Classes


It’s never too late to start learning something new!

Whatever your skill level, if you are interested in the wonderful world of glass art, we have a class for you. Contact us with any questions you may have.

 

Fusing Parties Now Available!

Celebrate any occasion with a glass fusing party! Parties for Team Building, Office Get Togethers, Ladies Night/Day Out, Bridesmaids, Children (ages 8 and above) are available. We will gladly accommodate groups of 3 or more. Each participant will complete two beautiful 4″ x 4″ fused glass tiles. One tile to keep and one for the honoree. The honoree’s tiles will be professionally framed for hanging. All materials and framing are included.

  • Pre-requisite: None
  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: $35 per person, includes tools, materials and framing

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Stained Glass Classes

#100 Stained Glass Cutting

Learn the basic steps and techniques to cut stained glass. A demonstration of various cutting tools will be presented.

  • Pre-requisite: None
  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: $30

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#101 Beginning Stained Glass

Learn all the steps required to complete a flat stained glass panel using the copper foil method.  This class will guide you through each step, from drawing your design, to cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering and framing your glass panel.

  • Pre-requisite: None
  • Class duration: Eight *2-hour, weekly sessions
  • Class Fee: $275
  • Tools and supplies needed are available at McAllen Stained Glass

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#300 Stained Glass Mosaic

Learn the basic steps in stained glass mosaic art using the laminating and grouting technique.  Basic glass cutting techniques and proper use of tools will be explored.  Each student will create a glass mosaic piece on a base that they provide.

  • Pre-requisite: None
  • Class duration: Two * 2-hour sessions
  • Class Fee: $75
  • Tools and supplies needed are available at McAllen Stained Glass

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#302 Stained Glass Mosaic Cross Class

Learn the basic steps in stained glass mosaic art while making a one-of-a-kind cross.  Basic glass cutting techniques and proper use of tools will be explored.  All materials and the use of tools are provided.  Complete a cross in just two sessions.

  • Pre-requisite: Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required
  • Class duration: 2 *2 hour sessions
  • Class Fee: $85

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Glass Fusing Classes

#400 Glass Fusing Class

Learn the essential techniques for making fused glass jewelry and accessories.  This class will walk you step-by-step and provide you with the necessary information needed to fuse glass.  Kilns, kiln preparation, glass compatibility and firing schedules will be discussed.  Students will then be guided in creating several fused glass cabochons and fire them in a “quick fire” kiln.  And lastly, each student will prepare a set of tiles/coasters that will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Pre-Requisite:  Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required
  • Class duration: 4-5 hours
  • Class Fee: $125

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Fusing Workshops

These workshops are designed for anyone who is interested in making an exquisite piece of glass instead of focusing on the technical aspects of glass fusing.  Each student will be guided in preparing their desired piece for guaranteed success.  These pieces will then be fired and picked up at a later date.  All materials and the use of tools are provided.  Schedule your private class with only three students!

#401 Glass Tile/Coaster Fusing Workshop

  • Pre-Requisite: Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required
  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: See below
    • One (1) 4″ by 4″ tile – $15
    • Two (2) 4″ by 4″ tiles – $25
    • Four (4) 4″ by 4″ tiles – $48
    • One (1) 6″ by 6″ Panel – $48  For kids 8 years old and up

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#402 Glass Plate Fusing Workshop

Each student will be guided in the preparation of a unique plate.

  • Pre-Requisite: Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required
  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class fee: $52 – $75  Depending on the size of the plate
  • NOTE: This piece requires 2 firings

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