Gain a qualification and develop design/craft skills in stained or fused glass techniques. • Make a piece of stained or fused glass • Research design ideas, looking at the work of others, and develop an original design idea inspired by your research • Plan the process of making and stick to your schedule • Create samples to support your technical experiments and make notes of your results • Identify your strengths and weaknesses throughout the design and making processes, and reflect on how you can develop your work in the future • Follow good health and safety throughout • Complete your work and give an evaluation of the overall piece Ruth Adams taught Fired Stained Glass Painting at Central Saint Martins, where she previously completed her postgraduate studies in Glass with distinction. She taught Stained Glass for 10 years at the City Literary Institute in Central London. Ruth relocated to Stroud, where she works as a practicing artist and set up the Glass department within the Art School at Stroud Campus. She is a respected educator, with an enormous amount of experience and enthusiasm to help you engage with this fantastic subject. Fee includes a sketchbook and the finest materials for test samples and a panel up to A3 size. For larger work you will need to buy some additional materials from a supplier or the tutor. If you are in receipt of benefits, a waiver may apply.
What do I need to join?
No experience is necessary. A notebook and sturdy shoes (no open-toed sandals). Any designs and doodles that you may want to develop to discuss with the tutor.
How will I know how I am doing?
Tutor will give demonstrations and one-to-one support. The tutor will help you and check your work to make sure you are progressing well.
What can I do next?
You can join a Stained Glass class: All Levels, Thursday mornings, 9:30 am–12:00 pm at Stratford Road Campus, enrol termly. All Levels, Thursday evenings, 6:30 pm–9:00 pm, off-site at the Hub Academy, Hope Mill Lane, Brimscombe. For those with more experience there is also an Advanced/Intermediate class running on Friday mornings, 9:00 am–12:00 pm in the College. You can enrol termly, or this also offers an accreditation option for the L1 Certificate (30 weeks), starting September 2020. There is also the Fusing Easter Workshop, across 4 days, for those seeking a good grounding in the fused glass technique, and the Stained Glass Summer School, across 5 days in July.Apply for this course
Course information last updated: Thursday 21st November 2019 @ 10.39am (6 hours ago)