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Beginners will be taken through a structured course, step by step, to include all the stages essential for 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. kiln-fired glass painting, copper foil, glass mosaic.
- Cut glass safely
- Shape glass to size with pliers
- Cut leads accurately
- Solder neatly
- Make a small piece of leaded stained glass
- Continuing students can experiment with new techniques
Your fee includes the finest materials to make a leaded panel. There is a wonderful range of beautiful glass for you to use on your course, as well as lead, solder and sundries. If you want to make larger work, you may choose 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.
This course has no entry requirements, we just ask you have a passion for the subject and ideally had some experience in stained glass.
What can I do next?
You can enrol on another beginners course to continue to develop your skills in stained glass and to try out new techniques such as copper foil and kiln-fired glass painting. Three terms of introduction or beginners courses is usually essential before you progress onto the intermediate/advanced course. You can enrol on the Easter Fusing Glass Workshop or the Stained Glass Summer Workshop.
If you want to gain a qualification in this subject, you can join the L1 AIM Award course (20 weeks) that runs from September on Thursday mornings which is also suitable for beginners or progressing students.
If you would like to discuss progression options more please get in touch with us at [email protected]Download course information in PDF format
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If you have any issues applying online we also accept paper enrolments. You can download and print our 2023/2024 Enrolment Request Form. Alternatively, you can visit your local campus to collect a form. An enrolment form can also be sent to you by post, simply contact our Customer Experience team to arrange this.
If you have any questions, please contact our Customer Experience team on 08000567253, email [email protected] or write to Part-Time Enrolments, SGS College, Filton Avenue, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7AT.