniques. They always become a point of conversation as those who see them will want to know how you made such a wonderful piece. Projects that can be included in this class are the flying dragon, cardinal, and butterfly, yes, the wings actually move as if they are flying through the air!


Prerequisite: Tiffany Foil Method

You must come in before the first class date to select your pattern and glass. All glass must be cut, ground and foiled before the first class.


Class Schedule: Thursday, February 1, 8, 15, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
February 3 at 9:00 AM - February 4, 2018 at 5:00 PM
Beginner Tiffany Foil Method Boot Camp
Learn the Tiffany Foil method of creating stained glass while making your own beautiful glass window. During this comprehensive weekend class you will learn the ins and outs of the copper foil method starting with how to cut glass and continuing with pattern preparation and soldering, to completion of your first beautiful stained glass "masterpiece". This class is also a perfect refresher course.

You must come in before the first class date to select your pattern and glass.

Prerequisite:  None

Some supplies needed, about $75.00 not including your glass.

There is a $35.00 fee for the use of the chemicals and the cutting and soldering equipment.

Course Schedule: February 3, 9:00-5:00 and February 4 12:00-5:00

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, February 7
Soldering 101, Wednesday, February 7, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Do you always look at your soldering and think why doesn't mine look like the professionals?  Do you get bleed thru on your solder seams and don't know how to stop that from happening?  Do you get volcanoes/fish eyes and want to know how to easily close them up?  These are some of the issues we address in this class along with proper use of your equipment. Bring you soldering equipment, solder and flux

Prerequisite:  Tiffany Foil Method
Class Schedule: Wednesday, February 7, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Saturday, February 17
All About Fusing Boot Camp, February 17, 9-2 and 1 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
This comprehensive course is perfect for you if you have tried fusing and want to go further with your knowledge, want to buy a kiln, or have a kiln but are concerned about using it.  We will discuss different types of kilns and what is right for your specific needs, kiln safety, proper preparation of kilns and shelf, Co-efficiency of glass, levels of fusing results, types of molds and mold preparation, types of shelf paper and their uses, use of kiln logs, how to work with different types of glass, and much more.  Your knowledge will be enhanced with the different projects you make. 
 
Course Schedule: February 17, 9-2 and 18, 12-2

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, February 21
Bell Mushrooms: $65.00 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
What is the next step after the Garden Mushrooms, the Bell Mushrooms of course. These mushrooms have a great look and shape to them and their stems are copper tubing which will add a great patina to it as the copper ages.  In this class, you will make 2 mushrooms.

Prerequisite:  None

Additional Bell Mushrooms can be made for $25.00 each, (does not include the copper stem).

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, February 22
Decorative Soldering, (Intermediate): February 22, | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Decorative soldering is a great way to add interest to any panel or to create those elements that may be difficult otherwise such as thorns on a rose. We will cover the techniques to accomplish 9 different techniques.  Students need to bring a board to work on in class.  To make the board the student will need to cut 7 pieces of any glass to the size of about 1.5” x 8”.  Foil all around each piece and solder them together side by side.  Do a flat solder seam on one side and a beaded solder seam on the other side.  Add a piece of zinc on one end for stability of the piece.
Prerequisite: Foil Method
Supplies needed:
Students need to bring their soldering equipment, flux, and solder
The solder board already made and ready to go.
If the student has two irons, one for lead method and one for foil method, bring both irons.
Bring a sharpie to write on the glass the name of the soldering technique.
This is a 1 day class, 2 hours or less.
Class Schedule:  Thursday, February 22, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Friday, February 23
Layers in Glass | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A favorite technique working on several plains while letting the glass speak for its self when displayed on a wall.  Yes, this piece is design to hang on a wall without any back light.  This stacking process allows you to use that gorgeous glass that doesn’t need any light transmission to make it beautiful.  We will examine the structural aspect to ensure a quality product.

Prerequisite:  Tiffany Foil Method

Students need to bring their cutting and soldering equipment, and foil.  If you have sliced agates, or anything else you might want to include into your piece, bring it and we will see if it works.

Class Schedule:  February 23 9 am - 5 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, February 28
Bird Feeder: $65.00 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
This bird feeder is sure to please you and all your feather friends.  Starting with a clear base you will design it with colors of your choice using a quick and easy technique.  Once you are finished we will fire and slump your feeder.  Holes will be drilled and the chain added.  Then it is time to sit back and enjoy.

Prerequisite:  None

Supplies included: Glass base, colored glass, 3 rings, and 3 ft of jack chain

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, February 28
Bird Feeder | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This bird feeder is sure to please you and all your feather friends.  Starting with a clear base you will design it with colors of your choice using a quick and easy technique.  Once you are finished we will fire and slump your feeder.  Holes will be drilled and the chain added.  Then it is time to sit back and enjoy.

Prerequisite:  None

Supplies included: Glass base, colored glass, 3 rings, and 3 ft of jack chain

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, March 7
Inking Around | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for playful freedom in this “Just for Fun” workshop where you will learn how to use alcohol inks in a variety of different ways.  Make great backgrounds for photos, decorative tiles, and even incorporate it into you glass projects.  You will walk away with several examples of this beautiful art and will have the knowledge to continue creating your own artwork at home.  To show off your work, we have frames and display items for purchase.

Class Schedule: March 7, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Friday, March 9
Crazy Birds | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
These Funky Birds are fun to make and cute to display or give as a gift.  They are quick, easy, and a relaxing project, especially if you bring your own wine.  Glass, wire, and firing is included.  You will make three birds.

Supply fee: $10.00 each additional bird.

Class Schedule: March 9, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Saturday, March 10
Get the Lead Out | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Traditional Lead construction is the method of the masters.  Lead method is wonderful in larger windows, sidelights, and doors and is a great technique for geometric designs and straight lines.  During this boot camp, you will construct an elegant window while learning the complete process of working with lead channel (came).  We will discuss the different types of lead came and in the end, you will “play in the mud” during the glazing process.  Students need to have all glass cut, ground, and ready to assemble prior to class.

Bring a lunch or we we will order from a close by restaurant.
 
Prerequisite:  Tiffany Foil Method.  Some supplies needed

Class Schedule:  March 3,9 am - 5 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Tuesday, March 13
Kids Frit Drops: | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
When your child sees the light shining thru their frit drops, they will remember the fun time they had creating them.  Using frit of various colors, each child will create 5 frit drops.  When you return to pick up the drop, bring beads and be prepared to spend 15 minutes stringing your frit drops.

Guardian must be present for students under 14.  This class is intended for ages 6-16.

Class Schedule: March 13, 10:30

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, March 14
Kids Fused Art Strip | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Using a variety of colors and shapes of glass, dots, vitriograph, and frit each student will create their own unique art strip. This finished piece will be 10” x 2” and will look great in any window in the home.
Guardian must be present for students under 14.  This class is intended for ages 6-16.

Class Schedule: March 14, 10:30

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, March 15
Glow in the Dark Critters: | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Kids of all ages will love these bugs and enjoy seeing them glow in the dark every night.  Each student will make two critters, additional critters are $10.00 each.

Guardian must be present for students under the age of 14.

Class Schedule: March 15, 10:30

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Tuesday, March 20
Water Color Bowl with Organic Design | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
There are never any two alike when you create this unique organic shaped bowl.  Choose your colors and how you will arrange them on your shelf.  After firing we will tweak the glass to fit the mold you select.  You will find this class to be very relaxing and the outcome will give you a big smile. 

All supplies included

Prerequisite:  Glass cutting skills helpful but not necessary.

Class Fee: $65.00

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, March 22
Frit Slurry Project | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Our experience has been, do one and you will be back to make more. Everyone has loved doing this workshop, they are very easy and relaxing to create. Select your colors to decorate a flat glass surface and we will fire it into a project of your choosing that will wow your family and friends. We have a large variety of molds for you to select from., flowers, bowls, bird feeders, etc.  Class includes glass, frit and firing.  Make additional projects for $50.00.

Supply fee: $15.00 for copper and fittings if you choose a flower.

Prerequisite:  None

Class Schedule:  March 22, 1:30 am

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240