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Start date: 28/09/2018 - SGS Stroud
End date: 14/12/2018
Duration: 2.5 Hours per week

Day(s): Friday
Course length: 10 weeks
Qualifications: None
Code: SFLX00EP
Cost: £175

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Stained Glass Beginners - Ruth Adams

Part time course

About the Course:

Beginners will be taken through a structured course, step by step, to include all stages essential in making a leaded stained glass panel (maximum size A3). This will cover design, cut line drawings, selecting and cutting coloured glass, leading, soldering cementing and finishing techniques.


Continuing students can develop their design and craft skills as well as try out new techniques e.g. Fusing, Copper foil, Kiln Fired glass painting


What will I learn?

o Cut glass safely
o Shape glass to size with pliers
o Cut leads accurately
o Solder neatly
o Make a small piece of leaded stained glass
o Continuing students can experiment with new techniques

How will I learn?

The tutor will give demonstration and one to one support. The tutor will help you and check your work to make sure you are progressing well.

Do I need previous experience?

This course is suitable for complete beginners or students who already have some experience of stained glass

What can I do next?

You can enrol on another beginners course to continue to develop your skills in stained glass and try out new techniques such as fusing, copper foil, kiln fired glass painting, and etch frosting. Three terms of introduction or beginners courses is usually essential before you progress onto the intermediate/advanced course. You can enrol on the Stained glass Easter school or the Stained glass summer school.

What should I bring to me first class?

A notebook and sturdy shoes (no open toe sandals)

Are there any extra costs?

 The finest materials are included in your fee to make a panel up to an A3 size

Dates & Costs

Stained Glass Beginners - Ruth Adams

Start date: 28/09/2018
End date: 14/12/2018
Duration: 2.5 Hours per week
Course length: 10 weeks
Time(s): 1-3.30pm
Qualifications: None
Code: SFLX00EP

Cost: £175

Extra costs:

All materials are included.



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