Explore your own projects and ideas to extend your stained glass knowledge or simply spend a relaxing day being creative in the studio. Artist Tutor Claire Wainwright will be on hand to offer help and guidance.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is open to improvers and advanced students. You should have attended mac’s ‘Stained Glass Beginners’ course or have some previous experience of working with stained glass. Students are expected to be familiar with basic techniques of copper foiled stained glass.
The course may be accessible for people with disabilities as carer or support worker may attend, and the room is wheelchair accessible. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.
This course demands dexterity and strength in your hands.
What will you learn on this course?
On this course you will have the opportunity to design and realize your own copper foiled stained glass projects. The tutor will support you to translate your ideas into stained glass designs and offer advice and guidance on appropriate techniques. You should have existing skills including glass cutting, grinding, foiling, taping, soldering and finishing. It is expected that you will also be how to safely use the specialist equipment and materials that are involved in the stained glass making process such as glass cutters, grinders, soldering irons, flux, patina and lead.
This course encourages students to work on independent projects, developing existing skills and refining your technique to create more complex and sophisticated work.
Do you need to bring anything?
All equipment is provided along with materials to make your starter piece. You will need to provide your own glass and solder for your individual project.
Are there any additional costs?
Glass and solder for your individual project must be provided at your own expense.
Who teaches this course?