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Course A

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4 Day: Stained Glass Beginners Course in Glazing Techniques including: design, cutting glass, assembling with lead, soldering, cementing and finishing.

This course aims to build confidence in working with glass and lead to complete a small leaded light panel, approximately A4 size. 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.


Course B

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4 Day: Stained Glass Beginners Course in Surface Textures, including painting and staining.

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 skilful 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.


Course C

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8 Day: Stained Glass Beginners Combined Course in Glazing Techniques & Surface Textures including: design, cutting glass, painting, staining, assembling with lead, soldering, cementing and finishing.

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.


Recent work by myglassroom students

image of stained glass panel: painting on glass by student

Student work by Diane who came on an 8 day beginners course and explored some of the medieval techniques of painting, staining and glazing.

image of stained glass panel: painting on glass by student

Painted and stained glass produced by Helen who came on a 4 day beginner's course in surface textures.

Fees:

Fees on application to include: tuition, facilities, materials, refreshments and lunch.