Stained Glass Leaded Light Workshop

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Length 1 Day
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Part Time
Course Code DCL210

About this Course

Make a beautiful traditional Leaded Light panel to plant in your garden. Learn how to cut glass, lead together and solder. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided

 

Course Content

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

Progression/Career Path

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.

Other Costs

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.

The Tutor

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

Course Content

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

Progression/Career Path

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.

Other Costs

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.

The Tutor

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