Beginner Stained Glass Workshop with Visiting Artist Lesleigh Arratia of Sundazed Glass

Deadline June 08, 2023

Join visiting artist Lesleigh Arratia of Sundazed Glass and transform light into beauty during this 3 hour stained glass workshop! You will create a beautiful ‘Sunrise’ hanging sun-catcher using the copper foil technique. No experience necessary! Lesleigh will guide you through the entire process from selecting the perfect colors to cutting with ease and mastering your soldering skills.

Lesleigh is traveling from the Joshua Tree area and on tour through the PNW with workshops scheduled at Paisley Studios (June 7th), The Haven PDX (June 13th), and Variable Studios (June 17th). Catch her before she moves onto Seattle!

What You Will Learn:

A brief history of stained glass

Complete knowledge of all your tools

Best safety practices

Basic principles of the copper foil technique (cutting, foiling soldering)

Grinding your glass

Framing with lead

Finishing your piece with hooks and patina

*Please wear closed toed shoes

*Certain medical conditions such as extreme arthritis or hand tremors might make handling the tools and materials difficult

*Proper ventilation will be ensured, but wearing a face mask will further protect you while working with lead and flux

*Participation is closed to anyone who is pregnant or nursing

*Please be aware that Paisley Studios is located on the second floor and is, unfortunately, not ADA accessible

About Lesleigh Arratia:

Lesleigh is the stained glass artist for Sundazed Glass. With a passion for creating from an early age and a background in graphic design, stained glass captured her heart for its unique ability to combine light, color and design. After training under a master of the craft and helping operate a glass shop for several years, she now travels, sharing her love of stained glass with interactive workshops and art shows throughout the West Coast. When she’s not teaching or in the studio creating new pieces, you can find her exploring the outdoors, writing music or playing with her pup.

More Info

Paisley Studios, 707 NE Broadway #203