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Paperweights

at DC Glassworks - Hyattsville
5346 46th Ave, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

It's our goal to unleash your inner artist and help you design and make your own glass art today. With the help of an instructor, you can design and create a unique glass art piece of your own design. Sign up with a friend or three...and make an afternoon of it. How it works: The day is split into a number of 1/2 hour sessions. Select the session...

$65

Stained Glass- Beyond Beginner

at Weisser Glass Studio and Gallery - Kensington
4080-B Howard Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20895

This class has an open curriculum allowing students to continue their exploration into stained glass under the supervision and guidance of an experienced instructor. Students might select a new project like a lamp, box, panel, or bring a project in progress. This class is a great way to learn new techniques, get a refresher, have your questions answered,...

$245

7 sessions

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Copper Foil Stained Glass for Beginners

at Weisser Glass Studio and Gallery - Kensington
4080-B Howard Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20895

Learn to build a stained-glass window using the copper foil method. Everything you need to know including patterns, types of glass, glass cutting, tools, soldering and finishing are taught. Students complete a small stained-glass window approximately 11” x 14. Requires homework.

$245

7 sessions

Class 2802 – MIG Welding for Dummies

at The Washington Glass School - Mt Rainier
3700 Otis St, Mount Rainier, Maryland 20712

Ever wondered about learning to weld? Want to impress your friends, your older brother and that cute bartender? It’s easier than you think! In three evenings you will learn how to lay a bead, and handle all sorts of sharp and dangerous tools. You will be able to complete a small project and leave with lots of ideas and know-how for other projects....

$375

3 sessions

Stained Glass Weekend: Copper Foil

at Weisser Glass Studio and Gallery - Kensington
4080-B Howard Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20895

The copper foil stained glass technique was originally devised by Louis Comfort Tiffany to be used for his intricate designs. Unlike the more traditional lead came method, the foil technique allows for more detailed patterns, as well as construction of three-dimensional objects like lampshades and boxes. In our weekend crash course, students will...

$275

Class 2800 Beginner’s Glass Lover’s Weekend

at The Washington Glass School - Mt Rainier
3700 Otis St, Mount Rainier, Maryland 20712

As highlighted in Washingtonian Magazine – Our most popular class, this is the fastest way to learn all aspects of warm glass in the shortest amount of time! Under the supervision of a professional glass artist you will learn the fundamentals of fusing, slumping and dimensional kiln casting. Everything from bowls and plates to sculptural objects…...

$350

2 sessions

Stained Glass

at The Art League - Alexandria
105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Beginning students learn basic techniques for making a small stained glass panel: design, cutting, foiling and/or leading, soldering, puttying, applying a patina, and framing. Intermediate and advanced students hone skills and learn new techniques to be used on advanced projects. (Pregnant women should check with their doctor before registering.) Supplies...

$220

9 sessions

Class 2804 – Going Green – Recycled Glass Art

at The Washington Glass School - Mt Rainier
3700 Otis St, Mount Rainier, Maryland 20712

Green up your life by doing something creative to help the environment! This is an exploration into using recycled glass to make sculptural pieces and architectural elements. We will delve into various techniques, including casting, fusing and slumping. Glass chemistry, coloration, and firing temperatures will be explained for each particular application....

$375

3 sessions

Stained Glass Suncatcher

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

In this stained glass suncatcher class, students will learn how to construct a 3.5 x 3.5" hanging piece using the copper foil technique. Students will learn how to cut, grind, foil, and solder their suncatcher in this course. Students will have five patterns to choose from and will be able to choose their own colors during the class. Students may...

$30

Wednesday May 23rd, 7pm

Stained Glass Weekend- Prairie Panels

at Weisser Glass Studio and Gallery - Kensington
4080-B Howard Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20895

Learn the tricks and secrets to creating traditional Mission and Prairie-style leaded panels in this weekend crash course! Unlike a typical leaded panel, students will learn strip cutting and methods of cutting on jigs, enabling them to build their piece as they cut their glass. These techniques streamline the building process and help to create beautiful...

$275

2 sessions

Fusing with Float and Recycled Glass

at Weisser Glass Studio and Gallery - Kensington
4080-B Howard Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20895

In Nikki's comprehensive float glass class students will learn all about the properties of window glass, plate glass and tempered glass and how to use these inexpensive (and sometimes free) materials to create beautiful fused glass art works in the kiln. Through a series of projects, students will learn how to: cut thick glass how to work with...

$795

4 sessions

Introduction to Stained Glass

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville
155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

In this beginner stained glass class, students will learn how to construct a 6″x 8″ or an 7″x 7″ hanging panel using the copper foil technique. Students will learn how to cut, grind, foil, solder, and frame glass in this 3-hour course. Students will have three patterns to choose from and will be able to choose their own colors during...

$75

Saturday May 19th, 11am

Project Plate Making: Strip Cut Construction

at Weisser Glass Studio and Gallery - Kensington
4080-B Howard Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20895

In this class, you will create a fused and slumped dish using the strip cut method of construction. You will learn how to design and fuse using strips of glass on edge, crafting beautiful bubble-free projects featuring crisp linear designs in your glass. Methods for cutting strips, how to fire, and various applications for strip cut construction will...

$149

Beginning Glassblowing

at Glen Echo Glassworks - Glen Echo
7300 McArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

For the novice student interested in learning the basics of glassblowing and building skill. There will be demonstrations and lectures by the instructors with a focus on learning through doing. The use of color will be introduced and teamwork will be emphasized.

$425

5 sessions

Glass Paperweights

at Weisser Glass Studio and Gallery - Kensington
4080-B Howard Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20895

In this exciting workshop, students will learn techniques similar to those used by glass blowers to create beautifully colored glass paperweights. Learn to gather glass on a punty from a crucible kiln, pick up color, shape and use special studio finishing techniques. Class size is limited to six students. Each student will have time to make three to...

$425

2 sessions