In this course you will learn a bit about the copper foil method of stained glass while making a beautiful stained glass feather.

This beginner’s level workshop introduces the art and science of glass beadmaking. Using a bead maker’s torch & rods of Italian glass, students will learn basic bead shapes, decorating techniques, use of hand tools, glass theory and safety. Students will go home with many glass beads they have made.

In this course you will learn the basics of stained glass, cutting, grinding, wrapping and soldering, while making a beautiful stained glass dragonfly.

In this fun and informative beginner’s class, we will explore the basics of kiln fusing. Learn how to cut, grind, layer and fit glass as well as explore the medium using sheet glass, frits, stringers and noodles in your projects. Students may choose from molds at the Arts Centre or choose to make wall hanging pieces. No previous glass experience necessary. Students will return at a later date to pick up their fused pieces.

This class is designed to introduce you to a technique other than the copper foil method and teaches you the basics of working with lead channel. Using a design chosen by the instructor, students will learn to how to construct a stained glass panel using lead came. Basic glass cutting, pattern preparation, reinforcing and finishing will also be covered.