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

15th-16th May 2021

3rd-4th July 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

Weekend Workshop

26-27 June 2021

Saturday and Sunday

10 am to 4 pm

On this two day course you will learn the basics of fusing glass, including:

  • 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 slumped dish.

£ 180.00

PAINTING ON GLASS for Beginners

12th-13th June 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

SANDBLASTING

Taster Day

30th May 2021

10 am to 3 pm.

The process of sandblasting involves firing fine sand at the glass in order to create a frosted appearance on the surface of the glass.

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

£ 80.00

COPPER FOIL

for Beginners

8th May 2021

29th May 2021

6th June 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

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