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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.

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...
Hello and welcome to smARTsy! I offer fused glass and Tiffany style copper foiling sessions from my cosy workshop in Ratby, which is located between Groby and Kirby Muxloe, and only about 20 minutes from Loughborough, Leicester, & Melton. With spaces limited to only 9 people, you will have plenty of support as you learn about these beautiful art forms. If you book a glass fusion session, after a brief introduction, you will learn about...
This course is suitable for someone who wants to learn the art of stained glass in a friendly manner. Learn how to Lead panels Or Paint stained glass windows, in the company of a small relaxed group and for some time-out in the homely, informal setting of Jamal Rafay’s artist studio! A one day crash course covers, introduction, design for stained glass, introduction to Medium, Materials, Cartooning, Glass cutting, Glass painting OR Glass Leading. If...
Next course on 7th October 2017
This one day workshop in traditional stained glass work. You will learn the basic skills needed to create your own small panel- cutting and shaping glass, attaching lead came, soldering etc. At the end of the day you will have made a unique piece of your own stained glass to take home (see images). There is a selection of tried and tested patterns in the studio to choose from and you will get plenty of...
Next course on 1st October 2017
Stained Glass is an amazing craft, colourful, decorative and adaptable to many different forms. This course is student led, encouraging you to pursue the area of your interest. The course includes both "Tiffany" copper foiling and Leaded styles. There is also the provision for doing glass painting, silver staining and enamelling (such painted work needs to be fired after the class, for incorporation into a piece in a subsequent class or as a single piece...
Next course on 28th September 2017
A relaxed, fun and informal day for beginners (or those wishing to develop skills) to be introduced to the beautiful art of Tiffany stained glass making. Julie will take you through the processes, 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 in the grounds of Gorwelion...
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...
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...
Why not get creative and learn the art of stained glass? The course is suitable for the beginner or those with some experience who would like to brush up on their skills. The course covers, glass cutting techniques for safe and accurate glass cutting, leading, soldering and finishing techniques. We have lots of designs available for you to use for your first project. Using one of our set designs does give you a chance to...
Enjoy a workshop creating beautiful glass where the emphasis is on fun, creativity and relaxation. Along the way you learn the principles of glass fusing. You will make a lovely glass art work. Expert tuition is given by master glassmaker, Joy Greenhalgh. "I have been a full time professional glassmaker for 30 years, but I am also a fully qualified craft and design teacher. I love sharing my experience : showing people how to use...