How to cut glass safely and confidently
How to cut lead and what sizes to use
Soldering, cementing and polishing a traditional stained glass panel.
Attaching metal legs for planting in garden
What you will achieve
By the end of the course you will be able to cut glass safely and confidently. Cut and fit together lead. Use a soldering iron to solder leaded joints
This taster day of the Leaded Light technique will help you discover if working with glass is for you. If you decide that it is, you can progress to the 30 week Stained Glass Course which covers both leaded lights and copper foil stained glass methods.
An oil filled glass cutter (www.creativeglassguild.co.uk) and a traditional lead knife.(College has some to be shared). Please wear old clothes and closed toe shoes, you may also want to bring an apron. If you need reading glasses, please bring them as there is some close up work. There are vending machines for hot and cold drinks but you may wish to bring a packed lunch as the canteen will be closed.
How to Enrol
For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.
Naomi Frances MA (Sequential Design/Illustration) is passionate about glass and has been designing and making in this medium for over 25 years. She has completed many projects from pub windows to stained glass portraits to Tiffany lampshades. She exhibits regularly.
What Past Students Say
Had a great day really enjoyed learning a new skills and pleased with the end product
Great day – very enjoyable – thank you
Good day of learning and great value