Beginning stained glass class with Rose

Beginning Stained Glass
February 24th and 25th
10 am to 3:30 pm

Join us for this special two-day weekend class.
You will learn (or refresh your skills) in the copper foil method.

Get hands on training preparing the pattern, cutting and grinding the glass, foiling and soldering.
You will finish up with a zinc frame, hanging loops, and patina (if desired).

We will provide the patterns. (Your choice between three different 10” x 16” panels.)
¼” zinc outer-bar and patina provided.

This special class will be five hours on Saturday and five hours on Sunday.
Be sure to pack a lunch or snack!

Class given by Rose Metcalf who has over 30 years of experience in the stained glass industry.

Supply List
Glass for project
Foil (7/32”) black back suggested
Solder (60/40 solid core)

Glass Cutter
Breaker pliers and optional Running pliers
Soldering iron with temperature control and stand
Safety glasses
Old towel (hand or kitchen type)

Please Note: Wear long pants and closed toe shoes.
If you are pregnant or nursing, please do not handle lead or solder.

What to Bring: Safety glasses, note pad, pen,

For the further class inquiry, Contact us at 253 573 1152 or email us.

Mosaic Classes with Patricia

Mosaic Classes with Patricia Fey

Where: Big M Art Glass, 711 south 25th Street Suite #A Tacoma, WA 98405
When: January 13th or January 27th
Cost: $150 – All supplies included to make your own mirror

In this one-day class you will produce a wonderful mirror which is 9”x12” with all supplies included. You will also be able to use my tools the day of the class. (Everything is included to make your mirror!) In this class, you will learn :

* basic glass cutting

* how to design your own mosaic (there will also be patterns available).

* my techniques and tricks to make a wonderful piece of art.

To sign up for this class, please call me at 206-229-2457 with a credit card number. Please leave a message if I don’t answer the phone and I will call you back as soon as possible.

I am truly excited to add classes to my mosaic art experience and look forward to hearing from you soon.

Please email me ( or call (206-229-2457) if you have any questions.

**After discussing scheduling with Big M Stained Glass, I have decided to have a one-day class with a grouting demonstration at the end of the class. (You will be sent home with everything you need to grout your piece of art.)  You will also have access to a You-Tube video that shows the grouting process from beginning to end for reference.  If you aren’t comfortable grouting your own piece, I will be able to grout your mirror for you for a small fee.

1-day workshop: $150
Minimum 6 students / Max 8 students

Class Link for Online Booking Page
For class inquiry Contact us at 253 573 1152 or email us.

Intermediate Fusing Glass – Frits and Powder with Fred


January 5, 2018 – 10:00 am~3:00 pm
Instructor: Fred Buxton
Date: January 5, 2018 – January 5, 2018
Time:  10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Class Fee: $
2 sessions , 10am-3:00pm

Special Instructions: Students requires to know basic glass fusing.

Contains all the tools and supplies needed to create the fusing  glass art of your own. Continue reading Intermediate Fusing Glass – Frits and Powder with Fred

Intro Glass Paint – Stain paint

Intro Glass Paint class: 4 sessions , 10am-3:00pm
4-day workshop: $260
Limited to 8 students
Minimum 6 students

Class Link for Online Booking Page
For class inquiry Contact us at 253 573 1152 or email us.

Classes given by Philippe Gilbert Tillay, who has been creating stained glass art for over 18 years.  He attend a workshop in Siena Italy at the ” Vetrate Artistiche Toscane ” studio with Maestros Alberto Positano, Gianni  and Massimo Bracciali. He since has worked with hand painting, grisaille, kiln firing,fusing ,jewelry making.

Class Link for Online Booking Page

Beginning Stained Glass Class

For beginners (or if you want to refresh your skills), this is the class for you!
In this class you will learn more precise glass cutting and soldering techniques.
We provide you with a pattern for a 10” x 16” hanging piece that you will treasure, or can give away as a gift. (You choose one of three patterns provided.)

Glass and tools sold separately.
Grinders provided for use during class time.
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Fusing Glass Introduction Class

Design your own fusing coaster project
Instructor: Dirk Hosie

Dirk Hosie is a local artist originally from Texas. While in Texas he attended Art classes in Nacogdoches, Corpus Christi, and Austin. Over the last 30 years Dirk has worked in a myriad of mediums. These include, wood, metal, glass (stained, blown and fused). His works have ranged from delicate jewelry to large sculptures. He has been known to work with bowling balls when inspired. His current projects center primarily around fused and stained glass incorporated into various objects.
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