Stained Glass Classes

Stained Glass Classes

Renegade Window
By popular demand,  Karla now teaches an independent study course in Beginning Stained Glass – Design and Construction.

See the details below.  You can also download a PDF file of the course syllabus.


Beginning Stained Glass – Design and Construction

This course is an introduction to the art of stained glass using the lead came method. Students will learn and practice:

  • Design and drafting of patterns
  • Selecting glass and purchasing supplies
  • Glass cutting and grinding, glass studio safety
  • Assembly, soldering and cleaning

Classes will consist of 6 weekly 90 minute sessions.  Students will design and create a project of up to 4 square feet.  They may take their project home between classes or can optionally work on it in the Renegade studio.  Class size is limited to 5 students.

Course Costs

Tuition $ 125. Includes instruction, and use of project board, idea books and drafting paper.
Tool set options
(one required)
$ 185. Purchase the full course tool set – Price is discounted for students. See description below.
$ 85. Rent the tool set for the course – Requires an additional deposit of $100.
$5.00 per hr. Studio time in lieu of tool rental – use Renegade’s tools in our studio during business hours. Reservations for studio time are required one week in advance.
Glass & supplies $50 – $100 Supplies cost depends on the project you design. You’ll buy glass, lead, solder and flux from us at a student discount.


Please register in person at Renegade Art Glass.  Payment for tuition must be made at the time of registration, tools and supplies at the first class.  Prorated refunds may be made for timely cancellations.  If you have questions, contact us.


Classes are scheduled individually with the instructor. Classes are 90 minutes once per week, arranged at the mutual convenience of the instructor and students.


Tool Set Details

                    Renegade’s set of the essential tools for student artists includes:

  • Electric grinder
  • Glass cutter
  • Soldering iron
  • Soldering stand
  • Safety glasses
  • Running pliers
  • Breaking pliers
  • 18″ square
  • 12″ square
  • 12″ ruler
  • Lead cutters
  • Hammer
  • Horse shoe nails
  • Sharpie
  • Tool bag