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Welcome to courses at Myglassroom. As well as providing courses for beginners in many aspects of stained glass we offer an advanced customized painting course for experienced students seeking to develop their work. You are welcome to let us know if there is a particular area you would like to explore and develop.
Accommodation is available: details provided on request.
Bookings can be made for one individual or two if applying together for practical courses.
We suggest wearing comfortable shoes (but not open sandals) and to bring a mask and apron
Lunch and refreshments are provided: Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements: vegetarian, vegan or other.
Fees to include: tuition, facilities, materials and lunch/refreshments.
Course time: 9.30am to 4 pm with a break for lunch
Terms of payment: 1/3 to book a course and balance to be paid 5 days before arrival.
Course fees provided on application to: info@myglassroomclick here to read recent course feedback
A gap of a week between each of the two days is usually required for the piece to dry enough to complete – weekends or weekdays Casting 3 D forms with colourful mouth blown glass. Please note this course can be taken without involving any glass cutting. These 2 day courses are suitable for adults and children aged 8 upwards (We ask that all children are accompanied by a responsible adult).
Students will have the opportunity of making individual pieces or if attending as a small group may like to make one large collaborative piece.
The focus of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of the traditional techniques used in stained glass to make a small panel, approximately A4 size, based upon the student's personal experience and interests
This course aims to build confidence in working with glass and lead to complete a small leaded light panel, approximately A3 size that would meet architectural standards. The student is encouraged to explore colour and shape through personal experience and interests. A visit is also made to a nearby building to look at contemporary and historical stained glass.
Using medieval techniques of diaper work with an application to contemporary design, the student will have the opportunity to explore natural or abstract forms inspired by the surrounding area or by the student's own personal experience
This course aims to provide the student with practical experience of manipulating light and colour through the application of painting and staining. Knowledge of preparation and firing combined with skillful use of these techniques can greatly enhance and develop a student's work. The course provides the opportunity to explore abstract mark making techniques and traditional motifs on glass. A visit is also made to a nearby building to look at contemporary and historical stained glass.
The focus of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of the traditional techniques used in stained glass with an application to contemporary design: to make a small panel, approximately A3 size that would meet architectural standards. A visit is also made to a nearby building to look at contemporary and historical stained glass.
5 Day Customized Course: for experienced students or artists to help develop their practice through demonstration, discussion and the opportunity to explore new engaging techniques on a large scale.
The course involves cutting glass sections and preparation for laminating onto a base-supporting sheet of special clear glass.
It is suitable for students with some experience of stained glass.
This image shows: a single piece of antique glass, with complex: etched, painted, stained and enamelled surface, laminated onto special clear glass, ready to install.
The activity of stained glass making is an art form that has evolved over a thousand years and artists today are still passionately exploring new ways of engaging with this fascinating medium.
The weekend includes a tour of some churches in the area together with other sites where we have designed, made and installed stained glass. Some are within walking distance of the studio, others further afield.
Myglassroom is situated on Mellis Common (designated a 'Special Area of Conservation' and 'County Wildlife Site'). We are about 10 minutes by car from Diss railway station; if you are coming by train we are happy to pick you up and drop you off between 10 am and 7pm (no additional charge).
Picnic lunches and evening meals are included. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements: vegetarian, vegan or other.
Accommodation: details on request: email email@example.com
Some examples of pieces that may be studied:
Window at Fressingfield church
Surinder & Roland Warboys
East Window, St Mary's Mellis
Surinder and Rowland Warboys
'Genesis', St Peter's Church Palgrave
Surinder and Rowland Warboys