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Stained Glass Boxes
(Fee: $90, includes all materials)
 In this class you will learn how to cut glass, apply copper foil, assemble and solder a stained glass box complete with a hinged top. The box will be assembled using stained glass and bevels.




















 




 Stained Glass Feather Suncatcher
($90 includes all materials)
In this class, you will learn how to cut glass, apply copper foil, assemble and solder. This feather is perfect to hang in a window as a suncatcher, wear as a pendant or give as a gift. Whatever 'tickles' your fancy. No previous glass experience is necessary.







 

    




















 



























                                       










    


 













 


                       

       
     




 




























 





Basic Fusing 
  ($90 includes all materials)
Fused Jewelry:  In this class you will learn the basics of fusing glass in a kiln, terminology, basic safety, etc.  We will teach you how to cut glass and how to use the tools properly for the successful completion of your fusing projects.  You will create beautiful jewelry using a specialty glass called 'dichroic'.  Each of your pieces will be unique because YOU created them.  This is a 2 hour class.    No artistic experience is necessary. 



Fused Wall Vases
    ($90 includes all materials)
In this class you will learn how to make a pocket wall vase using different glasses: cathedral, translucent, irridized and dichroic.  Because YOU designed it, it will be a 'one-of-a-kind' piece of art...uniquely your own.  Join  us and let your creativity show. 



The fee for the following Seasonal Classes is $90 (includes all materials)

For a larger version of this calendar,

please go to the Class Schedule page. 


Glass Blowing---------
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1 Session, 2 Hours Fee: $105  All materials are included.
No Glass Experience Necessary
This is a fun class where you will learn how to make blown glass ornaments.  You will be given 10 glass tubes to fill with your favorite colors of frit (crushed glass)and stringers (thin glass rods) We will teach you how to heat the tube with a torch and then blow them into unique  (because you made them) ornaments. 
 

Keepsake Picture Ornament-Snowflake 











Using pictures of your loved ones or pets, you will make a snowflake ornament to hang on your Christmas tree year-after-year. Memories are made of this. At registration, we will give you the sizes of pictures to bring.

Keepsake Picture Dove Ornament 












Using pictures of your loved ones or pets, you will make a Dove ornament to hang on your Christmas tree year-after-year. Memories are made of this.  At registration, we will give you the sizes of pictures to bring.

3 D Holiday Star Ornament














In this class, you will learn how to cut glass, apply copper foil, assemble and solder a 12-point three dimensional star perfect to hang on your Christmas tree, in a window as a suncatcher or give as a gift. No previous glass experience is necessary.




IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL US AT:             805-658-2886  OR BY E-MAIL: JOHN@CALICOARTGLASS.COM


Inquire about scheduling classes on a day and time of your choice.  
Special arrangements can be made for you and your group.





 Fused Coasters
        ($90 includes all materials)
In this class you will learn the basics of fusing glass in a kiln, terminology, basic safety, etc.  We will teach you how to cut glass and use the tools properly for the successful completion of your fusing projects.  You will create 4 beautiful coasters. Make them all the same or each one may be different.  Each of your pieces will be unique because YOU created them
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3D Stained Glass Butterfly
($90 includes all materials)
 In this class, you will learn how to cut glass, apply copper foil, assemble and solder.  You will also learn how to shape wire to make your own filigree to decorate the wings and body.  This butterfly is perfect to hang in a window as a suncatcher, wear as a pendant or give as a gift. No previous glass experience is necessary.

SEASONAL CLASSES  

Stained Glass: Copper Foil Method:
 This class is designed for students who have had no previous glass working experience and would like to learn the Tiffany-style of stained glass. A pre-selected variety of patterns are provided from which to choose. You will learn basic stained glass terminology, pattern preparation, glass selection, glass cutting techniques, proper use of tools and equipment, copper foiling and soldering techniques.

Classes are conducted in 4 sessions of 2 hours each. The fee is $130 for the class plus the cost of glass and materials chosen for your project (typically $20 +/- range).  Class size limited to 6 students.
(Make up classes are offered due to illness, vacations, special events, etc) 
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 Stained Glass: Leaded Method
This class is for students who want to learn this centuries-old art of building leaded glass windows. This class will teach you the techniques learned in the copper foil class plus a few additional ones.  A pre-selected variety of patterns are provided from which to choose. You will learn stained glass terminology, pattern preparation, proper use of tools and equipment, leading, soldering, puttying and cleaning techniques.

Classes are conducted in 4 sessions of 2  hours each. The fee is $150 for the class plus the cost of glass & materials chosen for your project (typically $20 +/- range) Class size limited to 6 students.
(Make up classes are offered due to illness, vacations, special events, etc) 

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Flex Schedule Stained Glass Classes
  Same instruction as regular class but you come in at your convenience.
Fees: Copper Foil Class: $170, Leaded Method: $190

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Stained Glass Owl Sun Catcher Class or Stained Glass Frog Sun Catcher Class (please note that these are 2 separate classes)


If you've always wanted to learn how to do stained glass but do not have the time to commit to 4 sessions, this 'One session-Three hour class is the class for you. . You will learn stained glass terms, pattern preparation, glass cutting techniques, copper foiling and soldering methods. In this class you will make a stained glass owl or frog that may be hung in a window as a sun catcher or on the wall as a decoration. Fee: $90 includes all materials. If you'd like to continue your stained glass education, we do offer more advanced copper foil classes monthly. Please refer to the Stained Glass: Copper Foil Method or Leaded Method descriptions above.  As a bonus, if you take a Copper Foil or Leaded class within 3 months of completion of either class, we will give you a $25 discount.



Off Mandrel Pendants
        ($90 includes all materials)
Students will learn how to create beautiful pendants using glass rods
and a  torch.  Techniques will include: frit and stringer use, creating bails
and using punties.


Keepsake Heart Pendant
 ($90 includes all materials)
This is a project-based class.  In this class you will learn how to apply copper foil and solder. At registration, we will give you details of pictures to bring for the project to make a beautiful keepsake photo memory pendant.

Memory Collage
 ($90 includes all materials)
This is a project-based class.  In this class you will learn how to apply copper foil, solder and embellish. At registration, we will give you details of pictures to bring for the project to make a beautiful keepsake photo memory collage.

The following classes are currently offered at Calico Art Glass.
Dates and Times are listed on our Class Schedule page.
Please contact us at 805-658-2886 for additional information and to register.

Unlike many stained glass studios, Calico Art Glass does not require you to purchase any tools for the class.  We provide use of all of our tools.   Should you wish to purchase tools and supplies of your own, you will receive a 10% in-store discount during your 4 week class.   

Don't forget, we offer private party classes.  Call us to set up a date and time.

Mosaic Rock Class
($90 includes all materials)
In this class, you will learn the basics of mosaic art including glass cutting. Each student will complete a one-of-a-kind decorative rock for their home/garden. No previous experience is necessary. 


Basic Bead-Making (Lampworking)
  $90 includes all materials)
This class is for those interested in learning the basics of flame working by making glass beads. You will be taught basic safety, flame working terminology and proper use of tools. (No prior experience is necessary)

We also offer an Intermediate Bead-Making class where you will build on the skills learned in the introductory class.  Pre-Requisite: Introduction to Bead-Making.