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Stained glass courses, classes and workshops are taught all across the UK and remain a popular craft. Stained glass courses for beginners as well as experienced glass artists. Stained glass courses cover glass scoring and cutting, soldering (usually using copper foil), leading and assembling as well as the exploring of beautiful design, colour and use of light. If you have ever been inspired by one of the numerous examples of stained glass on show in churches and buildings across the UK, stained glass could be perfect course for you.

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These classes are for beginners.. and there are two types.. please see website (button above). One.. we will be learning how to do the Copper Foiling Method which lends itself to making gifts and smaller items, a fantastic taster since with this method you can take your knowledge home and start working on your kitchen table. It’s not as hardcore as the Leaded process and is a fabulous way to start if you are limited...
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Kiln-fired stained glass painting: 1-to-1 in a working studio, focussing on techniques. The contents depend on you. Beginners will want an intensive introduction to the core skills e.g. tracing, shading and highlighting. Those of you with some experience will benefit from learning how things are really done when your living depends on it; also, how to do all your tracing, shading etc. front and back, with water and also oil, in just one firing. Professionals...
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Come and enjoy learning new craft skills in a professional artist’s studio in a small group. You will learn how to make your own stained glass panel or mirror panel that you can take home. You will learn all the processes in making stained glass including how to draw a design, cut glass, lead, solder and cement. The maximum class size is 4 so there’s plenty of one to one time. No previous experience is...
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This one day stained glass making course runs nearly every other weekend at our studio tucked away in the centre of Clitheroe, in the heart of the Ribble valley. The course is designed to enable beginners to the art of stained glass making to learn all of the basic techniques associated with this marvellous craft. The day will cover: An introduction to the tutor and the studio and a short tour of current commissions Introduction...
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Come and enjoy learning new craft skills in a professional artist’s studio in a small group. This one day taster serves as an introduction to the basic techniques of stained glass. You will learn how to cut glass and assemble a small panel to take home with you. The maximum class size is 4 so there’s plenty of one to one time. No previous experience is necessary so beginners are welcome. The courses are intended...
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Discover the world of glass art in a relaxing short course over two days. Choose from stained glass, either traditional leaded or copper foiled, or try your hand at glass appliqué, which is similar to mosaic. With no more than two students to a tutor, you’re assured of the guidance that you need to make good progress and to take away a decorative panel to be proud of. (More experienced students are welcome to try...
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Recycled stained glass and mirror mosaics - one day On this course I will teach you to cut Stained Glass and to create these unusual glass mosaics. You will have the choice to make a panel, mirror or tiles. Using flexible waterproof glues and grouts, we will fix the coloured glass directly onto the mirror which makes them suitable for indoors as well as all year garden display. Working the coloured glass directly onto the...
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A relaxed, fun and informal day for beginners or near beginners to be introduced to the addictive art of Tiffany stained glass making. Julie will take you through the process of stained glass making, helping you to develop the skills of glass cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering to assemble an individual piece to take home with you. Being creative isn't a must as enthusiasm works just as well! The tranquil setting of the log cabin...
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On the stained glass evening class you will be introduced to the basic techniques involved in making a leaded panel. You will learn how to cut glass, draw a design, choose your colours, lead, solder, cement and clean making a finished piece to take home. There's only 4 places on a course so there's plenty of one to one time. Everything is provided including tea, coffee and biscuits!
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If you are a beginner in glasswork and want an in-depth look at the craft behind stained glass windows and mirrors, then this is the course for you. What does the course cover? This weekend provides a detailed look at the practice of making a traditional stained glass panel and you will be taught how to make one from scratch. You will choose your glass from our vast selection and our expert tutors will show...