Stained Glass Copper Foil Mirror Workshop

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Length 1 Day
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Part Time
Course Code DCL680

About this Course

Use small pieces of coloured glass and glass globs to decorate your own unique mirror. A creative, fun and free-form day. Learn how to cut glass, apply copper foil & solder together to - also known as Tiffany glass work. No experience necessary and all materials provided.

 

Course Content

How to cut glass, copper foil and solder the pieces of glass & globes together. It will give a basic understanding of the methods used. Copper foiling is very popular in America and is sometimes called Tiffany here.

What you will achieve

Cut straight & curved lines in glass. Apply copper foil to the glass & globs Use a soldering iron and solder to join the pieces of glass together. Attach a metal loop to hang the work.

Progression/Career Path

This class will help you discover if working with glass is for you before you commit to a longer course. If you like it, a year course is available covering both leaded lights and copper foiled stained glass methods. Maybe you could make a foiled glass lampshade?

Other Costs

A oil glass cutter.(www.creativeglassguild.co.uk) - the College has some to be shared. An old cork from a wine bottle, a child size old clean paint brush and small empty yoghurt pot. A flannel - can be old but you will not be able to use it at home again! Apron, wear old clothes & closed toe shoes. Bring a packed lunch & flask of hot drink if required. There is a vending machines for hot/cold drinks but the canteen is 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.

Course Content

How to cut glass, copper foil and solder the pieces of glass & globes together. It will give a basic understanding of the methods used. Copper foiling is very popular in America and is sometimes called Tiffany here.

What you will achieve

Cut straight & curved lines in glass. Apply copper foil to the glass & globs Use a soldering iron and solder to join the pieces of glass together. Attach a metal loop to hang the work.

Progression/Career Path

This class will help you discover if working with glass is for you before you commit to a longer course. If you like it, a year course is available covering both leaded lights and copper foiled stained glass methods. Maybe you could make a foiled glass lampshade?

Other Costs

A oil glass cutter.(www.creativeglassguild.co.uk) - the College has some to be shared. An old cork from a wine bottle, a child size old clean paint brush and small empty yoghurt pot. A flannel - can be old but you will not be able to use it at home again! Apron, wear old clothes & closed toe shoes. Bring a packed lunch & flask of hot drink if required. There is a vending machines for hot/cold drinks but the canteen is 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.