$89 for a Seven-Week Copper Foil Method Stained Glass Class at Stained Glass Accessories ($175 Value)

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Creating a masterwork of art can be like wandering through a maze: after a lengthy period of reflection and contemplation, you’ll still probably starve. Appreciate the figurative risks and transcendent joys of artistic creativity with today’s Groupon. For $89, you get a seven-week stained glass class focused on the copper foil method (a $175 value) at Stained Glass Accessories, located on Fatherland Street.

Stained Glass Accessories outfits crafters with the equipment and technical expertise needed to tackle the amorphous medium of brightly colored glass. The facility stocks supplies for large and small undertakings and boasts a gallery dressed with pieces from professional silica sculptors countrywide. The seven-week stained glass class focuses on the copper foil method, which was popularized by Tiffany Studios and results in a look that is textured, colorful, and unbound, like a Galapagos Land Iguana in his birthday suit. Supplies are included in the cost of the class, with the exception of glass (up to $40), which varies in price considerably depending on what you decide to make. Classes begin in January and are held weekly on Thursday nights or Saturday mornings, but students are welcome to stop by at other times during the week to work on their projects.

Stained Glass Accessories

Using a glass-cutting band saw, Sam Simms meticulously slices through rippling scarlets and deep cerulean panes of glass before fusing them together with molten copper. The stained-glass artist creates functional and wearable works of art in her studio, which teems with vibrant and eclectic pieces such as jewelry and hanging mosaics. Sam stocks more than 1,000 pieces of glass in her facility—as well as supplies for large and small undertakings—and offers custom commission work, stained-glass restorations, and mosaic-repair services.

Sam loves stained glass so much that she instructs others on how to create it in workshops introducing various methods. During lead-method classes, Sam teaches students the traditional way to make stained-glass pieces such as the ones commonly found on windows in churches and 1984 Plymouth Voyagers. The copper-foil-method classes teach students to wrap adhesive copper tape around precut pieces of glass and fuse them together to craft 3-D works of art.

Customer Reviews

Great teacher and a fun class. I would recommend this as a fun activity.
Doris G. · September 3, 2016
Such a fun, hands-on class! Come willing to learn!
Tammy L. · June 27, 2016
wonderful class!
Charleen W. · May 17, 2015
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    Lockeland Springs

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    Nashville, Tennessee 37206

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