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.

We are located at Art Village on Main.

800 N Main St. Ste. 400, McAllen, TX 78501

956-687-8682

 

Fusing Parties Now Available!

Celebrate any occasion with a glass fusing party! Parties for Team Building, Office Get Togethers, Ladies Night/Day Out and Bridesmaids 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.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: $35 per person, includes tools, materials and framing
  • Glass cutting experience not necessary

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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.  This class is a prerequisite for some fusing workshops.

  • Class duration: 1 1/2 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: $300
  • Tools and supplies needed are available at McAllen Stained Glass

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#300 Stained Glass Mosaic Class

Create your own glass mosaic work of art in just two sessions.  You will learn the basic steps in designing, cutting and grouting your original mosaic piece.  Bring a base for your project such as a vase, bowl, plate,pot, tray of frame and we will provide two square feet of stained glass. Call us for a list of materials and tools needed to complete your project.

  • Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required.
  • Class duration: Two – 2-hour sessions
  • Class Fee: $80

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Glass Fusing 

 

#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.  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

If you are interested in making an exquisite piece of glass but don’t have a lot of free time, then these workshops are for you!  Glass cutting experience is not required and all materials are provided.            The pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

Call us to schedule a private class with a group of your friends!

#401 Glass Tile/Coaster Fusing Workshop

Select the number of tiles you want to make and we will help you design them!

  • 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  Kids must be at least 8 years old.

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#402 Glass Plate Fusing Workshop

Have fun preparing a unique plate which will be both decorative and functional.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class fee: $55 – $75  Depending on the size of the plate
  • NOTE: This piece requires 2 firings and pieces may take 7-10 days to complete

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#407 Fused Glass Night Light Class

In this fun workshop you will make 2 original fused glass night lights.  All materials and the use of tools are provided including the night light and bulb.  The pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Class duration: 1 1/2 hour
  • Class Fee: $48
  • Additional night lights $20 each

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 #409 Fused Glass “Pasta Bowl” Workshop

Design a one-of-a-kind pasta bowl in just 2 hours.  We will guide you in preparing a fabulous design!  All materials are provided as well as the tools needed for your special work of art.  These pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: $75

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 #410 Fused Glass Candy Dish Workshop

In this fun workshop you will design an original candy dish.  We will provide all the materials and tools needed for guaranteed success.  These pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Class duration: 2 hours
  • Class Fee: $55

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 #411 Fused Glass Trinket Tray Workshop

Design a stylish trinket tray in just 2 hours! We will guide you through the process and provide all the materials and tools needed for your special work of art. These pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Class duration: 1 1/2 hours
  • Class Fee: $35

 

#412 Fused Wine Glass Charms Workshop

Design a set of 6 unique wine glass charms to use at your next party!  We will guide you through the process and provide all the materials and tools needed for your special work of art. These pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Prerequisite: Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required
  • Class duration: 1 1/2 hours
  • Class Fee: $25

#414 Fused Glass Jewelry Workshop

Design 6 trendy pendants in just 2 hours!  We will guide you through the design process and provide all the materials and tools needed for your exquisite jewelry pieces. These pieces will be fired and picked up at a later date.

  • Prerequisite: Prior glass cutting experience is helpful but not required
  • Class duration: 2 hour
  • Class Fee: $35, per person

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