2497
Ripley
Studio Arts: Stained Glass
Work alongside experienced stained glass artists and learn about stained glass history, design, tools and construction as you create brilliant sun catchers and window panels.
Rating (5)
Program No. 2497RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
599
6 days
5 nights
15 meals
5B 5L 5D
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At a Glance

With the beautiful backdrop of the Appalacian foothills, learn the process of constructing sun catchers and window panels with copper foil and lead with a professional artists. Topics covered include proper design techniques, glass cutting, soldering, glass types and construction of three-dimensional glass objects.
Activity Level
Easy
Minimal walking and standing on this program.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn hands-on techniques from a professional artist, and spend hours in the studio perfecting your craft.
  • Enjoy evening entertainment as a group, including a covered bridges field trip, or take advantage of free studio time.
  • Be inspired by the picturesque and tranquil backdrop of the Appalachian foothills and four peaceful lakes, and explore the area’s historic covered bridges, a two-story log cabin and a one-room schoolhouse.

General Notes

Please note that there may be additional fees for supplies required. Please call for additional information. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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David Houser
David Houser enjoys working with beginners in the art of stained glass and has made his living for nearly 30 years by selling his works at outdoor art and craft fairs throughout the mid-Atlantic states. Living with his wife and children in rugged Preston County, this former social worker harnesses the stress-reducing power of creating art in stained glass, teaching his craft at the Cedar Lakes Crafts Center and the Augusta Heritage Center and exhibiting at the Mountain State Art and Craft Fair.
David Houser