Upcoming Classes

Tuesday, August 14
6" Plaid Plate: Tuesday, August 14, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$41.50
This piece always draws attention.  We will be using several cathedral colors and it is how you stack them that makes this plate uniquely your own.  After you learn this technique size is no limit.  No experience necessary. 

 Supply fee:  $20.00

Class Schedule: Tuesday, August 14, 6 pm

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Thursday, August 16
3-D Cactus (Intermediate), Thursday, August 16, 6 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$46.50
The use of several different textures and shades of green to build your prickles cactus and flowers on a beautiful piece of drift wood will give you a exceptional focal piece.  Students will be give the pattern upon signing up for this class.  The glass must be cut, ground, foiled, and tinned prior to class.  We will only assemble the cactus and flowers during class. 

Prerequisite:  Foil Method

Class Schedule:  Thursday, August 16, 6 pm

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Friday, August 17
Fused Nightlights: Friday, August 17, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

These nightlights are great for any age any room and they are easy and fun to make.  Using a white or clear base glass and a variety of colored glass you will create a design of your choosing. Also, available to you, are glass balls, frit and vitriograph.  Your class comes with the basic style nightlight base, we have a variety of nightlight styles for an additional cost.

 No Experience needed.

Cost on the changeable base is $35 for one and $45 for two with one base

Class Schedule: Friday, August 17, 6 pm

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Saturday, August 18
Glitzy Light Switch, Saturday, August 18, 10:30 - | 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
$77.50

This is a great gift for the person who has everything or someone who wants a rather unique one of a kind decorative item for any room.  This is a grout-less technique but don’t be fooled, this piece takes time since we are working small.  This is a great way to incorporate broken jewelry especially if it has sentimental value.

Students may bring any found objects or broken jewelry they may wish to use.

Prerequisite:  None

Class Schedule:  Saturday, August 18, 10:30 - 1:30

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Tuesday, August 21
Pattern Making (Intermediate), August 21, 22, 23, | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$98.25

We have been asked many times to offer our expertise on designing custom panels.  In this class, we will share lots of tips and techniques to make design elements more understandable.  When you are finished with the class you will be able to create a design for a specific size, using your own design elements or from other patterns, or pictures while using a variety of proper reinforcement techniques. 
Our customers always tell us this class was well worth taking. “I learned so much from this class.  There was more to this than I expected and you made the process so easy.”
In this class, done in three consecutive days,  we will only create the design.  Be prepared to come to class with an opening size and a general idea of what you might want as your focal.

Please bring to class:  Size of opening, Mechanical Pencil, Art Gum or Pink Pearl eraser, and a magazine

Prerequisite:  Previous class in stained glass 

Class Schedule: August 21, 22, 23, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Friday, August 24
Mosaic Table, Friday, August 24, 31, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$98.00
This class has been very popular and our instructor does a great job helping you create a fabulous table to enjoy game night, an evening on the patio, or a focal point that will have your friend talking about the amazing job you did.  Each student needs to purchase their table, no larger than 36” and prep it at home.  Upon registration, we will discuss with you how select and prep the table.  In class, we will work on the pattern, apply the glass and do a dry grout cleanup. Come to the first class with a design in mind or bring a selected pattern.

Prerequisite:  Cutting skills helpful but not required

Class Schedule: August 24, 31, 6 pm / Grout on Saturday,                                     September 15, 1-4 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Saturday, August 25
Get The Lead Out Boot Camp (Intermediate): August | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
$129.00

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:  August 25, 9-5

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, August 29
Bell Mushrooms: Wednesday, August 29, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$67.50
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, one with reactive glass.  If you are not familiar with this look, you will be delighted.  Stop by and see what we mean.

Prerequisite:  None

Additional Bell Mushrooms can be made for $30.00 each.

Class Schedule: Wednesday, August 29, 6 pm

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, August 30
Bird Bath, Thursday, August 30, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$75.00
This fun piece, that will have light dancing thru it, will give you many hours of delight as you watch birds enjoy this bird bath as it hangs in your yard.

No experience necessary

All supplies included.

Class Schedule: Thursday, August 30, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Friday, September 7
Lanterns: Friday, September 7, 6pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$75.00 
Pick your theme, pick your colors and enjoy creating a lantern to be illuminated with a candle or battery-operated LED lights. 
We will provide the lanterns, the base glass, stringers, noodles, vitrograph, frit, balls and some inspiration.

No Experience necessary

Class Schedule: Friday, September 7, 6 pm

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Saturday, September 8
Pendant Lights, Up or Down: Saturday, September 8 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Pendant lights can be a focal in any room if the glass globe is unique. We will teach you how easy it is to make your own pendant light globes.  This same technique makes excellent up lights as well.  You will have your choice to make either a pendant light to hang or an up light to display on a lamp base. Glass is extra, pendant light mechanics and lamp bases are not included.

Prerequisite:  Cutting Skills Helpful

Class Schedule: Saturday, September 8, 10:30 am

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Saturday, September 8
Garden Totem Pole (Intermediate): Saturday, Septem | 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
$57.50
This is a creative, unique, and fun way to utilize the eclectic shapes and varieties of glass you have collected over the years of doing stained glass projects.  You could also call this The Memory Stick, every time you look at this piece you will remember the projects associated with the glass utilized here.  To make this project you do not have to cut any glass, you already did this when you created your other master pieces.  Collect the pieces with organic shapes and, using ¼” foil, foil as many pieces as you can cover a roll of foil, tin them with solder and clean.  Bring them to class and you are ready to go.  We will supply a 3ft piece of copper tube.  We will also have several ideas on how to display this project. 

Prerequisite:  Foil Method

Class Schedule:  Saturday, September 8, 10:30 - 2:00

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, September 12
3-D Movable Winged Projects, (Intermediate): Wedne | 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

Pattern and glass should be selected before the first class.

Class Schedule: Wednesday, September 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, September 13
Light Switches, Fused September 13, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$67.50
For the person who has everything or just wants more glass art in every room of their home. Choose a base color and embellish it with dichroic, stringers, vitriograph, powder wafers, glow powder, or whatever strikes your fancy.  It will make you smile everyday as you switch on the lights in your room.
Once you learn this technique you will be making more!  Each student will make 1 switch plate in class.  A special deal will be given on firing additional plates.

Prerequisite: None

Class Schedule: September 13, 6 pm

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Saturday, September 15
Beginner Tiffany Foil Method Boot Camp, September | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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: September 15, 9:00-4:00, September 22 9:00-2:00

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, September 20
Landscape Mosaic (Advanced), Thursday, September 2 | 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
This mosaic is a focal piece in the studio that always draws attention and comments.  We have had many requests for this NEW mosaic technique giving you a dimensional earthy organic look using smalti, slate, stones, glass, and sea spines while learning to use a hardie and hammer.  In this class, you will use a diverse light weight sub-strait and an alternative adhesive.  This intense class will be offered only a few times a year so don’t delay in registering.  Class size is limited.

Prerequisite:  Previous mosaic class

Class Schedule: Thursday, September 20, 2-6 pm, Saturday, September 22, 10-5 pm

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7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Wednesday, September 26
Flower Bowl: Wednesday, September 26, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$56.50
This 7” bowl is functional and, when not being used as a bowl, will look gorgeous anywhere you decide to display it.  This bowl is easy to make and the bragging rights are all yours.
 
Prerequisite:  None

Class fee includes clear glass, embellishments, $10.00 towards colored glass of your choice, and all firings.

Class Schedule:  Wednesday, September 26, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Saturday, September 29
All About Fusing Boot Camp, Saturday, September 2 | 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: Saturday, September 29, 9 am - 2 pm and October 6, 9 am

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240
Thursday, October 11
Day Of The Dead Skull, Thursday, October 11, 6 pm | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$77.75
If you enjoy the ghouls of Halloween or remember past loved ones on Day of the Dead, then this project is right up your spooky hallow. Starting with the base we will use a grout less mosaic technique to complete the project. You will have the option of selecting which of the two ways you want to use to complete your project. The first night we meet will be for planning out your project and deciding which technique to use. The second meeting will be the production and completion of the project. Bring in your own ideas, we will share them with each other along with ideas we have here in the studio.

Prerequisite:  None

Class Schedule: Thursday, October 11, 6 pm

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Event Location
7515 Eckhert Rd, San Antonio, Tx 78240