WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

 

**COVID-19 STATEMENT: We are closely monitoring Scottish Government guidelines to ensure the safe provision of all of our programming, including limiting class sizes, and carrying out extensive risk assessments.  Because government guidance is regularly changing, we will be touch with all students regarding specifics.  Please get in touch if you have any specific questions or concerns -- we're here to listen.

LEAD LIGHTS

for Beginners

16th and 17th January 2021

13th and 14th March 2021

Saturday & Sunday,

10 am to 4 pm 

In this workshop you will learn the basics of creating leaded stained glass.  We will cover glass cutting, leading, soldering and some design considerations for working with leaded glass.  This is a great introduction to a craft that is both contemporary and ancient.

£ 160.00

GLASS FUSING

Two days workshop

30th and 31st January 2021

Saturday and Sunday

10 am to 4 pm

On these two days course you wikll learn the basis of glass fusing., we will talk about:

  • What is glass

  • What is glass fusing

  • Compatibility

  • Devitrification

  • 6mm Rule

  • Thermal Shock

  • Firing Schedules

Over the weekend you will produce a range of small projects and a multifiread slumped dish.

£ 180.00

PAINTING ON GLASS for Beginners

27th and 28th February 2021

Saturday &Sunday,

10 am to 4 pm 

This course introduces you to the amazing world of painting on glass, using vitreous paints that will be permanently fired onto the surface of the glass in one of our kilns!

Suitable for complete beginners and perfect for those who wants to bring their stained glass practice to another level.

£ 160.00

GLASS FUSING. Taster Day

5th December 2020

Saturday 10 am to 3 pm.

This one day workshop will introduce you to the basics of fusing.

Use what you learn to create your own fused glass coaster, and might be to make the first step into a life lasting hobby...

£ 80.00

COPPER FOIL       for Beginners

13th December 2020

14th February 2021

27th March 2021

10 am to 3 pm

Get an introduction to stained glass by making a suncatcher on this one day taster session.  You will learn how to folllow a pattern, cut glass, and solder it together.  Originally pioneeered in the 19th century by Tiffany and LaFarge, this technique is the perfect introduction to usingglass for colour and light.

£ 80.00

SANDBLASTING

Taster Day

13th February 2021

28th March 2021

10 am to 3 pm.

The process of sandblasting involves firing fine sand at the glass in order to create a translucent, cloudy appearance to the surface of the glass.

We'll learn to use different techniques and materials to create these delicate relief  images on glass.

£ 80.00

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