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ONSITE: Stained Glass

Learn the basics of glass cutting, foiling, soldering and framing in order to embellish your home with stained glass panels, decorative mirrors or handmade lampshades. By the end of the class, beginners will have learned the fundamentals and completed a panel. Returning students will be able to explore more advanced techniques.

Special Notes


  • Please bring safety glasses. There is lead in the solder used, pregnant students should check with OBGYN before registering. Please wear closed toe shoes. Students will buy their own glass and can expect to spend around $25. Teacher will explain where to get glass on the first day.



    Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
    This is an On-site course. Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined on our website. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit visarts.org for more information.
About the Instructor

Barbara Atkinson

For 46 years, Barbara has been a professional teaching artist specializing in stained glass. She worked and taught in several different studios before becoming a partner in Atkinson-Betts Stained Glass, creating custom installed architectural stained and etched glass for homes, churches and businesses. Since 2008 she has continued her craft studying with international glass artists at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Penland School of Crafts, and Wheaton Arts. Currently she is teaching stained glass and sandblasting at the Visual Arts Center in Richmond, where she has been an instructor for 18 years.

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ONSITE: Stained Glass

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Class Details
June 10 - July 296 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $280.00
Member Tuition: $252.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Barbara Atkinson
Level: All Levels
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