Stained Glass Classes 2015

Learn the craft of stained glass in 2015!

Stained glass classes at the GeekyGlass Studio are currently on hiatus this fall, and will open up for bookings again at the end of December, 2014. Classes will begin again January 2015. If you are interested in purchasing a gift certificate for classes, or have questions about classes in 2015, drop me a line at info@geekyglass.com.

Jodi Cook created a stunning blue wave panel as her very first stained glass artwork in her VIP Extended Classes

Jodi Cook created a stunning blue wave panel as her very first stained glass artwork in her VIP Extended Classes

 

Stained Glass Classes – Spring/Summer 2014

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Have you always wanted to learn how to create stained glass? Stained glass copper foil classes for Spring/Summer 2014 are now open for booking. Take a half-day beginner’s copper foil stained glass workshop by yourself, or save $25 and book with a friend! If you’d like to complete a larger stained glass panel, you can book an extended class package, which can be completed in 3-5 sessions. Class sizes are limited to 2 people. Be sure to book early to get the best time for you! Classes will not be available in the Fall, so make sure you take advantage of this (stained glass) window of opportunity to learn this great craft!  For more information, see the Classes page on this website.

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Stained Glass Summer Fun!

Stained Glass Summer Fun!

When was the last time you gave yourself permission to play? Now that summer is here, why not get a little playful with your stained glass? Take a look at this video challenge to add some levity to your stained glass art:

I’d love to hear about your creations! Feel free to post ideas below, or share images directly on the GeekyGlass Facebook Page.

Have fun!

 

 

How Stained Glass Can Get You To Space

Stained Glass Earthrise by Renate Pohl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have a passion for space exploration? Have you ever dreamed that you could go to space? Take a look at this video to find out how stained glass can help get you to space, and to hear about how YOU can launch your art (stained glass or other) into space.

Seats on the upcoming course are limited.  For priority notification, email:  info@geekyglass.com with the subject heading “Space Art Course”.  If you are a creative person wanting to explore your inner spirit, create art and get it into space, you won’t want to miss this opportunity!

 

Targeting your Stained Glass Market

This week’s video is coming to you on location at Sci-Fi on the Rock 7! If you are wondering where you might be able to sell your stained glass, or have been considering how to market your stained glass creations, this video may help:

Remember, think outside the box and be creative with your marketing, but focus in on the  people who may appreciate your glass. There are more places to consider than just Farmer’s markets and holiday gift shows. If you are on the right track and making what you love, marketing your glass should be fun!

Which audience would enjoy your glass? Who is your target market and where do they hang out? Post your answer below.

 

 

Sci Fi On the Rock 7 Stained Glass Deals!

GeekyGlass will be selling stained glass pieces and gift certificates this weekend at the Sci-Fi convention, Sci-Fi on the Rock. Purchase a stained glass class gift certificate this weekend in person at Sci-Fi on the Rock 7 and you will receive $75 off a beginner’s or extended class – your choice! Plus HST is included! It’s a great chance to purchase a class at up to 50% off so dress up as your favorite superhero or sci-fi character, and head over to the dealer’s room at the Holiday Inn to grab a great deal!  Here are the details:

  • Beginner’s workshop: Sale price  $75, regular price $150 plus HST
  • Extended (15 hr) stained glass classes: Sale price $275, regular price $350 plus HST
  • Location:  Sci-Fi on the Rock 7, Dealer’s Room at the Holiday Inn St John’s, NL
  • Hours:  The Dealer’s Room is open Friday 2pm-8pm and Sat/Sun 9am-6pm

Okay, dressing up is optional, but it is fun! Here are some of the other great deals on stained glass items that will be available:

Teeny Mini Tardises:  Sale price $20, regular price $30

Teeny Mini Tardis Pendant – Lead Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Mini Daleks:  Sale price $20, regular price $35

Mini Dalek Ornament – Battle Red

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mini Yodas:  Sale price $15, regular price $25

Mini Yoda Lead Free Pendant

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solar System Pendants:  $10

The Solar System Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sci-Fi Mix-N-Match Pendants: $10

 

 

 

 

NEW! Framed Stained Glass Postcard from Saturn $50

 

 

 

 

 

Framed Cyberman Tondo:  Sale Price $100, regular price $135

Cyberman Tondo

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW! Stained Glass Lightsabers:  $10

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See you at Sci-Fi on the Rock!

 

 

6 Cost-Cutting Tips for Stained Glass Creation

Setting up in stained glass takes a bit of a financial commitment at first when purchasing your tools and materials, but there are a few things you can do to save money while making beautiful glass. Take a look at this video for 6 tips on how to be a smart with your cash while crafting:

  • Tip #1. Use scrap glass.
  • Tip #2. Use liquid dish detergent.
  • Tip #3. Make your own hooks.
  • Tip #4. Stock up on sale metals.
  • Tip #5. Take care of your equipment.
  • Tip #6. Plan your supply shopping allowance.

Do you have any other tips on how to save money while making stained glass? I’d love to hear them! Comment below, or share them on the GeekyGlass Facebook page today.