Art & Crafts Stained & Fused Glass

Stained and Fused Glass | Wed 29 Sep –  Wed 8 Dec | 7-9pm | £122 (9 weeks) | Tutor Sarah Walkley | 16+ | Art Room 2

Learn all the skills you need in our Stained and Fused glass workshop to make a stunning stained glass window and make beautiful objects out of kiln-formed glass including decorations and 3D objects.

If this course has already started there may be places still available. Please contact sales@breweryarts.co.uk

What will the course cover and how will it be taught? 

Students will be taught how to cut glass safely, lead their pieces into a panel and solder the joints. They will make a practice panel before embarking on a project of their own choice and will be given advice on how to design a stained glass panel. 

Students can learn how to assemble glass using copper foil and how to paint and stain glass, using silver stain and enamels. Students may also learn the art of kiln-formed fused glass and have access to a specialist glass kiln to fire their pieces. They will be offered advice about how to make the best use of colour and how glass changes under heat. Students will be given individual tuition to suit their needs and requirements. 

This class is suitable for complete beginners as well as those with experience who wish to improve their skills. 

Important Information

Please note there are no classes during weeks beginning 25 October and 15 November.

What do I need to bring? 

Please bring gloves and safety goggles. 

Boards will be provided to make the practice panel. Following this, students will need to provide their own wooden board to work on, the size of which will be determined by the dimensions of the stained glass design but the tutor will advise on this.

All other tools will be provided and the materials to complete a practice panel.

Students need to wear closed shoes, no sandals please. 

Are there any additional costs?

Materials costs are in addition to the course fee and are payable to the tutor directly. 

The cost of the practice panel is £15. The cost of other materials according to what is used. This usually works out at about £15 per square foot. Prices may vary according to the glass used.

About the tutor 

Sarah trained with Vetrate Artistiche Toscane in Siena, Italy. On returning to London in 1994, she ran a Stained Glass business in North London, making reproduction Victorian Stained Glass for domestic settings and ran weekly classes in Stained Glass. Sarah moved to Kendal in 1997 and set up her business making Stained Glass for houses, churches, businesses and schools. She has restored several windows at Kendal Parish Church, has new windows in Natland Church and has other work in Scotland, Wales and Italy. She specialises in Fused Glass and sells from an online shop and in other local outlets. Sarah has been teaching classes for 27 years and loves passing on her skills and knowledge to others.

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