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Getting Started in a New Art
Q: I'm new to these arts. How do I get started?
A: You are in good company. Delphi has helped thousands of people around the world be creative and learn a new art. Think you will never be able to create the pieces you see on this website? You can and we'll help you do it. Visit the [email protected]. We are ready to help you be successful and be creative.
Q: Where can I get more information?
A: Visit the Tips and Techniques section from the left bar on the home page, for detailed ideas and instruction on a variety of arts. Many web instruction pages are also available in pdf format and can be printed out with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Print instruction pages for handy, free reference while creating your project.
Q: Do you offer free patterns?
A: A large selection of our favorite stained glass patterns are ready to print from the Free Patterns section. Patterns are categorized by theme or project, including box lids, fan lamps, holiday, memo boards, panel lamps, patriotism and more. Don't forget - stained glass patterns can be adapted pretty easily for mosaic projects.
Q: How can I get instruction?
A: For over 30 years Delphi has helped people teach themselves creative arts. There are several ways you can get instruction, depending on how you like to learn. Today there is a great selection of comprehensive instruction books and videos. Some of our favorites are included in the Getting Started section. Or, you could take a class. People travel from around the world to attend Delphi's classes, taught in our state-of-the-art classrooms at the Delphi Creativity Center in Lansing, Michigan. Classes are designed for busy travelers, many are one day, three day workshops or on weekends. Discounted lodging is available. See Delphi's complete class schedule. You can also check with your local art center, supplier or community education program. Remember help is only an e-mail or phone call away. Call Delphi's toll-free Project Help Line at 800-821-9450 or e-mail [email protected] to get advice from our experienced artisans.
Q: Where can I find instruction books and videos?
A: See the selections below and check back often. We're always adding new products, including the latest books and videos.
Books and Videos