Tutor: Kate Billington.
This is a one day Christmas decoration Tiffany stained glass workshop based in Martin's studio in the learning centre at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. This workshop is for beginners as well as the more advanced student; this workshop is run with a maximum of ten students ensuring that each student receives individual attention. Each student has use of a workbench with all the tools and equipment they will need while taking part in the workshop. All patterns and materials are supplied by Martin at no extra cost.
What will I make on the workshop?
You will have the opportunity to make a selection of Tiffany stained glass Christmas decorations such as snowmen, Christmas presents, baubles and stars (see photos).
What will I learn on the workshop?
You will learn all the basic skills needed to make a selection of Tiffany stained glass Christmas decorations. Such as:
• Scoring and breaking glass to fit a pattern.
• Selecting suitable glass.
• Grinding glass.
• How to apply copper foil tape to glass.
• Soldering (tacking / tinning and beading).
• Attaching support rings.
• Applying patinas / finishing.
• It is recommended that you bring reading glasses for close work.
• It is recommended that you wear sensible shoes (no open toed shoes) when attending the workshop.
• It is also recommended that you wear old clothes.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All materials such as glass are provided by Martin at no extra cost.
Lunch is not available in Martin's studio, it is recommended that you bring your own lunch or that you purchase lunch at the cafe. Please note that the learning centre cafe is closed on Friday, teas and coffees are available through the day and a selection of cakes will be served at lunchtime.
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A great day, loved it . Learnt loads of new skills which I used to create some lovely pieces.
Kate was a great tutor, demonstrating each skill then supporting us to complete each stage.
Really proud of what I produced
A really well run course. I learnt a lot and thorough enjoyed it. Highly recommend it
Loved it. Kate was really helpful. We got all the help we needed. Elspeth and I would love to do some more, the time just flew by we got carried away. Would definitely recommend the course to anyone.
Thoroughly enjoyed this one day course and so happy with the Christmas decorations I made. Kate was excellent. Highly recommended!
Kate was brilliant on yesterday’s course. I was very pleased with what I made and how it was taught. I would highly recommend.