Beginners Stained Glass Course
This 8 week course aims to teach the basic techniques used in stained glass foil work.
An initial project will be undertaken in the first 2-3 weeks from a design provided by the tutor. Having mastered the basics, students can then explore their creativity and practice their techniques on a project/ projects of their own choosing. The cost of consumable items (glass, solder and foil) is not included in the course fee.
Alongside the project work and demonstrations, the following topics will be discussed:
1 Safety advice
Cutting glass
Working with patterns

2 Foiling tools & materials
Grinding glass
Soldering

3 Types of glass
Types of foil projects

4 Working in foil with other elements

5 Lamps

6 Contemporary artists

7 Other glass techniques

8 Introducing lead work