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Beginner Stained Glass with Amy Tessaro


In this introductory to stained glass, students learn how to cut, grind, copper foil and solder stained glass. Each student will make a small heart sun catcher as their finished project. Artist can teach 10 students at a time. (With larger classes Amy can stagger the groups of students with assistance from the teacher.) This class can also be extended: Day 1: Students complete the Beginner Stained Glass Worksop Day 2: Students learn how to design stained glass sun catchers/small windows Day 3: Projects are completed at an intermediate level

Grade Suitability9-12
Maximum Class Size10 per group
Time Required2-3 hours + 1.5 hours prep time
Material RequiredArtist will supply patterns, tools and all needed materials.
Material Cost$35 per student (If cost is a limiting factor, please contact Artist)
Language of InstructionEnglish

Amy Tessaro

Amy Tessaro is from the Tahltan First Nation who was raised on Haida Gwaii and Whitehorse, Yukon. She enjoys working with many different art mediums, especially stained glass.  Amy learned all her stained glass techniques from her late father; Bruce Tessaro, who had been a stained glass artist for over thirty years. She taught herself how to etch unique form line designs on glass, which allows her to incorporate more First Nations designs that are not possible to cut, with her glass cutter. Amy is extremely thankful for artists such as Calvin Morberg and Jared Kane for teaching and sharing their form line designs with her.

Amy now has been teaching for over ten years. She offers beginner, intermediate, and advance stained glass classes. She loves instructing these classes and learning new ideas from her students. 

Contact the artist

  • 867-335-1377
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