Stained Glass for the Absolute Beginner

Students will learn the fundamentals of building a stained glass panel from start to finish. This class is for students who are completely new to stained glass. Lessons will encompass pattern design, glass scoring/breaking, grinding, foiling, soldering, framing, and applying various patinas. Each student will have made at least one piece they can bring home and immediately display at the end of the class.

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About the Instructor

Letitia Diggs

Letitia Diggs is an Artist from Richmond, Virginia who has been a part of the Visual Arts Center of Richmond since her elementary school days. She grew up attending Richmond Public Schools and started working as a middle school Art Teacher for RPS soon after college. Since then, she has taught Fine Arts for the Public School Systems for 10+ years. She taught middle school Art for Chesterfield County Public Schools and is currently teaching elementary school art for Henrico County Public Schools. She received her BFA from Virginia State University in 2014 with a concentration in Illustration and Printmaking, but Stained Glass has her Heart since she was a young girl! She learned the Art of Stained Glass while in 6th grade from Master Teacher, Mary McNeil while attending the ArtVenture & Art After School Programs at Visarts. She has been creating stained glass since 2003 (and has over 20+ years of glass experience). She enjoys teaching students and adults alike and looks forward to having you take her class!

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Stained Glass for the Absolute Beginner

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Class Details
September 11 - November 136 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Wed
Tuition: $360.00
Member Tuition: $324.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Letitia Diggs
Level: Beginner