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An ideal course for those who wish to gain a qualification.
Beginners are taken through a structured course to include all the stages essential for making a leaded stained-glass panel. Continuing students will develop design/craft skills, experimenting further with kiln-fired paints/stains/enamels.
In this course, you will gain the knowledge and skills to produce a finished leaded glass panel to your chosen design. Research and plan your design, develop your ideas, use practiced techniques safely and reflect upon your finished piece. Use a sketchbook and log experiments in your journal and worksheets to record your progress.
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 ten years at the City Literary Institute in Central London. Ruth relocated to Stroud, where she works as a practicing artist, and she set up the glass department within the Arts School. She is a respected educator, with an enormous amount of experience and enthusiasm to help you engage with this fantastic subject.
Your fee includes the finest materials to include a sketchbook and make 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.
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.
The units covered include:
- Skills for Working in Creative & Design Industries – 603/1724/3 9.2
- Crafts, Creative Arts and Media T/616/3368
- Creative Craft Skills Unit A/616/9513
This course will be taught alongside learners on Level 2 Aim Award.
This course is based at our Stroud campus in the centre of Gloucestershire, surrounded by the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The campus is moments away from Stroud train station and easily accessible by bus.
No experience is necessary.
Please bring the following:
- A notebook.
- Any designs and doodles that you may want to develop to discuss with the tutor.
- Sturdy shoes (no open-toed sandals).
What can I do next?
The follow-on qualification AIM Award Level 2 starts in September 2023. Or join one of the following courses: • All Levels, Thursday evening. • Off-site at the Hub Academy, Hope Mills Business Centre, Hope Mills Lane, Brimscombe, Stroud GL5 2SE. • Easter fusing workshop or Summer school.
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