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Frederick, MD 21704
Phone:
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Sat:           10am - 4pm
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Adult Education Courses
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Intermediate Open Studio

Friday June 21st

9:00am to 11:00am

$ 25 per session

 After a beginning class, it is time to get going on your own projects.  Use the tools, molds and kilns for your artistic visions along with the support and guidance of an experienced instructor.  Whether it is stained or fused glass you want to explore more about, sign up today to get started!

 


Beginner Fusing Class
with Tony Glander


2 Day Class
Friday, July 5th

10:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday, July 6th
12:00pm - 2:00pm

$180

An excellent way to get started in this great art form!  In this Beginner Fusing Class, we cover all the basics like cutting, melting and bending art glass to get you going.  We’ll cover all the important safety factors, then go right into making samples with a variety of inclusions such as copper as well as methods to create textures on glass.  You will learn how to cut glass as well as a variety of ways to create imagery.  We’ll discuss firing schedules as well as all the possibilities of glass to use in a kiln.  We’ll even show you plenty of project ideas as you move forward.  Students will make a number of glass samples as well as a final project incorporating the learned techniques!

Instructor Bio
Tony Glander, owner of Fitzpatrick Glass Studios, is a local glass artist celebrating 30 years in glass.  He's worked at Glass Fantasies in Olde Towne Gaithersburg, MD for 3 years prior to becoming owner in 1990. Glass Fantasies taught classes, sold supplies and did custom stained glass work.  In 2002 he began to focus on custom work and classes.  Recently he taught at the Glass/Bead Expo in Las Vegas!  Tony enjoys the medium of glass and all of its possibilities!

 





Fusing Summer Camp
with Tony Glander


3 Day Class
Thursday, July 25th

10:00am - 4:00pm

Friday, July 26th
10:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, July 27th
10:00pm - 4:00pm

$200 + materials

Thought you were too old to go to Summer Camp!  Not this camp!  Immerse yourself in all thing fusing as Tony shows you the wonders of different facets of fusing.  You'll experience slumping techniques, vitrigraph pulling, fused wafers, photo decal fusing.  Just remember there is no swimming in the pool for at least 30 minutes after firing the kiln.

Scrap glass is available for use, otherwise glass is available for purchase.

Instructor Bio
Tony Glander, owner of Fitzpatrick Glass Studios, is a local glass artist celebrating 30 years in glass.  He's worked at Glass Fantasies in Olde Towne Gaithersburg, MD for 3 years prior to becoming owner in 1990. Glass Fantasies taught classes, sold supplies and did custom stained glass work.  In 2002 he began to focus on custom work and classes.  Recently he taught at the Glass/Bead Expo in Las Vegas!  Tony enjoys the medium of glass and all of its possibilities!

 





Stained Glass Boot Camp Class

2 Saturdays
Aug 3rd & Aug 10th
10:00am to 4:00pm
$ 99!

This is a fun class that takes you from beginning to end on how to create a small 8"x8" stained glass panel.
  If you are a beginner (never done stained glass) or experienced, it is guaranteed you will learn something new and have FUN!

Supplies for project available for purchase in the store.
 


to read about the class and what supplies are needed!


Exploring Mosaics in Glass
with Bonnie Fitzgerald


3-Day Workshop Developed Especially for Anything Stained Glass!
Friday, September 27th  10am - 5pm
Saturday, September 28th  10am - 4pm
Sunday, September 29th 10am - 12pm
$290
Includes substrate, adhesive, grout and decorative glass embellishments

This comprehensive workshop offers a strong foundation for constructing decorative art mosaics. Students will be introduced to several types of glass materials applicable to mosaics. On Friday we begin with a lecture and picture presentation about contemporary glass mosaics and the role of classical mosaic techniques when working in glass.  Each student will be guided through the design process to create a 10" x 10" home décor piece for interior display. 

Students are welcome to bring their own designs, however instructor will have optional patterns available for those who feel more comfortable creating from an existing design.

 Included in workshop fee will be your properly mosaic substrate measuring 10” x 10”, adhesive, grout and patterns.

Students will be responsible for providing their own stained glass. Anything in Stained Glass will be open for supply purchases throughout workshop hours. Tools are available to borrow, however if you own glass cutting tools, you are encouraged to bring: scorer, running pliers and a good quality wheeled nipper.  Students will have access to the scrap bins at Anything in Stained Glass.

This workshop is suited for anyone new to mosaics or folks wishing to take their work to a new level.  Students can expect a great deal of personal instruction and guidance and no question will go unanswered!

If you took this class previously know that you are welcome to join us and know you will be challenged to a new level!

All levels are welcome!  Stained glass cutting and/or mosaic making experience not required.

About the Instructor:
Bonnie Fitzgerald is an artist, teacher and author. Her passion is designing and creating one-of-a-kind artwork and guiding art enthusiasts, young and old alike, on the journey to discover and develop their own personal artistic voice through the art of mosaics. She is the author of “300+ Mosaics Tips, Techniques, Templates and Trade Secrets” and “Bonnie Fitzgerald’s Guide to Mosaic Technique”. To view Bonnie’s portfolio with many glass mosaic examples please visit www.maverickmosaics.com



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Leading 101
Introduction to Leaded Stained Glass
with John Patton

2 Day Class
Friday, October 11th and Saturday October 12th

9:00am - 5:00pm

$150
Limited to 10 Students


A great opportunity to learn "Why do I need to use lead came and How do I do it?"  Learn the art of reinforcing leaded panels, design considerations, round vs flat came, glazing, how to apply putty/cement, and how to replace a broken piece in an existing panel. Each student will construct a 12" square leaded panel designed provide the skills to build your own beautiful designs in the future. If you would like to learn how to create stained glass panels using the lead caming technique, this is a class you must attend!
Participants must be proficient at cutting glass to a pattern prior to class.

Things to Bring (or can be bought here):

Lead Vise
Lead Dykes
Lathekin
Lead Pattern Shears
Horseshoe Nails
Small Hammer
Lead Cement
Whiting

Small Cement Brush
1 strip each, 3/16", 1/4" 3/8" lead
Glass Cutter
Grozing Pliers
Solder
Flux
Soldering Iron
Dust Mask / Goggles / Disposable Gloves
Optional: Needle Nose Pliers & Regular Pliers

Also needed is a piece of 3/4" plywood (min of 18" square for class)
3/4"W x1/2"T wood strip to make a right angle on two sides of the plywood.
Bring the wood to class and boards can be made during the break.


Instructor Bio
John Patton, owner of Frederick Stained Glass, is a local glass artist celebrating over 40 years in glass. He started in stained glass in 1974 working for a studio in Frederick, MD. He attended the Stained Glass School of America taking classes in Leading and Repairs. John works in all types of stained glass from suncatchers and lampshades to church windows that can be found throughout the MD, VA, WV, PA and DC area.
 




The Cosmos: Interpretations in Glass Mosaic
with Bonnie Fitzgerald


3-Day Workshop Developed Especially for Anything Stained Glass!
Friday, November 1st  10am - 5pm
Saturday, November 2nd  10am - 4pm
Sunday, November 3rd 10am - 12pm
$290
Includes substrate, adhesive, grout and decorative glass embellishments

Learn how to create your own mosaics using photographs of the cosmos as inspiration. All skill levels are invited. For experienced students you will find the techniques taught in the class are important skills to have in your arsenal.

Students are guided through the complete process of working in the direct method of mosaic making using stained glass, milleflori, fusions and other glass products. Instructor will provide a selection of images from the Hubble Telescope and NASA for students to select from

Workshop fee includes properly prepared substrate, your selected image cropped and scaled to size, adhesive and grout. Artworks are for interior display and measure 12”x 12” or 11” x 14”. Although tools will be available to borrow, students encouraged to bring their own glass scorer, running pliers and good quality wheeled nipper.

Students will be responsible for providing their own stained glass. And our class will have access to the scrap bins at ATISG.

This workshop is suited for anyone new to mosaics or folks wishing to take their work to a new level. Students can expect a great deal of personal instruction and guidance and no question will go unanswered!

If you wish to provide your own image, please send to instructor 2 weeks in advance so image can be properly prepared for our purposes

Stained glass cutting experience required, previous mosaic experience helpful but not required.

About the Instructor:
Bonnie Fitzgerald is an artist, teacher and author. Her passion is designing and creating one-of-a-kind artwork and guiding art enthusiasts, young and old alike, on the journey to discover and develop their own personal artistic voice through the art of mosaics. She is the author of “300+ Mosaics Tips, Techniques, Templates and Trade Secrets” and “Bonnie Fitzgerald’s Guide to Mosaic Technique”. To view Bonnie’s portfolio with many glass mosaic examples please visit www.maverickmosaics.com



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Classes::

Beginner Stained Glass
Beginning Fusing
Stained Glass Lamp Class
Special Project Fusing Courses
Trouble Shooting Workshops
Fused Screen Printing Class

Learn to Do:

Fused Screen Printing
Stained Glass Panels
Stained Glass Boxes
Suncatchers
Firing Schedules
Soldering Techniques
Foiling Techniques