Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

$40


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Make an everlasting flower from stained glass in my home studio in Logan Square.


I will provide all supplies and materials for you to create a flower or even a cactus from stained glass. These can be incorporated into a vase or pot and look beautiful for years. You are not limited to making flowers or cacti, you can make a wide assortment of suncatchers. 


Learn simple glass cutting techniques to shape your piece from a wide assortment of stained glass colors. You will also learn to copper foil and solder your piece. I will help you along the way to ensure that you take home at least one completed project. 


 


 


 

What will be provided

All supplies and materials are provided

Location
MosaicoArte home studio
2650 N Lawndale,
Chicago, IL, 60647

Student Reviews

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    Erin K.
    Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

    Anytime someone is willing to open their home to share their passion with strangers, they should be commended. Norma is a gracious host as well as a gifted teacher. I've done multiple classes with her because I loved the experience. There have been full classes and times with just a few people but she always gives personal feedback and instruction. I have been able to grow in my ability and I have found inspiration to keep dabbling.
    If you are wanting to try a new art, glass is a wonderful option. If you are feeling anxious about making a perfect piece, go in with the realization that you are there for a fun experience and relax knowing that every project I've seen leave her door was a good one. :)

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    Kathy C.
    Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

    Class was very good. It was a small group so she was able to tailor the class to everyone's specific needs, and gave lots of individual attention. Also we had fun!

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    Abby B.
    Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

    Norma was so informative and helpful! She kept the class size small (5 students only) so that she could assist us at each turn of the process. It was really neat to learn how to solder, and I would definitely recommend this class to anyone interested in the art of glass!

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    Vivian R.
    Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

    Norma was a great teacher. She explained everything thoroughly and was very helpful if you were having trouble. She made everything seem easy even for a beginner. I would definitely recommend this class!

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    Bethany K.
    Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

    Norma was an awesome teacher, very welcoming and gave close attention to her students' work. I walked it very proud of my stained glass!

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    Kelly M.
    Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

    Norma is a fabulous teacher and wonderful human! You walk into her home and she makes you feel like you have known each other a long time. She is very skilled and the class is very relaxed. I will definitely be returning!

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    Laura R.
    Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

    Wonderful class! Norma is so patient, fun, and creative. We listened to records and learned to cut glass and solder. It was a very exciting afternoon.

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    Erin C.
    Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

    Norma was a great teacher and I highly recommend this workshop! She was very helpful, knowledgeable, and encouraging. I look forward to seeing what other types of classes she offers. This was just enough to make a great piece and spark an intrest to make more!

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    Nikki M.
    Stained Glass Flowers and Cacti

    Norma was great--she gave us freedom to do what we wanted (cacti or otherwise) and helped us with ideas. I wish I had spent some time thinking more before the class so I didn't waste time trying to draw a design. She had some beautiful glass available and gave us time to practice cutting on cheap glass before moving to the special glass. She offered us water and snacks while we worked and there was ample workspace for each of us. The cactus I made turned out great. Thanks!

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Norma Rios Sierra

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Norma D Rios-Sierra received her Bachelor of Art History from Columbia College Chicago in 2009. She has lived in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, San Diego, California and most recently McAllen, Texas. She was first introduced to stained glass art while working as a translator at a stained glass factory in Mexico. Her work consists mostly of stained glass mosaic featuring bold images inspired by iconic Mexican imagery, textiles and embroidery.

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