Stained Glass Design
In this class, students learn the basics to successfully design a copper foil panel. Students will lean design considerations, common pitfalls and established practices in order to compete a design they can then build. Upon successful completion of the class, students will have a completed design that's ready to build. Class meets for two hours once a week for four weeks and then reconvenes a month later for students to show off their completed designs! The class costs $350 and students will be responsible for furnishing some basic drafting supplies (a list will be provide prior to the start of class).
STAINED GLASS Jewelry Box
In this class, students learn the basics to successfully design and build a small and medium-sized jewelry box. Students will lean design considerations, 3 dimensional modeling and reinforcement. Upon successful completion of the class, students will have a small jewelry box and a larger, more complex box that contains an agate or other stone. Class meets for two hours once a week for four weeks. The class costs $375 and includes some specialized building tools that the students keep at the end of class.
In this class, students create a fused glass pendant. Class lasts approximately an hour and a half and costs $60.00, which includes your glass, firing it in the kiln and a bail to hang it on a necklace. Great way to hang out with some friends! This class is available for special events or private parties. Call the studio at 205-541-3322 if you'd like more information.
Glass Blowing Experience
In this 2 1/2 hour class, up to 2 students get experience in a real live "hot-shop" and make a paperweight and if time allows, a small vessel. You can be as hands on as you're comfortable with. Class costs $395 for two people for 2 1/2 hours (additional hours as available are $100 each and must be arranged in advance after booking the initial slot). With more time in the studio the students will go beyond the paperweight and explore different shapes and vessels. The Glass Blowing Experience is only held on Sunday afternoons from fall to early spring, and with only one appointment per Sunday, availability is extremely limited.