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Stained Glass School | 2018 Regional Classes

Regional Classes are sponsored and approved for Certification by the Stained Glass School

The Stained Glass School, Inc., offers a curriculum of professional-level instruction. Small, hands-on, intensive classes provide an excellent opportunity to enter into and learn the craft, upgrade current skills, learn a new area of the craft, or offer professional training to employees.


May 7-11, 2018 or Oct. 1-5, 2018 or Oct. 15-19, 2018:

Glass Painting: An In-depth Exploration of Technique.

Location:  Media, PA

Instructor:  Kathy Jordan

Reinforcement of Core Skills, Paint color & density, Brush & Medium applications and varied Flesh Painting techniques will be covered.  Formal Instruction 10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.  Open Studio for independent exploration & painting every evening. 15 miles from Phila., Int’l Airport.  Ample Lodging options within 10 mile radius.  Fee:  $685.00, includes lunch, materials and access to tools. Contact:  Kathy Jordan,


May 4-6, 2018 or July 20-22, 2018 or August 10-12, 2018

A Brush with Freedom

Location: Long Island, NY

Instructor: Ellen Mandelbaum

Description: This introductory workshop is a rare opportunity to study with internationally known artist, Ellen Mandelbaum. You will work with her one-on-one as she demonstrates her own methods of non-traditional, abstract painting techniques. She will guide students to paint freely and explore the relationship between gesture and expression. Students will be encouraged to examine the dramatic range of possible tones and textures in glass painting. Using drawing and painting exercises, Ellen will offer an insight into her unique artistic perspective and naturally beautiful painting style. Fee: $500 includes most supplies. Contact:

June 1-3, 2018:

Designing with Freedom

Location: Long Island, NY

Instructor: Ellen Mandelbaum

Description: In this class, the emphasis will be on designing. Ellen will show examples of her forty years of stained glass for large-scale architecture, residential installations, and independent panels and show successful work of other artists. You will be invited to create an alternative design for one of these projects or develop your own. She will guide you through an exploration of the many strategies to overcome self-consciousness and be free to create meaning and beauty. Contact:


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  4 Responses to “Upcoming Classes”

  1. I am interested in a class on leaded glass restoration. Do you have anything planned?


  2. I would like to know when your next 101 stained glass class will be?

  3. Are there stained glass classes near Philadelphia, PA

  4. When would you have a introduction to stained glass and how much does it cost?